UK Based Representation

Manor Farm, Nether Broughton, Leicestershire, LE14 3HB
Member Number: 201280 Tel: +44 (0)1664 823750

Kamili is a hugely dynamic marketing agency that successful promotes independent lodges, camps and safari operators to African travel specialists in the UK and South Africa.

Kafunta River Lodge - South Luangwa
Island Bush Camp - South Luangwa
Three Rivers Camp - South Luangwa
Konkamoya Camp – Kafue
Waterberry Lodge – Livingstone
River Farmhouse - Livingstone

Muchenje Safari Lodge – Chobe
Tuli Safari Lodge - Tuli

Island Continent Tours – ground operators

Dinknesh Ethiopian Tours – ground operators

Primate Lodge – Kibale
Mahogany Springs - Bwindi
Great Lake Safaris – ground operators

Takims Holidays

Sentinel Camp- Masai Mara
Basecamp Masai Mara - Talek
Wilderness Camp - Mara Naibosho
Eagle View - Mara Naibosho

Where we operate

  • Botswana
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Bird Watching
  • Mobile Safaris
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp

Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism

The Kamili Co. has a long running history of association with lodges, camps and operators who actively support their local communities and support conservation (not just of wildlife, but people too).


12 February 2018

Update : Kirstine Vercoe, African Bush Camps, Ker & Downey Botswana

Kamili, Kameric and Kamageo can now sadly confirm the departure of Kirstine Vercoe who resigned from her role as Marketing Director, following the agency's loss of the African Bush Camps account at the end of December 2017. Such was Kirstine's talent and professionalism that her departure caused the loss of Ker & Downey Botswana, which she had account directed so well, too.

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20 April 2017

Kamageo to create Zambia campaign in the UK

A major UK tourism initiative is being launched by the Zambia Marketing Group (ZMG) – a newly created entity whose membership includes many of the country’s leading tourism businesses.  ZMG will run an extensive consumer PR campaign starting in summer 2017, to help educate and enthuse travellers regarding the country’s many attractions.  More than 20 major players in Zambia’s tourism industry are involved - including Zambian Ground Handlers, Bushcamp Company, …

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27 January 2017

Extra account manager at Kamageo

Helen Brown has joined the Kamageo team as Account Manager.   She has previously spent over 12 years in the travel business, including almost four years in African luxury travel, so she brings even more experience to the team.   After leaving University of Leeds with a degree in French and Italian, Helen first worked in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, before spending 5 years with Headwater (Tui's specialist walking and cycling holidays brand) and then o…

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26 January 2017

Zambia to run UK Roadshow this spring

Zambia Tourism Agency has partnered with Kamageo to coordinate a trade roadshow across the UK in March 2017.  An amazing line-up of Zambian properties and other tourism related businesses will combine to create a series of trade events for key buyers in various venues across the UK. Buyers will have the opportunity to hold 20-minute meetings with the following Atta Members along with many others: Robin Pope Safaris Tongabezi & Sindabezi Zambian Ground Handlers Sausag…

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20 January 2017


A new directory-style website has been launched to help UK travel professionals to reference which accommodation and service providers are represented by which agency. There are nearly 40 specialist representation agencies in the UK marketing over 400 African lodges, camps, boutique hotels, DMCs and destinations. In addition, a number of brands also have marketing staff based permanently in the UK. Created by Kamili, the website is entirely free of charge for listings and for users. Tim Hensh…

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05 October 2016

Uganda Tourism UK Roadshow

Uganda Tourism Board has announced its first ever UK roadshow which will visit Manchester, Oxfordshire and two London venues in the week prior to WTM. With over 20 high quality properties and a host of DMCs, the event is ideal for UK Africa specialist who already have Uganda in their offering, or those looking to add in this hot destination. Tuesday 1st November : Stanneylands Hotel, Wilmslow MANCHESTER Wednesday 2nd November : Five All, Lechslade OXFORDSHIRE Thursday 3rd November : Gran…

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04 October 2016

Limited edition Bradt Guide to Uganda

Kamageo has worked in partnership with Bradt Travel Guides to publish a special edition of their forthcoming and fully updated Guide to Uganda (edition 8). A 32-page colour section, created by Kamageo for Uganda Tourism Board, has been added to the front of a limited edition to be exclusively available to leading UK travel professionals. It's packed with itinerary ideas, planning hints and sales tips galore. Tim Henshall explained "In our section, we inevitably majored on the main to…

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03 October 2016

Kamili partners Mbali Mbali

Kamili is delighted to announce that we will be providing marketing and representation for Tanzania’s Mbali Mbali Lodges and Camps, whose properties are in Mahale, Gombe, Katavi, Tarangire and the Serengeti. Kamili’s MD, Tim Henshall stated that “We worked with these camps back in 2010, but since the appointment of Fatema Lalja as Director of Operations, Sales & Marketing, everything about the business has been significantly upgraded – in terms of property standards…

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05 August 2016

Industry leading magazine – ‘Safari’ publishes bumper edition

Safari Magazine, the UK’s only dedicated trade publication to exclusively feature travel to Sub-Saharan Africa, has published its 29th edition in a new expanded format. Increasing to 76 pages, the periodical has increased both its content and circulation, responding to positive feedback from the UK’s Africa specialist tour operators, to whom the title is targeted. The latest issue – available in print and online – includes major features on Uganda and Congo, as …

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07 January 2016

Let’s all do the Congo!

Kamili is delighted to announce a partnership with Congo Conservation Company (CCC), to market their three Odzala Discovery Camps in Congo-Brazzaville. Odzala is a near-mythical place of astounding biodiversity - a place few people have ever had the chance to visit. Odzala Discovery Camps are proud to be able to provide a unique opportunity to visit the forests of the Congo Basin, in safety and comfort. Clients can explore the towering forests, crystal-clear streams and expansive open savanna…

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17 December 2015

Better news for Masai Mara's Lions.

After the sad incident that occurred in the Masai Mara just over a week ago, where 3 lions were poisoned to death, we're pleased to be bringing more positive news regarding probably the most famous lions in the world. Stars of many BBC-TV documentaries, The Marsh Pride, are resident in the national reserve, and yesterday they introduced the two youngest members of their family to an adoring public. Two three-week old cubs emerged from the undergrowth as water levels were briefly high due …

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11 November 2015

Kirstine Vercoe joins Kamili

Kamili is delighted to announce that Kirstine Vercoe has joined our team from 1st November in the newly created role of Account Director. Tim Henshall, Kamili's MD said "We are delighted to have someone of Kirstine's experience and expertise on board. She also has a charming personality and a positive, go-getting attitude. As our business expands, it is vital to have talented staff and in Kirstine, we definately have that". Leaving her native South Africa with a degree in C…

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01 August 2014

KamiLIVE UK Tour

This October Kamili and partners take to the road for 5 days of presentations around the UK. From the 27th to the 31st October we will be hosting events in Suffolk, Gloucestershire, Surrey and London. Things get started at 1.30pm with appointments at 2pm through till 6pm, followed by Sundowners. There's also then the option to join us for dinner. Monday: The Queens Head, Eye, Suffolk Tuesday: Five Alls, Lechlade, Gloucestershire Wednesday: The Percy Arms, Chilworth, Surrey Thursday: The Za…

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30 July 2014

Tanzanian Tranquility

Visit Momella Lakes and experience new Canoe Safaris from Hatari Lodge In the north east part of Arusha National Park lies the area known as the Momella Lakes. Fringed by green hills, surrounded by the post-volcanic landscape, seven lakes nestle in the valleys. Their sodium rich content and the formation of algae make the lakes alkaline, causing them to be a popular feeding and resting area for flamingos. Arusha National Park is the only place in Tanzania where buffalo, water and bushbuck, hip…

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17 April 2014

Ethiopia to feature in Lonely Planet Traveller with Dinknesh

Having enthused about Ethiopia to tour operators and the media alike, Kamili was delighted to be asked by ‘Lonely Planet Traveller’ magazine who were intrigued to find out if Ethiopia was every bit as exciting as we’d said! Ethiopia continues to attract more and more interest from tourists looking for a totally unique experience – a blend of history, culture and wildlife. Expert Ethiopia-based DMC, Dinknesh delivered up an excellent itinerary that perfectly matched…

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13 December 2013

Win a case of wine in our fun Christmas video competition

Kamili has added an incentive for you to watch our new 2-minute video regarding the quality of our portfolio - for a bit of festive fun, we're offering a case of wine to the first name drawn out of the hat at 12 noon on Friday 20th December that has correctly answered the 10 questions below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pd10cy7Ls5k For more information, and to enter, follow this link.

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26 November 2013

New Kamili portfolio video

  Kamili has launched a new 2-minute video to ensure travel professionals are up to date on the quality of Kamili’s portfolio. In the seven years since its launch, Kamili has grown fast to include over 50 independent lodges, camps and safaris operators across 19 countries in sub-saharan Africa. Tim Henshall (Kamili's MD) stated “We need to ensure that Africa specialists recognize the high quality of our partners. When we first launched we did have more 3-star style propert…

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22 October 2013

Kamili launches new company

Kameric - a vibrant new marketing and representation service – launches into the UK. Luxury lodge groups can now benefit from the same level of expertise, experience and enthusiasm that’s long been the hallmark of Kamili, via the launch of a new brand – Kameric - which responds directly to their unique needs. Whilst Kamili adopts a “portfolio approach” and has become referred to as a brand in its own right (independent, owner run lodges and camps), Kameric will be…

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10 October 2013

Family Safaris at Muchenje

Located on the western side of Chobe National Park, Muchenje is the only lodge in this area and offers unique and prolific game experiences. Famous for its elephant and buffalo herds, Chobe is also home to numerous lions, as well as a great diversity of plains game and bird species. Muchenje are offering wonderful family orientated safaris at for 2 adults and 2 children up to 14 years. For more information, see http://www.kamilisafaris.com/news/october-2013/family-safaris-at-muchenje/

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26 September 2013

Ngurdoto Crater with Hatari Lodge

Until recently, no European had stepped inside Ngurdoto’s 2.5km wide crater (‘Little Ngorongoro’) for over 50 years. Hatari Lodge in Arusha NP has now secured exclusive access for walking safaris into this magical crater, with its huge swamp, hippo, crocs and buffalo... and who know what other creatures are resident here... The Ngurdoto Crater is nicknamed the “little Ngorongoro Crater.” Its fragile but diverse ecosystem cannot be visited by car or on foot. Only f…

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28 June 2013

Kamili opens South Africa office for a joined-up representation service.

  Kamili, the UK’s most vibrant marketing and representation agency is “joining up the dots” between Europe and Africa, by opening an office to service the needs of DMCs and ground operators based in South Africa.  From July 1st, newly appointed marketing manager, Alex Johnston, will be educating South Africa’s key tour operators regarding  Kamili's portfolio of over 50 independent lodges, camps and operators (see www.kamilisafaris.com for information…

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12 April 2013

New for Kamili

Kamili's Portfolio has seen the addition of new mobile safaris providing true wildlife experiences, stunning new properties that offer exceptional value for money and inspirational photo safaris.  Offering photo and mobile safaris, we have Coetzer Nature Photography and Okavango Expeditions. And for a place of luxury to rest your head, there is Dar House, Moon Mountain Lodge, Kalahari Manor and Escarpment Lodge.  Visit www.kamilisafaris.com for more information on our new pa…

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08 April 2013

Kamili's new trade-focused website

  Kamili has launched a stylish, visually-led new website to respond directly to the needs of tour operators. Following lengthy research and consultation with a broad range of UK operators, Kamili was encouraged to hear that the existing website was widely praised and “industry leading”, but we still felt that improvements were possible. Click here to see Kamili’s new website Crucially, we discovered that whilst the previous website contained many resources including rat…

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08 January 2013

The Hide joins Kamili

Kamili is delighted to announce that the prestigious The Hide Safari Camp has joined their portfolio. The multi-award winning camp has long been recognized as Hwange National Park’s finest property, with guests accommodated in just 10 stylish tents, on a plain overlooking a game-rich waterhole. The Hide is joined in Kamili’s portfolio by its sister properties – both of which are newly opened. To celebrate their 20th anniversary, the Hide has opened Tom’s Safari House &n…

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20 December 2012

BBC1 : Africa / Eye to Eye with the Unknown

 EYE TO EYE WITH THE UNKNOWN This January, the BBC will broadcast an amazing new TV series on the landscapes and creatures of Africa's wildest places.
A 5-part series of 60-min films, starts Wednesday 2nd January it reveals the surprising environments, extraordinary creatures and other fascinating secrets of Africa. Starts BBC1 Wednesday 2nd January (UK only) Each episode shifts the focus on a different region as it contrasts the epic power of the landscape with the dr…

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02 November 2012

Kamili publishes Safari News magazine

Kamili's hugely popular quarterly magazine has been published online, after it was mailed out to over 250 UK Africa specialist tour operators earlier this week. Safari News 17 contains a large section previewing WTM, with news of Kamili's 9 show events as well as details of the 18 properties and 8 ground handlers that will be attending the show that are within Kamii's portfolio.  Tim Henshall, Kamili's MD commented "UK numbers were understandably down at Indaba, so we…

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09 August 2012

Kamili adds 7 properties to portfolio

Kamili's independent lodge portfolio has significantly expanded. Seven high quality new properties have been added in Maputo Bay (Mozambique), Caprivi Strip x 2 (Namibia), Central Kalahari (Botswana), Kafue (Zambia), Mkhaya (Swaziland) and Bwindi (Uganda). Tim Henshall, Kamili's md commented "Our portfolio of properties always offer exception value, as well as outstanding safari experiences. It has never been more important , in this difficult trading climate. It's great …

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02 March 2012

Safari News issued

Kamili has just published Issue 15 of their popular magazine, Safari News. This issue contains the following reviews, news and updates : CONGO :A trip report after seeing lowland gorialls and Ba’aka pygmies in Congo & CAR. TANZANIA : News of Hatari Lodge’s film anniversary specials, plus Coastal Aviation now has scheduled flights to Shu’mata Camp at the foot of Kilimanjaro. KENYA : A new lodge that’s grabbing headlines RWANDA : Is it a destination or just …

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13 October 2011

Kamili's Safari News Edition 13 now out

Kamili has published Issue 13 of their popular Africa travel trade mini-magazine, "Safari News". This edition features articles on all of Kamili 35 partners, including lodges, camps and safari operators in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia. South Africa, Madagascar, Ethiopia, Congo and CAR. New properties include WILDWATERS LODGE (Uganda); LELESHWA CAMP (Kenya), ETAMBURA CAMP (Namibia);  NXAMASERI ISLAND LODGE (Botswana); HATARI LODGE and SHU&#39…

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08 June 2011

Safari News Edition 12

Kamili has published Issue 12 of their popular Africa travel trade mini-magazine, "Safari News". This smaller than usual, unplanned edition captures the positive spirit of Indaba and hopes to take advantage of the surge of late bookings coming through. It can be seen online or requested by post from tim@kamilisafaris.com    

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01 June 2011

Kamili expands Uganda portfolio

Wildwaters Lodge**** on the River Nile in Uganda has joined Kamili's portfolio to increase its presence in the UK market Nestled in luxuriant rainforest on it's own private island, mid-stream in the mighty Nile, Wildwaters Lodge is breathtaking. Thick riverine forest naturally covers the island and each of the ten timber-floor rooms is nestled amidst the forest with private, breathtaking views over the River Nile and it's rapids.  Elevated wooden walkways gracefully link the…

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18 May 2011

Gorilla Permits at Bwindi reduced in price!

We are delighted to inform you that gorilla permits for Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park have been reduced in price! The gorilla permit fee is now only USD $350 per permit in low season, which includes the months of March, April, May, October and November. Please note that this only applies for gorilla permits that have not been secured yet. For the high season period, gorilla permits remain at USD $500.  For superb Uganda itineraries and packages contact either of Kamili&#3…

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28 April 2011

New properties for Kamili's portfolio

Kamili is delighted to be adding two stunning new properties between Africa's two summits Mount Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, to their portfolio of exclusive safari experiences. Set against the stunning Tanzanian backdrop and ‘Oscar winning' landscapes of Kilimanjaro country, these two beautifully styled luxury bush lodges; Hatari Lodge and Shu'Mata Camp are set in one of Africa's most beautiful, rich and diverse national parks, both properties offer fabulous panoramic view…

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Mandy Henshall

Resources Director
Tel: +44 115 937 7475

*Tim Henshall

Managaing Director
Tel: +44 115 937 7475

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