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Experts in authentic luxury experiences

Who is Mahlatini?

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    International Sustainability Accredited
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    Featured in National Geographic
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    World Travel Awards Winner
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    Rated Excellent by Tripadvisor
Heritage and expertise

About Mahlatini

Since 2002, Mahlatini has been using our deep understanding and first-hand knowledge to create luxury bespoke adventures. We know Africa and the Indian Ocean intimately and our dedicated travel experts create custom travel experiences that reveal the extraordinary beauty of these wild and enriching places.

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Meet our team

Our Experts

Friendly, knowledgeable and trustworthy, each of us can speak from first-hand experience. With a deep connection to Africa and the Indian Ocean and an innate understanding of luxury travel, we’ll work our Mahlatini magic to create your perfect trip.

Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

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We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

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Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

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Financial Protection

At Mahlatini we understand that a trip to Africa or the Indian Ocean is a significant investment. It requires time, money and expert advice, and you need to be sure that you’re dealing with a trustworthy company. You don’t just want a great trip, you want complete peace of mind, before, during and after travel.

  • Established for over 20 years
  • Independently owned and managed
  • No hidden charges
  • Fully bonded and regulated
  • Money secured in a Trust
  • Supplier Failure insurance
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Making a difference

Conservation & Charity

At Mahlatini we live and breathe experiential travel. We love everything about this Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and understand that we have a responsibility to protect and respect these lands; their nature, their nature, their wildlife, their people and their traditions.

We are proud to work with select suppliers and properties that share the same ethos as Mahlatini. We partner primarily with conservation companies focused on protecting local habitats and wildlife and those directly empowering their local communities through employment, economic support and funding of schools and medical centers.

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Being the best

International Awards

At Mahlatini we strive for excellence. Our personal service and attention to detail are legendary within the industry and nothing pleases us more than a delighted client or repeat guest.

Customer satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do and we’re proud of the international reputation we’ve earned for our superior service. We're delighted to be endorsed by the travel trade and media but are most proud of those awards voted for by our clients and the travelling public.

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To travel is to live

Press & Media

Some of the world's finest travel writers and most influential publications have enjoyed African adventures with Mahlatini. We’re regularly asked for current opinion on luxury travel and conservation issues in Africa and always happy to lend our voice.

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Our travel experts are ready to start creating your tailormade trip.