Adventure awaits in the land of the Big Five with our range of holidays. From lodge accommodated to overland-style trips, we bring you the very best of Africa.

Covering almost a quarter of the Earth's land surface, it's no surprise that Africa is a land of incredible contrast from the vast deserts to the lush jungles, the rugged mountains to the idyllic coastlines, home to some of the animal kingdom's most popular characters.

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In East Africa you'll discover the famed migration of Tanzania and the jumping tribes of Kenya's Masai Mara. Head further south for the epic sand dunes of Namibia, the great delta system of Botswana, the spectacular parks of Zimbabwe and the stunning coastal drives of South Africa. Trek in search of the mountain gorilla, track down the Big Five in Africa’s leading game reserves or simply laze on the stunning white beaches of Zanzibar or Mozambique.

As an experienced tour operator in East and Southern Africa, On The Go offer a wide range of African adventures from overland camping expeditions to small group, lodge accommodated safaris.

Upcoming Africa Safari Tours and Holidays

Africa Budget Overland Camping Safaris

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Falls to Namibia

10 days | FROM USD $795

Kick off at Victoria Falls, get up close to the wildlife rich Chobe...

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Namibia to Falls

10 days | FROM USD $795

Depart Windhoek on a 10 day safari through Botswana. Meet the San...

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Best of Kenya & Tanzania

11 days | FROM USD $1,795

From Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the...

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Zebras & Zanzibar

11 days | FROM USD $1,195

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Go wild in...

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Jo'burg to Falls

12 Days | FROM USD $895

Starting in Jo'burg and South Africa's world famous Kruger National...

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Gorilla and Game Trek

15 days | FROM USD $1,195

Trek through lush jungle in search of mountain gorillas. Experience...

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Falls to Joburg

12 days | FROM USD $895

Kicking off at the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and travelling...

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Cape to Namibia

14 days | FROM USD $895

Depart from the 'Mother City' of Cape Town and head north up to...

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Namibia to Cape

14 days | FROM USD $895

Travelling from the capital Windhoek, experience the very best of...

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East Africa Encompassed

16 days | FROM USD $2,395

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East...

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Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

16 days | FROM USD $1,295

Starting off at the magnificent Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, travel...

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Zanzibar to Zimbabwe

16 days | FROM USD $1,295

From Dar es Salaam, enjoy sun, sea and sand on the tropical island of...

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Cape to Falls

22 days | FROM USD $1,295

From Cape Town to the adventure capital of the world, Victoria Falls,...

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Falls to Cape

22 days | FROM USD $1,295

Southern Africa at its best. Kick off at Victoria Falls, spot game at...

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Wildlife Express

22 days | FROM USD $1,695

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Wildlife Express Northbound

22 days | FROM USD $1,695

Take a walk on the wild side. Track the African elephant, lion,...

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Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days | FROM USD $2,195

From the wilds of the Masai Mara, to gorillas in Uganda, safari in the...

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Gorilla Trek & Tanzania Northbound

25 days | FROM USD $2,195

Start your African adventure with a taste of the tropics on the...

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Wildlife, Falls and Beaches

27 days | FROM USD $2,995

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take...

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Kenya to Kruger

33 days | FROM USD $2,195

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check...

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Kruger to Kenya

33 days | FROM USD $2,195

Travel from Johannesburg to Nairobi, enjoy a real African adventure ...

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Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days | FROM USD $2,695

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back...

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Big Five Explorer Safari Northbound

36 days | FROM USD $2,695

Starting at Victoria Falls, Africa's adrenaline capital and finishing...

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An African Adventure

37 days | FROM USD $2,395

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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An African Adventure Southbound

37 days | FROM USD $2,395

See the best of Africa, from its magnificent craters, dune-filled...

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Kenya to Cape

43 days | FROM USD $2,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African...

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Cape to Kenya

43 days | FROM USD $2,695

Embark on an overland journey across almost half the African Continent...

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The Big Overlander

47 days | FROM USD $3,495

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up...

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The Big Overlander Northbound

47 days | FROM USD $3,495

Discover seven different countries, travelling from South Africa...

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Great African Expedition

57 days | FROM USD $3,895

An epic expedition that heads south from Kenya via Uganda to Cape...

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Great African Expedition North

57 days | FROM USD $3,895

An epic 57 day expedition travelling through South Africa, Namibia,...

Africa Handpicked Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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Namibia, Botswana and Falls

15 days | FROM USD $3,995

Embark upon an amazing 2 week adventure in Southern Africa. From...

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Falls, Botswana and Namibia

15 days | FROM USD $3,995

Heading south from the majestic Victoria Falls venture through the...

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Gorilla Express

4 days | FROM USD $4,495

Head into the lush Rwandan jungle in search of the world’s largest...

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Wonders of the Garden Route

8 days | FROM USD $1,545

Discover the highlights of the southern coast of South Africa, known...

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Kenya Wildlife Week

7 days | FROM USD $2,495

Go wild for a week in Kenya on this comfortable lodge accommodated...

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Tanzania Wildlife Week

7 days | FROM USD $3,445

An exhilarating 7 day safari, visiting Tanzania's Lake Manyara,...

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Botswana Lodge Explorer

11 days | FROM USD $3,095

Starting in Maun take in the best of Botswana from the fascinating...

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1000 Views of Madagascar

12 days | FROM USD $3,095

An island of adventure! Discover rare lemurs, colourful tribes,...

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Botswana Untouched

13 days | FROM USD $4,095

From Jo’burg to Victoria Falls, game drive through Botswana’s...

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Kenya & Tanzania Trails

13 days | FROM USD $5,995

Explore six of East Africa's finest national parks on a wildlife...

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World in One Country

20 days | FROM USD $3,345

The South African safari that has it all! Exciting wildlife,...

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Cape, Namibia & Falls

24 Days | FROM USD $5,145

Spend 3 weeks travelling from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Traverse...

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Falls, Namibia & Cape

24 Days | FROM USD $5,145

Head south from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe to Africa's 'Mother City'...

Africa Independent Safari Holidays

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Victoria Falls Experience

3 days | FROM USD $545

Visit Zimbabwe’s spectacular Victoria Falls, one of the Seven...

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Cape Town Experience

4 days | FROM USD $995

Enjoy a four day city break in captivating Cape Town - South...

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Simply Zanzibar

5 days | FROM USD $995

From the historic Stone Town in the old part of Zanzibar City to the...

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Garden Route Self Drive

6 days | FROM USD $945

Drive along South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route, from cosmopolitan...

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Kenya Up Close

8 days | FROM USD $3,895

Combining Kenya's rugged north, the beautiful Rift Valley, Samburu...

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Wild About Tanzania

10 days | FROM USD $5,995

On this comfortable safari, see the herds of elephants in Tarangire...

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Namibia Self Drive

12 days | FROM USD $3,145

With the adventure capital Swakopmund, the wildlife of Etosha National...

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The Best of East Africa

12 days | FROM USD $8,695

This is the ultimate East African Safari taking you from the foothills...

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Tanzania Safari & Beach

14 days | FROM USD $6,595

A perfect combination of safari and relaxation, visiting Lake Manyara...

Africa Handpicked Overland Accommodated Safaris

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Cape Town to Windhoek

13 days | FROM USD $2,495

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Starting in the beautiful city of Cape...

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Windhoek to Cape Town

13 days | FROM USD $2,495

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Travelling from the Namibia capital of...

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Windhoek, Okavango & Falls

10 days | FROM USD $1,895

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: From the vibrant Namibian capital of...

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Falls, Okavango & Windhoek

10 days | FROM USD $1,895

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: From the thunderous Victoria Falls head to...

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Falls, Botswana and Kruger

12 days | FROM USD $2,045

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Explore some of Southern Africa's most...

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Kruger, Botswana and Falls

12 days | FROM USD $2,045

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: This 12 day Accommodated Overland tour...

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Falls, Deltas and Dunes

22 days | FROM USD $4,145

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: Travelling south from Victoria Falls,...

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Dunes, Deltas and Falls

22 days | FROM USD $4,145

ACCOMMODATED OVERLAND TOUR: From Table Mountain to Victoria Falls,...

Africa Handpicked Safari Holidays

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Kruger Walking Safari

4 days | FROM USD $1,895

On this unique safari, go in search of wildlife in Greater Kruger...

Africa Independent Lodge Accommodated Safaris

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Elephant Lodge Safari

7 days | FROM USD $2,645

Enjoy game drives in two of the world's finest national parks - Chobe...

Africa Active Overland Camping Safaris

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Mt Kilimanjaro Climb

8 days | FROM USD $4,145

Reach for the skies and climb to the summit of the world’s tallest...

Africa Tailor-made Holidays

It doesn’t matter what you are looking for from your tailor made safari in Africa – big five spotting, tribal village visits, beach time relaxing or evening climbing Kilimanjaro – we’re on hand to help create the perfect Africa trip for you.

We’ll suggest the best game parks to visit, the best time to travel to Africa and some extra unique local experiences that will really make your African holiday very special.

Explore the best of Eastern and Southern Africa

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Spotting the Big Five in Africa
Wildlife safari guide

Africa has some of the best wildlife on the planet from big cats to massive elephants and from the unpredictable buffalo to the rare black rhino. The Big Five are always high on people's bucket list for things to see but there's plenty more magnificent creatures to meet on safari in Africa and our handy wildlife guide tells you all you need to know from where to go for which animals and when best to go.

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10 Interesting Facts About the Sahara Desert

August 20, 2019 • Hannah Lane

Covering the majority of northern Africa, the Sahara is the world’s most famous desert. But...

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Where to See the Lion King Characters in the Wild

July 11, 2019 • Hannah Lane

The live-action remake of The Lion King is soon to be hitting cinemas, with its iconic characters...

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Five Great Reasons to Go to Zimbabwe

May 28, 2019 • Thomas Fleming

Zimbabwe is a country that many have heard of, but often know very little about. It doesn’t always...