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Trans Africa Safaris

Trans Africa Safaris, established in 1918, is one of the oldest wholesale inbound tour operators in Southern Africa. Trans Africa Safaris is a family owned and operated business with a genuine commitment to excellent service. Our focus is on the Retail Travel Agent Community, through our affiliations with Virtuoso, Signature, and American Express.


Based in Cape Town, we specialize in tailor-made tours within South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Namibia. We provide full destination management support within the region. We are also able to coordinate travel requirements for East Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands. With a network of professional partners throughout the region, agents can have their clients travel confidently knowing that they are never far from the expert assistance and guidance of our travel counselors.



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Trans Africa Safaris offers many advantages for Retail Advisors:

  • Family-owned and operated

  • Focus ONLY on the Retail Travel market, not direct clients

  • You’re not just a number. We invest a lot of time and energy in each and every request to present a highly customized itinerary

  • Our management team has more than 120 years of experience

  • Excellent turn-around time on requests

  • Senior management either personally handles, or actively oversees, all requests

  • We book properties owned by the likes of Wilderness Safaris, Sanctuary, &Beyond, Great Plains, The Royal Portfolio, etc.

  • We have competitive net rates so that you will not pay more booking their properties through us

  • We ensure your clients receive their Consortium Amenities

  • Sales support in North America (Canada, U.S., and Mexico)

Webinar focusing on Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda: presented by Andre Botha and Johann Vanzyl

Webinar focusing on Family Travel: presented by Andre Botha

Webinar focusing on Southern Africa: presented by Andre Botha

Webinar focusing on Cape Town Activities: presented by Andre Botha & expert guide Clive De Bruyne

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