A Holiday Where You Can Experience Some Of Africa's More Sensitive Ecological Treasures

If Africa’s wonderful wildlife, its heritage, people and its beautiful landscape excite you, interest in protecting it.  Eco-friendly safaris are the choice of the discerning traveller, where LED lighting, solar power and low-impact lodgings are small, mindful actions that benefit the environment without compromising on luxury.

Details such as locally sourced produce help to keep the carbon-footprint low and also offer diners the freshest produce, while restrictions on guest numbers limit the impact that vehicles have in conservation areas. These serve to maintain the intimate settings of a camp, and while guests wouldn’t know it on their visit, but many of the eco-lodgings raised are only temporary structures so when they are dismantled the land is reclaimed by nature.

Aware that they need to protect Africa’s fabulous wildlife and environment, many of the continent’s countries are seeking to protect their special landscapes with ever more visitors keen to do the same.  Botswana for example, now has over 38% of its land protected for conservation and it has the eco-lodges to match.  Try Muchenje Lodge, located close the wildlife rich Chobe River, where the walls of the eco-lodge are made from sand, providing natural insulation from the chilly nights and shade during the day.

There is no concession on destination either - from Kenya’s Nairobi Tent Camp (the only accommodation inside the capital’s national park) and the stunning riverside location of Zambia’s Old Mondoro to the colonial lodges in South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains, environmentally-friendly and Fair Trade safaris are the future.

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Olare Mara Kempinski, Masai Mara

Olare Mara Kempinski offers travellers once-in-a lifetime safari experiences, which will live on in your memories.

Sarara Camp, Mathews Range

A luxury tented camp, owned and run by the local Samburu community with Piers & Hilary Bastard. Nestled into the lower slopes of the Mathews Mountain range, with sweeping views of the Northern Frontier.

Porini Amboseli Camp

In the heart of Masailand, Selenkay Conservancy is an important dispersal area for wildlife moving in and out of Amboseli, and is home to a wide diversity of species.

Porini Lion Camp

This eco-friendly camp is located in an exclusive 20,000-acre conservancy. There are no minibuses allowed and the number of vehicles are controlled, giving you an authentic safari experience, away from the crowds.

Porini Mara Camp

This small camp offers tented accommodation for a more 'real' safari experience. Set in pristine wilderness with savannah plains, riverine forest, springs, streams and rivers, rolling hills and great views across the Mara.

Three Tree Hill Lodge

Three Tree Hill Lodge is set in a secluded position with the Drakensberg Mountains as its impressive backdrop. The eco-friendly lodge serves locally grown home-style food in a charming environment.

Hluhluwe River Lodge

Huhluwe River Lodge is a nature based eco lodge situated in a pristine forested environment bordering the iSimangaliso world heritage site and False Bay Park.

Kicheche Laikipia Camp

This high quality eco-camp overlooks a small waterhole in the centre of the conservancy. Guests are hosted by an experienced resident management couple.

Old Mondoro

The concept of Old Mondoro is simple - to provide guests with an authentic, intimate safari that concentrates on the wildlife and bush experience whilst not forgoing any creature comforts or service.

Porini Rhino Camp

The camp is hidden in a secluded valley, and is set amongst shady acacia trees on the banks of a seasonal river. It is very environmentally-friendly with solar powered lighting and no generators.

Sossusvlei Lodge

With friendly and efficient service, Sossusvlei Lodge is a perennial winner of local hospitality awards. This eco-friendly retreat is the closest lodge to the entrance of the grand Sossusvlei dunes.

Eco Omo Safari Lodge

Eco Omo is an eco-friendly permanent safari tented lodge which blends harmoniously with its natural surroundings on the banks of the Neri River. It is located just outside Jinka on the way to Mago and Omo National Parks in the heart of the Omo Valley...