·· Self Drive Safaris
A SELF-DRIVE African safari can provide the traveler with a lot of aditional freedom and choices, although it is always best to have a well-planned route mapped out in advance, with lodging or accommodation booked and paid for prior to travel.
Self driving is a cost effective & exciting alternative solution for more intrepid travellers to Africa, providing a heightened sense of adventure & fun.
Self driving is well suited in those countries with a good infrastructure and road network - South Africa is the best option, where sedan vehicles are more than appropriate, followed by Namibia & Botswana, where it is best to use only 4x4 vehicles. We have a selection of fully-equipped vehicles and campers on our Car Hire pages.
In Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique, there are certain isues which travellers should be well aware of prior to driving in those countries. Please consult our information pages on those countries. is home to a wide variety of animals, including lion, leopard, cheetah and a large elephant population. A variety of exclusive safari lodges surround Etosha and are the best place to stay when visiting the Pan.
However, Namibia is perhaps best known for the Namib Desert, with its towering red and ochre dunes interspersed with grasslands. Here, one can enjoy the beauty of the desert from a hot air balloon and stay in luxury lodges deep in the heart of the desert.
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