African Wildlife Safaris

At Explorations Africa we specialize in creating custom designed African Safari experiences and adventures tailored to your particular needs, personality and interests. We’re passionate about Africa and want to provide you the opportunity to experience YOUR unique exploration of Africa as you’ve always dreamed it would be.

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Heart & Soul

Nothing gives us greater pleasure than creating deep and meaningful safaris for others.  So it was a dream realized when we turned our heart’s desires into a safari company of elegance and distinction.  We knew from the start that what we were offering was unique and extra-ordinarily special and as our company is an extension of what we hold most dear, we choose to treat our guests like family. You can read our story here

Explorations Africa is more than just a safari company.  We’re a family with a passion so deep for Africa, her people, the magnificent wildlife and her last remaining wild places that our sole purpose is to change your life through a soul-enriching experience to Africa.  You’ll never feel the same about life again.

On one of our safaris you’ll find yourself spellbound by the magic of the natural world, wrapped in a peaceful embrace of warmth and friendship, delighted by the small details and enchanted by Africa’s generous spirit.

We specialize in three primary types of Wildlife Safaris: Custom Designed Safaris, Escorted Safaris and Photographic Safaris, with eleven stunning destinations in Africa to choose from.

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“Down inside me a tiny voice was calling.  At first scarcely audible, it persisted until I could no longer ignore it.  It was the voice of the wild places and I knew that it was now part of me forever”

– Percy Fawcett

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What Our Guests Are Saying…

We both have a great Africa hangover, and in some ways, it feels like an amazing dream.  We are both underwhelmed with being back in “boring” southern Ontario after the adventure of a lifetime. Thanks to you both for arranging a fantastic trip.  We thoroughly enjoyed travelling with you.  We started out thinking this would be a once in a lifetime trip but now feel like it was a good start.

David & SueOntario

My daughters and I travelled to Africa in June of this year and it’s taken me this long to put something into words. On this Thanksgiving weekend I am so thankful that we had the opportunity to do this trip and more than thankful that we enlisted Ants and Dan to set up the trip for us! Ants listened to what our interests were and coordinated a trip that suited us all perfectly. From flights, accommodations, special diet requests, activities and everything else, it was absolutely perfect. We were gone 15 days and saw so many must-sees and did so many fun things I still have a hard time processing it. If you have a chance to go to Africa, I would highly recommend Explorations Africa for their knowledge of Africa and the travel industry in general. The entire trip went without a hitch and we will remember it for the rest of our lives! Thanks Ants!

Gerri, Sara & LisaCochrane

5 stars is not enough! This was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime for me and it was. But it was so much more than what I expected. Dan and Ants are so professional, attentive and a whole lot of fun too. Everything was organised to the finest detail, with some personal touches also. I am from Australia, so our organising was done via emails and Skype calls. We covered everything and trust me, I had lots of questions!!

The accommodation was exceptional, the staff everywhere treated us like royalty, the food was delicious and there was plenty of it too. Ants also introduced me to Amarula. : ) I even had an Amarula frappe waiting for me for breakfast one morning!

I loved every single day, we saw so many beautiful animals and met some beautiful locals along the way. There has not been one day that has passed since my safari that I haven’t thought about it. I love animals with all of my heart, so each day was such a gift. I never told you Ants and Dan, but I actually had a little cry in the back of the safari vehicle driving back to camp on our last night. I just didn’t want it to end, and I didn’t want to leave our stunning lion we had found.

If I get the opportunity to do this again with you, I will. Actually, I will make sure I do this again with you. Thank you for the best holiday of my life. 5 stars is not enough.


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