best african Safari camps & lodges 

 
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african safari lodges

Browse over 250 Lodges & Camps and see the best of africa.

Dine under the stars, listen to the sounds of Africa, watch wildlife from the pool deck or while having a nightcap. Select from over 250 lodges & camps hand picked by our team and create your own African safari. Browse our safari lodge photos & videos and scroll our African safari programs. Let us know how you want to see Africa. From star beds, tree houses, island getaways, migration mobile camps and even a lodge that looks like a shipwreck, our views of Africa will forever change you.

Our Safari experts will combine your favorite lodges and recommend a few lodges that you never heard of. We will show you the secrets of Africa. Save a bundle and check out our Safari Savings Page. If you are looking for a true Africa experience, view our Conservation and Community page and see how we are giving back to supporting Africa’s conservation efforts. Go active, view our Adventurer camps & stays and explore by canoe or foot, stay in a camp on the fly. Fly camps - discover a mare remote Africa.

Our stays are timeless - You will leave Africa

But Africa will Never Leave You!

What’s your style of lodge or camp?

 

define your style of lodging

 

Journey Africa Safaris offers five styles of camp & lodge experience: 1. Livingstone - Luxury 2. Classic 3. Heritage - Vintage 4. The Adventurer & 5. Conservation & Community. Meet your guides | Leonard the Leopard | Larry the Lion | Stanley - Our well groomed Elephant | Ralph the Rhino - Our Conservation Guru and Charlie our cunning Chimpanzee for those seeking a more active experience. Our safari styles are based on facilities, food, service and location.

Please keep in mind that a more basic camp, like our Adventurer Camps and even our Conservation Camps may actually provide the best safari experience as they are in more remote locations with fewer crowds.

browse our African camps & lodges by

destination & style

 

 top african safari lodges

This is just a sampling of some amazing places to stay while visiting Africa. We have hand selected all of our camps & lodges and guarantee your safety, comfort and 100% satisfaction.

There has never been a better time to explore Africa then now! Browse our safari programs within each destination.

Our luxury lodges are labeled as - Luxury Livingstone and look for our mascot guide - Stanley - the well groomed Elephant - throughout our programs and stays.

okavango delta - botswana

mombo camp

serengeti - grumeti reserves - tented camp

singita sebora plains

serengeti - tanzania

serengeti bushtops

asilia - tanzania

jabali ridge

sabi sand game reserve - south africa

londolozi varty

kenya - massai wilderness

camp ya kanzi

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 best mobile safari

tented camps

Our Mobile Camps are carefully selected to ensure the most comfortable accommodations and a front

row seat to one of our planet’s most amazing natural events - The Great Migration.

certain camps have a specific touring route, so we will help you select the perfect camp Depending on the time of the

year and expected migration routes.

and beyond

serengeti under canvas

Ubuntu Migration Camp stops at 3 spectacular locations across the north, west and south of the Serengeti, following in the tracks of massive herds of wildebeest as they cross the vast plains of the Serengeti. Traditional safari camp: small, personal and supremely comfortable with warm, relaxed atmosphere.

tanzania - serengeti

ubuntu migration

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okavango - botswana

& beyond explorer

Nasikia Camps operate 2 successful mobile camps - Kogatende & Nduto camps, both of which are located in Northern Serengeti. They operate 01 June - 31 October providing great locations to view the herds attempt to cross the Mara River. Ndutu is located near Bologonja. Sit back and let the pros of Nasikia bring you up front & center to the Great Migration.

tanzania - norther serengeti - migration

nasikia camps

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serengeti mobile camps

serian kusini mobile

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best africa luxury

camps & lodges

Our Luxury Camp and Lodge portfolio covers all of the top destinations of Africa, Here is just a sampling. Each our of our destinations features multiple luxury safaris and camps.

Browse our safari programs and look for our well groomed mascot & guide Stanley the Elephant - for our Livingstone Luxury category

okavango delta - kwetsani lodge

kwetsani

sabi sand - south africa - londolozi granite

londolozi granite suites

kenya - ol jogi conservancy - private lodge

ol jogi

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best africa camps

off the beaten path

Browse some of our top picks for off the beaten path & the wild side of Africa

Get back to nature and go off the grid to Tanzania’s Mahale National Park - Greystoke Mahale and trek for chimpanzee’s.

Travel to northern Namibia and head to Shipwreck Lodge near the Skeleton Coast - a favorite amongst adventure seekers. Footsteps Across the Delta gets you in to the less crowded

corners of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Busanga Bush and Sindabezi Island make for a great adventure combination while touring and adventure seeking the

Victoria Falls area in Zambia. Look for Charlie the Chimpanzee or Ralph the Rhino - our guides to help you explore a wilder side of Africa. Click on the Photos to discover more.

tanzania - selous game reserve

rojo ya selous

zambia - top camps

busanga bush camp

mahale national park - tanzania

greystoke mahale

namibia - skeleton coast

shipwreck lodge

botswana - okavango delta

footsteps across the delta

victora falls - zambia

sindabezi island

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africa’s top island & beach getaways

From the beautiful island of Zanzibar, rich with tradition & history, to the private islands of Mozambique and the Lakes of Malawi, Our Island lodges will captivate your spirit.

Take some time from bush, and end your safari with our top beach and island lodges selections. Browse of top picks for Africa’s best beach & island getaways.

Discover the romantic Seychelles islands, West Africa’s mysterious Reunion Island and the wonders of Madagascar

asilia camps - zanzibar - tanzania

matemwe retreat

africa top beach getaways

savas mozambique

elewana portfolio - diani beach kenya

afro chic diani beach

africas top island escapes

benguerra island

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best south africa lodges

View our many South Africa Lodges and camps, each classified by style of safari and all the information you need to make it a favorite. Use our Safari Application to pick your favorite lodges and leave the tour logistics up to us. Explore Kruger and surrounding reserves as well as her oldest reserve; Sabi Sand Game Reserve. If you want to skip the the regular circuits and explore other private reserves, select our Other Private Reserves to explore areas like Phinda, Madikwe, Kapama, Mala Mala & others.

 

 South Africa lodges & camps

explore sabi sand game reserve | Kruger National park | & other private reserves such as mala mala, timbavati, & phinda

featured lodge - londolozi

sabi sand reserve

featured lodge - singita castleton

kruger

featured lodge - phinda and beyond

other private reserves

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top Tanzania Lodges & Camps

 

View our portfolio of Tanzania Lodges and camps, each classified by style and all the information you need to decide. Explore the mighty Serengeti or track the migration and stay at one of our top Mobile Camps. If you want to skip the regular safari circuits and explore Tanzania’s other private reserves, select our Other Tanzania Private Reserves to explore areas like Mahale National Park; famous for its chimpanzee trekking and water based adventures, or take in some fly camping at Selous Game Reserve. Ruaha National Park & Tarangire National Park; both famous for its big herds of Elephant.

 

serengeti - tanzania

serengeti

tanzania other parks & reserves - ruaha & tarangire

other parks & reserves

ngorongoro crater

ngorongoro

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 top Botswana safari

Lodges & camps

Botswana is one of our top destinations and offers some of the most amazing stays in all of africa

Explore our stays in the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve & Chobe National Park. If you want to skip the regular traveled safari circuits and explore some of Botswana’s other private reserves and conservancies, select our Other Botswana Private Reserves to explore areas like Selinda, Linyanti, Kwando, & The Kalahari famous for some off the beaten path culture encounters with the San people. The Khwai Concession which offers a more remote & intimate Botswana touring experience.

 
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top stays - okavango delta

okavango delta

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top stays - selinda, linyanti, kwando, kalahari & khwai

botswana’s other reserves

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top moremi game reserve stays

moremi

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top stays - chobe national park

chobe national park

 
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 kenya safari lodges & camps

view OUR kenya SAFARI PLANNER to begin your safari planning

EACH SAFARI CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO FIT YOUR STYLE AND budget

 
 
 
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namibia safari camps & lodges

view OUR namibia SAFARI PLANNER to begin your safari planning

EACH SAFARI CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO FIT YOUR STYLE AND budget

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zambia Safari Lodges & Camps

view OUR zambia SAFARI PLANNER to begin your safari planning

EACH SAFARI CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO FIT YOUR STYLE AND budget

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zimbabwe camps & lodges

view OUR zimbabwe SAFARI PLANNER to begin your safari planning

EACH SAFARI CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO FIT YOUR STYLE AND budget

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rwanda camps & lodges

view OUR rwanda SAFARI PLANNER to begin your safari planning

EACH SAFARI CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO FIT YOUR STYLE AND budget

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cape town & wineland stays

 victoria falls lodges & camps