Best South African Safari Companies and Travel Agencies

4.91 stars based on 198 reviews

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

Review: Luxury Africa Safari & Tour, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zulu Nyala Safari Lodge, Cape Town

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Barbara C.

The following is what we wrote to the travel agency directly:

I am writing this in lieu of the survey and hope that we cover the questions.  First of all, THANK YOU!!!  Our agent was wonderful and accomodating in reference to the scheduling and the itinerary.  She was charming and friendly and was quick to... Read more

Luxury South Africa Safari Review: Madikwe Safari Lodge, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Garden Route, Monkeyland, Tsitsikamme Falls

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Rhonda F.

Once in a lifetime experience.  Can't even describe what it's like to go on Safari and come so close to all kinds of Wild Animals.  Going on Safari should be on everyone's bucket list. Stephanie at this South Africa safari travel agency was terrific at helping us plan the perfect trip.  We chose to combine a safari... Read more

Luxury Africa Safari Review: South Africa, Mozambique, Dulini Lodge, Cape Town, Vineyard Tour, Whale Watching, Spa, Beaches

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Rocco S.

The overall trip was beyond fantastic! I am not sure I will ever go on another vacation that was as amazing as this one. This Africa safari travel company was perfect. We did not have a lot of time to plan this trip, so we needed some help. They were organized and nailed exactly what we were looking for....one week... Read more

Luxury Africa Safari Review: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Mambo Camp, Tswalu Lodge, Victoria Falls Bunji Jumping

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Geri M.

This trip was one that I had dreamt about doing for a very long time, and with the incredible assistance of our agents at this Africa safari travel company this truly was a trip of a lifetime.  Remarkable in every way.  As someone who has travelled a lot, I am always concerned about making connections, having the... Read more

Luxury South Africa Vacation Review: Safari, Stellenbosch Wine Tour

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Latoya H.

This vacation was everything I had hoped it would be. The travel agency was great to work with and planned a trip that was everything I requested and more. Before I even left the arrival of a detailed peronal itinerary in my own portfolio was very impresseive. And once on vacation, the daily tour companies booked... Read more

Travel Review: Luxury Africa Safari, South Africa, Cape Town, Winelands

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Felicia G.

When I began my search for where to go for our winter break, I happened upon the Zicasso website. To be honest, I was not even thinking of Africa much less South Africa. Once I started clicking around the website, I thought why not. Let me fill out the form and see who contacts me. Within an hour (if that) I heard... Read more

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

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