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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 privately 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:

  • Privately owned and managed

  • Been designing and executing travel for over 100 years

  • Guaranteed 24-hour response during the work week

  • We work in partnership with advisors and do not market to direct consumers

  • Specialize in luxury FIT travel for families, friends, and special occasions

  • All itineraries are customized using luxury and first class properties

  • We do not own any properties and are completely unbiased when proposing itineraries and accommodation options

  • Consortia amenities are honoured and provided to clients travelling with Trans Africa Safaris

  • 24 hour emergency service while travelling with Trans Africa Safaris

  • We pay commission on the same day that we receive final payment from your clients (typically 60 days prior to travel)

  • 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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