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.
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.
Costa Rica, Central America
Known as the ’Rich Coast’, Costa Rica is a land of mist-shrouded cloud forests, rivers, wild beaches, exotic wildlife and majestic volcanoes.
Soaring mountains, ancient glaciers, huge forests, unique wildlife and superb beaches...what's not to love?
Galapagos Islands, South America
The wildlife is truly phenomenal and the scenery, which is barren and volcanic, is hauntingly beautiful...it really is one of those bucket list destinations.
Sri Lanka, Asia
Sri Lanka simply has it all: tropical beaches, cooler mountainous, monumental waterfalls, incredible wildlife, tea plantations, fabulous food and diverse culture featuring time old ancient sites.
The evocative country is the home and iconic heartland of 'safari', and holds a special place in the hearts of Africa-lovers.
Guatemala, Central America
Mountainous landscapes dotted with pristine lakes make Guatemala a rich and diverse destination, encompassing vibrant Indian cultures, Mayan ruins, towering volcanoes and pine-forested hills.
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.
Silversea Silver Explorer
Visit The Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Discover Antarctica in absolute comfort and style with Silversea's premium expedition ship, Silver Explorer. Travel on this ice-strengthened vessel around the Antarctic Peninsula, accompanied by specialist guides.
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.
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.
Silversea Silver Cloud Arctic
Undoubtedly one of the most luxurious ships to cruise the Arctic, the Silversea Silver Cloud is perfect for an introduction to the Arctic, boasting a Relais & Chateaux restaurant, highly attentive staff and suite-style accommodation.
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.
Mahale Mountains, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania
Greystoke Mahale enjoys a breathtaking position on a golden beach along the shores of Lake Tanganyika, sheltered by the lush forest of the Mahale Mountains. This isolated setting is home to the world's largest known population of chimpanzees.
Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile
Ultra-luxurious, Awasi Patagonia provides an unrivalled base for private excursions into spectacularly wild and remote Torres del Paine National Park, and consists of fourteen stylishly spacious villas with sweeping views and state of the art facilities.
Sierra Nevada and the Caribbean Coast, Colombia
Perched spectacularly overlooking swathes of dense jungle, coffee fields and the distant Caribbean Sea, Casa Oropéndola is a beautiful private lodge in the heart of Colombia's Sierra Nevada cloudforest which provides an exclusive and remote retreat.
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.
Tarangire National Park, Northern Tanzania
Kuro Tarangire is an eco-friendly dry seasonal camp, set in a grove of acacia trees, in the central part of Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, within easy reach of the main river and Silale and Gursi Swamps.
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...
GBP £8,400 pp
Family Fun in the Rockies
United States of America
There's nowhere quite like Montana and Wyoming for dramatic landscapes and wide-open spaces. Experience the breathtaking Rocky Mountains while enjoying active adventures, under big sky's, within unspoilt wilderness.
GBP £8,200 pp
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...
GBP £11,500 pp
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.
GBP £4,400 pp
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.
GBP £4,300 pp
Nairobi, Maasai Mara & Kenya Coast
Delve into the wilderness of a private conservancy in the world famous Masai Mara, getting up close to spectacular wildlife and chasing those famous African sunsets. You’ll be staying in one of the most stylish safari camps around where you can spend your nights relishing on fine cuisine. Top this off with an indulgent stay on Kenya’s radiant...
GBP £6,600 pp
Ruaha National Park & Pemba Island
Fall into the romance of the African bush on this stylish Tanzanian journey that steps away from the crowds. Expect the extraordinary at these handpicked and owner-run luxury boutique lodges that break with convention. Venture through towering baobab trees in the golden evening light while elephants graze lazily in the distance. Dive into the...
GBP £7,700 pp
Culinary New England
Boston, Maine, Vermont & Connecticut
New England is the perfect romantic retreat with its stunning landscapes, idyllic villages and an array of delicious restaurants focused on farm to table seasonal produce. Take in Boston's exciting restaurant scene, lobster shacks and fine dining in Maine and Vermont, and take strolls in the beautiful country side or along long stretches of sandy...
GBP £4,400 pp
Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, Lower Zambezi, Kigali, Volcanoes National Park
This grand tour of Africa takes you to some of the most game rich regions in the south where you can enjoy a range of safari activities, from game drives to walking and boat safaris before you head east to the lush rainforests of Rwanda to find the mountain gorilla.
GBP £20,300 pp
Epic Baja California
La Paz, Isla Espiritu Santo, Todos Santos, Cabo San Lucas
Leap headfirst into this epic trip through stunning Baja California. Releasing your inner boho vibes you will be consumed by the splendour and aura of this vibrant region, staying in stylish chic properties whilst taking in natural scenery and wildlife around you. Surrendering life with these ultimate experiences as you plunge into all this trip...
GBP £6,200 pp