Welcome to Africa

    Founded in Botswana in 1983, Wilderness Safaris is widely acclaimed as the continent’s foremost ecotourism operator. We give our guests life-changing journeys in some of the most remote and pristine areas in Africa and in so doing help conserve Africa’s spectacular biodiversity and share ecotourism’s benefits with rural people.

    We offer private access to 2.5 million hectares (over six million acres) of Africa’s finest wildlife and wilderness areas through some 50 luxury camps and safaris across eight African countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda (2017), Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Our wildlife, marine and cultural safaris in remote, pristine wilderness destinations are specialised, educational, explorative and fun.

    Starting Your Wilderness Safaris Journey

    Trip Planning Tool

    First time to Africa?

    Bewildered by Africa's breadth of choice? Why not use our interactive trip planner to narrow your search to a destination that suits you.
    Africa Map

    Been on safari before?

    Not sure where to go on safari next? Use our map to view the amazing wilderness areas across eight African countries that we share with guests staying in our camps.
    Contact Us

    Travelled with us before?

    Perhaps you’re now looking for a specialised itinerary in your favourite region – or is it time to try somewhere new? Contact an expert for advice.

    Latest Camp News

    • Jao Camp - July 2016
      Jul 10, 2016

      To the intense delight of the entire Jao team, a bushbuck gave birth to a tiny lamb just outside the office behind a termite mound…

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    • Jacana Camp - July 2016
      Jul 9, 2016

      In the time it takes to have a coffee in Jacana’s main area lounge, guests are likely to see little bee-eaters, pied kingfishers, African jacanas, saddle-billed storks and herons going about their busy days…

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    • Ruckomechi Camp - July 2016
      Jul 8, 2016

      The game at Ruckomechi was fantastic during July with our pride of lions and their six cubs a privilege to see almost every second day on the concession; male lions visiting from beyond our concession were also seen…

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    Why Choose Wilderness Safaris?

    We exist as we believe that the world's wilderness areas will save humankind.
    Our aim is to get to understand the wilderness better, to respect it, care for it and share it.