River Safaris in Africa

Riverside safaris in Africa offer a unique look into life along the the vital rivers that feed the African landscapes. Experience all the usual wildlife safari activities plus additional game viewing by boat or canoe.

On a riverside safari experience another side of the vibrant life of the bushveld along the banks of some of the most beautiful rivers in Africa.

Imagine watching the setting sun against the deep red crimson African sky while sipping on a pinot while 2 giraffes gently sip the cool waters situated in front of your room. Too perfect to imagine? Well those who opt for the riverside safari in Africa will undoubtedly be able to experience the majesty of the bush as life along the river teems with abundant wildlife at its banks.

Take a walk along the hazy banks or opt for a river safari cruise at dusk while spotting wallowing hippos, drinking herds and lazing crocodiles. Even without the wildlife, the views along the river create beautiful reflections of the majestic skies and abundant plant life.

Those staying along the river get the best of both worlds and will sometimes be surprised to find a wandering giraffe or elephant in front of their deck on a hot afternoon. Living along the river allows you to experience a deeper more natural immersion with your environment.

The large bodies of water in the African Bushveld allow you to witness the very arteries of life flowing through the great lands. All life feeds off these essential veins and offer spectacular opportunities for viewing. Enjoy sundowners on the boat safari or on the comfort of your outdoor patio as you watch nature nourish itself amidst some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.

Chobe River Wildlife

Chobe Savanna Lodge is a beautiful safari lodge situated on the wide open floodplains of Namibia's Caprivi Strip on the banks of the Chobe River overlooking the Puku Flats of Chobe National Park....more

Ultimate River Safari

The Chongwe River in Zambia is the main water source for wildlife in the area. Guests can see the animals coming to drink and feed from their en-suite bedrooms...more

Zambezi River Exploration

Come and discover the majesty of the Victoria Falls, the serenity of the sultry Zambezi River and the diverse wildlife of the Chobe National Park. Delight in discovering the wonderful African wildlife...more

Okavango River Relaxtion

A beautifully timeless wildlife paradise in the Caprivi area in Namibia. Ideally located on the banks of the Okavango River a few hundred metres from Popa Falls, this riverside safari lodge is the perfect place for relaxation....more

Kafue River Safari Adventure

KaingU Lodge a Zambia safari lodge, extends a warm Zambian welcome. Enjoy a Kafue River safari adventure which includes boating, river cruises, canoeing and fishing. Traditional game drives and game walks...more

Malawi Riverside Safari

Mvuu Camp overlooks the Shire River in Liwonge National Park in southern Malawi, offering river safaris, day and night game drives and nature walks....more

Zambezi River Safari Romance

Ruckomechi Camp looks out from the banks of the mighty Zambezi River in Mana Pools National Park. Embark on a Zambezi River canoeing safari and a sunset river cruise, or simply watch wildlife along the riverbanks...more

Rufiji River Safari

Rufiji River Camp is an environmentally-friendly Selous safari tented camp, well elevated on a high bank above the Rufiji River in Tanzania....more

Elegant Riverside Safari

Sanctuary Sussi and Chuma provides an elegant brand of Victoria Falls accommodation, great food and facilities from a delightful Zambezi Riverbank setting....more

Riverside Safari in South Africa

Sibuya Game Reserve has more navigable river than any other game reserve in South Africa and is situated on 3000 hectares of wilderness in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. This malaria-free game reserve is home to the Big Five...more

Victoria Falls River Lodge

Victoria Falls River Lodge is perfectly located on the banks of the Zambezi River in the Zambezi National Park of Zimbabwe. The lodge provides guests with an authentic Zambezi River safari experience....more

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