Whether travelling alone, or as part of a group, for business or leisure, allow Private Safaris to be your Guide as you explore Southern Africa!

Our Story

Private Safaris

Private Safaris is Africa’s top Destination Management Company, and here we have a heightened passion for service excellence and making dreams come true. Our team crafts exceptional holiday experiences in Southern Africa, using in-depth knowledge, creativity and meticulous planning. Discover Africa in style and at your own pace with our bespoke itineraries and services management, whether travelling alone, as part of a group, for business or leisure.

Private Safaris Southern Africa was founded in Cape Town, South Africa in 2003, and have since opened offices in Windhoek, Namibia. As we continued to grow, our source markets in turn grew with us and now includes Europe, Asia, Africa, South and North America.

Private Safaris Southern Africa continuously excels in arranging all aspects of destination management services in: South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius.

1989: Kuoni acquisition of Private Safaris DMC in Kenya

2003: Foundation of Private Safaris Ltd., Cape Town

2007: Extension of services to Namibia by founding a new entity in Windhoek

2016: In July, new CEO, Monika Iuel, takes the helm at Private Safaris Southern Africa

2017: In May, Thomas Cook (India) owned by?? (or another word therefore) Fairfox Financial Holdings Limited, acquires Private Safaris Southern Africa, along with other Kuoni Destination Management Companies


what we do


Individual Travel

For travel plans as unique as you are.


Group Travel

Travel in a group, welcomed as a friend



Motivating & rewarding your employees.



For all your land based logistics.