The Safari Company

African Based Travel Specialist

Address:
PO Box 1460, Karen 00502, Nairobi
Member Number: 202541 Tel: +254 (0) 717 296390

If you & your family would like to experience Africa whilst staying in magnificent little game lodges, a safari tent, a beach villa or exquisite little farmhouses rather than larger hotel chains, The SAFARI Company is right for you.

The SAFARI Company specializes in tailor made, adventure travel staying in only small, personalised places (to suit ALL budgets).

We carry out our research with our kids; we stay in each and every place with our kids, so we know which lodges & camps are perfect for families.

We do not own any lodges, hotels or camps; therefore we offer a real, honest and unbiased service.

We are located in Nairobi & Nakuru in Kenya, Gloucs in England & NY, USA.

Where we operate

  • Botswana
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zanzibar

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Ballooning
  • Beach Holidays
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Flying Safaris
  • Golf
  • Mobile Safaris
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Overland
  • Photography
  • Retail
  • Riding Safaris
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp
  • Self-Drive Holidays
  • Weddings

Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism

We at The Safari Company believe in responsible travel, we would like to keep Africa as it is.

Africa has enormous tracts of un-spoilt land. It is important for us to preserve our land, encourage our traditions, respect our people and protect our environment.

 
 

Charities

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The SAFARI Company’s CSR Campaign ramps up a gear for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

The SAFARI Company and our wonderful partners; Elewana, Africa Eco Group and New African Territories are busy as bees trying to raise as much money as possible for this tear-inducing cause. How? (add Elsa’s images .. sent seperately) We are offering free weekends away at some of Kenya’s most magnificent places .. Elsa’s Kopje this month!! Tickets to the draw cost just Kshs1,000 / USD10 / E9 / GBP8 each or 10 tickets for 9 entries! … Only USD10 to give you a chance to win a weekend that is valued at USD4,000! Pssst. Why not buy a ticket for each of your team? It’s a kind gift for them and is for an amazing cause. Why? It’s all for Al. Al is our little friend who at the tender age of seven, has life-crippling cancer for the second time. Al desperately needs more funds to survive. All we ask is that you make as many entries as you wish, then at the end of each month, Al’s best friends will pull that special name out of the hat … and: 1. Hopefully, you will have your ticket to heaven for a weekend … Hooray! 2. Definitely, Al will benefit!! So come on friends, let's do this together! How To Pay - If you have MPesa, please send funds to Paybill Business number: 963389, Account number: Your name or https://www.thesafaricoltdcsr.com/enter-draw if you don’t and are overseas, please kindly email Juliet on accounts@thesafaricoltd.com to donate.

News

05 September 2019

The SAFARI Company’s CSR Campaign ramps up a gear for Childhood Awareness Month

The SAFARI Company’s CSR Campaign ramps up a gear for Childhood Awareness Month The SAFARI Company and our wonderful partners; Elewana, Africa Eco Group and New African Territories are busy as bees trying to raise as much money as possible for this tear-inducing cause.

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03 May 2019

Introducing Our New Team Members...

The SAFARI Company doesn’t book holidays, it crafts adventures and promises you memories that last a lifetime. Yes, we are a Kenyan-based DMC and we spend hours, days, weeks and months in the field, with our families, finding perfect places scattered around East Africa for our guests to experience … and to help us with our wonderful increase in work, oh yes, we have had sextuplets. Please join us in getting to know the newest six members of our family:

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20 November 2018

The SAFARI Company Mourns its Queen Bee

It is with enormous sadness that we inform you that our amazing & fun-loving, kind & incredibly capable Queen-Bee Lilian Onyango passed away on Friday night.  We are devastated. Lilian had been in hospital for a week with pneumonia and we were under the impression she was improving, so this tragedy came as a terrible shock to all of us.

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15 April 2016

Introducing Josy Hayes, our Marketing & Travel Consultant in the UK

Josy’s passion for Africa matches our passion for offering our clients the most perfect tailor-made experience whilst staying in wonderful little places all over Africa!! Josy is based in Gloucestershire in the UK; previously she has travelled extensively through Sub-Saharan Africa and has a real passion for the people & the wildlife.  After working for a few African Tour Operators in the UK and at Ants Nest in South Africa, Josy left the travel industry to have a family but sh…

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04 April 2014

The SAFARI Company welcomes two new members to the team!

This February, The SAFARI Company welcomed with open arms Jo Troulan as our new General Manager. Jo moved to Kenya from Ireland 8 years ago and loves to explore the country that she now calls home! At The SAFARI Company Jo has found a way to combine her love of travel with her new position. Read more about Jo! In March we also welcomed Hen Vyvyan-Robinson as our Social Media and E Marketing Manager. Hen caught the 'Africa bug' whilst she was teaching in Malawi and arrived in Kenya in 2…

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11 February 2014

Whale Shark Season in Kenya is Back

News has come in from Diani that the first ‘Papa Shillingi’, as the whale sharks are known locally, translating as shark covered in shillings, was sighted off the Diani beach. There is a local legend that God was so pleased when he created this beautiful fish, that he gave his angels handfuls of gold and silver coins to throw down from heaven onto its back. It goes that whale sharks have their magical markings and swim near the surface, catching the sun on their backs, as a way of…

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29 January 2014

The SAFARI Company is now a member of Ecotourism Kenya

27th January, 2014: It is with great pleasure that we announce The SAFARI Company is now officially a member of Ecotourism Kenya. Through our ‘Travel Green’ initiative, it is important for us to preserve our land, encourage our traditions, respect our people and protect our environment. It is important for us to keep Africa as it is. According to The International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improve…

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28 January 2014

The SAFARI Company is now a member of Ecotourism Kenya.

It is with great pleasure that we announce The SAFARI Company is now officially a member of Ecotourism Kenya. Through our ‘Travel Green’ initiative, it is important for us to preserve our land, encourage our traditions, respect our people and protect our environment. It is important for us to keep Africa as it is. According to The International Ecotourism Society, ecotourism is “Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-bein…

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29 May 2013

Welcomes and Goodbyes at The SAFARI Company

Our team has expanded, and sadly contracted. We welcome the charming and capable Nicole Hankar into our dynamic marketing team. We welcome a new little person into our lives, Billy Tundo, a son for Chania, we look forward to him working with us as soon as he’s old enough. We sadly lost a valuable member of our team who passed away very suddenly in our offices in March, rest in peace Daniel Mutua.

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02 November 2011

Appointment of a new General Manager at The SAFARI Company and ADVANTAGE East Africa

Miss Nicola Butler has been appointed General Manager for The SAFARI Company and ADVANTAGE East Africa in Nairobi as of 17th October 2011. Nicola has a wealth of experience in tourism, hospitality and events management having started her career in tourism as a travel consultant in the UK, developing her skills as an international conference and events organizer during subsequent years until her move to Kenya four years ago.  Her experience of managing a luxury tented camp in the Masai Mar…

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Lilian Onyango

Safaris & Accommodation Manager
Tel: +254 (0) 717 296390

*Chania Tundo

Managing Director
Tel: +254 (0) 733 747555

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