Africa Safari Tours

There’s something about Africa that touches the soul. History isn’t trapped in bricks and mortar here – it’s everywhere. You feel it in the stories of the people, the pounding tribal rhythms and the blazing Serengeti sunsets. 

This is an old land, and it’s very, very good at breaking down preconceptions. People who come expecting a David Attenborough documentary leave with something else: it may be the hiss of waves on a beach in Zanzibar or the tribal drums of the Maasai, perhaps the silhouettes of boabs in Madagascar or the rustle of a mountain gorilla in the Ugandan rainforest.

Each of our trips is designed to get under Africa’s skin, but don’t be surprised if this continent ends up getting under yours. Once experienced, it’s never quite forgotten. 

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Articles on Africa

Arabian nights: 5 reasons you should be seeing stars in Morocco

Posted on Mon, 27 Oct 2014

In the sand sea of the Sahara, stars are life. Set out with Intrepid into the dunes of Morocco on this one-of-a-kind stargazing adventure.

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13 ways to shop so they don’t drop

Posted on Tue, 5 Aug 2014

When you are offered a shell necklace to buy, snake wine to try or perhaps some very attractive turtle shell bangles during your travels, what do you do?

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Will rhinos soon roam no more?

Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014

On average three rhinos a day are killed in South Africa, all because of a lie... the mistaken belief that it can detoxify your body and cure diseases.

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Kids and kasbahs: a Morocco family adventure

Posted on Tue, 18 Mar 2014

The camel’s lashes drew closer and closer as he slid into sleep; my seven-year-old daughter Julie rubbed his curly-haired head as he drifted into dreams upon the sand. My son […]

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What to expect in South Africa

Posted on Wed, 12 Mar 2014

"Wow - maybe this will be fun after all. Still didn't know what to expect and couldn't explain why I didn't want to go..."

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8 African snacks you must try

Posted on Tue, 11 Mar 2014

In Africa, most action takes place on the streets and roadsides – people hawking their wares, kids running to and from school, friends hanging out just chatting. There’s always movement […]

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On the trail of the legendary Kalahari lions

Posted on Thu, 6 Mar 2014

“It’s difficult to describe just how vulnerable you feel when your eyes meet the unwavering stare of a predatory lion.” In the current issue #39 of get lost magazine, Ann […]

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10 surprising facts about Ethiopia

Posted on Thu, 27 Feb 2014

With the possible exceptions of Colombia and Iran, it’s pretty hard to find a country so undeservedly beset with tourism image problems as Ethiopia. A poverty-stricken, war-ravaged dustbowl… right? Well, […]

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Ghana in living colour

Posted on Thu, 27 Feb 2014

“Akwaaba!” (welcome) is what we heard most in Ghana, exemplifying the warmth and hospitality of the Ghanaian people. My partner and I spent six months living, working and travelling in […]

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