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Ker & Downey® Africa is a luxury African safari company offering personalized trips throughout the African continent from our home base in Cape Town.

Our mission is to challenge, to connect and to leave a positive legacy for Africa. Ker & Downey Africa is an official Conservation Travel Partner to African Parks.

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Animal conservation with Great Plains Conservation

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Wild wellness: Botswana’s best wilderness retreats

Everything you need to know before embarking on a wilderness retreat to Botswana. 

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Luxury wellness travel at Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles

Find out more about luxury wellness travel in our exclusive interview with the Wellness Director at ...
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5 of the Most Beautiful Islands in Africa

Read up on Ker & Downey® Africa's 5 of the Most Beautiful Islands in Africa. 

What we do

Ker & Downey® Africa is made up of intrepid explorers, bound by the thrills of adventure, exploration and discovery.

Every LuxVenture® trip includes, as standard, on the ground support and your own personal customer experience coordinator.

We know how hard you work and that this might be your only time in Africa, so you want to do it right. We also know that you want to experience the raw thrill of Africa whilst ensuring your safety and creature comforts. 

Most importantly- we are here to help.

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LuxVenture® trips

What Are LuxVenture® trips?

LuxVenture® trips are quality expeditions and journeys that focus on unique experiences and untouched destinations. We bring together Luxurious nights and Adventurous days in these carefully crafted, quality experiences.

LuxVenture® Trip

Elephant Safari in South Africa, Vic Falls & Bots

Connect with Africa’s gentle giants on a 13-day Elephant Safari in South Africa, Victoria Falls and Botswana, visiting Addo National Park and the Okavango Delta.

Duration 13 Days
Price from $15,083
When All year round
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South Africa + Luxury Mauritius Experience

Experience an exclusive South African safari followed by luxury Mauritius island living on this 17-day safari and beach experience.

Duration 17 Days
Price from $12,140
When All year round
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Luxury Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda

Experience walking safaris in Zambia and luxury gorilla trekking in Rwanda as well as visit Visit Victoria Falls and Volcanoes National Park.

Duration 14 Days
Price from $20,530
When All year round
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Art Safari in South Africa

Experience an enriching Art Safari in South Africa, exploring Cape Town, the Winelands, and Sabi Sands Game Reserve in Kruger National Park.

Duration 13 Days
Price from $10,300
When All year round
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South Africa & Seychelles Trip by Private Jet

Experience the new age of luxury travel on a private jet trip to South Africa and the Seychelles on this exciting 10-day city, bush and beach adventure.

Duration 10 Days
Price from Price on request
When All year round
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Seychelles + Luxury Kenya Safari

Experience the island of Seychelles and a luxury Kenya safari on this 10 Day safari and beach vacation.

Duration 10 Days
Price from $14,268 - $20,982
When All year round
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Tanzania + Zanzibar Honeymoon

A romantic African getaway which perfectly balances an African Safari adventure with a barefoot luxury island experience.

Duration 12 Days
Price from $10,285 - $12,495
When All year round
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Great Migration + Gorilla Trekking Safari

A one-of-a kind luxury safari showcasing 4 iconic wildlife destinations in East Africa.

Duration 12 Days
Price from $20,254 per person
When July - October
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Mountain Gorilla Safari in Rwanda + Botswana & Mozambique

Experience gorilla trekking, big game safaris and island adventures in the ultimate safari covering three top destinations in Africa.

Duration 18 Days
Price Price on request
When Jun - Oct
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South Africa to Antarctica Expedition

Transport yourself from the tip of South Africa to Antarctica, exploring the white deserts of Earth's southernmost continent on this exciting expedition.

Duration 10 Days
Price from $45,772
When Jan
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Diamond Safari Expedition in South Africa

Salvage your own raw aquatic diamonds on our exclusive diamond safari, taking you to the West Coast of South Africa followed by an exhilarating safari in Limpopo.

Duration 11 Days
Price from POA
When Sept - Mar

Top destinations

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Botswana

The classic Botswana safari tour offers up much more adventure than you would realise. Experience countless opportunities to explore by boat, land, jeep, sky or horseback.

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Tanzania

Tanzania is home to the great migration, Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro crater and the Serengeti - proving exactly why this destination is popular globally as a wildlife and safari must see. 

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Uganda

Uganda is the gorilla trekking destination for the adventurous and fit. Steep climbs and beautiful valleys reward you with incredible mountain gorilla encounters.

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South Africa

South Africa didn’t become the tourist hotspot of Africa by accident. It literally has it all - world class wildlife encounters, pristine beaches, buzzing cities and epic thrills.

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Destination Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Your journey to Zimbabwe will provide you with remarkable encounters with both people and wildlife. The cities are vibrant and the parks and reserves take you off-the-beaten-track to discover rugged wilderness.

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Where to go when

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South Africa

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Botswana

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Zimbabwe

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Zambia

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Tanzania

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Kenya

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Rwanda

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Uganda

NM

Namibia

MW

Malawi

ET

Ethiopia

MOR

Morocco

MZ

Mozambique

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Madagascar

MA

Mauritius

SC

Seychelles

RE

Réunion Island


Meet our LuxVenture® Designers

Meet Emma

Team Member Card Emma

Emma is a passionate travel designer who is dedicated to detail and service. By working with Emma it will mean finding a travel partner who will give an in-depth consultation to truly get to know you and your interests.

I have a bachelor's degree in Business with a specialty in Human Resources but used all of my elective subjects to study tourism and fell in love with the subject and made it my life's passion.

Meet Sarah

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Sarah is potentially our most epic adventurer. If there’s something adrenaline pumping, she’s done it or planning to do it. Sarah’s a world travelling adventurer that’s all about the experience and the ride.

A designer of luxury travel to Africa. Sarah aims to create magic memories, adventure and once in a lifetime experiences — may you have many of them.

Meet Kayleigh

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Kayleigh is one of our LuxVenture® Designers - claiming the title without a doubt. She has ticked off some pretty epic bucket list items, read more about her adventures here.

"Thanks again Kayleigh - it was awesome dealing with you, and the contact we had with you during the trip was a real comfort. We will definitely be back in Africa"- Katrina Husclebosch

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