Big 5 Safaris
- Endorsed by ATTA
- Featured in National Geographic
- World Travel Awards Winner
- Rated Excellent by Tripadvisor
AFRICA’S ICONIC WILDLIFE
Coined by early African game hunters, ‘Big 5’ safari animals are the African leopard, lion, elephant, rhinoceros and Cape buffalo. Now highly protected, let us plan your Big 5 safari in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana, where you’ll enjoy spectacular animal sightings, thrilling game drives and incredible luxury.
- Bucket list travel experience
- Immersive safari camps
- Iconic safari areas
- Conservation focused
- Endangered rhino sightings
- Elusive leopard sightings
Authentic travel adventures need to be experienced, not imagined. Let this sneak preview whet your wanderlust.
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favourites.
- Bespoke itineraries
- Flights and transfers included
- Best rates guaranteed
All you need to know for where you want to go
WHY TRAVEL WITH MAHLATINI?
We know Africa intimately and your dedicated travel expert will create a custom African adventure that exceeds your wildest dreams. From extraordinary wildlife encounters to exceptional lodges, breathtaking scenery and responsible travel, you’ll be in the safest of hands. Tell us your wishes and we'll draw on our experience to make them come true.
Bespoke Service Custom itineraries designed just for you
Responsible Travel Conserving wildlife and supporting communities
African Specialists Over 20 years of knowledge informs every trip
100% Financial Protection Peace of mind with your money secured in a Trust
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Family holiday to South Africa
Much more than what we'd imagined. South Africa will be in our hearts forever.Read full review
Honeymoon to South Africa
We had the absolute best time on our honeymoon! We really enjoyed the 3 different areas we visited, it was a nice mix and we spent the perfect amount of time in each place. Cape Town was an awesome city with so much to do, we got to hike, play golf, do a lot of touring and even a sunset cruise! Fra…Read full review
Honeymoon to South Africa
Dan and I were extremely impressed with Mahlatini, when we decided to travel to South Africa we had no idea what to expect. Natasha was kind, informative, and well organized. She helped us make our dream honeymoon a reality. Everything went smoothly, from the transport services to the accommodation…Read full review