Searching for Africa's wild heart is one of travel's most magical experiences.
A private plane safari across Kenya
A luxury camp in Tanzania
A photography-focused lodge in Zambia
A delta retreat in Botswana
A riverside resort in Zimbabwe
A tropical safari in northeastern Madagascar
A spa in South Africa
A rhino-tracking adventure in Kenya
A tailor-made airborne safari in Namibia
Tailor-made airborne safari in Namibia:Namibia's ethereal landscapes are best explored by light aircraft. This can include a stay at the luxury Ongava Lodge in a private game reserve.
Tropical safari in Madagascar: Guests arrive at the resort of Miavana, on an island off Madagascar, via helicopter before embarking on a "blue safari" that includes whale-watching.
Private plane safari in Kenya: Seeing everything Kenya has to offer can be a challenge. Scenic Air Safaris offers a nine-day endangered species itinerary in a 10-seater private plane.
Luxury camp in Tanzania: The Highlands is a newly opened luxury camp in Tanzania's Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
A delta retreat in Botswana: Completely rebuilt in 2016, the Moremi Game Reserve has 12 pavilions, each with a private pool and outside seating area.
Rhino tracking in Kenya: The new Saruni Rhino camp, opening in February 2017, offers a walking safari tracking endangered black rhinos.
Forest villa in Rwanda: Bisate Lodge, on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, is due to open in June 2017, offering a luxury destination for safari enthusiasts hoping to glimpse endangered silverback gorillas.
A spa in South Africa: The Karkloof Safari Spa has all the trappings of the usual luxury safari lodge, but also offers 11 different spa treatments per day.
A photography-focused lodge in Zambia: The King Lewanika Lodge, due to open its six luxury villas in April 2017, will offer dedicated photography safaris.
Riverside resort in Zimbabwe: Situated on a private wildlife concession on the Zambezi River, just 40 kilometers from Victoria Falls, Matetsi River Lodge is one of Zimbabwe's newest and best places for an indulgent safari.