South Africa is one of the most famous safari destinations in Africa and arguably the best place for up close sightings of the Big 5 (lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo and elephant). Choosing South Africa for your safari adventure is perfect if you want to combine your travel time with a relaxing beach break or a culture-filled city break, allowing for a more diverse experience.
South Africa has become a conservation world leader. For well over one hundred years, South Africans have been conserving their wildlife and natural heritage, and this is felt on a South African safari. In fact, the world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a safari experience that ranks with the best in Africa, both in diversity of wildlife, landscapes and level of service.
The accommodation and service on offer in South Africa's safari regions is arguably the best on the continent. The safari destinations are also easily accessed with the sophisticated road network and array of regional airstrips and small airports.
South Africa is one of the few countries in Africa to offer malaria-free reserves, making a South Africa safari the perfect destination for a family safari adventure. Many lodges in South Africa specialise in child-friendly safaris with dedicated children's programmes and family sized accommodation.
Many members of staff at Mahlatini are South African natives and have grown up visiting the game reserves. With this expert, first-hand knowledge our team are pleased to help and advise you on the best choice for your safari.
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Read what our previous clients thought of their South Africa Safari
Holiday to Botswana, South Africa & Zimbabwe
We had an amazing unforgettable time. Everyone was so friendly and helpful. Always felt safe and well taken care of. Africa is absolutely breathtaking. This trip should be on everyone's bucket list
Holiday to Seychelles & South Africa
Claire and the team at Mahlatini went above and beyond to make our South Africa and Seychelles holiday the trip of our dreams! We originally planned our trip pre-COVID so there were several challenges along the way, and Claire not only handled them all promptly and professionally, but she went out of her way to make sure the changes to our itinerary actually exceeded what we had originally planned. …