Find the best African safari for you: 10 camps sorted by travel type

The honeymooners

Newlywed couples looking for an unforgettable safari experience need look no further than a camp crafted by Sir Richard Branson himself. Perched atop a cliff to offer unobstructed views of mesmerizing animal migrations, Mahali Mzuri is nestled within a private reserve in Kenya's renowned Maasai Mara ecosystem.

The off-the-grid traveler

For those in search of a genuine off-the-grid adventure, The Highlands in the remote Ngorongoro Crater Highlands of Tanzania is the ultimate destination. Eight elegantly designed domed suites provide sweeping panoramic views of the breathtaking landscape.

The family

Channeling the spirit of Karen Blixen's "Out of Africa," Finch Hattons presents 17 environmentally conscious suites. Among these are two-bedroom family suites, complete with a communal lounge that caters perfectly to families or couples traveling together.

The conservationist

Nestled within the Grumeti Game Reserve in northern Tanzania, Singita Sabora Tented Camp offers an exclusive haven in the heart of the Serengeti. With nine luxury tents seamlessly blending Old World charm and modern luxuries, guests can experience the sanctuary of the Serengeti up close.

The luxury traveler

The aptly named Royal Malewane, situated in South Africa's Kruger National Park, caters to travelers in pursuit of the ultimate luxurious escape. Combining a traditional safari encounter with top-tier comforts, it's a truly opulent experience.

The adventurer

Perched among the northern hills of Rwanda, Virunga Lodge offers a stunning panorama of the Virunga Volcanoes and Musanze Valley from its 12 luxury bandas. Equipped with fireplaces for chilly moments, this lodge's main allure is its proximity for incredible gorilla tracking experiences.

The photographer

Jaci's Lodges in northwest South Africa beckon photographers and wildlife aficionados in search of a distinct perspective. Guided morning and evening game drives, led by experienced guides who understand optimal lighting conditions, make for an unparalleled experience.

The eco-friendly traveler

In one of South Africa's most secluded corners, Eco Training's Makuleke offers an immersive safari encounter where guests can roll up their sleeves and delve into Africa's burgeoning biodiversity.

The city slickers

Yearning for a taste of safari within city limits? Giraffe Manor, located in Nairobi, Kenya, boasts 12 inviting rooms and is renowned for its resident Rothschild's giraffes that gracefully wander the grounds.

The group travelers

Nestled within South Africa's Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Klaserie Sands River Camp provides an intimate safari escape ideal for group travelers. With a maximum capacity of eight guests, it promises an exclusive and close-knit experience.