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Leading adventure travel specialist, Acacia Africa will turn 25 in 2020. A significant milestone, the owner-operator has decided to kick off the celebrations early with a 2 FOR 1 offer. The promotion covers 50 camping overland tours and scheduled departures from now through to the end of December 2020.

Arno Delport, Sales & Marketing Manager at Acacia Africa comments, “For our 25th birthday we wanted to celebrate what this life-changing continent has to offer and give more people the opportunity

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Want to put an African twist on Christmas and ring in 2017 on an overland safari? Acacia Africa has outlined some of the most exciting destinations where you could be celebrating and you won’t need Netflix, turkey and trimmings or overpriced New Year’s Eve tickets when you’re on location in Southern and East Africa.

Arno Delport, Sales & Marketing Manager at Acacia Africa, comments, “If you are considering a break with tradition in 2016, you should start looking to book Christmas and New Year dep

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Giraffe drinking at Namibia's Etosha National Park (c) Bruce Sai Louie

Acacia Africa operates a variety of tours across Southern and East Africa including multi-country camping and accommodated overland tours, small group safaris, city and beach stays and short safaris and treks.

A leading adventure travel specialist with over 100 tours on its website, Acacia is the go-to operator If you’re planning to book a bite-size seven-day journey to see the Big Five or if you’re looking to take a longer one

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Instagram Has Final Say On Africa's 2018 Bucket List


Mandela statue, Cape Town; ©  South Africa Tourism

There are plenty of travel lists out there with insight on where to go in 2018, but if you’re planning to come to Africa, Acacia Africa’s top 10 is one you won’t want to miss. The tour operator compiled predictions from over 20 expert sources, including bloggers, travel publications and online media, to discover the best destinations to visit in southern and east Africa, and asked Instagram to give the final word.  



Mozambique is

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Fabulous Festive Safaris From Acacia Africa

9009198057?profile=originalGetting ready to go overland in Africa (c) Acacia Africa

It may seem like a world away, but Christmas will be here before you know it, so Acacia Africa have picked out a few fabulous “guaranteed to go” overland tours for your virtual stocking.

Arno Delport Sales & Marketing Manager comment, “If you book now you’ll pay our 2017 prices, and you’ll be quids in on your travels too, flights almost always coming in cheaper if you pin down dates at least two months before the festive season starts.”


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Add On Africa For A WAP Year That Wows!

9009192088?profile=originalAssisting the local community & helping to paint schools in Uganda

Here’s why Africa will fit perfectly into your WAP (Work & Play) year: the new gapper seeking to enhance their CV, earn some hard cash, AND travel. Yes, that single minded, spiritual quest to find yourself is so last year, which means, if you want your year off to pay off, you’ll have to choose how and where you spend your time more wisely. 

While gapping is still arguably more fashionable in the UK, Malia Obama has popularised the

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Africa's Horn Stars!


David Beckham, Leonardo DiCaprio and British rock band Coldplay are just some of the big names from the world of celebrity who have come on board to save rhinos. Not on the regular "A" list there are also several rising horn stars hoping to change the game plan on poaching: rhinos in the wild facing the very real threat of extinction by 2026. While each one is more than deserving of media attention it's important to remember that all travellers can make a difference, every visit to Africa's nati

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Top five tips for overland travel

Overland expeditions allow you to travel far and wide in Africa, taking in several countries over one or possibly two months.  This means you need to be prepared on the visa, vaccination and passport front, but you might also want to prepare yourself for what lies ahead so you can make the most of the trip.


  1. If it’s your first time to the continent it’s worth signing up to Twitter and making time for #Africhat, a regular tweet up held every third Wednesday of the month at 4pm GMT (or 12pm ET).  On

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