Why entrust us with your booking

With so much choice, we thought we’d put together 10 good reasons why we feel that you should book your next African Holiday with Gecko African Safaris. We are passionate about creating tailor made itineraries throughout Southern Africa and can assure you that our expert Africa consultants will spend as much time needed to ensure an African safari experience you will never forget.

Well trained an knowledgeable staff
Our team of knowledgeable consultants and safari experts are well travelled and on hand to assist you with planning your holiday. We invest heavily in staff training and are constantly sending our staff on educational trips to ensure that they are up to date with the latest product developments.

Book with us and save
By booking through us you can take advantage of our substantial bulk booking discounts and savings that we have available. We generally offer rates 5 – 10% better than booking directly with hotels and lodges. Challenge us to beat a rate.

Privately Owned
Gecko African Safaris / Sabi Sand Safaris is a privately owned company this means that we are independent and objective of the suppliers that we support. We are not aligned to any one particular supplier, we book what’s right for you and design your holiday around YOU!

Air Fares
We are a registered Travel Agent as well as being a registered Tour Operator, this means that we can issue competitively priced Domestic, Regional and International Flights. Put us to the test and allow us to quote you for your flights too!

Based in Cape Town
We are on the ground to assist you with your trip whilst you on holiday. With a 24 hour emergency support number we are here to assist you with any problems during your trip. The same person who booked your trip is the same person to assist with any problem during your stay.

24 Hour turn around time
We are super speedy and the weekend with standing we will get back to your enquiry within 24 hours.

Toll free numbers
To speed up your enquiry and for chance to speak to us directly, why not contact us on our Toll Free numbers from the UK and the US. UK : 0800 680 0661 USA : 1800 701 2185. This way we can find out more about what you want to do, it speeds up the enquiry process and really gives us a good grasp of what you want to do. If there are no toll free number from your country of origin, drop us an enquiry with your telephone number and we will gladly call you back, free of charge.

The perfect product
Every product, tour, accommodation listed on the Gecko Africa Safaris website has been personally vetted by one of our team. As a general rule we don’t sell something that one of our team have not personally experienced. This way you are guaranteed of product and services second to none. If a product or service does not meet up to our standard it is not included on our website.

Plain talking straight talking English (we say it how it is!)
We like to call a spade a spade, and pride ourselves on speaking in plain English, we are a down to earth team with no airs or graces. There are no surprises with us, what you see is what you get, no hidden costs, no credit card fees, no service charges, the price quoted is the price quoted. We give our honest opinion based on personal experience for each of the products we provide.

Paying for your booking
We accept bank transfers or credit card payments. We do not raise credit card fees or services charges.