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True South Africa Safari Travel

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Lived for 3 years

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21 Big Five safaris

The TRUE experience

Your big ideas – designed by our specialists and delivered with meticulous attention to every single detail. Just sit back and enjoy the experience.

We offer an open book pricing approach and our transparency is one of the reasons so many first time clients become lifetime clients.

Whether it’s supporting conservation programs, sustainable hotels or expert local guides, you will have a positive impact on the people and places you visit.

Why We Love South Africa

From

Christabelle

THE LANDSCAPE

South Africa’s landscape is one of Africa’s natural gems; a treasure of natural beauty nestled at the southern tip at the southernmost tip of the African continent. The landscape of South Africa has the full spectrum of habitat, ranging from snow caped mountains of the Drakensberg range to the warm bushvelds of the Kruger national park and everything in between. With such a wide variety of landscape to choose from, it comes as no surprise that South Africa’s is home to thousands of species. With 33 national parks and game reserves to choose to explore when in South Africa, you can ensure a different experience, landscape and species in each park and reverse.

THE WILDLIFE

South Africa is home to the Big 5, the group includes African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Lion, Black Rhino, and Leopard. They can be found all across south Africa in many of the national parks and game reserves, along with a wide variety of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects. Africa is a birders paradise, home to over 850 species of bird of all shapes and sizes with the Pel’s Fishing Owl, Pannet Winged Nightjar and the Saddle Billed Stalk amongst the species found in South Africa.

ACTIVITIES

South Africa offers a variety of activates to enhance your game viewing experience. With activities such as game drives, bush walks, boat safaris, sleep outs, microlight and bush plane tours with many more available. This wide range of activities ensures that each game encounter will unique and special.

TRANSPORT

South Africa is unique in many ways including its up to date, efficient transport systems. This ensures that even the most remote parts of the bush can be easily access by car or plane. All the national parks and private game reserves having access to private airstrips, meaning hoping from one destination in complete luxury and relaxation is easy to do.

Missy & Harry

Absolutely amazing holiday. Garonga is heaven! We did everything possible and our guide was brilliant and hilarious. I can definitely recommend True Travel for their excellent advice and professionalism – they clearly are very knowledgeable about where they send their clients and made sure we had a worry-free holiday that perfectly suited us. We were particular grateful for the collection off our flight and help onto our transfer in Johannesburg, which included a very nifty queue jump due to their reputation!

Start planning your truly bespoke itinerary by contacting one of our destination specialists.

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Start planning your truly bespoke itinerary by contacting one of our destination specialists.

Call +44 (0)203 137 1247

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The TRUE rating

INDULGENT:

These accommodations are the best of the best, showcasing top hospitality, exceptional design and world-class food, in the most exclusive locations around the world.

EXCEPTIONAL:

A very high standard of five-star properties, with top-notch service and a wide range of amenities and experiences ensuring an unforgettable stay.

EXCELLENT:

These four to five-star accommodations offer the high level of service that our team look always look for, with a range of facilities on offer.

CLASSIC:

Four-star properties which offer enough amenities for a comfortable stay. We may offer these for a more price-competitive option, or in more remote areas which don't offer the most luxe hotels.

EXPERIENTIAL:

These properties won't necessarily offer all of the typical luxurious facilities, but will always provide memorable experiences, from camping out in the bush to climbing up to a treehouse.