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Are you planning an African safari for you and your partner in 2020 but not sure where to start? Check out this short guide highlighting the best safaris for couples. If you have any questions or want us to help design the perfect package for you, contact us today!

Top 3 Destinations

Cape Town

South Africa

The perfect place to start an African adventure for couples is The Mother City of South Africa, Cape Town. 

Boasting Award-winning Vineyards, World Top 20 Rated Restaurants, Blue Flag Beaches and Ocean attractions, the jewel of the continent shows off all year round.  

  • Southern Tip of Africa

  • World Top 10 City

  • Renowned Vineyards

  • Robben Island

  • Blue Flag Beaches

  • Scenic Coastlines

Okavango Delta

Botswana

The perfect escape for a couples safari and one of Africa's Seven Natural Wonders, the Delta is teeming with wildlife and features discreet luxury lodges nestled along the banks of the waterways. 

Experience uniquely Okavango safaris like the Mokoro safari, a dugout canoe experience on the waterways allowing you intimate moments with the wildlife, as it comes to quench it's thirst. 

Then try the horseback safaris for an authentic adventurers feel.

  • Natural Wonder

  • Mokoro Safaris

  • Horseback Safaris

  • Luxury Accommodation

  • Private Guides

  • Large elephant herds

Seychelles

Indian Ocean

As you picture the perfect beach, with warm turquoise waters and soft white sand, you're picturing the Seychelles. 

If you're an Island holiday enthusiast, you're going to love the setting for this popular couples safari destination. 

Enjoy days bathing in the sun, sipping cocktails poolside or adventure activities like snorkeling, diving, boat tours and more.

  • Warm Indian Ocean

  • Turquoise Waters

  • Sandy Beaches

  • Diving & Snorkeling

  • Relaxation Therapy

  • Marine Reserve

Top 5 FAQ's

Here are answer to the most common questions we receive from couples look for a luxury African safari package. If you have any further questions or want us to help you create the African safari of your dreams, contact us today to get started.

1. What African safari is the best?

The two most popular African safari destinations for wildlife are The Kruger National Park and The Okavango Delta. The Kruger offers the widest range of luxury accommodation and wildlife species in Africa, whilst the Okavango is a remote unique destination teeming with wildlife on it's many waterways - it's also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

2. What is the best South African safari?

The best South African safari  is a combination of Cape Town, Franschhoek, The Whale Coast and The Kruger National Park. This gives you four-mini holidays in one package and shows off the best the country has to offer. 

3. How much does an African Safari cost?

On average you can expect to pay $1,000 per person sharing daily for a luxury five-star safari, all-inclusive of meals and local drinks. The four star luxury safari option is around $500 - $650 per person sharing daily, but may not include all meals and drinks etc. By carefully selecting the right four-star properties however, you'll still get a five-star worthy experience.

4. What is the best time of year go on safari? 

In South Africa the best time to see wildlife on safari in The Kruger Park is from mid-August to October during the cooler months. The vegetation is also less dense due to low rainfall, setting the perfect stage for you and your partner to view game. 

5. Are African safaris safe?

Yes, as long as you adhere to the rules your guide sets out for you. Incidents only occur when visitors forget the animals are wild and venture out the vehicles or try provoke the animals. We assume this is not you :)

Popular Activities

Delta Safaris

Botswana

The beautiful waterways and surrounds of the Okavango Delta in Botswana offer varied wildlife experiences. 

The area is home to more than 160 mammals and 500 bird species, with the abundance of elephants the focal attractions. 

Accessible by light aircraft, the Delta is remote enough to provide a relaxed wildlife experience, away from locations accessible by commercials aircraft, for example. 

  • Elephants

  • Hippo

  • Bird Life

  • Mokoro

  • Open Top 4x4

  • Horse and Walking Safaris

Winelands Tour

Franschhoek

What couples safari would be complete without visiting some of the World's Best Wineries and Restaurants?

Franschhoek in South Africa is regarded as the food and wine capital of Africa and just 60 minutes outside of Cape Town. 

This French inspired town lies at the foot of the Cape Fold Mountains, and you'll be forgiven for thinking you've left South Africa and landed in Europe. 

  • Babylonstoren

  • Haute Cabrière

  • Eikehof

  • La Motte

  • Rupert & Rothschild

  • Val de Vie Estate

Snorkeling

Seychelles

Explore the ocean life of Mahe Island or one of the 115 other Islands with your partner on a couples safari. 

The many coves and bays offer a wide selection of snorkeling sites for all ability levels. If you want shallow lagoons or reef drop-offs, you and your partner will find what you are looking for in the Seychelles.  

  • Snorkeling

  • Diving

  • Private Retreats

  • Horse Riding

  • Island Tours

  • Spa Treatments

More Ideas for Couples

If you want a complete guide to Africa for your couples safari, contact us and let's discuss your best options. 

Exciting locations like Zambia, Mozambique, Tanzania and The Kruger Park may be better suited to your unique requirements, and we'd love the opportunity to play matchmaker. 

  • Tailored Packages

  • VIP Service

  • 24/7 Local Support

  • Fully Bonded

  • 20+ Years Experience

  • Best Rates Available