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How we host you

The original Guided Safaris® collection

All the very best elements of world-class accommodations with the charm of a private African safari. The Guided Safaris® family traces its roots back to Africa as one of the original luxury safari companies, available almost exclusively through private referral. Our magical safari retreats spattered throughout the sub-Saharan continent are award-winning wilderness locations with the finest hospitality on earth.

Let us introduce you to our luxury lodges in Africa and help make them your home on the adventure of a lifetime.

As we say in Swahili, ‘Karibu sana’ - You’re most welcome.

What you'll love

• Completely authentic luxury safari lodges
• Surreal views that overlook rivers or waterholes
• Surround yourself in remote wilderness areas
• Sumptuous cuisine and fine wine included
• Conservation for Big Cats, Elephant & Rhino
• Our finest Guides in all of Africa

Discover our award-winning
luxury safari lodges
Finest Gorilla Safari
Signature Guided Safaris®
We've always thought so, too - and we're honored to have global travelers and media agree! Our Guided Safaris® Signature Rwanda experience, Bisate Lodge has been voted No. 1 in Africa for Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards this year.

Step inside Bisate Lodge and discover our incredible Guided Gorilla safari in Rwanda.
Big Cat safari
Best of Southern Africa
A magical safari experience in truly magnificent wilderness settings with incredible game viewing. Our private Guided Safaris® Botswana journey is renowned for its crowd-free exclusivity and remarkable concentration of Big Cats, in particular Lion, Cheetah and Leopard sightings. We offer world-class amenities from opulent camps with romantic canvas suites, plunge pools and delectable cuisine to relax by the camp fire at the end of your day.  Experience one-of-a-kind luxury with our top camps in Botswana.
South Africa
Royal Malewane

Luxury South Africa, just for two.

Perhaps the most impressive feature of our Royal Malewane Safari is the endless romance of private experiences: the luxury of inexhaustible space to discover this beautiful part of the world from. Stretching out right from your private pool deck is an infinite wilderness dotted with plains game. On request, our private safaris offer a Specialist Guide & Private Vehicle, just for the exclusive use of a couple. Unforgettable champagne cruises around the Cape of Good Hope complete your romantic “Out of Africa” escape. Hermanus is one of the world's whale capitals with exceptional land-based Southern Right whale watching.

At a glance

• The most luxurious lodges in South Africa
• Wine and chocolate tasting in Stellenbosch
• Gourmet cuisine and Chef's table dinners
• Exceptional Whale cruises in Hermanus
• See all of South Africa’s big game & marine life
• Perfect for honeymoon & anniversaries

East Africa
Private Jet Safari
Signature Guided Safaris®
We lead safaris into Africa’s most prolific private game regions with our Signature luxury safari lodges to ensure a highly-exclusive experience. Step back into an authentic way of travel, reviving childhood experiences in truly wild settings on this luxury adventure in East Africa’s most famous locations. Get ready to see an incredible amount of wildlife unrivaled by any other place in Africa.

Discover how Guided Safaris® host you on this custom tailored African journey.

New Camp: Sitatunga Private Island Camp

Great Plains Conservation's newest launch in Botswana, in a conservancy just north of Duba Plains.

At a glance

•  Idyllic Sitatunga Private Island in the Okavango Delta
• Water-based activities, canoeing and birding
• Two-bedroom family suite: Sitatunga Private Island Suite
• Two luxury suites at main Sitatunga Private Island Camp

New + Noteworthy in 2023: Recent launches in the Luxury Safari Lodges collection
There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne — bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive.
Isaak Dinesen, Out of Africa
Guided Safaris®  ›   Luxury Safari Lodges
For almost 30 years, the original Luxury Safari Camps & Lodges collection by Guided Safaris®  has been at the vanguard of private safari experiences through Africa’s most award-winning locations and authentic settings. Embark on an extraordinary private journey for a close to nature, insider’s perspective on the most crucial conservation models in the safari world. Bring your partner, family - or closest friends, and pick a time of year to go. We'll take care of the rest.
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