Private Safari Houses

With a private bush homestead or safari house, you can choose your own game-viewing rhythm, heading out early one morning and taking it relaxed the next...

Overview

Private bush villas, also known colloquially as ‘Safari Houses’ in Africa, are taken on an exclusive use basis by one party. These villas in the bush have their own game ranger and private vehicle for your game drives. Plus a private chef and full staff complement.

The beauty of this is that you can choose your own game-viewing rhythm. Which means that bush villas are also perfect for family safaris. This accommodation set-up leads to a much more relaxed and flexible family safari. No constant worrying about noise levels. No self-consciousness about an impromptu ball game on the lawn.

Some private safari houses in Africa are totally alone. Whilst others are part of a larger camp - but set away. This means you have the option of enjoying the camp’s facilities -  perhaps having a convivial drink at the bar or a massage? Or keeping to yourselves. Truly, the best of all worlds.

Private Safari Villas

Where can I find this exclusivity?

In Zambia, Kenya and South Africa we can recommend a number of private safari houses. Luxurious self contained homesteads which your group of friends or family party take as one unit.

Highlights

  • Selection of stunning bush homes & villas in the Eastern Cape, Madikwe, Kruger and Zambia
  • Your own ranger means that your safari is tailored to your interests.
  • So you can choose your own game-viewing rhythm, heading out early one morning and taking it more relaxed another day

It was amazing

"Thanks Conrad for your help organizing all of this trip for us, it was amazing – and I’ll be sure to refer you to any future friends of mine wishing to come to Africa. " Mr Ross, Melbourne

We honestly had the trip of a life time and it was a magical time for our whole family.

"We honestly had the trip of a life time and it was a magical time for our whole family. From the animals in the Serengeti to the palm fringed perfect beaches of Zanzibar it was two weeks we will never forget. We had a superb guide and saw the big 5 on safari which was really special. Thank you so much Milandi. " Jos Palmer

Great itenerary

"The service that Cedarberg provided for us was outstanding. The itinerary that they put together worked seamlessly, all the pick ups were as they had stated and whenever we had a query about any aspect of the trip they came back to us quickly and provided all the information that we needed. I cannot recommend them highly enough . " Mr Kevin Wilson
 

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Winning itinerary!!

"Without ever meeting us, Kate and Tash from Cedarberg Travel & African Safaris created a winning itinerary for my friend and I! The itinerary was well-balanced in its schedule, activity levels and locations. We started in Cape Town with several tours and an excellent tour guide named Tobi. Tobi quickly clicked with us, laughed with us, and answered all of our questions about aspects of the city including a recommendation for the Gold restaurant ( a blast). After a long bit of air travel getting to South Africa and 3 full days in Cape Town, Kate scheduled a stay in the Cederberg mountains at luxury lodging and it was exactly what was needed. We had a few days to rest and pamper ourselves, and as hobby photographers, we did our own African sunset photoshoot with the mountains as our backdrop. Our trip included 5 days of safaris. Once again, we had a stellar guide and tracker (Solomon and Jeff) who taught us the soul of a South African who loves the animals and lands of his home. Every time Solomon stopped to educate us, we were like elementary kids, gathered around him with elbows on knees, eyes focused, and fully attentive. He gave us story after story of information about the circle of life at Kruger NP. We ended the time at Victoria Falls. All the details for the trip were provided and we had no glitches! Both myself and my friend want to return to South Africa and the first thing I did on my return was email Kate and ask if she could keep me in her files because I really hope to go back and I’ll do that trip through Cedarberg Travel & African Safaris! " Mrs Myers

Everything worked out perfectly

"Just a quick note to let you know everything worked out perfectly! We had a great time and the accommodations were excellent. We even had two elephants visiting our tent at Simbavati one evening. You can imagine the excitement! Thank you for your hard work to make this a fantastic safari. " Mrs Brigitte, USA

"We had a fantastic trip and were so pleased with your suggestions. I’m sure we will return to SA at some point in the future and would love to do more Safari trips elsewhere in Africa once the pound/dollar exchange rate improves. We were delighted with Cedarburg and will recommend you to anyone thinking of travelling to Africa. " Milandi