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African Budget Safaris

Based in Cape Town, South Africa, specialising in affordable safaris in Eastern and Southern Africa
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Africa is in our blood
From game ranging in Botswana, guiding hikers up Kilimanjaro to taking overland trucks from Cape to Cairo, our team’s experience is unrivalled.

We only work with the best
We have been doing this for over a decade and which ensure our carefully curated tours and tailor made itineraries always deliver . We only partner with the best budget tour operators in eastern and southern Africa.

We want you to have a great time
We want you to have the best value for money experience possible. Our planning process is simple, enjoyable and secure.

African Budget Safaris is Africa’s first online budget travel company.
Founded in 2006 in Cape Town, our consultants and their extensive first-hand knowledge of travelling in Africa is what sets us apart.

We are proudly independent.
This means that we are free to choose the best possible tours from our preferred tour operators. We do not take payments from any operators to promote their tours, and we regularly evaluate all our trips based on our own experiences and feedback from our customers.

We choose our tour operators carefully.
We only make use of operators that have a proven history of delivering on what they promise. We have no allegiance to specific tours, so we make sure that you have the trip that suits your interests best.

Thousands of happy customers and counting!
The most consistent feedback we get from our clients is that they knew what to expect when travelling to Africa. We are real people with first-hand knowledge of travelling in Africa.  Our goal is to ensure your experience is memorable for all the right reasons.

Locations we cover:
Cape Town, South Africa
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Etosha National Park, Namibia
Garden Route, South Africa
Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Kruger Park, South Africa
Masai Mara, Kenya
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa
Serengeti, Tanzania
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Zanzibar Islands, Tanzania
Bazaruto Islands, Mozambique
Inhambane & Tofo, Mozambique
Lake Malawi, Malawi
Northern Safari Circuit, Tanzania
Oudtshoorn & Cango Caves, South Africa

Through years of bundu bashing up and down the African continent, we’ve tried every tour and safari package under the sun to sort the diamonds from the rough.

With all this African travel experience under our belts we can guarantee that the tours and itineraries we offer are the best African budget travel options out there.

If you’re looking for a tailor made safari experience that won’t cost the earth or if you’re want to join a group we’re here to make sure that your time spent in Africa is memorable for all the right reasons.