Relaxing Bushbreaks in Africa

What could be better than a bushbreak to Africa?

Bushbreaks in Africa are safaris to the best wildlife destinations on the continent. Bushbreaks with Voyage2Africa take you to famous national parks, untamed game reserves, smaller wildlife reserves and some of the best conservation areas in the world. We combine bushbreaks with beach escapes and we recommend unique safari-island combination holidays in Africa. 

Africa offers an array of thrilling bush breaks for adventurous travelers. From the vast plains of South Africa to the untamed beauty of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi, these destinations present a unique opportunity for complete immersion in pristine ecosystems. Stay in rustic overnight hiking trail camps, in eco-cabins on rivers or in luxury lodges with private plunge pools, air conditioning and TV. Let’s delve into some of the most captivating bushbreaks awaiting intrepid explorers in these countries.

A woman on her safari bushbreaks walking through the game reserve and following a game ranger

BushBreaks in South Africa Kruger National Park 

South Africa’s iconic Kruger National Park is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts seeking unforgettable bushbreaks. Spanning an impressive 2 million hectares, this historic conservation area is home to the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and buffalo) and numerous other species. Embark on game drives, guided walks, or thrilling night safaris to witness captivating wildlife in its natural habitat. Stay in a variety of accommodations from luxury lodges to comfortable campsites, ensuring a memorable stay.

Voyage2Africa introduces our safari enthusiasts to the Greater Kruger National Park, a union between Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, Balule Nature Reserve, Umbabat Private Nature Reserve and Thornybush Nature Reserve. Come and explore this vast, fence-free 184,000 hectares of land dedicated to wildlife. We guarantee unforgettable nature trail bush breaks in Kruger, the best way to become one with nature. The Olifants Trail is a good starting point at Letaba Camp and crosses both the Letaba and Olifants Rivers, habitats for an array of wildlife, including large predators, elephant and buffalo – and the regal African fish eagle.

BushBreaks in Zimbabwe Hwange National Park and Mana Pools 

Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park are two gems that promise awe-inspiring bushbreaks. Hwange boasts an abundance of wildlife, including vast elephant herds, lions, cheetahs, and an array of bird species. Explore the park on game drives, walking safaris, or even horseback rides for a unique perspective. 

Hwange (formerly Wankie Game Reserve) is the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe, stretching a vast 14,600 square km, easily accessible in the northwest of the country, just off the main road between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. Set off on exhilarating bushbreaks into this amazing park close to the edge of the Kalahari desert, a region with little water and very sparse vegetation, dominated by gorgeous Zambezi Teak trees and hosting over 100 mammal and 400 bird species.

Mana Pools, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers a remarkable combination of water and land experiences. Bushbreaks in this watery ecosystem involve canoeing along the Zambezi River, where you may encounter hippos and crocodiles, or enjoy guided wilderness walks to spot elephants drinking at the water’s edge.

Discover 2,500 square kilometres of river frontage, islands, sandbanks and pools, flanked by forests of mahogany, wild figs, ebonies and baobabs – one of the least developed national parks in Southern Africa. Mana Pools only features 5 varied safari lodges in the park, all carefully built on the riverbanks. Two more special rustic lodges are situated upstream from the main rest camps and the large campsite along the river is popular with nature-loving visitors. This region is 100 km from any supplies so arrive fully kitted out if camping on the ultimate bushbreaks in Africa.

Guests viewing a herd of elephants on one of their bushbreaks in Zimbabwe

Bush Breaks in Zambia South Luangwa National Park 

South Luangwa National Park in Zambia entices safari lovers who want authentic bushbreaks with its untouched wilderness and abundant wildlife. Renowned for its walking safaris, this park encourages visitors to explore untamed landscapes with hands-on trail guides. Encounter leopards, lions, giraffes, and countless bird species as you venture through the park’s diverse ecosystems. Remote and luxurious lodges, roughing-it camps in the open air and rustic huts are available for those seeking an authentic and exclusive safari experience. 

Glory in the beauty of the Luangwa Valley, marking the end of the Great Rift Valley. Walking trails offer the ultimate bushbreaks in one of the remaining unspoilt wilderness areas in Zambia. Also known as the ‘Valley of the Leopard’, hikers may see these elusive cats in sausage trees and the thick mopane forests. In fact, South Luangwa boasts the highest density of leopards globally! 

Setting off into the wilds of Africa on a safari adventure is a dream come true for honeymoon couples and families alike so check out our packaged deals that save you time and money, hassle and stress. Voyage2Africa tailor makes special bush-beach tours from South Africa to Victoria Falls, from the Masai Mara to Cape Town. Our bush breaks can be combined with beach holidays on remote Mozambique islands or the best of the Seychelles Archipelago. 

Join us on thrilling bushbreaks to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and beyond to find extraordinary wildlife and appreciate the importance of Africa’s wild areas. Take a break and hit the bush, with Voyage2Africa!

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