African Overland Safaris

An overland safari is an increasingly popular way of seeing this massive and varied continent. Overlanding in Africa is a great way to travel from country to country - experience everchanging landscapes, different cultures and the magnificent wildlife Africa is known for.

We at African Overland Safaris offer budget overland camping tours in Africa; tours that comprehensively cover Africa's best overland safari destinations, adventure activities and national parks.

In addition to our budget overland tours in Africa, we also offer a wide variety of short budget tours to the world-reknowned Kruger National Park ... ideal for those looking for an African Safari but with limited time available.

View our overland tours departing from:   Cape Town   |   Dar es Salaam   |   Johannesburg   |   Nairobi   |   Victoria Falls

Popular Overland Safaris

Best of East Africa Overland Tour

10 days Nairobi to Nairobi

Gorillas and Game Parks Overland Tour

14 days Nairobi to Nairobi

Southern Sun (Southbound) Overland Tour

21 days Victoria Falls to Cape Town

Zanzibar, Game Parks and Gorillas Overland Tour

24 days Dar es Salaam to Nairobi

Gorillas, Game Parks and Zanzibar Overland Tour

24 days Nairobi to Dar es Salaam

Journey to the Cape Overland Tour

32 days Johannesburg to Cape Town

Gorillas and Southern Discoverer Overland Tour

35 days Nairobi to Victoria Falls

Southern Explorer (Northbound) Overland Tour

42 day Cape Town to Nairobi

Budget Overland Tours

Budget Overland Tours

Our African overland tour expeditions cover famous destinations such as Etosha, Victoria Falls, the Serengeti and the Masai Mara, but via remote areas where we discover the people, culture and wildlife of Africa.

Each overland tour has an experienced crew and a specially designed, self-sufficient overland truck. We camp in designated campsites with facilities while enjoying the odd night bush camping in exciting locations.

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Kruger Park Tours

Kruger Park Tours

Looking to go on your dream African Safari but have limited time? Look no further. We offer a wide variety of budget tours to the Kruger National Park.

Our experienced Safari Guides will be with you every step of the way to help you sight South Africa's famous Big 5. With our budget-friendly range of accommodation options; ranging from 2-person dome-style tents to air-conditioned en-suite chalets, there is sure to be a safari to fit every budget.

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Overland Camping Trips

44 day Johannesburg to Nairobi Camping Tour

44 Day Johannesburg to Nairobi

This Johannesburg to Nairobi overland tour includes mountain gorilla trekking in Uganda, visits to world renowned Big 5 game parks such as the Kruger, Hwange, South Luangwa, the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater, the friendly beaches of Lake Malawi, the tropical beaches of Zanzibar, and the mighty Zambezi river.

46 day Nairobi to Johannesburg Camping Tour

46 Day Nairobi to Johannesburg

This overland camping tour explores famous game reserves, mighty rivers, misty mountains and golden beaches. Encounter wildlife from the Mountain Gorillas to the Big 5, and meet diverse cultures from the red-robed Masai to the warm-hearted Malawi people. From the source of the Nile to Kruger, from Zanzibar to Victoria Falls, this is the Great Africa Adventure!

56 day Cape Town to Nairobi Camping Tour

56 Day Cape Town to Nairobi

Taking in the wild deserts and coastline of Namibia, the wilderness of the Okavango Delta, the thundering Victoria Falls, scenic Lake Malawi and the enchanting spice island of Zanzibar and wrapping it up with big game encounters in South Luangwa, Lake Nakuru, Queen Elizabeth National Park and an epic Mountain Gorilla Trek.

58 day Nairobi to Cape Town Camping Trip

58 Day Nairobi to Cape Town

The ultimate in African overland camping tours. Enjoy an audience with the gentle Mountain Gorillas in the misty highlands, watch the Zambezi River tumble over the Victoria Falls and view the shimmering dunes of the ancient Namib Desert. Game parks, beaches, deserts and wetlands from Lake Victoria to Table Mountain. This overland camping tour through Africa has it all.



"I had a fabulous time on your overland tour. Not only the tour, the tour guide, the driver and the cook were fantastic but also the people in the group were so kind."
Allison - Toronto, Canada


"A once in a lifetime safari for me and I can't thank you enough. It was everything that I expected and yet so much more. I would most definitely recommend you to all my friends."
Craig - Melbourne, Australia


"I went on the 56 day overland tour from Nairobi to Cape Town and loved every minute of it. It was the best experience I've ever had. There was so much to see and do and all of it amazing in its own way."
Andrew - Dallas, Texas, USA


"An overland tour is such a good experience, and let you see Africa for what it really is. We were given loads of opportunities to do different activities and we thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our tour."
Emily - Manchester, UK