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Safari Guru

Safari Guru

About African Safari Travel Specialists

Your dream is to go to Africa; it’s a significant investment of time and money for most. Based upon real-life experience and first-hand knowledge of the African continent we create bespoke journeys for those looking for “travel with purpose”, individual and family safaris that offer peace of mind, body and soul in remarkable destinations. 

We take time to plan your trip and as African travel specialists, we have substantial working knowledge of safaris and wildlife reserves and countries on the African continent. This is all critical to your holiday’s success.

Our tailored itineraries ensure smooth, hassle-free travel. We iron out the complicated and only offer what we have personally experienced or proven to be safe, excellent and well-thought-out through our network of trade partners and industry experts – many of whom are personal friends and ex-colleagues.

It is the little things and substantial knowledge we bring to the table; those that will make your travels, comfortable, enjoyable and spectacularly memorable every time.

We are passionate about sharing our knowledge about the continent we love and enabling our clients to experience the best of it. We aim to not only create fabulous, cost-effective bespoke itineraries but to make every part of your journey, including the planning, both seamless and fun.

Safari Guru Pty Ltd is an Australian-registered and owned travel agency. Founded in 2019 by Deon De Villiers, the team offers extensive operational safari knowledge, which is today applied to every safari itinerary created for our traveller’s peace of mind.

Safari Guru operates with a handful of African Safari Travel Specialists and is considered one of Australia’s leading African tour operators specialising in safari bookings for travellers from all over the world.

Find out more about African Safari Travel Specialists!

Deon De Villiers

Safari Planner | Tour Leader |

Susan Lock

Destination Specialist | Safari Planner |

Ashley Steedman

Destination Specialist |
Safari Planner

Allan McMaster

African Travel Specialist |
Private Guide

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better"


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Safari Guru


We are passionate about Africa, its people and wildlife and are driven to ensure your trip will exceed expectations. We have over thirty years of experience in managing, guiding and travelling to high-end luxury safari camps in remote locations. We have travelled and continue to visit the continent extensively and regularly to bring our knowledge and excitement to all of our bespoke itineraries.


As well as the passion and knowledge we bring, we are specialists in bespoke journeys for those looking for escapism, adventure, travel with purpose or for inspiration and/or family safaris that offer peace of mind, body and soul in remarkable destinations. Safari Guru uses camps, owners and operators who actively adopt sustainable practices to protect the community, land and the natural world. You won’t pay more to use our services and have our personal connections and knowledge at hand throughout your journey.


At Safari Guru, our team of dedicated personnel embodies personable attributes as we passionately guide and connect travellers to the awe-inspiring wonders of the African wilderness. With warm hospitality, expert knowledge, and a genuine love for nature, we create immersive safari experiences that showcase not only stunning landscapes and wildlife but also forge meaningful connections between our guests, ourselves and the rich cultural heritage of Africa. Our personable approach ensures that every adventure with Safari Guru is unforgettable, tailored to individual preferences, and leaves a lasting impression of camaraderie and lifelong memories.

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If you’re dreaming of Africa, your journey has already begun!