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African Budget Safari

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Address: Cape Town Central 7806, South Africa
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+27 21 791 0878
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African Budget Safaris provides budget travel advice and a selection of...

African Budget Safaris provides budget travel advice and a selection of budget safaris and overland tours that stretch from Cape Town to Ethiopia. Our aim is to be a one-stop online shop for the African budget traveller. Our team is constantly road-testing the trips the best way we know how - by going on them to see for ourselves what type of experience we are offering. In terms of the tours we carry, we work with a selection of established budget, mid-range and overland operators to present the broadest available selection of online travel options for trips within the African sub-continent. Our mission is to use our industry buying power and low operational costs to offer trips at prices that nearly always come out cheaper than booking directly with the operator. Please do put us to the test on this. We are able to give advice on the strengths and weaknesses of the various operators and available travel options. Tell us your preferences and we'll do our level best to match you to the right trip, with accommodation, destinations, transportation and travel companions that are a good fit for your travel style.

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I'm so happy with the service I received from African Budget Safaris. During the booking process, everything was always clearly explained to me, and all my questions were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sandsoftravel
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Vancouver, British Columbia

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Vancouver, British Columbia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm so happy with the service I received from African Budget Safaris. During the booking process, everything was always clearly explained to me, and all my questions were answered. I was assured that there would be veggie food available on the tour, and I was able to arrange an accommodation upgrade for the Cape Town extension that I added to... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from our 14 day best of Botswana budget trip booked through Bronwyn and African Budget Safari. All I can say is that this trip was over the top and more then met all of our expectations in every way. Right from the first inquiry email to the final good byes in Victoria Falls this trip was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, our agent Claire was fabulous and extremely helpful to set up our trip. I highly recommend her for her knowledge and passion on all things Africa. The safari was well organized and did not feel the "budget' part of the title. The tents and lodge accommodation were far from budget. Loved every place we stayed at. We were Vegans... More 

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Vienna, Austria
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good trip overall. Food was excellent. Cook and driver friendly and competent. They were flexible enough to deal with minor problems and always approachable and helping where they could. This was a "tailor made" tour (for us as a school group) and would do it again!

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Thank Geothilo
judyp1975, Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

Great to hear that you and your students had a super time in Namibia! Daniel really loved working with you to tailormake a special experience for your group. We hope that everyone went home with fantastic memories of special places and we would love to help plan the next trip! More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found the whole process of organising pur safari really easy. Harriet was so responsive to every detail when trying to plan our trip. We probably weren't the easiest customers either - there was a lot of mind changing and then a 3rd friend wanted to join our trip but every query and request was addressed quickly and with ease.... More 

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judyp1975, Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback. Harriet is so passionate about travelling in Africa and always makes the planning process very easy for her guests! She never seems to run out of ideas:-) We're really pleased that not only was the booking process easy, but that you had such a fantastic safari too. We do hope to see you on... More 

wirral
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 day Kruger park treehouse and private game lodge safari This is misleading and not entire true, please read this tour very carefully and what is explained in your tour as you are not spending 4days in Kruger national park with no guarantee of staying in a tree house If your travelling from Cape Town your first day is spent... More 

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LukeAHardiman, Guest Relations Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

Great to hear you loved the trip, however are very sorry you felt you were misled. This is certainly not our intention. The trip itinerary is clearly broken down on the website, and also in further detail in the pre-departure document you received. Our consultants are only too happy to answer any and all queries that may arise prior to... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

African budget safari were amazing to deal with when booking this trip. Very informative and all my queries were answered promptly. Thanks Bronwyn! The trip itself..... simply the best 7 consecutive days of my life. I had tears in my eyes when it was over. Words cannot describe this experience, our guide Moscow was wonderful. I joined the tour as... More 

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judyp1975, Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

It's wonderful to hear that you had such a fantastic time on your Botswana safari! Botswana is a very special destination with amazing wildlife and environments, so this trip is a firm favourite of ours! We're so pleased that Bronwyn helped you plan a trip of lifetime as well as your next upcoming 2 week trip to Namibia. Namibia is... More 

Ashtead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow I am SO grateful to Claire from African Bedget Safaris as she gave me the holiday of a lifetime. I am a couple of years off 80 years and she helped me choose the right route and advised accommodated not camping. The tour itself is, as our guide, Kit, said, not a holiday but an adventure and if you... More 

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judyp1975, Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback! It certainly sounds like you had the best adventure as that is indeed, what visiting Africa is all about. Claire always ensures she suggests the best option for each of our clients and once again, seems to have picked a winning tour for you! This tour is a great combination of wildlife and cultural... More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I traveled to Cape Town in March 2017 to see the area and participate in a shark cage dive, as well as a tour of the Cape including a wine tasting. Ingrid from African Budget Safaris helped me plan every detail of my trip and gave me insight to the necessities for my journey. It would be an understatement to... More 

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judyp1975, Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for such fantastic feedback not only on your stay in our beautiful city and country but as well as how Ingrid successfully helped you organise it all! We're extremely passionate about Cape Town and all that it has to showcase to our guests as there is so much to do and experience. Our 4 day package certainly packs... More 

London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A safari has always been the number one thing to do on my Bucket List. We came to Cape Town for a wedding and thought why not go on a Safari while we were there. African Budget Safaris were the first company that I contacted. I emailed explaining our situation and what we wished to achieve while out in South... More 

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judyp1975, Manager at African Budget Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful feedback on our 4 Day Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari. It is a great package with lovely accommodation and game viewing experiences. This trips never disappoints! We're so pleased that Ingrid helped you plan a trip of a lifetime! Ingrid is very passionate about making sure her guests have the best time on their holidays.... More 

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