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If You're Dreaming of Africa, Your Journey Has Already Begun...

Africa is known for its breathtaking natural landscapes, unique wildlife, and rich cultural heritage. It’s on most must-do travel lists, and for a good reason - there is a world to discover for every traveller in Africa. Whether your dream is an authentic under-canvas adventure, indulging in candlelight safari luxury, or exploring vibrant cultures – if you’re dreaming of Africa, your journey has already begun!


If you’re a first-time visitor interested in visiting the beautiful and diverse continent of Africa or a seasoned traveller looking for something a little more unique, this is your sign to put down your Lonely Planet guide and tap African travel specialist Safari Guru, located right here in the Hunter.

With expert advice, Safari Guru will remove the unknown and the overwhelm, ignite your travel dreams and open up a world of travel opportunities through the wonders of Africa. With decades of insider and on-the-ground knowledge combined with overwhelming enthusiasm to create transformative safari itineraries, an expertly designed journey means you can solely focus on the experience and immerse yourself in the inimitable diversity, wonder and spirit of Africa – a continent that will linger in your heart and memories long after you’ve returned home.

“Through this truly personalised experience, our expert planners connect with travellers to uncover bucket-list wishes and travel preferences to design bespoke itineraries in some of the world’s most fascinating destinations,” says Safari Guru founder and journey planner Deon De Villiers.

“We forgo traditional travel agent tactics that promote pre-packaged and high-volume itineraries, instead carefully hand crafting unique safari adventures.”

Deon De Villiers.

Believing that every exceptional journey begins with a blank canvas, Deon personally connects with each client to consult wherever it is most suitable for them – at home, a favourite cafe or their place of business at a convenient time.

“Safari Guru does not handle clients in bulk, and there are good reasons for this. Every one of our clients has individual dreams, and we see it as our business to make those dreams come true. Our decades in Africa qualify us to suggest personalised itineraries that not only meet but exceed what our clients are yearning for,” said Deon, who has personally spent over 20 years in the wilds of Africa.

“We have a knack for delivering meticulously planned experiences that feel wildly authentic and one-of-a-kind,” says Deon.

“We can even pair you with an expert private guide who will be your safari expert on the ground, accompanying you through part or all of your itinerary for a truly bespoke, informative and effortless journey.”

Safari Gurus have planned everything from immersive multi-generational trips, romantic honeymoons and adventure pursuits covering every corner of Africa’s most thrilling national parks and exclusive private game reserves.

“At the moment, we are seeing an increase in popularity for family-focused travel with guests seeking child-friendly, malaria-free destinations that still offer abundant wildlife and adventure for all ages but with the peace of mind required when travelling together,” says Deon.

Whatever your travel style, Safari Guru is a great place to start your dream journey. Get inspired by a recent adventure and start your journey today at


Safari Guru is proudly supporting this year’s Rescue Ball in aid of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter. While the Ball on May 19 is a soldout event, you can still bid on items in the online auction, including this amazing Safari Guru adventure! Auction closes at 10.30pm on Friday 19 May. Visit


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