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A land of colour and contrasts. Deep red skies, dazzling white sands and clear blue waters; chic cities and thrilling safari encounters - Africa stirs the senses and the soul.

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AfricaBotswana and Zambia with Sanctuary Retreats

Take in spectacular Victoria Falls straddling Zambia and Zimbabwe - the misty spray can be seen for miles. Stretching languidly across dry Kalahari sands and the vast and watery floodplains of the Okavango Delta, the game-rich national park's islands are teeming with elephants and home to ...

Okavango DeltaBotswana in Style- save up to £3000 per couple.

The lush Okavango Delta’s incredible landscape is a maze of waterways and grassy floodplains, a true safari haven, andBeyond’s lodges and camps are strategically placed around these ever-changing lands. From a choice of camps your luxe adventure begins, and the beauty of Botswana (home to the ...

AfricaTanzania Classic SkySafari by Elewana

An exclusive sky safari that incorporates northern Tanzania’s highlights. From the national parks of Tarangire and Lake Manyara to the unique game viewing experience within the Ngorongoro Crater and the vast plains of the Serengeti. A warm welcome and friendly service await at the small intimate ...

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Samburu and LaikipiaLuxury Family Escapes: Kenya In Style

Explore Kenya in style staying at exclusive retreats in the Masai Mara National Reserve, Samburu and scenic Laikipia. The plains of the Mara, teeming with game, set the scene for the spectacular river crossings of the Great Migration usually between July-September (not guaranteed). In contrast ...

AfricaClassic Zambia

An itinerary that captures the true essence of Zambia. Explore the Lower Zambezi National Park, wild and beautiful, perfect for walking safaris, canoeing and fishing. Enjoy the game-rich plains of Zambia’s South Luangwa both contrasting with the dramatic splendour of Victoria Falls. Relax along ...

AfricaBotswana & Victoria Falls

Explore the best of Zimbabwe and Botswana on this eight night adventure. Beginning with the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, marvel at the awesome splendour of the thundering mass of water that roars into the abyss, the sunlight creating colourful rainbows as it catches the misty spray. Enjoy wildlife ...

Luangwa National Park, Zambezi River & Victoria FallsDiscover Zambia

Explore the dense woodlands, grassy plains and vast pristine wilderness of Zambia contrasting with the dramatic splendour of Victoria Falls. Begin the adventure in the South Luangwa National Park in eastern Zambia, a haven for wildlife including giraffe, elephant and buffalo. Enjoy the camp setting ...

Sabi Sand, MauritiusSouth Africa and Mauritius

Appreciate the romance of a safari and beach experience on this perfect honeymoon combination. Enjoy an exhilarating few days on a Big 5 safari, staying in a beautifully romantic lodge in one of South Africa’s premier reserves followed by a lazy week or two on a paradisiacal Indian Ocean island in ...

AfricaLuxury Family Escapes - Cape Town, The Kalahari and Safari

Africa stirs the senses and soul to ensure your family will return with indelible memories. Beginning with the lively city of Cape Town, young adventurers will feel especially welcome at Cape Grace with colourful activity packs, gingerbread man decorating and African bedtime stories in the library ...

USA, Peru, Chile, Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, India, Tanzania, Jordan & MoroccoPrivate Jet Expedition - Around the World Classic

This classic around the world journey by private jet offers a list of destinations which will be found on most bucket lists. From Machu Picchu to the Great Barrier Reef, explore the world in comfort and luxury. Travelling in style by private jet seating no more than 80 guests, explore the world in ...

Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana14 Days Over Africa- Southbound

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join an exclusive 14 day air safari to Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Botswana. Fly in style over Africa’s most unique, beautiful and pristine landscapes in a luxuriously-fitted Cessna Grand Caravan, in the company of a private pilot and experienced guide. Begin ...

Sossusvlei, Damaraland & Ongava Game ReserveExplore Namibia

Explore quintessential Namibia at your own pace on this adventurous self drive itinerary. The journey will encompass vast desert spaces, breathtakingly tall dunes, endless skies, dramatic mountains, stunning landscapes and incredible wildlife. Begin in the orange-red dunes of Sossusvlei and the ...

Nairobi, Masai Mara, Amboseli National Park and Samburu National ReserveClassic Kenya

This classic itinerary offers the opportunity to witness huge herds of wildebeest, zebra and their accompanying predators. The herds make their way through the Masai Mara from July through to September each year, following the rains and fresh vegetation. Dramatic river crossings are a highlight of ...

Cape Town, Sabi Sand Private Game ReserveCity & Safari

Combine some of South Africa’s most exciting destinations, from captivating city sights to thrilling safari ventures. Explore Cape Town and the surrounding area, perhaps taking a trip in the revolving cable car up Table Mountain or an open top bus tour around the city. Next, fly to the Sabi Sand ...

Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, ZanzibarLuxury Family Escapes: Tanzania and Zanzibar

Explore the highlights of Tanzania and Zanzibar with this rich and diverse itinerary. Highly praised for its natural beauty, Lake Manyara provides stunning views and is home to troops of baboons, tree climbing lions and hundreds of pink flamingos. Endless game viewing is assured from the unique ...

Victoria Falls, Kruger National Park, Cape Town, FranschhoekUltimate South Africa and Victoria Falls

Straddling both Zambia and Zimbabwe, the Victoria Falls are a mesmerising sight. Almost twice as high as Niagara Falls, the world’s largest sheet of water thunders on its way, creating a spray that is visible for miles. With regular flights from Johannesburg, it’s a compelling addition to any South ...

AfricaCape Town, Safari & Dubai

A twelve night itinerary that explores the vibrant city of Cape Town packed with museums, gardens, fashionable shops and restaurants. Leave the city and head for the intimate elegance and tranquil surroundings at Londolozi, nestled in the heart of Sabi Sand where you can view the Big Five game and ...

AfricaThe Ultimate Safari Experience

A safari destination like no other, South Africa offers exceptional wildlife viewing experiences that extend far beyond the traditional. The fynbos-clad hills around Walker Bay on the Atlantic Coast are a perfect spot from which to view the marine Big Five – whales, white sharks, penguins, seals ...

Botswana with Wilderness Safaris

Few places on earth can match the Delta's mystical appeal; nestled in the north east is the Linyanti Reserve, home to abundant game and wildlife experiences. View game from a unique perspective by cruising along maze like channels on a river barge, watching for the wildlife coming to drink. A ...

AfricaBattlefields and Safari

“Sanibonani” in the Zulu language translates to Welcome. The Zululand District surprises with its diversity and down to earth hospitality. This diverse itinerary begins at Spioenkop where adventures in the Drakensburg mountains beckon, then continue onwards through the historic Zulu Battlefields. ...

Rovos Rail, Victoria Falls & MalaMalaRovos Rail

Combine a unique rail safari on the world-renowned Rovos Rail with a visit to the spectacular Victoria Falls and a Big 5 safari. The world-renowned Rovos Rail ‘Pride of Africa’ trains offer unique rail safaris through magnificent scenery combined with first class accommodation, cuisine and service. ...

AfricaKilimanjaro Climb

Snow-capped and visible for miles, Mount Kilimanjaro is an awe-inspiring sight and at 5,895 metres high it is the jewel in Tanzania’s crown. Challenging, rewarding and exhilarating in equal measure, reaching Africa’s highest peak – also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world – is a ...

Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania14 Days Over Africa - Northbound

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join an exclusive 14 day air safari to Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Fly in style over Africa’s most unique, beautiful and pristine landscapes in a luxuriously-fitted Cessna Grand Caravan, in the company of a private pilot and experienced guide. Touch ...

Madikwe, Johannesburg, De Hoop Nature ReserveMorukuru Family

This private area is a jewel within the magnificent and malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve. Its exceptionally beautiful terrain, through which runs the Marico River, is reserved for the privilege few, ensuring a completely exclusive safari experience. With a focus on relaxing experiences for all the ...

Lake Nakuru, Lake Naivasha & Masai MaraGovernors Collection Safari

The Governors’ Camps are set in some of East Africa’s most spectacular scenery, in the heart of the best wildlife viewing areas. The Masai Mara is one of Africa’s prime areas for Big 5 sightings, with resident game year round and a healthy lion population. Elephants, buffalo and rhino roam the ...

Cape Town, Constantia, Hermanus, Garden Route & SafariCities, Winelands and Safari

A self drive itinerary which takes in the highlights of South Africa. Begin in the culturally diverse city of Cape Town before heading into the Winelands where the landscape is punctuated by vineyards and wine estates offering ample opportunities to sample some of the Cape's finest vintages. ...

Nairobi, Masai Mara, SeychellesSafari and Seychelles

A journey that takes you from predator-filled game reserves to pristine beach hideaways. Venture into the famed Masai Mara and stay at Cottar’s 1920s Camp for Big 5 game viewing and a front row seat to witness Kenya’s enchanting wildlife from the comfort of your balcony. Next stop, Giraffe Manor ...

Nairobi, Mara, SeychellesSafari and Beach

A journey that takes you from predator-filled game reserves to pristine beach hideaways. Venture into the famed Masai Mara for Big Five game viewing before catching a plane to the Seychelles where cool, clear waters and unfettered pampering await.

Cape Town, Franschhoek, Hermanus, Garden Route & SafariClassic South Africa

A self drive itinerary which takes in the highlights of South Africa. Begin in the culturally diverse city of Cape Town before heading into the Winelands where the landscape is punctuated by vineyards and wine estates offering ample opportunities to sample some of the Cape's finest vintages. ...

AfricaLuxury South Africa

Dominated by Table Mountain, cosmopolitan Cape Town commands an enviable position on the Atlantic Coast, its Victoria & Alfred Waterfront a hub of designer shopping and alfresco harbourside dining. Wander through the cobbled streets of colourful De Waterkant, stop by at the emotive District Six ...

Okavango Delta, Kalahari & MakgadikgadiFrom Desert to Delta

Explore Botswana’s key ecosystems and environments on this nine night African adventure. Encounter the mighty elephant as you participate in bathing, training or simply walking with these magnificent creatures. Traverse the wetlands of the Okavango Delta to spot big game and smaller, more elusive ...

Hwange, Lake Kariba, Mana Pools & Victoria FallsHighlights of Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty. Locally known as the ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ the smoke that thunders, the spray can rise as high as 400 metres and can be seen for miles. In contrast, the tranquil woodland and vast open savannahs of Hwangwe provide the home for large ...

Cape Town, Winelands & SafariFamily Adventures in South Africa

An ideal choice for a family holiday, South Africa offers exciting activities for all ages and ample opportunities for families to spend time together in incredible locations. Explore cosmopolitan Cape Town on an hop on/hop off bus tour, spot whales along the coast and embrace the great outdoors in ...

The Blue Train, Pretoria, Cape Town, Franschhoek, Knysna & SafariThe Blue Train

This diverse itinerary combines a magnificent rail journey with the best of the country's food, wine and wildlife. Enjoy an overnight journey on The Blue Train between Johannesburg and Cape Town, where fine cuisine and outstanding wines are the accompaniment to the scenic views. After exploring ...

AfricaAfrican Horseback Adventure

See spectacular game and scenery by horseback. Experienced riders will appreciate the opportunity to observe Africa's wildlife from a unique perspective. Start your experience in South Africa's Waterberg region and ride through the varied landscape of mountains and massive Baobab trees. Complete ...

Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti & ZanzibarClassic Tanzania & Zanzibar

Explore the highlights of Tanzania and Zanzibar with this rich and diverse itinerary. Highly praised for its natural beauty, Lake Manyara provides stunning views and is home to troops of baboons, tree climbing lions and hundreds of pink flamingos. Endless game viewing is assured from the unique ...

AfricaUltimate Namibia

Set within Namib-Naukluft, the largest National Park in Africa, Sossusvlei provides heart stopping vistas at sunrise and sunset. Nothing can quite prepare you for the sight of the enormous sand dunes and endless plains. Damaraland is home to the desert adapted elephant, black rhino and giraffe; all ...

Rwanda, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater & Lake ManyaraGorillas & Tanzanian Safari

The world’s only surviving population of mountain gorillas inhabits the dense forests of Rwanda and Uganda. These neighbouring countries offer a truly unique and often moving, once-in-a-lifetime experience. With a direct flight between Kigali and Arusha, a Big 5 game experience in the wilds of the ...

Africa /Reviews

Carrier Sales Consultant, Steph Bates, recently returned from her first trip to Botswana. Here she shares with us her safari recommendations and how to choose which lodges to stay at.... more

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Awaking each morning to the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Masai Mara, Carrier’s Africa Product Co-ordinator, Fiona Miller is on the trip of a lifetime in Kenya.... more

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Few experiences are more thrilling and rewarding than encountering wild animals in their natural environment. From witnessing the Great Migration pass through the Mara, giraffe and zebra roaming freely amongst the Big Five or huge herds of elephant frolicking in the Selinda Spillway, here is my selection of some of the best places to experience the different slices of Africa that stir the senses and the soul. ... more

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To drive along the 200 kilometre Garden Route filled with native temperate forests and thick scented bush and enveloped by the Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountains has always been at the top of my ‘travel musts’. I jumped at the chance to spend two weeks travelling along this picturesque and renowned route whilst stopping off at some of the most exclusive hotels in South Africa. Here are my top highlights from this unforgettable trip. ... more

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Our Africa Product Manager, Suzanne Walford has recently returned from an unforgettable trip to Kenya, staying in two of the most spectacular safari camps - Finch Hattons and Mahali Mzuri. Read on to share her remarkable experience.... more

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Africa Product Manager, Suzanne Walford visited Sir Richard Branson's Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek, South Africa. The Cape's lush winelands are a popular choice for many travellers; wine aficionados and non-drinkers alike all flock to this beautiful corner of the country. Read Suzanne's travel review below to find out why Mont Rochelle deserves its place in the Virgin Limited Edition portfolio.... more

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Abundant wildlife, watery deltas and ultra-chic bush sanctuaries - Botswana is the ultimate safari destination. On my recent trip I was lucky enough to stay at several land and water-based camps which gave me a real taste of what each camp has to offer.... more

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Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve is home to a superlative array of wildlife, including the big 5, buffalo, elephant, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, black and white rhino, hyena, zebra, rare African wild dog and over 300 species of bird. ... more

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Tswalu is largest privately owned game reserve in South Africa, its malaria-free and home to a superlative array of wildlife, encompassing desert black rhino, black-maned Kalahari lion, brown hyena, cheetah, rare antelope and numerous colonies of meerkats. ... more

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