Self-Drive Safaris in Africa
A self-drive safari delivers a sense of freedom, adventure, and discovery that you simply can’t get on a traditional guided tour. Nothing compares to the thrill of hitting the open road in search of world-famous natural wonders and extraordinary wildlife. If you want to explore Africa independently at your own whim and pace, browse our range of self-drive tours and make your safari dreams a reality.
Best Self Drive Safari Vacations
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Bush and Beach, Self-Drive5 daysFrom $3,268 $2,778
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Cape Town Kruger and Garden Route, Self-Drive12 daysFrom $3,958 $3,364
Self-drive Sossusvlei, Damaraland & Etosha with a taste of the West Coast of Namibia15 daysFrom $6,120
15 Days Self Drive Tour from Namibia to Botswana15 daysFrom $2,691
10 Days Self Tour - Beauty of Namibia10 daysFrom $1,784
Best self-drive safari destinations in Africa
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Frequently asked questions
What is the most important thing to consider?
Make sure to bring warm clothes and plack plenty of layering pieces for those chilly early morning and evening excursions. To get a better idea of what to pack for a self-drive safari, refer to our safari packing list.
What is your top tip for an unforgettable self-drive experience?
You’re not going to see a lion or rhino around every corner, so try not to become too fixated on spotting the Big Five! There are so many other incredible species to find, even if they happen to be more common. Also, don’t forget to pause and take in the beauty of your surroundings every so often!
How can I book a self-drive safari?
It’s easy to book a self-drive safari on TourRadar: simply browse our range of self-drive tours and trips and choose the option that suits you best! You can filter the results by country, price range, and more to find the perfect holiday.
How to choose the right safari?
The easiest way to choose the right safari is to consider important factors like what animals you most want to see and what time of year you’re able to travel. Then, you can better narrow down your options and find the ideal self-drive safari tour.
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