Couples Safari Vacations
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 snorkeling 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 vacation 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 vacation.
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 vacation is unlike any other, with customized itineraries and experiences based on your personal preferences.
Silversea Silver Explorer
Discover Antarctica in absolute comfort and style with Silversea's premium expedition ship, Silver Explorer. Travel on this ice-breaker vessel around the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, accompanied by specialist guides.
Tordrillo Mountain Lodge
Alaska, United States of America
This remote mountain lodge lies amongst the Alaskan ridges and glaciers of the Tordrillo Range, an intimate and exclusive getaway with access to exceptional heli-skiing, fishing and glacier hiking in spectacular surrounds.
Silversea Silver Cloud
Undoubtedly one of the most luxurious ships to cruise Antarctica, the Silversea Silver Cloud is perfect for an introduction to the white continent, boasting a Relais & Chateaux restaurant, highly attentive staff and suite-style accommodation.
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.
Posada de las Flores Loreto
Loreto, Baja California, Mexico
Within easy reach of Loreto's beach, Posada de las Flores Loreto is a charming, family-run hacienda-style property providing comfortable accommodation and a welcoming atmosphere. There are just 15 rooms, each featuring antiques and local crafts.
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, KwaZulu Natal and the north coast, South Africa
Perched along the peaks of Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, Rhino Ridge commands sweeping views of the wilderness, where lions call at night and rhinos roam among the trees. Luxury and nature blend, for an inspiring safari that awakens the senses.
Pom Pom Camp
Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta and Moremi, Botswana
Pom Pom Camp is a small tented camp located on a private island in the heart of Botswana's Okavango Delta. Offering a more economical option than many Botswana camps, Pom Pom is in a particularly beautiful area, and there is a wide variety of wildlife.
&Beyond Tengile River Lodge
Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa
Nestled in the prestigious Sabi Sands Game reserve &Beyond's newest property, Tengile River Lodge, is a warm and contemporary take on the traditional safari lodge. Nine luxury suites follow the length of the river offering fabulous wildlife sightings.
South Luangwa National Park, Luangwa Valley, Zambia
Flatdogs Camp is a wonderful safari camp in the Mfuwe area of Zambia’s South Luangwa. Flatdogs is very family-friendly and even has a treehouse for sleeping in.
Impodimo Game Lodge
Madikwe Game Reserve, Madikwe and the northwest, South Africa
Carved from the hillside, your glass fronted luxury chalet lies parallel to a natural spring where you can enjoy striking views of the African Bush.
Ultimate Altiplanic Chile, Bolivia & Peru
Santiago Wine Region, San Pedro de Atacama, Uyuni, La Paz, Lake Titicaca
Relish the breathtaking and other-worldly altiplanic scenery on this epic journey through South America, from the indulgent winelands of Chile to the fabled shores of Lake Titicaca. This two-week adventure through Chile, Bolivia and Peru is the perfect concoction for travelers who enjoy the finer things in life. We’ve handpicked only the very best...
Sydney, Uluru, Daintree National Park & Hamilton Island
You will find bountiful breath-taking scenery as you on embark on this ultimate itinerary through some of Australia’s awe-inspiring must-visit locations. From the cosmopolitan city of Sydney to the dramatic desert landscape of the red center and the azure-blue water of the Great Barrier Reef – this really does showcase the very best of Australia’s...
Okavango Delta, Linyanti & Makgadikgadi Pans
Botswana has long been known to offer the ultimate safari experience. This stunning itinerary does just that, showcasing some of Botswana’s most luxurious lodges in incredible game viewing areas whilst offering top-notch service along the way. This, along with the beautiful scenery of the Linyanti, the unique eco-system of the Moremi and the...
Ultimate Colombia & Galapagos
Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, Quito & Galapagos
Be enchanted by Colombia's vibrant cities, each with its own distinctive flavor, before flying over to the Galapagos for a once-in-a-lifetime stay on this magical archipelago, spotting its unique and colorful wildlife in water & on land.
Ultimate Ecuador and Galapagos
Quito, Galapagos, Mindo Cloud Forest
Indulge in a pampering cruise around the Galapagos Islands and experience the unique wildlife from the Endemic, a luxurious catamaran with highly specialized naturalist guides. Combined your cruise with a stay on land at the spectacularly located Pikaia Lodge, where giant tortoises can be found roaming in this highland paradise. Complete your...
Ultimate Guatemala & Belize
Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal, Mountain Pine Ridge & Cayo Espanto
Indulge on an adventurous honeymoon through Guatemala and Belize, taking in vibrant cultures, fascinating history and wild jungle, before escaping to the beautiful Cayo Espanto, a paradisiacal private island hotel surrounded by shallow Caribbean waters and untouched coral reefs. Stay at luxurious properties throughout for the perfect mix of...
Laikipia, Masai Mara & Nairobi
Astonishing wildlife, limitless landscapes and once in a life-time experiences. This adventure in Kenya is a sensational combination for travelers who enjoy the finer things in life. We’ve hand selected some of the very best luxury camps to make sure every aspect of the trip promises an unparalleled experience, coupled with seamless service. Top...
Mandrare River & Manafiafy
Be amazed by this adventurous and immersive trip that takes you off the tourist trail to some of Madagascar's most beautiful areas. Journey from the capital to the intimate river camp and the stunning luxury beach lodge where you will fall in love with everything Madagascar has to offer. Explore the wildlife rich Mandrare river before flying over...
Ultimate New Zealand
Auckland, Rotorua, Nelson, Christchurch, Franz Josef, Queenstown
Be truly enamoured with the land of the long white cloud with its endless landscapes, sensational scenery and an abundance of activities to embrace. From wine tasting in Central Otago to guided food tours and river trips , from diving in Abel Tasman National Park to whale watching in Kaikoura whether you appreciate wildlife, wine, adventure,...
Ultimate Rwanda and Tanzania
Virunga Volcanoes, Serengeti and Zanzibar
Combine the wildlife thrills of tracking gorillas in Rwanda and watching big game in the Serengeti with the sandy beaches of vibrant Zanzibar. An ideal honeymoon or special celebration trip for true wildlife enthusiasts.