Adventure Travel Ratings: Safari Ventures - National Geographic Adventure Magazine

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Overall Score

Rating Criteria Scores

Quality of Service92.50
Spirit of Adventure82.50
Client Satisfaction91.67

Outfitter's Primary Activity

  • African Safari

Outfitter's Other Activities

  • Nature and Wildlife
  • African Safari
  • Biking/Cycling
  • Cultural Encounters
  • Diving/Snorkeling
  • Family Adventures
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Luxury Adventures
  • Mountaineering/Climbing
  • Photography Adventures
  • Voluntourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddling
  • River Rafting

Safari Ventures


This eight-year-old outfit, which specializes in safaris in southern and eastern Africa, puts a special emphasis on guiding. The majority of guides are second- or third-generation natives in the areas they work, are multilingual, and have a specialty, among them, anthropology, ornithology, sociology, and political science. Safari Ventures chooses lodges that provide cultural heritage educational opportunities for clients, such as the cluster of huts at Songwe Village, a traditionally-styled settlement at Zambia's Victoria Falls.

New in 2009

  • Name:Cycling in South Africa
  • Destination:South Africa
  • Duration:9 days
  • Price:$3,999


Countries Visited

  • Africa:Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania
  • Asia:India
Photograph courtesy of Safari Ventures
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