Africa's original

self drive safari operator

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The Original OPerator

We are a UK tour operator who have specialised in creating bespoke self-drive safari holidays in Africa since 1993.

EST 1993
Our STORY
Tailor-Made to You
Tailor-Made Safaris
DESIGNED FOR YOU

A Truly Bespoke Experience

All our itineraries are tailor-made so whether you’re looking for an adventure, a luxury lodge safari, a honeymoon, a group trip, a trans Africa expedition, a safari beach combo or a family holiday, we will deliver the perfect self-drive safari holiday for you.

What Our Clients Say

Safari Drive helped us plan the most amazing  trip. Every detail was thought through and their people go one step further for you. Just an all round brilliant experience!

Natalie

This is the second time with Safari Drive. This time we went to Botswana. The trip was simply excellent. Great staff, great vehicles and great organisation.

Alastair

Safari Drive is an excellent company and I would recommend them without reservation. We traveled through Namibia for two weeks as a family of five.

Emily
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Our Fleet

Privately Managed Fleet

We are very proud to call our vehicles the best in Africa, for a self drive safari. Years of innovation from ourselves, professionals and our clients have gone into their set up, and our team in Africa ensure that they are in tip-top condition. We also don't let them get older than 5 years of age.

Our Vehicles
OUR equipment

All the gear. All the idea.

We are very proud to call our vehicles the best in Africa, for a self drive safari. Years of innovation from ourselves, professionals and our clients have gone into their set up, and our team in Africa ensure that they are in tip-top condition. We also don't let them get older than 5 years of age.

Our Vehicles
Navigation

Discovering the
road less travelled

Navigating the endless dirt tracks and washed out roads has always been one of the biggest challenges when traveling in Africa's wadis. In recent years Global Positioning Systems and Sat Nav pin point accuracy has opened up a whole new world in regards to wilderness navigation.

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24hr Global Support

Experts based in the UK & Africa

The Safari Drive team both in the UK and Africa are experts in their field, who provide the service and support you need. Available at all times and never out of reach, you will be supplied with a complimentary satellite phone for your safari.

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Itinerary of the month

Luxury Namibia

All our itineraries are tailor made, but here are some of our favourite routes and camp combinations.

Our Itineraries

Ready made or build your own

All our itineraries are tailor made, but here are some of our favourite routes and camp combinations.

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Self Drive Experiences

A self-drive safari doesn't mean you have to drive all the time. We encourage you to do much more! We can book any activity in any location, in any country, so whether you want to fly into Okavango Delta, do a walking safari in South Luangwa or fly to Mozambique, just let us know and we can include it in your itinerary.

Namibia

The African Continent

Want to travel three countries?

Travel one country in depth or travel from country to country, our fully equipped 4WD vehicles can cross international borders so you can have that extra freedom to explore.

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Where will you go next?

Africa awaits!

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