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Mobile Safaris in Africa

A mobile safari in Africa is your chance to relive the golden age of exploration. Led by the continent's most knowledgeable and experienced guides, you'll be totally immersed in some of nature's most pristine wild places, well away from the crowds. The real joy of a mobile safari, with its staff, equipment and all creature comforts in tow, is the ability to move with the action. Each dawn brings new horizons and thrilling animal encounters. Whether it's a classic mobile safari, a walking safari, canoe safari or flying safari, this is a purists wildlife experience made for adventurous souls.

Much less camping, much more 'glamping', your mobile safari will have a full complement of support staff and equipment to make your stay feel like home from home. Accommodation ranges from simple dome tents to large luxury Meru-style affairs, all comfortably furnished with beds with linen sheets.

Lasting between four and 12 nights, a mobile safari can be privately guided or part of a small group which makes it perfectly suited to families and multi-generational groups, friends, couples and solo travelers interested in veering off of the beaten path.

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Family Vacation Off the Beaten Track in Zimbabwe

Singita Pamushana, Gonarezhou, Lake Kariba & Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe is a fantastic country for a family adventure this itinerary combines some of the most comfortable lodges in the country at Changa and Singita Pamushana with the more wild and adventurous Gonarezhou Bush Camps and ending in The Victoria Falls.

Best for: Adventure, Family, Wildlife, Eco/ethical tourism

Great Guiding in Southern Africa

Victoria Falls, Mana Pools, Hwange and the Quirimbas Archipelago

Great guiding can make or break a safari, at Scott Dunn we believe this extends beyond the bush, to the beach. Let some of the best guides in Southern Africa bring their unique environments alive and give you an unforgettable vacation experience.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Eco/ethical tourism, Wildlife

Ngorongoro, The Great Migration and Jungle Chimps - Original Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti & Lake Victoria

Experience the very best of Tanzania with this adventure packed itinerary starting with two nights at the spectacular Ngorongoro Crater and four nights following the Great Migration in the Serengeti and finishing with four nights at Rubondo Island Lodge.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Wildlife, Eco/ethical tourism

Letaka Northern Highlights Mobile Safari

Chobe National Park, Khwai Community Area, Moremi Game Reserve

An incredible 10 day adventure taking in Botswana's wildlife highlights including Chobe National Park, Khwai Concession and the Moremi Game Reserve on a fully-serviced mobile safari with groups never exceeding nine people for a personalized experience.

Best for: Adventure, Couples, Family, Off the beaten track

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