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Bespoke holidays in Zimbabwe




A part of the world you'll be longing to return to

Southern Africa is a region as diverse as it is beautiful. Adventurers can find sweeping savannahs, subtropical forests, vast stretches of grasslands, striking deserts and more, all in a region half the size of continental Europe.

You will find strikingly different customs, traditional clothing and even dances throughout Southern Africa, owing to the unique melding of colonial history and local cultures over the centuries. This carries into the food, languages and architecture as well.

Friends of Adventure is proud to play a role in helping people learn about and eventually discover Southern Africa for themselves.

Destinations We Cover







 For truly personalised bespoke holidays in Zimbabwe, Botswana and the rest of Southern Africa, call your Friends of Adventure. Simply let us know where you want to go and what you're in the market for, and we will take care of the rest. Book a consultation today.

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What destinations do we cover?

 Winelands in South Africa

South Africa

A captivating country in every aspect, from its archaeological status as the Cradle of Humankind to the welcoming people to breathtaking natural beauty on display. Explore the world-class Kruger National Park, the vibrant streets of Cape Town and sweeping vineyards of Wineland. A truly special country you will find yourself yearning to return to after your first visit.

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 Okavango Delta Botswana


Botswana is a hidden gem of Southern Africa that promises extraordinary adventures for travellers wanting to connect with nature. Those looking for bespoke safari holidays will find a plethora of both terrestrial and canoe-based tours on offer, showcasing elephants, hippos and bird species that can be found nowhere else.

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 Victoria Falls Zimbabwe


Zimbabwe is a land of stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage and remarkable wildlife. While it is famous among holidaymakers for the majestic Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Zimbabwe has a lot more to offer, from National Parks to UNESCO world heritage sites.

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 Safari Lodge in Namibia


Namibia boasts natural wonder that are nothing short of stunning, from the iconic red dunes of the Sossusvlei salt pan to the Namib Desert that hugs the Atlantic Coast and gives the country its name. If you're looking for thrills then the Skeleton Coast offers a uniquely haunting experience, to say nothing of dune biking or hot air balloon tours.

Explore Namibia

 Beach in Mozambique


Mozambique is home to one of the world's most captivated coastlines, stretching for over 2,500 kilometres. The local sea life spans whale Sharks, dolphins, coral reefs, humpback whales and more. For those of a cultural bent, this country's blend of African, Arab, Indian and Portuguese influences lends themselves to truly unique flavours and sights.

Explore Mozambique

 Black rhinos in Southern Africa

Holiday Ideas

Taken by a Southern African destination but unsure if you're in the market for bespoke safari holidays, beach getaways or something else? We can get to know you better and propose something truly custom to you and your preferences, with a holiday consultation.

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 Lioness with cub in Southern Africa

Frequently Asked Questions about travel in Southern Africa

What is the best time to visit Southern Africa for wildlife trips?

The dry season (May to October) is generally considered the best time in Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa for game viewing; however, it can accommodate all year round depending on what you wish to explore. The best time for Mozambique is July to October, although bear in mind that it is very popular as a Christmas destination.

What is the climate like in Southern Africa?

Being such a large and varied region there is no single answer. Generally speaking, the summers (November to February) are hot and humid, while the winters (May to August) are mild and dry. The southern regions can get some chilly nights and inland by the mountains experience snow.

What is the transportation infrastructure like in Southern Africa?

The region has a well-developed transportation network. Domestic flights, chartered flights, buses and trains are readily available, and hiring a car is very popular if your holiday takes you off the beaten track or you want to explore at your own pace.

What should I pack for my trip to Southern Africa?

Friends of Adventure will provide you with a list of essentials once you choose one of our itineraries. However, lightweight breathable clothing is recommended, along with sunscreen and a hat for sun protection and comfortable walking shoes. Don’t forget your insect repellent either!

Is it safe to go on safari in Southern Africa?

As an organiser of bespoke safari holidays, all the safaris we recommend and book for our clients are manned by experienced guides. If you listen to the instructions and guidelines given by your safari guide and respond the wildlife and their habitats, safaris in Southern Africa are perfectly safe.