Trans Africa Safaris


Trans Africa Safaris

Specialists in the Art of African Travel Established in 1918, Trans Africa Safaris is one of the oldest tour companies in Africa. We are a boutique tour operator specializing in unique, well-conceived travel for discerning clients.

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Awesome tour guide


Reviewed on: 22 Jul 2016

We participated in the Winelands Tour and the Cape peninsula tour…both were perfect for our family and enjoyed tremendously by all. Andrew was so friendly and full of pertinent information about whatever activity we were doing or whatever location we were visiting. We asked him to join us for lunch on our last tour because his company was so pleasant and fun! Our flight back to the US was cancelled which created much stress for me, but one call to Trans Africa got everything handled smoothly in terms of rebooking our connecting flight and airport transportation, etc.
Travel Advisor:  Gabrielle Warncke

expert friendly service

By: T&M

Reviewed on: 21 Nov 2016

Couldn't have asked for more,, great service! "perfect"
Travel Advisor:  Alfred Volden


By: Elle

Reviewed on: 10 Apr 2017

Very nice planning. There was a snafu with our flight discovered the day before travel, but they were able to fix it and we didn't have any problems while traveling.
Travel Advisor:  Ann Caraway

tour operator

By: Nancy

Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2017

Trans Africa Safaris did a wonderful job. I met Cheryl and spoke with Sharon. All logistics fit together seamlessly. Sharon kept in touch by phone and provided excellent guides and accommodations. This type of trip could not have been arranged by me, or I think most other travelers, on my own.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Kellogg

Americans is Africa

By: Ashley

Reviewed on: 30 Jun 2017

Trans Africa was "there" tracking our trip progress from the moment we landed in Joburg. The seamless hand-off from one guide to the next made our travels so relaxing. We loved the hotels and reserves that they chose for us!
Travel Advisor:  Catherine Conn

michael's trip

By: michael

Reviewed on: 11 Oct 2017

The Thornybush safari experience could not have been better ,the Ranger allocated to us , Hennie , was particularly enthusiastic and experienced and good . he achieved marvellous results for us almost above and beyond reasonable expectations . The Joburg guide was very knowledgable and helpful .


By: Funkidivagirl

Reviewed on: 04 Dec 2017

I found Trans Africa Safaris provided excellent tours and tour guides. Everything was first rate and top notch. They were were responsive to my many questions and when we had trouble while on tour. I would recommend them to friends and other travelers.
Travel Advisor:  Monica Maslia



Reviewed on: 01 Apr 2018

Checked in often making sure I was comfortable .
Travel Advisor:  Russell Wagenaar

southern Africa vacation

By: goldenbone

Reviewed on: 07 Apr 2018

This was a VERY complex trip, with lots of places to go and stay. We can not say enough about how perfectly every aspect was handled. We were literally never without a private guide or assistant. We've visited all 7 continents and 93 countries and this was the best executed tour ever! Hats off to Trans Africa Safaris!

Africa Safaris

By: Hansen Family

Reviewed on: 23 Apr 2018

We followed the recommendation of our travel advisor, we were very satified with the service. The Tintswalo Safari Lodge and safari experience was five star, excellent staff and service. Prompt transfer from Hoedspruit Airport and very helpful pre-travel advise.

Fantastic South Africa Experience

By: alice1

Reviewed on: 07 May 2018

The guide, tours and accommodations Georgia set up were outstanding.
Travel Advisor:  Georgia Schley Ritchie


By: Leigh

Reviewed on: 06 Oct 2018

Good knowledge of Africa Complete intergrated itinerary


By: Lkatz

Reviewed on: 19 Oct 2018

Our trip was amazing and went on without a single hitch. they put together a wonderful trip for us.
Travel Advisor:  Robin Fox


By: Rachel

Reviewed on: 20 Apr 2019

Our travel guide with Trans Africa absolutely made our trip unforgettable. He was extremely professional but fun and easy going. We always felt safe and comfortable with him. It was so lovely to see the Cape from his perspective and hear all of the interesting stories he had about every place we went! He was truly amazing and when we go back we will definitely request him!!!!
Travel Advisor:  Gabrielle Warncke

Cape Town/ Boswana

By: fritz

Reviewed on: 21 May 2019

Excellent - Everybody was super nice and helpful and always on time Our guide in Cape Town was super sweet and knowledgeable - really enjoyed his company. Would use them again any time
Travel Advisor:  Barbara Clements

Best trip ever


Reviewed on: 20 Nov 2019

From the moment we decided to go to east Africa again and Linda Buck introduced us to Trans Africa Safaris , we knew we were in the right hands. Johann at Trans Africa planned an itinerary for us that included all intra air travel and stays at four different safari camps and it was so well planned that we never changed a thing ! It was perfect and we didn't change a thing. Truly a fabulous trip . We highly recommend Trans Africa Safaris.
Travel Advisor:  Linda Buck

Africa trip

By: Orange mandarin

Reviewed on: 03 Mar 2020

Everything was great! We had someone guiding us along the way and we navigated the different locations without a single problem. All the camps were wonderful but I think the one in Rwanda and the ol Donyo were our favorites. In fact we would have loved to stay at ol Donyo an extra night and skip Hemingways in Nairobi along with the elephant and giraffe rescue places. They weren’t really worth the time spent!
Travel Advisor:  Linda Buck

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