welcome to Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris

Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris is a tour operating company specialising in exclusive self-drive itineraries, guided tours and fly-in safaris within Southern Africa.

Africa Awaits offers you an exciting way to tailor make your visit to this majestic region. Our aim is to provide you with an unforgettable holiday in the truly magnificent surrounds of Southern Africa. Since August 2000 Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris has offered a limitless variety of itineraries to suit our clients from around the world. Your trip will be carefully planned according to your specific requirements, special interests and budget.
Allow us, with our experience and extensive product knowledge, to guide you in your selections. Experience the Africa you have always imagined. 
We look forward to meeting you in Africa!


Prana Lodge Boutique Hotel

Discover yourself in a Wild Coast luxury retreat. Prana Lodge is a unique Boutique Hotel and Thai Wellness Spa situated in a pristine forest alongside the spectacular Chintsa Bay and within minutes of rolling savannah and private game viewing. Your own private haven awaits: with only 7 individually designed suites, featuring select pieces from a private collection of famous South African artists, Persian carpets, luxury linens, and oversized bathrooms with garden views promising relaxation of the first order, all completely private and secure behind your own garden walls, with patio and your own plunge pool.
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Makakatana Bay Lodge

Makakatana is uniquely situated on the banks of the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park and remains the only privately owned lodge, totally surrounded by the Conservation Reserve. Offering unsurpassed luxury and attention to detail, the units are situated in indigenous forests and joined by raised wooden walkways.

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Stanley Safari Lodge

Stanley Safari Lodge is the luxurious oasis for the new explorers of the Victoria Falls. With only 7 private cottages it is able to give you an unmatched level of entirely personalised service. Bordering the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, with a direct view over the spray of the Victoria Falls, the exclusive Stanley Safari Lodge will take you back to the Africa of the 1920's.

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Expert Travel Advice for Southern Africa


Everything was superb, Klein Genot fantastic place and we did a good bit of shopping in the wine region for art etc. All places you suggested were great.
Mark Buckley - Ireland

So much happened on this holiday that we could write a book ...
Malcolm and Margaret Knight - UK

Many many thanks for all your help in making it happen, it was very much appreciated.
Paul Bateson

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