Explorations with Wilderness Safaris

Exploration safaris are an innovative range of fully serviced guided journeys which take advantage of exclusive locations. Our guides are highly noted for their passion and knowledge and lead each journey from start to finish, creating a seamless journey.

What makes our Explorations special?

  • 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

Discoverer

Fully-serviced deluxe journeys, accommodation alternating between Meru-style tents in exclusive campsites within private concessions and Wilderness Safaris Camps.
See Adventurer Explorations

Adventurer

Camps with spacious ‘maxi-dome’ tents are pitched for the season, mostly in private concessions in prime scenic sites; revealing the remote seasonal highlights of Africa.
See Trails Explorations

Trails

An active Exploration, with the lowest carbon footprint, defined mainly by its unique mode of transport - on foot. Accommodation is in Adventurer dome tents.

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

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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Featured Trails Exploration

Pafuri Walking Trail

Walk through the pristine and remote Makuleke Concession, regarded as the best walking area of the Kruger National Park and blessed with exceptional biodiversity and scenery.

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