What To Do

Wondering What To Do
On Your Africa Trip Or Africa Safari Tour?

Africa is a trip of a life time for most people. So why not make the most of your visit? Here is a list of the top things to do while you are on your Africa trip or safari tour. This is a list of what many consider to be some of Africa’s most life transforming experiences:

Masai Mara
Wildlife Safari – in Kenya

wildlife safari – in Tanzania

Robben Island
visiting the place where Mandela was imprisoned for most of his 26 years behind bars.

Swim with the dolphins
in Mozambique and off of Zanzibar in Tanzania

Visiting an African village
Senegal and Ghana

Sand dunes as high as mountains,
that sing and change color – in Namibia

Exploring the Slave Castles
Senegal and Ghana

Okavango Delta
a wildlife and wilderness Eden – a river that empties into a desert (the Kalahari), Botswana.

Night game drives
while on African wildlife safaris – South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Walking in the wild
walking safaris with rangers – South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia.

Apartheid Museum
travel back into South Africa’s troubled history – South Africa.

Trekking with Gorillas
observing, close up gorillas – Rwanda, Uganda.

Kruger National Park
wildlife safari – in South Africa.

Naming Ceremony
in an African village.

The following are not necessarily life transforming experiences but they are certainly enjoyable! They form some of Africa’s top destinations and fun things to do! Not in any particular order.

Cape Town – considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities – full of history and fun – South Africa.

Cape Winelands – Africa’s culinary capital – fine food and great wines – South Africa.

Chobe National Park –  this and Amboseli National Park in Kenya are the places to go if you love seeing lots of elephants.

Eastern Cape – in South Africa, region where Nelson Mandela was born, splendidly beautiful Indian Ocean coastline.

Garden Route –  ibeaches, lagoons, mountains, hiking trails, canoeing spots, whale watching, surfing – South Africa.

Kwa-Zulu Natal – legendary ancestral home of the Zulus, subtropical, great beaches, fine safaris, diverse and energe-tic Durban – South Africa.

Ngorongoro Crater –  not to be missed, one of the world’s most wonderful wildlife destinations – Tanzania.

Quirimbas Archipelago – the most splendid beaches anywhere – snorkel, scuba dive, fish, sail – a marine sanctuary – perfect honeymoon spot – Mozambique.

Sun City –  casinos, nightlife, superb golf and big game safari in malaria free Pilanesberg National Park.

Victoria Falls – one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the world – the world’s largest waterfall by volume – unforgettable – Zimbabwe and Zambia Park.

Zanzibar – great beaches – ideal honeymoon destination, snorkeling, scuba diving plus historic Stone Town, with its own slave history – Tanzania.

There are literally thousands of things to do on safari – here’s some of our favorites!

Take a HOT AIR BALLOON safari – See animals and dramatic scenery from above, SOSSUSVLEI, Serengeti, Masai Mara, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya

QUAD BIKE EXCURSIONS – Set out on a quad bike trail through the dunes, led by an experienced guide. Enjoy the solitude and majesty of the desert as the trail winds over the dunes and rocky outcrops, SOSSUSVLEI, Namibia

SCUBA DIVE in a Kelp Forest or the Sardine Run – Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique, South Africa, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Seychelles, Namibia

Cape Winelands – Africa’s culinary capital – fine food and great wines – South Africa.

Golf – African style on Gary Player and Ernie Els Courses – Gary Player, Ernie Els designed golf courses, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia

Apartheid Museum – See South Africa’s Past – Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

Mandela Museum – See His Soweto Home Visit Soweto – Meet the locals – Soweto Johannesburg, South Africa

Table Mountain – Explore one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World – Cape Town, South Africa

Visit the South Africa Jewish Museum – Learn about the history of South Africa’s Jews, Cape Town, South Africa

Explore one of the world’s finest wine regions – Explore one of the finest wine regions in the world, Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschoek, Cape Town, South Africa

See Great White Sharks – See and learn about Great Whites in their natural habitat, Gansbaai, South Africa

Explore Robben Island – Where Mandela spent most of his 26 years in prision – See where Mandela spent most of his 26 years in prison, Cape Town, South Africa

Surf Jeffrey’s Bay – World class surfing including J-Bay, South Africa

Experience a Zulu Village – South Africa

Pet a rescued cheetah at a wildlife sanctuary – South Africa

Kruger National Park – one of the oldest and best run of Africa’s Great Parks – South Africa

Okavango Delta – A Wildlife Garden of Eden Where Desert and Water Meet – Botswana

Chobe National Park – the unofficial Elephant Capital of Africa – Botswana

Victoria Falls – Adventure meets romance – Zimbabwe, Zambia

Serengeti National Park – A Crown Jewel of Nature. Home of the Great Migration – Tanzania

Kilimanjaro – See its disappearing snow cap – Tanzania

Lake Manyara National Park – see Africa’s Great Rift – Tanzania

Masai Mara National Park– Home of the Great Migration – Kenya

Amboseli National Park– Elephants with Kilimanjaro as a background – Kenya

Samburu National Park– exotic, sublime arid paradise – Kenya

Gombe – Tanzanian home of chimpanzees – Tanzania

Etosha National Park – Wonderful wildlife in a desert setting – Namibia

Elephant Back Safaris – ride ethically – Zimbabwe

Horse ride – amongst giraffe – South Africa

Cycle with Zebras

Track a Black Rhino – on foot

Help Save a Rhino or Elephant


White Water Rafting in the Mighty Zambezi River

Ride an ostrich! Yes, they are that big and that strong!

Zip lining across Bakata Gorge at Vic Fallsbak

Penguins in Africa? Yes, right outside Cape Town!

Walking Safaris – upclose with animals great and small

Visit Soweto – Meet the locals

Climb The World’s Tallest Sand Dunes – in World’s Oldest Desert – Explore the awe-inspiring sand dunes of Sossusvlei, one of the Namib Desert’s most scenic attractions. The dunes form part of the Namib Sand Sea, an endlessly undulating mass of orange, amber and ochre that makes up the biggest dune field south of the Sahara, SOSSUSVLEI, Namibia

STAR GAZING – See the Southern Cross and other stars of the Southern Sky – See the majestic Southern Sky with the Southern Cross, All the safari locations except Kenya.

Take A NIGHT GAME DRIVE – see nocturnal animals and predators prowl – At night, , the African bush comes to life with predators and other nocturnal creatures. Get the opportunity to observe fascinating species not normally encountered in daylight, All the safari locations

MAASAI VILLAGE VISIT – see ancient African traditions – be guided through the village by an English-speaking Maasai, who lives in the village. He will introduce your guests to the authentic, daily hustle and bustle of Maasai living, Kenya.

Let us help you have the best African tour or safari for you. Contact us by e mail – just click our Contact Us button and fill in the short travel planner. We will contact you with suggestions that meet your budget and interests.

We’ve been making African dream trips come true since 1998, we’d love to help you make yours come true as well.