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Top 10 Value Safaris

These 10 value lodges and camps in Africa offer first hand authentic safari experience for the keen adventurous individual; wild, remote and incredible guiding!

The Yellow Zebra Top 10 Value lodges have been hand-picked by our safari specialists of whom have first-hand experience of working in Africa, as guides or camp managers and know how to source the best value safaris!  

These camps are well placed for exploring incredible safari areas in Africa with great value for money and exceptionally good game viewing.

"All the properties in our value category, both the game viewing and character in camp are first class. We take pride in our value safaris – whether they use 3- and 4-star lodges or adventurous tented camps, offering a vacation of a lifetime!"

Our top value lodges

1. Lake Natron Camp, Tanzania

Lake Natron Camp enjoys a spectacular location on the grassy plains overlooking the southern edge of Lake Natron. Due to its eco-friendly values and interest in the local community, the camp has a truly authentic feel. It is also exceptionally well placed for exploring the Lake Natron area.

2. Naibor Camp, Kenya

We reckon Naibor Camp is a great option for travellers who would like a peaceful place to base themselves while in the Maasai Mara. This is truly the finest in luxury safari without the luxury price tag!

3. Kulala Desert Lodge, Namibia

Kulala Desert Lodge is a stone and thatch lodge which has the best views of the dunes of any camp in the area, and also offers a good price, considering its private reserve location.

4. Notten's Bush Camp, South Africa

Notten's is located in the southern section of South Africa’s Sabi Sands Game Reserve. The region is one of South Africa’s prime game-viewing areas.

5. Motswari Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Motswari Private Game Reserve consists of a main lodge, which has 15 rooms, and then the private four- or five-bedroomed lodge, which can be booked for exclusive use.

6. Mdonya Old River Camp, Tanzania

Mdonya Old River Camp is located in Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park. As with its sister camp Lake Manze, in the Selous Game Reserve, Mdonya offers some of the best value of all safari camps in the country.

7. Lake Manze Camp, Tanzania

Lake Manze Tented Camp is located in southern Tanzania’s vast Selous Game Reserve. It is one of our favourite adventurous camps in the entire country!

8. Nasikia Migration Mobile, Tanzania

Nasikia Mobile Camp is a superb mobile camp that shadows the Great Migration. Offering very good value for its price, this camp is one of our favourites for adventurous, action-packed safaris.

9. Flatdogs Camp, Zambia

This camp is a great option for travellers who want a comfortable base to see the South Luangwa at a fraction of the price charged by the more upmarket lodges.

10. Davison's Camp, Zimbabwe

Davison’s Camp is a Wilderness Safaris property. It is named after Ted Davison, the first Head Warden of Hwange National Park. It is situated among ancient false mopane trees in the Linkwasha Concession, one of the best areas of the park for viewing game.

If you are interested in including one of these value safari lodges in your trip to Africa, just let one of our experts know here and they can help you plan your adventure today.

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