Budget Travel in Africa African Budget Safaris
African Budget Safaris is an experienced team of African travel fanatics based in Cape Town, South Africa. Through years of bundu bashing up and down the African continent, we ve tried every tour and safari package under the sun to sort the diamonds from the rough.
With all this African travel experience under our belts we can guarantee that all of the adventure travel tours, budget safaris, camping safaris, overland packages, city short stay packages and self drive trips we carry are the best African budget travel packages available.
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How do I find the tour that’s right for me?
How to Find Your Tour
- Use the tour search to search tours by duration, type and destination.
- View all our tours organised by type and location here.
- Use our street map or safari map of Africa to plan your trip.
- Check out our regularly updated specials to get more African mileage for your money.
- Talk to one of our experts to answer any other questions and make your travel bookings.
Being Based in Cape Town Means We Know Our Stuff
From our base in Cape Town s Republic of Hout Bay we dedicate ourselves to bringing you the best value tours and safaris available on the African continent. Being close to the African destinations our tours visit means we have an intimate understanding of budget travel in Africa.
Whether it s hiking up the mighty Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, visiting the Smoke that Thunders in Victoria Falls, or diving with the Great White Sharks off the South African coastline – we have your African bases covered!
The Best Possible African Travel Prices
Our safari travel buying power means our tour prices are virtually unbeatable in the marketplace. Where many African travel companies like to splash out on fancy offices to impress clients, we prefer to save on running costs so that we can pass on the savings to our travellers.
We re pretty sure nobody comes to Africa to check out our offices, or at least we hope so!
See further down for a breakdown of the types of tours we offer.
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Tour of the Month
Tarangire, Serengeti Ngorongoro Tanzania Lodge Safari
This budget Tanzania lodge safari takes you game viewing in Tarangire, Serengeti National Park & Ngorongoro Crater on the famous Northern Safari Circuit.
African Budget Safaris is SATSA member no.1793
Our SATSA membership means that any deposit you pay to us comes with a third party financial guarantee.
Budget Safari Packages
There are numerous options for each country, these include Lodge style safaris to camping safaris to safaris aimed at travellers over the age of 50, as well as exclusive safaris that are aimed at travellers that are looking for that extra bit of comfort – you choose.
You are guaranteed to find a tour or safari to suite your needs and most importantly your budget.
Featured Budget Safari Packages
Best of Madagascar Beach Rainforests Tour
Travel through Madagascar’s beautiful terrain visiting rainforests, beaches and heritage sites along the way! A taste of this beautiful Island that will leave you wanting more!
Experience overlanding with African Budget Safaris. We have a large range of camping, fixed accommodation and exclusive overlanding options available. Each category covers most of East and Southern Africa so you really do have a wide choice or areas to explore. In addition we have Great budget travel specials and discounts that are unique to African Budget Safaris on offer.
Go off the beaten track with one of our African Overlanding options.
Featured Overland Safaris
Johannesburg to Nairobi Accommodated Overland Safari
Explore the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. See Victoria Falls, Lusaka, Chipata and South Luangwa National Park. Relax at Lake Malawi and ascend the Great Rift Valley. Explore Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and Kenya.
Short Stay Package
A perfect add on to any Safari ending or starting in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban or Victoria Falls.
The City Short Stay Tours are also great for travellers with limited time who want to make the most of their stay. The budget tours themselves are carefully put together to take in all the top highlights of the particular African destinations.
Featured Short Stay Package
Cape Town Adventure City Stay Package
A fantastic adrenalin and adventure filled few days in beautiful Cape Town. From the thrill of diving with Great White Sharks to the bliss of exploring the scenic Cape Wine Route, staying in a comfortable guesthouse!
Feeling energetic and want a cycling holiday in Africa, or would you prefer to spend your time in a 4×4 Landcruiser traversing this great continent? If you want a trip that is heavy on experience and light on gazing out the tour bus window, adventure travel is for you.
Check out the various Adventure Travel Tours on offer through African Budget Safaris and combine your passion with a fantastic African experience.
Featured Adventure Travel
5 Day Kruger Park Hiking Safari
A fully inclusive Kruger hiking Safari to South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park. A real bush experience, the perfect safari for active travellers to get up close and personal with Africa’s wildlife. Stay in a private game reserve in Greater Kruger.
Self Drive Tours
Self-drive holidays offer flexible itineraries, lower costs and virtually unlimited time for off the beaten path touring and sight-seeing.South Africa with its first world infrastructure is a great place for a self drive holiday.
Let us take the hassle out of arranging your accommodation and car hire and send you to the top places in South Africa with detailed route maps that will ensure your time here is a magical!
Featured Self Drive Tours
Self Drive Package – Garden Route from Cape Town to PE
The scenic Cape Town to Port Elizabeth self drive tour takes in top travel highlights of South Africa including Cape Town, the Cape Winelands, the Cape Whale Route and the Garden Route.