Explorations with Wilderness Safaris

Explore some of the continent’s prime wilderness areas with our exclusive Explorations safaris, an innovative range of fully serviced journeys, led by one personal Explorations guide from beginning to end.

What makes our Explorations special?

  • Our guides are passionate, experienced and highly trained local individuals who make the whole journey seamless and interpretive from start to finish.
  • Explorations are for small groups of up to 8 guests, or tailor-made for private groups.
  • Exceptionally diverse activities are offered and can include game drives, walking, water activities, flying, picnics, bush dinners and many more.  
  • These journeys take place mostly in private concessions and wildlife areas exclusive to Wilderness guests.

How our Explorations are classified

See Discoverer Explorations


Fully-serviced deluxe journeys, accommodation alternating between Meru-style tents in exclusive campsites within private concessions and Wilderness Safaris Camps.
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Camps with spacious walk-in dome tents are pitched for the season, mostly in private concessions in prime scenic sites; revealing the remote seasonal highlights of Africa.

Our Guides

Our guides are the vital link between you and the intricacies of the natural world. They love sharing their knowledge, and do so with passion and humour, making the whole journey seamless and interpretive from start to finish.

Our guides are all experienced and fully trained professionals, many who are skilled photographers and can assist you in taking amazing wildlife photography.

These guides are also available to lead private tailor-made safaris and specialist trips – some even offering multilingual departures.

Our Featured Explorations

Featured Discoverer Exploration

Botswana Summer Encounter (2015)

Explore the life-filled summer season of Botswana. Visit the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, the Okavango Delta and the Linyanti and Chobe River systems, ending with Victoria Falls.

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Featured Adventurer Exploration

Diverse Namibia

This active adventure takes in the iconic dunes of Sossusvlei, the life-filled Atlantic Ocean, the denizens of Damaraland, and the plains game and predators of Etosha.

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