Nominations are out for Good Safari Guide Awards 2014


(Posted 31st August 2013)

An extensive listing of nominees for the next round of the ‘Good Safari Guide’ awards is now out with lots of familiar names as well as new ones seeking to have their fame spread among those ever keen to find the best Africa has to offer. Leading by numbers of nominations are as expected Kenya, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, with home boys Uganda only able to field two candidates, the Apoka Safari Lodge – located in CNN’s top rated Kidepo Valley National Park – and Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in Nkuringo / Bwindi. From neighbouring Rwanda only the Virunga Safari Lodge made it into the nomination ranks.

The full listing is shown below, allowing friends, supporters and aficionados of bespoke safari experiences to vote for their personal favourites:

The Good Safari Guide has sponsored these awards since inception in 1998. If you have experienced any of these safari lodges, camps and operators first hand, and wish to share your knowledge with us, we would be grateful if you could click on the name of the safari property or operator below and you will be taken to their voting/rating page at

Thank you.

Rosanne Cobb (Editor) – The Good Safari Guide

African Horseback Safaris
Duba Plains Camp
Kanana Camp
Karibu Safari
Letaka Safaris
Motswiri Camp
Okavango Horse Safaris
Sanctuary Stanley’s Camp
Selinda Camp
Selinda Canoe Trail
Selinda Explorers Camp
Zarafa Camp

Alfajiri Villas
Borana Lodge
Camp Tsavo
Chui Lodge
Cottar’s 1920’s Safari Camp
Delta Dunes Lodge
Driftwood Beach Club
Elephant Bedroom Camp
Encounter Mara Camp
Karen Blixen Camp
Karisia Walking Safaris
Keekorok Lodge
Kiangazi Safari House
Kicheche Laikipia Camp
Kicheche Valley
Kinondo Kwetu
Kipalo Camp
Lake Naivasha Country Club
Lion in the Sun
Mara Bushtops
Mara Explorer Luxury Tented Camp
Mara Intrepids
Mara Ngenche Tented Camp
Mara Plains Camp
Mara Toto Camp
Mara West Camp
Naibor Camp
Nigel Archer Safaris
Offbeat Riding Safaris
Ol Donyo Lodge
Ol Malo
Ol Seki Mara Camp
Porini Amboseli Camp
Richard’s Camp
Ride Kenya
Sabuk Lodge
Samburu Intrepids Camp
Sarara Tented Camp
Severin Safari Camp
Sirikoi Lodge
Sosian, Laikipia
Tassia Lodge
The Emakoko
The Funzi Keys
The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille
Tijara Beach

Kaya Mawa
Ndomo House

Azura at Quilalea
Azura Benguerra
Ibo Island Lodge
Londo Lodge
Lugenda Wilderness Camp
Machangulo Beach Lodge
Nuarro Luxury Eco Lodge
Vamizi Island

Okahirongo River Camp
The Mushara Lodge
Ultimate Safaris
Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Virunga Safari Lodge

Amakhosi Safari Lodge
Ant’s Hill
Ant’s Nest
Bakubung Bush Lodge
Bartholomeus Klip
Chitwa House
Chitwa Private Game Lodge
Clifftop Exclusive Safari Hideaway
De Zeekoe Guest Farm
Duma Manzi Eco Lodge & Spa
Etali Safari Lodge
Gondwana Game Reserve-Kwena Lodge
Gorah Elephant Camp
Grootbos Forest Lodge
Hamiltons Tented Camp
Horizon Horseback Adventures
Ichobezi Safari Boats
Inyati Game Lodge
Jamala Madikwe
Jembisa Bush Home
Karkloof Safari Spa
Kuzuko Lodge
Kwandwe Ecca Lodge
Kwandwe Great Fish River Lodge
Kwandwe Melton Manor
Kwandwe Uplands Homestead
Leobo Private Reserve
Limpopo Horse Safaris
Mabula Game Lodge
Mateya Safari Lodge
Molori Safari Lodge
Morukuru Family
Pondoro Game Lodge
Pumba Private Game Reserve & Spa
Royal Malewane
Three Trees at Spioenkop
Wait a Little Horse Safaris

Asanja Africa
Baraza Resort and Spa, Zanzibar
Beho Beho
Boutique Hotel Matlai, Zanzibar
Breezes Beach Club and Spa
Chem Chem Safari Lodge
Echo Beach Hotel
Eco Lodge Africa
Elewana Serengeti Migration Camp
Elewana Serengeti Pioneer Camp
Firelight Safaris
Fundu Lagoon
Gibb’s Farm
Greystoke Mahale
Kilindi Zanzibar
Lamai Serengeti
Lemala Ewanjan
Lemala Kuria Hills
Lemala Ngorongoro Luxury Camp
Machweo Wellness Retreat
Mbalageti Serengeti
Onsea House
Plantation Lodge
Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge
Sanctuary Kusini Camp
Sanctuary Swala Tented Camp
Selous Riverside Safari Camp
Serengeti Bushtops
Serian’s Serengeti North
Serian’s Serengeti South
Singita Faru Faru Lodge
Singita Sasakwa Lodge
Tarangire Safari Lodge
Tarangire Treetops
The African Tulip
The Manor at Ngorongoro
The Palms Zanzibar
The Retreat

Apoka Safari Lodge
Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge

Chiawa Camp
Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust
Chongwe River Camp
Chongwe River House
Conservation Lower Zambezi
Kaingo Camp
Kapani Lodge
Lion Camp
Luangwa Safari House
Maramba River Lodge
Marula Lodge
McBrides Camp
Mchenja Bush Camp
Mwamba Bush Camp
Norman Carr Walking Safaris
Old Mondoro
Robin Pope Mobile Safaris
Royal Zambezi Lodge
Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp
Sanctuary Sussi & Chuma
Sausage Tree Camp
Sindabezi Island
Tena Tena
Thornicroft Lodge

Antelope Park
Bomani Tented Lodge
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
C. Brightman – Vic. Falls Anti Poaching
Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge
Chundu Island Camp
Elephant Camp
Imbalala Zambezi Safari Lodge
Ivory Lodge – Amalinda Collection
Singita Pamushana

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