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Experts in tailor-made African Safaris

Experts in tailor-made African Safaris

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Africa

Africa. Just the sound of the word conjures up images of wild places teeming with wildlife and undiscovered wonders: huge open plains, lush jungles, white sand beaches, coral reefs and snow-capped mountain ranges. The Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo), herds of plains game, brightly coloured birds and bountiful marine life. A rich array of options await the traveler looking for their African adventure.

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