What we love
Explore the hideaways we’ve found, meet the people we’ve met and run through our round-ups. We’ve tried and tested Africa for you, now it’s your turn.
YPA began with a vision, to connect people with nature, to offer freedom outside of life’s routine and to make travel to Africa feel less intimidating.
Nick went on safari as a teenager and there was an immediate connection to the bush. He’s been coming to Africa for 20 years.
People continue to prove their resilience. The last year taught us that we are no longer separate but a global community.
Your Private Africa was created from Nick and Ashley’s shared passion for Africa.
YPA began with a vision, to connect people with nature, to offer freedom outside of life’s routine and to make travel to Africa feel less intimidating.
Nick went on safari as a teenager and there was an immediate connection to the bush. He’s been coming to Africa for 20 years.
People continue to prove their resilience. The last year taught us that we are no longer separate but a global community.
Your Private Africa was created from Nick and Ashley’s shared passion for Africa.
Our team has had a blast scouring the African continent for beautiful new properties that have opened over the past 12 months and we’re excited to bring you our very own Your Private Africa (YPA) ‘Yes List’.
The airline unveiled their new ‘Q Suites’ in 2017, the world’s first suite-style business class seats with closing doors and layouts.
Klein JAN is the chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s first restaurant on home soil and the cuisine, all sourced from the greater Kalahari, echoes Tswalu’s commitment to celebrating local provenance, heritage and culture, and greater sustainability.
Our team has had a blast scouring the African continent for beautiful new properties that have opened over the past 12 months and we’re excited to bring you our very own Your Private Africa (YPA) ‘Yes List’.
The airline unveiled their new ‘Q Suites’ in 2017, the world’s first suite-style business class seats with closing doors and layouts.
Klein JAN is the chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s first restaurant on home soil and the cuisine, all sourced from the greater Kalahari, echoes Tswalu’s commitment to celebrating local provenance, heritage and culture, and greater sustainability.
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If you dream of going on safari and sitting face to face with big cats of all kinds, this itinerary is for you.
A classic east Africa safari with the Masai Mara and Serengeti as a backdrop paired with a soft-sand island escape is perfect for a romantic getaway with a bit of adventure.
Cape Town is in many of the South African itineraries that we plan and we know we can never go wrong with booking the Silo Hotel
If you dream of going on safari and sitting face to face with big cats of all kinds, this itinerary is for you.
A classic east Africa safari with the Masai Mara and Serengeti as a backdrop paired with a soft-sand island escape is perfect for a romantic getaway with a bit of adventure.
Cape Town is in many of the South African itineraries that we plan and we know we can never go wrong with booking the Silo Hotel
Why Kenya should be bumped up to the top of your bucket list right now
Choose Botswana for an unbeatable game viewing experience
Why Namibia is an exciting desert destination not to be missed  
Why Kenya should be bumped up to the top of your bucket list right now
Choose Botswana for an unbeatable game viewing experience
Why Namibia is an exciting desert destination not to be missed  
We’re always asked to provide the ultimate packing guide for a safari.
Throughout our trip we experienced ‘gentle travel’
From the deserts of Namibia to the waterways of the Okavango Delta, Botswana to the elephant sanctuaries in Kenya there’s no question Africa has plenty of opportunities for elephant lovers
If you’re looking for something wild and close to nature
We’re always asked to provide the ultimate packing guide for a safari.
Throughout our trip we experienced ‘gentle travel’
From the deserts of Namibia to the waterways of the Okavango Delta, Botswana to the elephant sanctuaries in Kenya there’s no question Africa has plenty of opportunities for elephant lovers
If you’re looking for something wild and close to nature