Soar above Africa's open plains and experience the wilderness from a whole new perspective on an unforgettable flying safari. From gazing down at Rwanda’s rainforests to catching a glimpse of the buffalo roaming Botswana’s Okavango Delta, an aerial safari is truly the best way to see Africa’s varied landscapes. Take it all in from the comfort of your own private plane as your guide highlights the wonders beneath.
At Scott Dunn, we put you in touch with a travel expert who has all the insider knowledge to help you plan your ideal trip. Having experienced our flying safaris first-hand, our experts can recommend the best spots to see herds of elephants or watch a pack of hyenas on the hunt. Whether you’re traveling as a couple or a family group, we can arrange the perfect African flying safari for you.
The Best Destinations for African Flying Safaris
Do you dream of seeing giraffes in their natural habitat as you soar over The Maasai Mara? Or perhaps you want to catch sight of the famous shipwrecks on a Skeleton Coast flying safari? From the plains of Kenya to Namibia’s stunning red dunes, we’ll help you find the best destination for your safari vacation.
Botswana is a brilliant destination to view wildlife as Makgadikgadi Pans is a sanctuary for many bird species and enormous herds of migratory zebra.
The evocative country is the home and iconic heartland of 'safari', and holds a special place in the hearts of Africa-lovers.
From sand dunes and wild coastline to lush, river-fed plains and dramatic mountains, Namibia is a country of extraordinary and contrasting landscapes.
Rwanda's captivating natural features continue to draw visitors in, from Lake Kivu and Rwanda’s majestic volcanoes, to the acres of lush vegetation, verdant tea plantations and dense rainforest.
After a day of flying, it’s important to find the right place to unwind. That’s why our travel experts have selected some of the best accommodation across Africa. Relax at a luxurious riverside lodge or retreat to an intimate campsite with incredible views of the savanna - the choice is yours.
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp
Hoanib, Skeleton Coast, Namibia
Located in one of the most remote areas of the Kaokoveld, Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp boasts dramatic rugged landscapes dotted with the ancient welwitschia plant, dry riverbeds and seas of soft sand dunes.
Skeleton Coast, Namibia
Shipwreck Lodge offers unique accommodation amid the sweeping dunes of Namibia's Skeleton Coast and is the first to be built on the coast itself, providing a gateway for desert adventures and great alternative safaris.
African flying safari guides and inspiration
Ready to begin your flying safari adventure? Take a look at our collection of informative guides put together by our travel experts. With recommendations on what to do and where to stay, let us inspire you as you plan your flying safari.