Africa is a vast, mysterious land that is home to an array of terrains, habitats, landscapes and biomes. Its national parks, reserves and other wilderness regions provide endless opportunities for wonder and adventure. With so much on offer, the Safari Index team has formulated a variety of categories, and hand-picked the best lodges, camps, tours, parks and experiences in each. This nifty collection makes it simple for you to find the African safari experience best suited to you.

Click on the links provided for more information. Contact the Safari Index team, who will assist in putting together your perfect customised African safari holiday.

Malaria-free Safaris

Malaria is a risk that comes with travelling to many places in Africa. Many people are deterred from fulfilling the bucket-list experience of an African safari by the risk of contracting malaria. However, there are many places in Africa that are low-risk, and even malaria-free. If you want to enjoy your African safari  without the worry of taking malaria medication, and especially if you are travelling with young children, these places in Africa are perfect for you. Visit for more.

Honeymoon and Romantic Safaris

Rugged wilderness, spectacular landscapes, and infinite beauty… Africa is the ultimate romantic destination. Numerous safari lodges and bush camps cater specifically for honeymoons and other special occasions, offering everything from intimate private suites, to romantic wilderness sleep-outs, to secluded stargazing in the wilderness. Look no further than Africa for the perfect romantic holiday. Visit for more.

Unique Safaris

A classic African safari experience will typically take place on a game drive. However, there are many other unique ways for adventurous safari-goers to enjoy Africa’s spectacular landscapes, wilderness and wildlife. Try a canoe safari or houseboat safari, journey through the wilderness on horseback, and even try a cycling safari! Visit for more thrillingly unique African safari options.

Primate Safaris

Seeing Africa’s wild gorillas and chimpanzees in their natural habitat is a primal experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. The wild forests of Uganda and Rwanda are home to these incredible, fascinating creatures, and there are several lodges and bush camps that offer guided walking safaris that take you right into the heart of these primates’ habitat. Visit  for more info on this unforgettable experience.

Big 5 Safaris

Africa’s legendary Big 5 are renowned throughout the world. Nothing can compare to seeing a lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo or elephant in its natural habitat in the wild. Many safari destinations in Africa claim to be home to the Big 5, but visitors do not always have a good chance of spotting all 5. There are several places, however, where seeing all of the Big 5 on an average 3/4 day safari is extremely likely. Visit for more.

Adventure Safaris

Do you seek adventure, adrenaline and exhilaration? An African adventure safari tour is perfect for you. These safari tours take guests on overland tours through Africa’s most spectacular wild places. Others include adventure activities such as canoeing down Africa’s mighty rivers and mountain climbing its major peaks. Visit for more.

Ultra Luxury Safaris

Experience an African safari at the height of class and comfort. These ultra-luxurious, award-winning safari lodges and camps ensure that their guests’ every want and need is catered for. They provide the best in world-class facilities, accommodation and activities, ensuring the ultimate indulgent safari experience. Visit for more.

Weddings in the Bush

Everyone wants a perfect wedding day that nobody will forget. An African bush wedding provides the perfect setting for just that. Astounding landscapes provide beautiful backdrops to photographs, while the sights and sounds of the wilderness create a warm and romantic atmosphere. Visit for more and to contact the Safari Index team, who will ensure that every detail of your perfect wedding day is taken care of!

Homesteads in the Bush

Private safari homesteads are becoming increasingly popular accommodation options for safari-lovers. Private homesteads can be booked out in their entirety, and are therefore perfect for families and small private groups. They are available in both full board and self-catering options, perfect for those with specific dietary requirements. Flexible meal and game drive times are another bonus. Visit for more.

Great Migration Safaris

The Great Migration of Kenya and Tanzania is one of the most incredible and extraordinary natural phenomenona in the world. Millions of wildebeest and zebra move across the plains of the Masai Mara and the Serengeti, closely followed by predators such as lions, cheetahs and crocodiles. There are several safari lodges and camps that offer accommodation in the heart of this natural marvel. Visit for more.

South African Weekend Safari Getaways

Big city life can be stressful and overwhelming. A weekend bush getaway is the perfect way to unwind and get back to nature and the wilderness. There are many parks, reserves, bush lodges and safari camps located conveniently close to South Africa’s major cities, providing the perfect break from everyday routine. Visit for more.

Beach Safaris

Africa is home to a host of islands, lakes and coastal towns that provide the perfect settings for a beach safari. The combination of coastal environments and African wilderness make it the ultimate holiday experience. Beach safaris offer a range of activities and are perfect for couples and families. Visit for more.

Conferences in the Bush

The African bush is the perfect destination for your next conference or corporate event. These venues are equipped with all the necessary facilities, accommodation and infrastructure needed to host a successful off-site conference. The magnificent wilderness setting and variety of safari activities on offer will ensure a memorable event. The Safari Index team will mange the entire event process. Visit for more.

Family Safari Destinations

If you are travelling on an African safari with children and larger families, there are plenty of safari lodges and bush camps that cater for just that. These lodges and camps provide everything from babysitting services to child-friendly safari activities (and more), ensuring that you and your family can experience Africa in comfort and style. Visit for more.


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