African Safaris

Tales from the Bush

When you go on a safari in Africa, you give yourself the gift of experiencing the spirit of mother nature. This is where you not only witness but truly join the rhythm of the wild. African safaris are an invitation to experience the beauty and incredible variety of the continent in a way that speaks to the very core of our love for exploration.

Why, you may wonder, should one go on an African safari? Simply put, there is no other adventure on this planet that brings you closer to the pulse of nature and its inhabitants. A wildlife safari provides encounters unlike any other in the world, from meerkats, elephants, lions, hyenas, and giraffes to leopards resting in trees. When you go on a safari trip, you will have the opportunity to see some of the most amazing and record-breaking animals in the world:

  • Cheetahs are known as the fastest land animals in the world and can reach speeds up to 113 km/h in short bursts covering distances up to 460 meters. The Okavango Delta in Botswana, and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe stand out as ideal destinations for cheetah sightings.
  • Lions are the only cats that live in groups, known as prides, a testament to their incredibly social nature. Lions spend up to 20 hours a day resting but when it comes to hunting, they showcase an unmatched teamwork that is a marvel to witness.
  • The African elephant is the largest land animal on Earth. Adult males can reach weights between 5,443 to 6,350 kg, with some recorded even heavier. Chobe National Park in Botswana and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe are renowned for having the highest concentrations of elephants in Africa.
  • Hyenas play a crucial role in the ecosystem. Far from just scavengers, they are skilled hunters with incredibly strong jaws capable of breaking through bones to access the nutritious marrow inside. The social structure of a hyena clan is fascinating, ruled by a female hierarchy that is as complex as it is intriguing.
  • Ostriches are the world’s largest bird, and it lays the largest eggs of any living land animal. The ostrich is also renowned for its speed, capable of running up to 70 km/h, making it the fastest bird on land. In Botswana, ostriches are widespread throughout the country, occurring in environments that range from the wetlands of the Okavango to the arid reaches of the Central Kalahari.
African Safaris with Hideaways Africa
African Safaris with Hideaways Africa

Where To Go on Safari

Zimbabwe and Botswana rise as the pinnacle destinations for African safaris. These countries are home to an incredible number of species and magnificent conservation areas that are perfect in every way. The African safaris here guarantee world-class experiences. For the intrepid soul looking for off-the-beaten-track thrills, Zambia houses the most remote African safaris.

Bumbusi Wilderness Camp, Hwange
Bumbusi Wilderness Camp, Hwange

8-day Golden Safari Expedition

This 8-day Botswana and Zimbabwe safari is a wildlife extravaganza that starts and ends in Victoria Falls. You will travel into the heart of Chobe National Park and Hwange National Park, where each day is a new chapter filled with unique experiences and incredible wildlife sightings. Throughout your 8-day tour, each lodge experience is carefully chosen to enhance your connection with mother nature, offering comfort and tranquility amid the raw beauty of Africa. This tour includes safari game drives in Chobe, a cruise on the Chobe river, boma bush dinners, safari game drives, walking safaris in Hwange, and guided tours of the Bumbusi Ruins.

Camp Kuzuma - Botswana
Camp Kuzuma – Botswana

When you choose to go on an African safari with Hideaways Africa, you will be transported into a world that is teeming with life from all the crevices of its unique terrain. The magic of the continent, the genuine welcome from our lodges, and the intimate exchanges with nature’s finest are reasons why African safaris remain unmatched. As the African sunset paints the sky with colors beyond description, the true meaning of Safari – a journey – resonates deep within the voyager’s spirit.

Zimbabwe Walking Safari
Imagine walking wild

“Here is this vast, savage, howling mother of ours, Nature, lying all around, with such beauty, and such affection for

Plan Your Safari

Get in touch with our dedicated reservations department, where our consultants are eager to assist you in selecting the ideal destination and lodge that perfectly aligns with your preferences.  Let our experts guide you through the exciting possibilities and help you craft a trip that will create lasting memories.

Explore our Destinations

Animals Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park

Located in northern Zimbabwe, on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, Mana Pools National Park is wild and provides a true ‘out of Africa’

Zimbabwe -Hwange - Masuma Dam (128)

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is the scene of an impressive wildlife spectacle in northwest Zimbabwe. The largest nature reserve in the country, it occupies around 14

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

The glorious phenomenon of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and should definitely be included on any safari

Matobo Hills Rock Art Zimbabwe

Matobo National Park

One of Zimbabwe’s smaller reserves, Matobo National Park is located close to Bulawayo and forms the core of the famed Matopos. The spectacular landscape of