Africa's countries are remarkably diverse, each with its own distinct character and unique array of experiences that set it apart.

Whether it’s an awe-inspiring natural beauty, intriguing cultures and customs, fascinating history or incredible wildlife. The countries New World Safaris operates in offer combinations of all of these things and take in the very best that Southern Africa, East Africa and the Indian Ocean islands have to offer the discerning traveller. These, then, are New World Safaris’ exciting and distinctive destinations.

East Africa, the pulsating heartbeat of the continent.

Known for its diverse and striking landscapes, rich culture, and abundant wildlife, East Africa is the perfect option for a memorable safari experience that delivers style and comfort. Popular destinations include the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, and the Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. Each is home to an array of iconic wildlife, including lion, leopard, elephant and buffalo as well as species such as giraffes, zebras, antelopes and the protected mountain gorilla.

A key benefit of an East African safari is the high level of service. Many safari lodges offer luxurious tents or suites with private balconies or verandas, en-suite bathrooms, and some plunge pools and outdoor showers. You will find lodges with personalised spa facilities, allowing you to relax and rejuvenate after a day out exploring the wilderness. Exploration is typically by 4×4 vehicle with experienced guides unlocking the magic. Alternately by light aircraft or helicopter.

In addition to wildlife viewing, a range of other activities and experiences include hot air balloon rides over the savannah, bush dinners under the stars, cultural encounters with local communities, and visits to iconic landmarks such as the Great Rift Valley and Mount Kilimanjaro. Time in the bush is well-matched with an extension to Zanzibar, for a lingering Spice Island immersion.

Southern Africa
in all its splendour.

Immerse yourself in the captivating blend of natural beauty, vibrant cultures, and extraordinary wildlife encounters that Southern Africa offers in all its splendour. Journey to the southern tip of the continent, where South Africa beckons with its dynamic cities, iconic landmarks like Table Mountain, and renowned wildlife reserves that embody tales of conservation and resilience. Indulge your senses in the enchanting Cape Winelands, where sprawling vineyards intertwine with an award-winning culinary scene, creating a sensory journey like no other. 

Zimbabwe awaits with the awe-inspiring wonder of Victoria Falls, the wildlife-rich Hwange National Park, and the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe.  Just across the border, Zambia shares its boundary with the Zambezi River and invites you to embark on unforgettable safaris in the Lower Zambezi, South Luangwa, and Kafue National Parks. In Botswana, the renowned Okavango Delta teems with abundant life, while the vastness of the Makgadikgadi Pans, the dramatic landscapes of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, and the legendary elephant herds of Chobe National Park create an unforgettable tapestry of natural wonders. 

Namibia mesmerizes with its awe-inspiring desert vistas and towering red dunes in Sossusvlei, while Mozambique seamlessly blends into the equation with its dreamy beaches, protected coral reefs, and rich cultural heritage. Explore the Bazaruto Archipelago, where intimate luxury resorts await, offering a gateway to a colourful marine wonderland.

Indian Ocean Islands, where paradise dances in perfect rhythm.

In the Indian Ocean, you’ll find a symphony of islands renowned for their turquoise waters, palm-fringed shores, and tropical climate. Here we focus on Mauritius, Seychelles, and the Maldives, each offering its unique characteristic, history and distinctive style of warm hospitality. In Mauritius, it’s all about sea and sand, lush inner island landscapes, vibrant culture, and luxurious resorts. Linger on white sandy beaches, cruise offshore and delve into the island’s rich history and diverse cuisine.

Seychelles is a true haven of exclusivity and tranquillity with its untouched natural beauty. Lose yourself in the secluded beaches, explore verdant forests, and dive into vibrant marine ecosystems teeming with colourful coral and marine life. Long renowned for its ultimate luxury and seclusion, the surrounding waters have enjoyed protection and the resorts take pride in blending harmoniously with the surroundings.

The Maldives is sought after for its postcard-perfect scenery, countless islands, crystal-clear warm waters, and ultra-luxury overwater bungalows. Dive into a world of vibrant coral reefs, swim alongside majestic manta rays, and embrace paradise in this secluded haven.

Breaking Boundaries, beckoning the brave.

Breaking boundaries is about venturing beyond the tourist trails and experiencing destinations that are remote and off the beaten track. St. Helena Island, with its unique history and rugged terrain, is one such destination that promises a thrilling adventure. Antarctica, the world’s southernmost continent, is another destination that offers the ultimate experience of isolation and wilderness. It’s a place where you can witness the majestic beauty of towering glaciers, icebergs, and wildlife, and be awed by the sheer power of nature. 

These destinations are perfect for the free-spirited adventurer who seeks to challenge themselves and experience something truly unique. Whether you’re hiking, kayaking, or exploring the vast landscapes, breaking boundaries on these remote destinations is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with nature and discover the world’s most beautiful and untouched places. that will leave visitors in awe of the natural world and inspire a sense of wonder and respect for this remote and fragile continent.