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At Discover Africa, we specialise in crafting luxury African safaris that are tailored to your unique preferences. Since 2002, our team of seasoned safari experts has extensively explored the diverse landscapes of southern and East Africa. We collaborate with the finest lodges, experienced guides, and dedicated local teams to design exclusive, unforgettable African safari adventures just for you. Join the thousands who have chosen Discover Africa to experience our majestic continent in style and comfort.

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    Our Africa safari experts are with you at every step of your epic journey.
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    Discover Africa is more than just a name; it’s a promise of authentic African safari experiences. Owned and run by passionate Africans, we have an intrinsic love and understanding of the continent.
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When to Go on Safari

January Highlights:

  • Big game viewing in Tanzania and Kenya, still in their dry seasons.
  • Gorilla trekking in Rwanda during its dry season.
  • Cape Town and the Garden Route are at their best, even in the rainy season.
  • Lush vegetation, spectacular scenery, and fewer visitors in many safari countries.
  • Wildebeest calving season in Southern Serengeti, Tanzania, attracting numerous predators.
  • Zebra migration in Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Botswana.
  • Ideal gorilla trekking conditions in Uganda during its drier period in January to February.

February Highlights:

  • Exceptional big game viewing in Tanzania and Kenya, escaping the heavy rains of other regions.
  • Thrilling predator action in the Southern Serengeti during the wildebeest calving season.
  • Ideal gorilla trekking conditions in East Africa during a dry spell between the long and short rains.
  • Botswana’s salt pans filling up and attracting an array of wildlife.
  • Cuteness overload with the presence of numerous baby animals in various regions.

March Highlights:

  • The Great Migration in Tanzania, with huge herds of wildebeest on the move.
  • Newborn wildebeest calves join the migration in the Southern Serengeti.
  • Excellent wildlife viewing in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Kruger National Park.
  • Fewer visitors in South Africa, providing a more exclusive experience.

April Highlights:

  • Witness the peak of the Great Migration’s activity in the Serengeti despite East Africa’s unpredictable weather.
  • Southern Africa’s safari areas thrive after the passing of the rains, offering lush green landscapes and exceptional birding opportunities.
  • Explore Botswana’s Okavango Delta as floodwaters arrive, providing unique dugout canoe experiences and rewarding walking safaris.
  • Victoria Falls reaches its peak flow, offering a humbling and awe-inspiring sight.
  • Enjoy walking safaris and game drives on Chief’s Island as wildlife retreats due to rising water levels in the Okavango Delta.

May Highlights:

  • The end of the green season in southern Africa, leading to clearer views and animals congregating around permanent water sources.
  • East Africa’s rainy crescendo: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania see their heaviest rainfall which presents a golden opportunity with low-season deals.
  • Beach getaways beckon: Mauritius and Mozambique offer dry days with comfortable temperatures.

June Highlights:

  • The transition from rainy to iconic ‘dry season’ across Africa.
  • Exceptional game-viewing experiences in Tanzania’s Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater.
  • Mystical gorilla trekking opportunities in Rwanda.
  • Prime safari encounters in southern Africa, notably in Zambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe.
  • Perfect beach retreats with clear days in Mozambique.
  • Dramatic wildebeest migration in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti, particularly the Grumeti River crossings in June and July.
  • The unparalleled sardine run on South Africa’s east coast, with billions of sardines being trailed by sharks, dolphins, whales, and seabirds.

July Highlights:

  • July is the optimal time for safaris across Africa, with every park in full swing.
  • Ideal conditions in Rwanda make gorilla trekking a prime activity in July.
  • The Indian Ocean boasts warm and calm waters in Mozambique
  • The Okavango Delta in Botswana has high water levels in the dry season, perfect for dugout-canoe trips.
  • Victoria Falls offers great photo opportunities with moderate water volumes
  • Massive herds of elephants convene in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park and around the Chobe River in Botswana.

August Highlights:

  • The Great Migration progresses from the northern Serengeti into Kenya, competing as the continent’s top safari spectacle.
  • Rwanda offers pristine gorilla trekking conditions with clear skies.
  • Southern territories, especially Botswana and Zambia, provide world-class safari experiences in August.
  • Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park attracts thousands of elephants.
  • The end of the dry season in Mana Pools is perfect for walking safaris.
  • Namaqualand, situated on the west coast, transforms from a semi-desert into a vast expanse of vibrant flowers.

September Highlights:

  • Exceptional wildlife viewing across the continent due to high concentrations of game in many parks.
  • Thrilling climax of the wildebeest migration, with epic river crossings in northern Tanzania and Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • Experience the annual whale festival in Hermanus offering the best opportunities to see these majestic giants.
  • Long dry season ending in Rwanda around mid-September, providing an optimal climate for various activities.
  • Rising temperatures in the Indian Ocean as the region moves out of winter, make it a great time for beachside activities.

October Highlights:

  • Exceptional wildlife viewing, with animals congregating at water sources.
  • Massive elephant herds gather along the Chobe River, offering incredible sightings.
  • Diverse species share waterholes in Namibia’s Etosha National Park, creating unique photo opportunities.
  • Thousands of hippos crowding the remaining river pools in Tanzania’s Katavi National Park.
  • Continuation of the wildebeest migration across the Masai Mara National Reserve.
  • The first rains of the season provide a refreshing break from the high temperatures of the dry season.
  • Rising temperatures in Mozambique and Mauritius as these countries move towards their summer months.

November Highlights:

  • Low visitor numbers for a more exclusive safari experience.
  • Discounted rates at lodges offer excellent value.
  • Lush landscapes and the return of vibrant greenery.
  • Fantastic birding with migratory species and birds in breeding plumage.
  • Sea turtles laying eggs on South Africa’s sandy beaches.
  • Start of summer in Mozambique and Mauritius with high temperatures and occasional afternoon thundershowers.

December Highlights:

  • Low visitor numbers for a more exclusive safari experience.
  • Discounted rates at safari lodges offer excellent value.
  • Lush landscapes and the return of vibrant greenery.
  • Fantastic birding with migratory species and birds in breeding plumage.
  • Sea turtles laying eggs on South Africa’s sandy beaches.
  • Start of summer in Mozambique and Mauritius.

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