Best South African Safari Companies and Travel Agencies

4.9 stars based on 177 reviews

Customer reviews: South Africa safari tour companies and agents must maintain 4.25 star minimum rating

Luxury Africa and Dubai Vacation Review: South Africa, Zimbabwe, Ngala Private Game Reserve, Capetown, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls

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Linnea M.

Words can not express my gratitude and heartfelt thanks to the wonderful employees at this Africa safari travel company, namely my agent.  My family and I are forever indebted to her and the company for helping create the most magical trip for our family of 5 to Africa!  From the minute we started planning,our... Read more

Review: Luxury Africa Birthday Safari, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Sabi Sands, Capetown, Franschhoek, Cape Point, Robben Island

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Matthew F.

This was our first time using Zicasso and this Africa travel company and my wife and I couldn't be happier.  Our travel company helped us plan our 13-night dream vacation to Southern Africa from start to finish.  

Before getting into the travel company, a little detail on our trip...  We are from the US and... Read more

Luxury Spain & Africa Tour Review: South Africa, Barcelona, Capetown, Johannesburg, Jock Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

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Celine R.

Our travel agency by far exceeded my expectations. For a long (three week) involved travel plan in Spain and South Africa with many moving parts, six hotels, umpteen flights and transfers, everything went off to perfection, not a single hitch. In my book that was astounding. All accommodations and transfers were... Read more

Luxury Africa Safari Review: South Africa, Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Zanzibar, Capetown, Johannesburg, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater

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Joseph H.

This Africa Safari tour operator IS EXTRAORDINARY!!!  They provided us with a trouble free "vacation of a lifetime".  They were unbelievably responsive, flexible, and professional.  We described what we wanted and although it was a complicated 5 country trip, everything went off without a hitch. We ended up with 10... Read more

Luxury South Africa Safari Honeymoon Review: Cape Town, Cape Point, Franschhoek, Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Welgevonden Game Reserve

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Fay S.

We had known about Zicasso for a few years but wanted to save our first experience using the service for the most memorable occasion: our honeymoon!  We submitted our request and was immediately put in contact with a wonderful South African safari travel specialist.  Our travel specialist was very easy to work with... Read more

Review: Luxury South African Safari Honeymoon with Mozambique & Seychelles, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Makweti Safari Lodge

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Ursula A.

Firstly I want to thank Lauren for all of her hard work preparing our honeymoon itinerary. She did an absolutely amazing job - it was the best vacation of our lives (and we are frequent travellers). From the very beginning, Lauren was patient with us and catered to our every request. We changed our minds many times... Read more

South Africa Travel Review: Cape Town, Dolphin Trail, Wildlife Safari

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Jan F.

Excellent planning. Valuable support when complications arose. Read more

Luxury South Africa Safari Travel Review, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Garden Route, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, Londolozi

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rajeev n.

Excellent excellent and excellent are three words that describe this agency. Our planning process was very very smooth as the agent had excellent knowledge of the region. Our travel agent was always available in the process. Upon arrival we were greeted by well read guides and experienced drivers. They were... Read more

Africa Travel Review: Cape Town, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Luxury Lodges, Wildlife Safari

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Matthew C.

The trip was really better than we could have ever imagined. We planned a trip at the very last minute (about five weeks before departure) and our travel agent and her team put together an amazing itinerary within a day or two that completely met our particular needs and desires. She could not have been better, or... Read more

Africa Travel Review: Cape Town, Wildlife Safari, Pumba Game Reserve, Victoria Falls

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Alison W.

In one word - AWESOME!  We are a party of 8 from NY -  we started at the PUMBA Private Game Reserve, saw every animal under the sun and more, ate wonderful food, loved the accomodations, felt like we were taken care of in every way.  Next stop was Capetown and the Mount Nelson Hotel - old world luxury and charm -... Read more

South Africa & Botswana Tour: Motswiri Camp, Wildlife Safari, Victoria Falls

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Lindsey A.

Our Africa tour company was very impressive. They HEARD what we asked for and were able to facilitate what we wanted with an incredibly tight timeline.  We only booked one month in advance, yet they were able to arrange 4 total destinations with 9 flights and numerous transfers, all within or exceeding our... Read more

Africa Travel Review: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Wildlife Safari

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Steven P.

As first-time travelers to Africa, we were looking for an introductory type of experience in which my wife and I would have a broad range of activities and locales.  That is exactly what our travel agent provided.  At the outset of planning this trip, I discovered Zicasso quite by accident and immediately thought... Read more

South Africa Luxury Safari Review: Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Knysna, Shamwari Game Reserve, Kruger National Park

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Jonathan D.

Trip of a lifetime! After filling out the form on Zicasso, we had two travel companies send us a bid and we went with a South Africa tour operator. This travel company did a terrific job. As time was tight, (we booked about 5 -6 weeks before leaving) I did not have a chance for much back and forth with our travel... Read more

South Africa Safari Review

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alan h.

Our Africa travel company provided my wife and I an amazing, worry free honeymoon. We were taken care of the moment we landed in Africa. Our guide was knowledgable of the area we were traveling so she was able to give us exactly what we were looking for. This was the trip of a lifetime. Read more

African Safari Review: South Africa Wildlife Safari, Traditional Safari Camps, Victoria Falls

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Marcia P.

Our South Africa travel company put together a fabulous trip, working within our budget and expectations. We saw everything and did everything that we set out to do. Read more

South Africa Travel Review: Wildlife Safaris, Nature Conservatory Visit, Wine Country Tour, Cape Town, Durban

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debbie s.

Our trip was a trip of a lifetime. Our South Africa travel company was amazing and made all of our travels seamless. We had assistance at every airport and alerts if flights were delayed. Their recommendations for accommodations were fantastic. Read more

Botswana and Namibia Safari Review: Game Reserves, Rhino Trek, Bush Tea & Cocktails, Skeleton Coast, Shinde Enclave Luxury Camp

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tom R.

Planned trip of lifetime...and that is EXACTLY what took place... No "glitches" wonderful unexpected surprises EVERY day!... Our Africa tour company hit the BULLSEYE on every day of our 17 day adventure! Guides,scenery,wildlife,food/drink,accommodations...all previous trips (I have traveled/hiked/ski/fish) all... Read more

South Africa Travel Review: Wildlife Safari, Cape Town, Table Mountain

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Desryn D.

The trip was well organized every step of the way. Our travel agent was very good. She accommodated all of my requests and changes. Even when I was there in Africa, I asked for an extra tour, and changed another tour, and I was able to get it. They were really great and professional !! Read more

Luxury African Safari Travel Review:Botswana, South Africa, Zambia, Cape Town, Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls, Wine Tour...

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Candy S.

We used this African Safari company for planning our dream trip to Africa. We worked with Murray on the itinerary and Robyn was our local contact while in Africa. They were both a delight to work with and were very responsive. We were traveling alone but they had arranged for personal care throughout the... Read more

Luxury African Safari Travel Review: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Caprivi Strip, Elephants, Hippos...

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Marvin M.

This African Safari travel company did a great job of organizing our trip to Southern Africa. We got to see all that was on our itinerary, even if some parts of the trip had to be rearranged due to bad weather (the guides did an excellent job of coping with weather and other miscellaneous factors). Read more

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