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Maintaining a fully staffed and operational office in La Quinta, California, with operational offices in five African Countries, to supervise and handle our clients. We meet, handle & supervise our clients land travel arrangements with uniformed staff & guides, with modern branded transportation. We design and operate scheduled & independent itineraries to 13 African countries and publish extensive high quality brochures and our website features additional tours & special offers. Great Safaris, has been recognized as one of National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s “50 Tours of a Lifetime”.  Africa is not a destination…….it's an EXPERIENCE.

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GOLDEN TRIANGLE SAFARI, featuring South Africa & Victoria Fall, 12 Days

Cape Town | Sun City | Johannesburg | Victoria Falls

12 Days - South Africa & Zambia

Our golden triangle links Cape Town's waterfront beauty with Sun City's The Palace of the Lost City, nestled in an extinct volcanic crater, surrounded by a Big 5 nature reserve. And to top it off, 2 nights in a luxury resort, set against the heart-stopping backdrop of beloved Victoria Falls.

Sheer Luxury at Premier Hotels:
Cape Town: The Table Bay Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg: The Maslow Hotel Sun City: The Palace of the Lost City, Victoria Falls: Royal Livingstone Hotel

GOOD EARTH South Africa Safari.

Cape Town, Winelands, Grootbos Nature Reserve, Johannesburg & Kruger Park 12 Days


The Good Earth philosophy is to get the best safari experience possible, while participating in unique activities that aid in keeping your 'carbon footprint' as small as possible. Opportunities for giving back to the community, education, exploration, and adventure!

This 12-day tour takes guests on a socially responsible adventure across the beautiful South African terrain. In addition, a portion of the proceeds from every person booked will be donated to a charity of the traveler's choice. Guests will receive the best safari experience possible, getting the opportunity to give back to local communities, gain knowledge about local issues as well as explore diverse ecosystems in search of the most majestic creatures on 
Land Rates on request.



Visit all of the world famous game parks of Northern Tanzania. See the famous tree climbing lions of Lake Manyara; the endless plains of the wildlife rich savannas of the Serengeti National Park; the Big 5 at UNESCO World Heritage Site Ngorongo Crater; enjoy the beauty of watching the elephant herds roam Tarangire National Park.

Travel in custom designed 4x4 safari vehicles with driver/guides and open roofs for unobscured game viewing. This is a small group, seat-in-vehicle safari with a maximum of seven travelers per vehicle, all with window seats. Safari includes meals, accommodation at luxury Serena and Sopa lodges, and all game park entry fees.
Land rates on request.


SAFARI in STYLE with Relais & Chateaux, South Africa & Zambia

Cape Town, Greater Kruger Park, Johannesburg and Victoria Falls 12 Days

The best of Southern Africa in accommodations by Relais & Chateaux, the world's finest hoteliers. With upgraded accommodations, special added excursions, selected private tours, elephant back and walking safaris, game drives, and a mixture of trendy luxury and relaxed elegance.

Commence this amazing adventure in gorgeous Cape Town. Explore her peninsula, at the Cape of Good Hope - Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Cape Winelands; tour a vineyard and stroll the quaint streets of Stellenbosch.

Kruger National Park - South Africa's finest wildlife refuge, the Park is home to all the Big Five. Venture forth on morning and afternoon guided game drives, in open safari vehicles.

Delight in a guided tour of the Victoria Falls and ply the famed Zambezi River on a sunset boat cruise.

Land rates on request.


African Elephant Safari & Cruise

South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana 12 day

Victoria Falls, Cruise on Zambezi Queen, Johannesburg & Greater Kruger Park

12 Days - South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana

This special tour spends three nights on a luxury African river safari and cruise on the Chobe River. Bookended with a stay at overwhelming 'Smoke That Thunders' Victoria Falls and on game drives and elephant back safaris at Kapama Private Game Reserve.

Land rates on request.

Explore The World

Luxury custom-designed itineraries for the independent traveler and affinity groups. Locally hosted small group departures on some scheduled programs. Special interest itineraries include, honeymoons, anniversaries, soft adventure, golf, culinary, family travel, private air charter and volunteerism. Daily guaranteed departures on published programs.

We have tours available to the destinations shown on this map

We specialize in these types of tours

Age Group - 25 to 35
Age Group - 36 to 50
Age Group - 51 to 64
Age Group - 65+
Beach Vacations
Cruises / River - Small Ships
Custom Designed
Experimental Travel
Family / Multi-Generational
FIT (Independent)
Fly Drive Tours
Independent Packages
Length of Trip - 05 to 10 days
Length of Trip - 10 to 15 days
Length of Trip - 15 days or more
Rail Travel
Safari / Game Lodges

We offer Deluxe, Luxury & First Class tours

Great Safaris Last Updated October 16, 2021

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