Africa offers thrilling active walking, canoeing and trekking adventures that get you out of the land cruiser and closer to the wilderness.
Walking safaris with a professional guide or ranger are one of the best ways to see the real Africa; you will learn about the trees, plants and birds as well as encounter the animals on their own terms. Track rhino and lion, row down rivers past hippo and crocodile, and watch herds of elephants coming down to the water to drink. Hike from bush camp to bush camp, or take shorter day walks from your camp or lodge.
Canoeing on the Zambezi River in Zambia or Zimbabwe is an unforgettable activity which combines adrenalin-pumping excitement with out-of-this-world beauty and tranquillity. Fabulous for families is a camel trek in Kenya, led by local Samburu tribesman whilst camels carry your luggage. Trekking to the icy summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, or Mount Kenya in Kenya are exhilarating experiences which can be enjoyed by anyone with a reasonable level of fitness.
Flying between lodges and camps minimises travelling time, whilst driving provides a close-up view of the African landscape. Our travel agents can arrange flights, road transfers or a combination of both throughout your safari.
Suggested Active Safaris
The following sample itineraries are an example of the kinds of personalised Active Safaris that our travel specialists can tailor design. Our team of seasoned African travellers have the knowledge and experience to help you choose the African safari that best suits your style of travel and budget.
Chikoko Trails Camps
Chikoko Trails comprises of two small, exclusive bush camps in Zambia's South Luangwa National Park that are accessible only on a walking safari.
Makutsi Safari Springs
Family-owned and operated, Makutsi Safari Springs is a private reserve which has a very similar ecosystem to neighbouring Kruger National Park. This delightful property encompasses a number of thermal
Mana Pools Canoe and Walking Trail
This thrilling safari provides incredibly close encounters with wildlife either from your canoe or on foot in Zimbabwe's stunning Mana Pools National Park.
Zambezi Canoeing Safari
Experience the excitement of canoeing down Zimbabwe's mighty Zambezi River encountering magnificent wildlife set against a backdrop of stunning landscapes.
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