Luxury Mobile Safaris in Africa
The ultimate authentic wildlife experience
A luxury mobile safari in Africa is the ultimate authentic wildlife experience, taking you to some of the most remote and off the beaten track regions of the bush. The closest you will ever come to experiencing what the original explorers of the African bush experienced, mobile safari camps are set up in areas where game is abundant and often move with the movement of the animals, putting you in the front row of the action for unforgettable intimate experiences with the wildlife.
This type of journey is the optimal experience for the discerning responsible adventurer. The luxury mobile safari camps are opulent tented affairs that offer all the comforts of a safari lodge, including en-suite hot ‘bucket’ showers, crisp linen on comfortable beds, al-fresco dining, and exclusive service. And, unlike their more permanent counterparts, they leave no trace on the environment whatsoever. Operating purely on solar power, cooking on open fires, and limiting water consumption due to no running water, these pop-up luxury camps leave the wilderness sites exactly as they found them.
Experience a luxury mobile safari like no other in some of the most remote and pristine regions in Africa with our expert team Ker & Downey® Africa who can tailor your mobile safari itinerary to your individual needs, allowing you an exclusive experience of the African bush at its most unbridled, and uninhibited.
Top Recommended Mobile Safari Camps
Singita Serengeti Explore,Tanzania
Operating in the most remote parts of the private Grumeti Reserve in Tanzania’s Serengeti, Singita Explore offers guests the opportunity to experience “roughing-it in great style”. This private-use camp is made up of six canvas tents, custom-designed to suit each individual group, and combines the thrill of camping in the wild with all the luxury, comfort and service Singita is renowned for. A shining example of Singita’s commitment to long-term sustainability, the camp is completely off the grid, and affords guests the opportunity to really connect with nature and the rhythm of its wild surroundings. Perfectly situated on the route of the Great Wildebeest Migration, Singita Explore is a real-life adventure waiting to happen!
andBeyond Savute Under Canvas, Botswana
Savute Under Canvas mobile camp is ideally positioned in a wild, remote corner of the Chobe National Park in Botswana, offering unrivalled access to the enigmatic Savute Channel and Savute Marsh – home to an astounding number of lions and elephants. The campsites are perfectly positioned to explore this untamed region and offer guests a real-life adventure in the wild. The five exclusive, luxury tents comprise lush beds, and en-suite bathrooms, as well as a private butler who is on hand to assist with any requirements, taking the element of luxury to a whole new level.
Lemala Mara & Ndutu Tented Camps, Tanzania
Lemala Mara & Ndutu is one authentic mobile tented camp in Tanzania that moves north and south with the seasons to provide guests with front row seats to the Great Wildebeest Migration. The luxuriously appointed spacious tents are set up in extraordinary locations to offer the most high quality wildlife experience. Ideally located in the Ndutu region of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in the south, Lemala Ndutu Camp offers ringside seats to the great wildebeest migration From December to March – the height of calving season. From July to October, Lemala Mara, situated very close to the Mara River (but far away enough to not disrupt the behaviour of the wildlife) specialises in the great wildebeest migration herds crossing the mighty Mara.
Offbeat Mara, Kenya
Ideally located within the 74,000 acre Mara North Conservancy, Offbeat Mara camp enjoys exceptional game viewing all year round, and lies in the path of the Great Wildebeest Migration from July to October. The Offbeat Lion Pride – one of the three main lion prides in the region – reside near the camp, and guests can expect impressive big cat populations throughout the year. The camp comprises seven luxurious en-suite tents with verandahs carefully positioned to provide guests with optimal views of the surroundings. Guests at Offbeat Mara also have a unique opportunity to learn about the fascinating culture of the local Maasai people and their traditional way of life.
Legendary Serengeti Mobile Camp, Tanzania
Legendary Serengeti Mobile Camp moves to three different locations each year following the thundering hooves of the Great Wildebeest Migration. Traditional fold-away canvas safari tents and open-air sitting areas provide uninterrupted views over the savannah plains of the Serengeti, offering guests outstanding views, with game drives and guided walks taking you close to the action. From December to April, the camp can be found in the south to catch the wonders of the calving season, before moving west during the months of May, June and July, and from July through to November, the camp is located in the northern Serengeti, perfectly positioned to view the dramatic river crossings of the migration.
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