Crisney Lane 

Austin, TX United States
Mosaic Safaris, an independent affiliate of Departure Lounge Austin
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Travel Specialties
  • Safari
  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Food & Wine
  • River Cruising

Selling Travel Since
  • English
  • French

My Background

Just as my company name - Mosaic Safaris - suggests, my travel journey comprises a myriad of experiences which I love to share with others.

Africa is my passion. I was there to witness the dawning of Mandela's new South Africa and I have travelled the length of the continent, from Cape Town to Cairo, visiting 23 countries along the way. I know the continent's finest and most stunning places -- from the magnificent Victoria Falls and the wide open plains of the Serengeti to a near-sacred gorilla experience and the best spots for wildlife viewing in each country... Oh, how I could go on!

And so I have, expanding my travels to another 27 countries around the world where I have explored many of the world's great destinations (and lesser known ones too): the secrets of the Americas, the allure of New Zealand, Australia's splendor and the richness of Europe's heritage.

Since 2012, I have melded these fabulous experiences to tailor hundreds of bespoke luxury travel adventures for people just like you -- with more than 100 journeys to Africa! In the process, I have become a certified South Africa specialist (FUNDI), a Kenya Tourism specialist (KATS) and an Australia Specialist.

My client testimonies are my prized credentials. Please drop me a line and I will happily share those with you.

And tell me...where in the world would YOU like to go?

Places I Have Traveled

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Fantastic Trip!

By: Sylvester

Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2018

What a gift to travel with a leader who is so knowledgeable of the locations you are visiting! Not only did she arrange for the accommodations and adventures at three different venues, she organized each opportunity with detail and excitement. I would strongly recommend her talents to anyone traveling to Africa - or anywhere for that matter!
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By: Larry

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2018

There are no words to express my feelings about my recent trip to Zimbabwe and South Africa. I have traveled a great deal - even 80 times to Europe. But I had never been to Africa before and it exceeded by far any of my great expectations. Crisney of Mosaic Safarais out of Austin, Texas, put the trip together for a private group of ten people, all friends. From the time we left Dallas to our return 12 days later, everything was arranged in a superb way. The accommodations were over-the-top, so African yet so luxurious. Our local guides and rangers on our safaris were first class and so personable. The food, the sightseeing, the adventures were simply amazing. There is no way anyone could have a better trip to these destinations than we did. The personal touch as well as her incredible knowledge of people and places in South Africa and Zimbabwe was simply amazing. On a scale of one to ten I would rank Crisney as an eleven. We are in awe of our incredible journey.
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South Africa

By: caper

Reviewed on: 10 Mar 2018

She planned everything very well -- top of the line accommodations, sights, and food!
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South Africa

By: Peggy

Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2018

It was a great pleasure to have the leadership and compassion of Crisney Lane. She guided and mothered all of us through many airports and stops along the way. In addition, I fell at the beginning of the trip and she saw to it that I was taken care of and had wheel chairs for my injured knee. Her kindness and smiles were constant throughout this wonderful trip to a land 9,000 miles away from home.
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Great Travel Advisor

By: Thomas Hudson

Reviewed on: 13 Apr 2018

Terrific. Very thoughtful and helpful.

Curated the perfect South Africa Trip

By: Mark

Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2018

Crisney took the time to fully understand my objectives, desires, personal travel preferences and budget, She then crafted an itinerary, reviewed the details and established appropriate expectation (while leaving room to exceed the expectations). She was available for periodic questions in preparation for the trip. The result was a perfectly executed 15 day adventure that met (and mostly exceeded) all my expectations. It was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream and has left lifelong memories. Great Job!
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South Africa/Botswana Safari

By: Candace

Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2018

Working with Crisney was an absolute pleasure during all stages of our planning and our trip!

Crisney is the BEST EVER1

By: Crisney's #1 fan

Reviewed on: 22 Sep 2018

Crisney is like Mary Poppins - practically perfect in every way! She made our trip perfect.


By: Kathy

Reviewed on: 26 Sep 2018

Crisney was perfect in every way! Attentive to detail, listen closely to what we wanted and delivered completely. The trip was seamless and exactly as described.

Wild Family Adventure

By: DebbieG

Reviewed on: 06 Feb 2019

Crisney took all of the stress out of the planning. We shared our expectations and what we wanted to experience on our trip. Crisney helped us put it all together and make sure our wish list was realistic, she also made sure our travel connections were planned efficiently. Our African Safari was the trip of a lifetime and we will have many wonderful memories to share for many years to come. Can't wait to plan the next one.

The Only Option!

By: Dubya

Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2019

Crisney and her amazing staff are able to craft travel experiences that deliver exactly what you hope for...and beyond! Their attention to detail is that lost art you wish everyone else had. Have no doubt: they are the best!

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  • - Special perks and extra amenities
  • - An experienced travel guide whom you can rely on before, during, and after the trip
  • - Exclusive luxury resorts and properties
  • - Once in a lifetime experiences

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