We Are Your Personal Safari Experts
We turn marks on a map into places of joy. We make the remote accessible and the unknown memorable. Under an endless sky we create the space to bond and the opportunity to breathe. We hear your concerns and deliver comforts.
You will come to us for our reputation and experience. You will return for our confidence and care.
Choose Your Safari Style With Confidence
Every dream safari is personal and it is our belief that your safari should be a carefully curated set of experiences. With the Catalina Safari Company, every hour of every day of your tailor-made vacation is meticulously considered with experienced local insight. Each activity is connected by stimulating and comfortable travel. Space is left in the day for the most important activities and conversations. Each day is fed by delicious cuisine and book-ended by rejuvenating accommodation. We believe our unique, expert attention to every hour and every kilometre of your experience is what sets our services apart.
With our thirty and forty years of experience offering luxury flying safaris and overland expeditions across Africa and the Middle East, you can capitalise on our decades of experience and choose your safari style with confidence. We’ve completed over 650 trips with over 5000 clients, and have the detailed on-the-ground insight and knowledge required to deliver your original, authentic packaged safari vacation.
Luxury Flying Safaris
Join discerning clients such as Bill Gates, Founder of Microsoft, and discover the magic of Africa by air. Since 1988 the CSC has offered luxury flying safaris across the breadth of Africa. Travel with efficiency and style.
Unique Overland Expeditions
Adventurously explore the most spectacular, peaceful and remote destinations that Africa and the Middle East have to offer. Benefit from our unparalleled overland experience gained by travelling in 4 x 4 for over forty years.
Exclusive Tailor-made Packaged Safari Vacations
Enjoy the benefits of personalised travel with a tailor-made safari packaged exclusively for your private group.
Benefit from our decades of experience and partner network and have us design and deliver your all-inclusive safari vacation.
Work with us to design your original and extraordinary safari experience
Whether your dream safari is by air or overland and no matter the destination, we will handcraft your trip to meet the hopes, interests and spirit of your travel group. Our personalised approach to itinerary building will begin with a conversation with you. Upon getting to know you and appreciating the experiences you wish for and the style in which you want to travel, we will propose your trip and refine your itinerary until perfect. So that your vacation is as carefree as possible, each itinerary we develop is delivered as an all- or almost all-inclusive package.
Working closely with you we will tailor your trip by asking:
Who is the experience for?
- Families and children’s first safari
- Multigenerational family gatherings
- Honeymooners and couples
- Friends and special interest groups
- Corporate incentive travel
What accommodation is preferred?
- Luxury resorts and hotels
- Full-service lodges
- Self-catering chalets
- Tented camping
- Open-air camping
How would you like to travel?
- Private chartered plane
- Overland 4 x 4
- Zodiac, houseboat or mokoro dugout canoe
- Walking safari
What experience(s) do you seek?
- Tour of luxurious resorts and private reserves
- Off-road 4×4 adventure
- Wildlife and photographic safari
- Beach, river, desert, plains or delta exploration
- Cultural experiences, culinary delights and historical highlights
- Special times with family and friends
- Introducing children to travel and wildlife
- Relaxation, pure and simple
Where would you like to go?
- South Africa