Why book with Encompass Africa?

Are you in the planning stages of an African adventure and wondering who to book with? Here are some of the top reasons our guests have chosen to book with Encompass Africa.


All of our team have travelled in Africa and can provide you with detailed information about what you can expect, the different travel options (private tailormade to scheduled group tours) and will help personalise your African holiday.

‘Learning more and more’

With a combined 50 years’ experience, we are known as Australia’s specialist operator to Africa and have been building our reputation as Encompass Africa since 2009.  Jonathon first started out guiding in Africa way back in 2000, proudly escorting his own groups through East Africa and Southern Africa and learning more and more ever since.



With Encompass Africa, you get extraordinary. Expertise, guest service and attention to detail are our strong points along with a highly personal service.

‘Expertise and exceptional service’

Our most common feedback from returning guests is praise for our level of professionalism, expertise and exceptional service, personal care and commitment to ensuring expectations were exceeded!

We would not be as extraordinary as we are without our solid working relationships with hand picked local partners in each African country as well as the professionalism of our own offices in Brisbane and Sydney.

With years of experience operating tailormade holidays and scheduled group tours throughout Africa, you can be assured of seamless logistics and a reliable presence on which you can always depend. Our partners on the ground in Africa have highly experienced and committed teams dedicated to the provision of personal service to all Encompass Africa guests. We also offer a 24/7 Guests in Africa service for that extra peace of mind. This plus more guarantee you an extraordinary experience. 



Over the years our team has inspected thousands of properties in Africa and are attuned with the types of accommodations and locations our guests expect in order to enhance their African holiday experience.

We inspect our preferred properties regularly to ensure standards are maintained, guaranteeing you an unforgettable stay for all the right reasons!

We can offer everything from adventure camping and glamping (more glamorous camping) owner run safari camps, lodges, to boutique hotels and large resorts.  The range is impressive and regardless of where you choose to stay, you’ll have a good night sleep.



 We have been blazing trails in Africa for over 20 years and pride ourselves on delivering the very best authentic experiences.

‘guided by the very best local professionals’

You will have the opportunity to learn about local cultures and traditions, explore wilderness areas rarely visited and be guided by the very best local professionals in the business who dedicate their lives to tourism, conservation and sustainability just like we do. There will be endless opportunities to see local life in Africa and just how different it is from your own. 



At the heart of Encompass Africa is our profession team and service offering. We truly can encompass everything imaginable for a great African holiday.

‘We can do as much or as little as you require’

We have a flight desk responsible for quoting on international and regional flights and your tailormade travel includes accommodations, domestic transport, local guides, park fees, day tours even restaurant bookings and insurance. We can do as much or as little as you require. The beauty of everything booked by one company is the ease of communication if an emergency should arise.



We guarantee great service beyond the day you book. What is important is providing you access to our professional team if questions arrive and also helpful resources and checklists to guarantee an effortless preparation for departure.

Our online Safari Concierge is brimming with everything from recommended reading, travel apps for kids, restaurant recommendations, country information, packing lists and even tips for great wildlife photography.



Here at Encompass Africa, conservation is our core and every safari holiday we book makes a difference to the lives of those less fortunate in Africa.

‘make an impact on locals and visitors alike’

We are involved in wildlife conservation, endangered species protection, wilderness rejuvenation projects to community sustainability initiatives. Just by booking with Encompass Africa, you are contributing to these vital initiatives that will make an impact on locals and visitors alike.


We welcome you to book with Encompass Africa.

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The safari tour was unbelievable! We would also have no hesitation in recommending Encompass Africa to our family and friends.

“We can only say that it very much exceeded our expectations.”

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We enjoyed every minute and we are still gaining pleasure from recounting the memories, especially the birthday celebration.

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“Exactly what we wanted!”

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First Class service and attention to detail, nothing was too much to ask.

“I can’t thank them enough for making the whole experience so wonderful.”

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