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Tailor-Made Tours & Safaris


From the signature savannahs of East Africa teeming with plains game, marvellous landmarks of ancient civilisations, tropical white sand beaches along the warm Indian Ocean, endless deserts with sand dunes burning red at sunrise, lush rainforests echoing with the calls of birds and primates, vibrant cities alive with a colourful melting pot of cultures – there is nowhere else on the planet with such incredible natural beauty and rich cultural traditions as Africa. Whether you join a scheduled tour or discover your own Africa on a tailor-made trip, a visit to this magical continent is guaranteed to take your breath away.

So many of the world’s great beasts call Africa home so a trip to Africa is not complete without a photographic wildlife safari. Embark on a spectacular African Safari to search for the well-known “Big 5” — the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo — which were originally grouped together for being the most difficult to hunt but are now simply thrilling to watch in their natural habitat. However, there are hundreds of other animal and bird species to encounter in Africa, each playing an important role in its local ecosystem.

Don’t forget to tick off the “Ugly 5” – the warthog, hyena, vulture, wildebeest and Marabou Stork. Or the “Little 5” who are named in contradiction to their Big counterparts and encourage safari goers to look at the smaller species present in the African wilderness – the ant lion, leopard tortoise, elephant shrew, rhino beetle, and buffalo weaver. And if you’re very lucky you may see an elusive member of the “Shy 5” – the porcupine, bat-eared fox, aardvark, meerkat, and aardwolf. Witnessing exotic wildlife up close and personal in their natural habitat on a true African Safari is the experience of a lifetime!

Contact Eclipse Travel today to plan your perfect African Tour. We’ll tailor your holiday experience according to your preferences, time, and budget to take you on a holiday you’ll never forget.



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Best of Southern Africa
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Best of Southern Africa

This tailor made trip starts with 'not to be missed' sightseeing opportunities and time for relaxation at the remarkable natural…

Duration: 15 Days
Departs daily
Simba Safari: Tanzania (Tanganyika Wilderness Safari Lodges)
Simba Safari: Tanzania (Tanganyika Wilderness Safari Lodges)

The Simba Safari remains Tanzania’s best selling adventure with intriguing cultures, beautiful landscapes and an excellent opportunity for spotting the…

Duration: 8 Days
Next Departure Date: 11 Jul 2020

Nile Discoverer
Nile Discoverer

Spend 9 days exploring the best Egypt has to offer; exploring the sprawling capital Cairo, cruising the Nile river and…

Duration: 9 Days
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Wonders of Namibia
Wonders of Namibia

Embark on a Namibian adventure rich in wildlife and culture. Set out on wildlife drives in Etosha National Park in…

Duration: 10 Days
Next Departure Date: 05 Aug 2020
Ladies Only: Best of Southern Africa
Ladies Only: Best of Southern Africa

Experience the highlights of Southern Africa in style with other like minded female travellers! Exclusive to Eclipse Travel, the Ladies…

Duration: 16 Days
Next Departure Date: 24 Sep 2020

Best African Safari Deals


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Ladies Only: Best of Southern Africa Ladies Only: Best of Southern Africa Exclusive $9995 pp 16 24 Sep 2020 Experience the highlights of Southern Africa in style with other like minded female travellers! Exclusive...
Best of Egypt Best of Egypt Exclusive $2363 pp 7 12 Feb 2020 This comprehensive 7 day tour takes you on a journey to discover the ancient wonders...
Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls Guided Adventure Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls Guided Adventure Exclusive $3295 pp 8 14 Jul 2020 Begin your eight-day journey of discovery in Namibia and end off at the Victoria Falls...
Simba Safari: Tanzania (Serena Safari Lodges) Simba Safari: Tanzania (Serena Safari Lodges) Exclusive $4053 pp 8 10 Jul 2020 The Simba Safari remains Tanzania’s best selling adventure with intriguing cultures, beautiful landscapes and an...
Namibia Highlights: Classic Namibia Highlights: Classic Exclusive $2675 pp 9 15 Jul 2020 In South-Western Africa lies a land of compelling fascination, a land for those who worship...
Comprehensive Kenya & Tanzania Comprehensive Kenya & Tanzania Exclusive $7150 pp 14 21 Jul 2020 Capture the very essence of East Africa on this 14 day journey across Kenya and...
Delta & Chobe Waterways Delta & Chobe Waterways Exclusive $4770 pp 12 13 Jul 2020 See Africa at its best on this small group safari tour. Experience the spiritual Matobo...
Botswana Wild Parks Safari Botswana Wild Parks Safari Exclusive $4325 pp 14 12 Jul 2020 Botswana is considered Southern Africa's premier game viewing destination. Experience the vast Magadikgadi pans, the...
East Africa Migration Discoverer ex. Arusha East Africa Migration Discoverer ex. Arusha Exclusive $8068 pp 15 14 Jul 2020 Seeing the wildebeest migration in East Africa is one of the most spectacular wildlife sightings...
Okavango Wilderness Trail Okavango Wilderness Trail Exclusive $3200 pp 9 16 Jul 2020 Starting your tour in Victoria Falls, this popular accommodated expedition includes breathtaking views over the...


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Destinations


Botswana Safari & Tours


Botswana Safari & Tours

A Botswana Safari is renowned for its abundance of wildlife parks which comprises nearly one-fifth of the country. With attractions such as Chobe National Park, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Moremi National Park in the Okavango Delta and the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana Tours such as an immersive Botswana Safari experience should be at the very top of your must-see list.

Egypt Tours


Egypt Tours

Few countries inspire the sense of history like Egypt does. Explore unbelievable archaeology, unsurpassed natural wonders and fall in love with the culture. A trip to this ever intriguing destination will provide you with a truly unforgettable adventure of a lifetime.

Ethiopia Tours


Ethiopia Tours

A landlocked nation in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia Tours offer travellers the opportunity to experience some of the oldest and most important archaeological sites on the planet charting the history of human civilisation along the Great Rift Valley through to the rock-cut Christian churches of the 12th and 13th Centuries. Rich with ancient culture, diverse natural landscapes and fantastic natural scenery, Ethiopia Travel should be on everybody’s must-see travel destination list.

Kenya Tours


Kenya Tours

The Kenya Safari remains one of the most popular safari experiences Africa has to offer. With some of the world’s best safari destinations, mountains, and beaches, it is no surprise why Kenya is East Africa’s most popular tourist destination. Kenya Tours include some of the most diverse natural landscapes and exciting wildlife experiences the continent has to offer. Discover your own Kenya Safari experience with a tailored tour that hits all the highlights.

Madagascar Tours


Madagascar Tours

Discover the wonder of one of the most unique islands in the world with Madagascar Tours by Eclipse. Just a hop, skip and a jump across the Mozambique Channel from wide and wild mainland Africa, your Madagascar Travel adventure will scour this tropical island home for some of the world’s most interesting natural creations. Experience for yourself the true meaning of exploration in one of the remotest islands in the world.

Malawi Tours


Malawi Tours

Malawi Tours with Eclipse are the only way to experience this place of wonders. As a small land-locked nation in Africa, Malawi Tours have a lot to offer and some of it might be surprising to the uninitiated.

Mozambique Tours


Mozambique Tours

Despite being among the most beautiful destinations in Africa, Mozambique Tours are not usually at the top of everybody’s must-travel list. And, that needs to change. Mozambique Tours are the perfect way to become acquainted with the best-kept secret along the African coast.

Namibia Tours


Namibia Tours

Namibia is home to the world’s oldest desert, the Namib, and stunning mountain ranges making it the perfect destination for your very own Namibia Safari. Its natural beauty is truly a sight to behold and Namibia Tours is the best way to ensure you don’t miss a moment of this stunning beauty.

Rwanda Tours


Rwanda Tours

Rwanda is home to outrageous scenery, friendly and welcoming locals and life-changing primate experiences. The Rwanda Tours will take you through the primate capital of the world.

South Africa Safari & Tours


South Africa Safari & Tours

The South Africa Safari is a one of a kind life experience on everybody’s bucket list. Nowhere in the world does natural diversity quite like South Africa. Home of the deserted Kalahari, the iconic Table Mountain and Cape Point, Kruger National Park’s wildlife-packed savannah… the list goes on. South Africa is one of those rare destinations that has something for absolutely everyone and our South Africa Tours are certain to check all of your boxes. A holiday to Africa isn’t complete without a trip to South Africa.

Tanzania Safari & Tours


Tanzania Safari & Tours

The Tanzania Safari boasts an exceptional wildlife experience and is arguably one of Africa’s best safari experiences you will ever have. When anyone thinks of the traditional African safari, it is always the wild scenery and impressive beauty of Tanzania that they are doubtless recalling from thousands of films and documentaries. With 16 national parks, 29 game reserves, and 40 conservation areas, you will be able to fully immerse yourself in the true African nature experience with exceptional Tanzania Tours.

Uganda Tours


Uganda Tours

Uganda Tours are the only way to see some of the most diverse natural landscape in all of Africa. Uganda Tours are synonymous with the best and most awe-inspiring wildlife encounters available in Africa but Uganda Travel encompasses not only the best wildlife moments you can hope for but also some of the best cultural experiences and scenic opportunities that any traveller can imagine exploring.

Zambia Tours


Zambia Tours

Zambia Tours have fast become the must-do travel experiences for lovers of Africa and wild, natural beauty. With three huge rivers contributing to its abundant wildlife - the Kafue, the Luangwa and the Zambezi - Zambia Tours also boasts visits to the world-famous Victoria Falls.

Zanzibar Tours


Zanzibar Tours

Often when people hear the word Zanzibar it can conjure images of a rich and murky mixture of the exotic and dark past of the world-renowned 'spice island'. Zanzibar Tours with Eclipse will show you the length and breadth of this stunning coastal location, revealing the rich tapestry of its history, the amazing architectural overhangs of its past, and the luscious natural wonder of its beaches and landscape.

Zimbabwe Safari & Tours


Zimbabwe Safari & Tours

Hailed as one of the most spectacular countries in Africa, a Zimbabwe Safari will guide through a dynamic and diverse nation renowned for its breathtaking landscape and spectacular wildlife. Embark on Zimbabwe Tours and immerse yourself in some of the world’s most stunning parks and reserves!

Fly in Safaris


Fly in Safaris

Africa – so much to see and do but a little short on time? Why not opt for one of our fly in safaris which will take you from one safari camp to the next ensuring you get the most out of your time whilst staying in exceptional accommodation? Not to mention, the spectacular views that you will get from the comfort of the plane.

Safari Lodges


Safari Lodges

Safari Lodges are dotted all over this dazzling continent and there are a diverse range of options on offer ranging from luxury to comfortably rustic, and everything in between. No matter what your desire, we have a lodge that will surely meet your needs.

Tailor-made circuits


Tailor-made circuits

See a tour that you like the look of but want to add on or remove some activities? Not a problem! Eclipse Travel can tailor any of the tours that you see on our website to ensure that your holiday is exactly the way you want it. Speak to one of our friendly consultants about planning your dream holiday today.

Overland group tours


Overland group tours

Africa, a vast continent boasting some of the most spectacular destinations and scenery, can often be a daunting destination to travel to so why not join one of our exciting group tours and experience the magic of Africa whilst making new friends along the way.

From endless deserts and burning sunsets, to abundance of wildlife and diversity of culture, the African Safari has it all. There is nowhere else on the planet with such incredible natural beauty and rich traditions as Africa. Discover your own Africa with a tailored tour through some of the most dynamic and stunningly beautiful natural landscapes the world has to offer.

Like the continent, your choice of Africa Safari spans across 54 countries and both hemispheres. African Tours can be stunningly complex and diverse. With new traditions infusing with ancient ones, there is so much to experience in Africa. From the Table Mountain in South Africa to the savannah of the Serengeti to the tropical coastline of Central Africa… Africa Tours are indisputably magical and are guaranteed to take your breath away.

A trip to Africa is not complete without a wildlife African Safari. Embark on a spectacular African Safari and get up close and personal with local wildlife. Experience the Big 5 — the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo — notorious for being almost impossible to hunt and thrilling to watch. And don’t forget to catch the Ugly 5, consisting of the warthog, hyena, vulture, wildebeest and the Marabou Stork. A true African Safari exploring exotic wildlife in their natural habitats is an opportunity of a lifetime!

Being the world’s second largest continent, weather conditions vary from one country to the next. Deciding on the perfect time to travel to Africa is often determined by your motivations for going there – where you want to visit, why you’re travelling and of course, your interests.