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Africa

Through its extraordinary wildlife safaris, environmental majesty and ancient traditions, Africa is an epic storybook adventure. Experience unparalleled luxury via rainforest, coastline, dessert and mountain.

Asia

Intoxicatingly beautiful and rooted in custom, Asia reveals a heightened mysticism and generosity of spirit throughout each celebrated region. Discover centuries of culture and engaging hospitality with every step.

Caribbean

Choose from an ever-increasing portfolio of luxury resorts and private islands along the azure waters of the Caribbean. Marine adventure, culinary perfection and complete seclusion all have a spot on the day’s agenda.

Central America

Soothing vistas and diverse eco-adventure await in Central America. See the sun rise over the rim of a volcano, roam the ruins of the Mayans, ride through nature conservatories and paddle through jungle mangroves.

Europe

A multitude of environs– coast, country and city – make for a feast of diversity in Europe. The unique histories, gastronomic extravagance and cultural riches bring a deluxe profusion of Old World elegance.

Middle East

Ancient cultures and modern pleasures coalesce in the fascinating nations of the eastern Mediterranean and those ringing the Persian Gulf. Encounter pockets of immense historical significance, refined opulence and breathtaking beauty.

North America

For enjoying a stateside sojourn, drinking in Canada’s natural wonders or exploring the magnitude of Mexico, this continent offers spectacular diversion. Find flavours to arouse every taste bud and an array of cultures to match.

Oceania

A world of exotic wonder awaits in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands. Drift through romantic nights and endless days of natural splendour, aquatic adventure, decadent resorts and epicurean delights.

South America

From the beaches of northern Brazil to the southern tracts of Patagonia, this continent is the sum of a thousand parts. Experience ancient cities and heritage haciendas, volcanic hot springs and vibrant café cultures.

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South Africa - Luxury Safaris

Starry nights in luxury safari lodges, parkland safaris, coastal drives, desert treks, and hillside hikes – incredible wildlife you’ve only ever seen pictures of. South Africa is an all-encompassing natural wonder of epic proportions. The diversity, the poignant history, and the natural beauty yield a profusion of profound, life-changing experiences to all who visit. When you get to know the land, the sky, the roots of South Africa, you’ll wonder what took you so long.

Luxury Southern African safaris don’t get much more impressive than in beautiful South Africa itself. Game viewing here throughout private nature reserves will generate dozens of moments of natural beauty so magical you will think you are indeed dreaming.

You will have positively no trouble running into the Big Five in

the enormous Kruger National Park, established in 1898. This is one of the most popular safari destinations in Africa, as well as one of the world’s biggest – almost 8,000 square miles. The dramatic and exhilarating safaris at Sabi Sands Game Reserve within Kruger set the stage for leopards, lions, and elephants, along with upscale lodging.

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Park just north of Durban is the oldest in Africa, sporting spectacular sightings of the Big Five. And at Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

in the Kalahari Desert, trekkers will encounter herds of various species of antelope and blue wildebeest, plus prides of black-mane lions.

Some of the best elephant-viewing in the world can be found at Addo Elephant Park, with more than 600 African elephants to commune with, as well as black rhinos, antelopes, and buffalos.

And when you return from the pleasures of the luxurious safari lodges, your South Africa safari travel experience absolutely must include spending time in beautiful Cape Town, ringed by the majestic Table Mountains.

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Meet our South Africa Travel Designers

What is the most memorable experience you have planned for a client?

There are so many to choose from that I can’t pick just one. I have planned a private rhino darting experience, a proposal on a hot air balloon over Namibia, and spending time with the anti poaching canine unit.

Gavin Crawford

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What is the most memorable vacation you have planned for a client?

Planning a safari with the opportunity to track and dart a rhino with a qualified veterinarian. This allowed the client to get up close and touch the rhino while it was tranquilized and assist with the installation of the tracking device.

Colleen Shields

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What is your approach to planning a luxury safari?

I would start by reviewing what animals my client is most interested in seeing. East Africa is great to experience the great migration, South Africa is ideal to see the big 5, Bostwana is perfect for water camps, and Rwanda for the Gorillas.

Ralph Crawford

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The Tully Difference

If you’re considering bespoke private travel to South Africa, let our expert Travel Designers make your vacation truly customized from start to finish.

Having spent the last three decades traveling and experiencing the best luxury offerings firsthand, Tully Luxury Travel has an exceptional understanding of South Africa. We have the contacts and the relationships in place to ensure your travel needs are met – milestone celebrations, romantic dinners, private tours, dietary requirements, special room-service requests – all the details curated in step with your every wish.

In South Africa, our private travel specialists have insider information on how to make your visit truly memorable. We can create an itinerary that will effortlessly roll out epic luxurious safari adventures, topographical extremes, and full-on natural wonder. And that perfect luxury hotel, wine-tasting experience, or boating adventure are all at our fingertips.

The time to start planning your next vacation is now. Our private luxury travel service also allows us to secure the best amenities and VIP extras at no additional cost. That’s the Tully Difference.

Talk with a luxury Private Travel Designer and start planning your bespoke South African vacation today.

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