Couples Safari Holidays

Everyone remembers their first safari. Hearing the trumpeting of an elephant echo across the savanna, or the magical experience of glimpsing a mother leopard playing with her newborn cub. Gazing across a clear night sky full of stars as you regale the whole lodge with your wildlife sightings from the day. As a couple, these are the moments you’ll never forget.

Couples wildlife and safari

Or, perhaps it’s not a traditional couples safari you’re after. Maybe you’ve dreamt of searching for sloths in the Costa Rican rainforest or snorkelling with turtles in the otherworldly Galápagos Islands. Whatever kind of wildlife adventure you seek as a couple, we’ll make it happen, all under the passionate and knowledgeable guidance of the very best rangers and wildlife guides in the world.

At Scott Dunn, our travel experts have all the insider knowledge on the top wildlife destinations, as well as genuine and meaningful connections with locals, allowing us to craft a bespoke experience that’s just for you. So what are you waiting for? It’s time to get back to nature and start planning your perfect couples safari holiday or animal experience...

The Best Destinations for Couples Safari Holidays

Dreaming of taking an intrepid hike through the Amazon Rainforest and discovering the fruitful array of biodiversity there? Or perhaps you’re longing to spot leopards, lions, and giraffes on your first couples safari in Kenya. From wildlife-rich Guatemala and Sri Lanka to the jaw-dropping beauty of New Zealand, we’ll find the best destination for your couples holiday.

Experience the best of mother nature with our handpicked selection of accommodation - from intimate river camps to luxury beach lodges. Our travel experts will go the extra mile to ensure your couples safari holiday is unlike any other, with tailor-made itineraries and experiences based on your personal preferences.

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Anantara Kihavah Maldives Resort

Anantara Kihavah Maldives Resort

Baa Atoll, Maldives

Surrounded by pristine blue seas and powdery white sand, Anantara Kihavah is nestled in the Baa Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere reserve, home to abundant marine life where ocean lovers can enjoy snorkelling and diving amongst the vibrant coral reefs.

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Ikuka Safari Camp

Ikuka Safari Camp

Ruaha National Park, Tanzania

High on the Mwagusi escarpment in Ruaha National Park, Ikuka Safari Camp is an intimate, secluded camp with just six tents under thatched roofs. With uninterrupted views across the savannah, Ikuka offers the quintessential African wilderness experience.

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Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch Inn

CA-1, Big Sur, California, United States of America

Perched 1200 feet up on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Post Ranch Inn is an architectural gem, and seamlessly blends understated rustic luxury, immaculate cuisine and astounding service.

Couples Eco/ethical tourism Spa & health
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Mandapa A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Mandapa A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Located just outside the centre of Ubud, Mandapa A Ritz Carlton Reserve is a fabulous property offering a selection of luxury villas and suites and is a great choice for guests looking to explore Bali's cultural hub.

Couples Culture Villa Adventure
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Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Wild Coast Tented Lodge

Yala National Park, Sri Lanka

Recently opened, Wild Coast Tented Lodge is Resplendent Ceylon's latest addition. Close to Yala National Park on Sri Lanka's South Coast, this luxury lodge will be made up of 36 luxury cocoon tents surrounded by incredible wildlife.

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Gal Oya Lodge

Gal Oya Lodge

Gal Oya National Park, Sri Lanka's National Parks, Sri Lanka

Gal Oya Lodge is set on the outskirts of Gal Oya National Park towards Sri Lanka's east coast. Built from locally-sourced natural materials with furniture made by local craftsmen, the nine-bedroom lodge really gives guests a sense of its surroundings.

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Kafunta River Lodge

Kafunta River Lodge

South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Kafunta River Lodge is located on the border of the South Luangwa National Park, overlooking a permanent lagoon.

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Nxai Pan Camp

Nxai Pan Camp

Nxai Pans, Makgadikgadi and the Kalahari, Botswana

Nxai Pan is situated on a fascinating fossil pan of the same name, overlooking beautiful grasslands so typical of this area. The game viewing is excellent, and the camp offers a true contrast to the Okavango Delta and other areas of Botswana.

Couples Adventure Wildlife
Sorrel River Ranch

Sorrel River Ranch

Moab, The Southwest, United States of America

Idyllically set on the banks of the Colorado River beneath weathered red rock mesas in an area made famous by John Wayne, Sorrel River Ranch is a spectacular place to experience the countless adventure opportunities of Utah’s rivers, canyons and desert.

Adventure Off the beaten track Couples Eco/ethical tourism
Loggers Lodge

Loggers Lodge

Harads, Swedish Lapland

In the heart of Swedish Lapland lies Loggers Lodge, a warm and welcoming cabin made for two, surrounded by trees, streams and breathtaking scenery. This is the perfect spot for those looking to really get away from it all.

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Extraordinary Tanzania

Extraordinary Tanzania

Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti

Let us take you on an extraordinary journey through northern Tanzania, where you’ll witness spellbinding landscapes and encounter astonishing wildlife throughout your trip. We’ve hand selected some of the most highly regarded luxury camps in the country, to make sure every aspect of the trip promises unparalleled experiences, expert guiding and...

Adventure Couples Wildlife

GBP £8,200 pp

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14 nights
Ultimate Zambia

Ultimate Zambia

Victoria Falls, Lower Zambezi, South Luangwa and Lake Malawi

Let us take you on an extraordinary journey through Zambia, starting with the mighty Victoria Falls before an exclusive wildlife experience in the Lower Zambezi, with a final safari stop in the enchanting Luangwa Valley. We’ll top your adventure off with a private beach retreat in Lake Malawi. We’ve hand selected some of the most highly regarded...

Couples Wildlife Adventure

GBP £13,300 pp

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17 nights
Bears, Ranch & Rockies - Canada Uncovered

Bears, Ranch & Rockies - Canada Uncovered

Calgary, Banff, Jasper, Clearwater, Ashcroft, Whistler, Vancouver

This in-depth, thrill-a-minute itinerary is just the ticket for an epic summertime holiday exploring the best of Canada’s great outdoors. Experience off-the-beaten track “cowboy country”, visit the iconic Rocky Mountains and discover some of the country’s lesser visited but arguably even more impressive National Parks.

Adventure Couples Wildlife

GBP £4,200 pp

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9 nights
Extraordinary Namibia

Extraordinary Namibia

Victoria Falls, The Caprivi & NamibRand Nature Reserve

Fall into infinity in the land of never-ending horizons. Step away from the ordinary as you explore the hidden corners of Namibia, capture the moment in handpicked hotels where it’s impossible to take a bad photo. Glide along the languid waters of Caprivi by boat, where elephants roam along the banks and lions call in the distance. Feel your breath...

Adventure Couples Off the beaten track Wildlife

GBP £7,800 pp

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12 nights
Ultimate Tanzania

Ultimate Tanzania

Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Zanzibar

A luxurious and iconic trip taking in some of Tanzania's true highlights and staying at some of the best properties in East Africa. Explore the Rift Valley's wildlife-rich national parks, Masai culture and dramatic scenery, before flying to a pristine beach on the east coast of Zanzibar.

Diving Snorkelling Wildlife

GBP £17,000 pp

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14 nights
Exceptional Victoria Falls, Botswana & Mozambique

Exceptional Victoria Falls, Botswana & Mozambique

Victoria Falls, Linyanti, Okavango Delta & Benguerra Island

Dive into elegance on this exclusive and luxurious tour of Southern Africa that bursts with properties that step away from the norm. Gaze in awe at the majesty of Victoria Falls as it thunders over the brink, search for lions as they stalk the channels of the Okavango before the impossibly soft powder white sands of Mozambique’s irresistible...

Adventure Wildlife Couples

GBP £17,600 pp

9 nights
Family Fun in the Rockies

Family Fun in the Rockies

Jackson Hole, Yellowstone National Park, Montana Cowboy Country

There's nowhere quite like Montana and Wyoming for dramatic landscapes and wide-open spaces. Here, you can enjoy active adventures including fly fishing and horse riding while the breathtaking unspoilt wilderness of the Rocky Mountains forms a dramatic backdrop.

Couples Riding Wildlife

GBP £8,200 pp

13 nights
Imagine Uganda

Imagine Uganda

Murchison Falls, Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable Forest & Jinja

Let us take you on a journey through Uganda. This trip presents some truly spectacular wildlife encounters. Float down the Nile River observing crocodiles and hippos in Murchison Falls. Admire the energetic behaviour of chimpanzees in Kibale Forest. Join lion researchers in Queen Elizabeth National Park. Trek through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and...

Adventure Wildlife Couples Off the beaten track

GBP £12,200 pp

13 nights
Guatemala and Belize Uncovered

Guatemala and Belize Uncovered

Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal, Mountain Pine Ridge, Orange Walk District

Uncover the fascinating history and rich biodiversity of these two very different awe-inspiring countries. Explore colonial cities, visit bustling local markets, glide across lakes flanked by smoking volcanoes, discover ancient ruins and observe wildlife hidden in the jungle.

Adventure Couples Culture Off the beaten track

GBP £4,000 pp

12 nights
Kenya Uncovered

Kenya Uncovered

Nairobi & Maasai Mara

Delve into the wilderness of a private conservancy in the famous Maasai Mara, getting up close to spectacular wildlife and chasing those almighty African sunsets while staying in a stylish safari camp. Top this off with an indulgent stay on Kenya’s radiant coastline and take to the ocean on a kayak or simply spend your days basking on Watamu Beach....

Beach Couples Diving Fishing

GBP £7,000 pp

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