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2015 Safari Awards Finalists Announced!

The votes have been counted and the 2015 Finalists have been revealed.

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Who will take the title of the overall Best Safari Lodge or Camp in Africa? Find out at the Safari Awards Party on 2nd November. The 2015 Safari Awards Party will take place on Sunday evening, 2nd November 2014, in London, on the night preceding World Travel Market. All Nominees, past and present, are invited to attend, along with our esteemed Judges, press and trade individuals.

During the evening the 2015 Safari Awards results will be announced, and the most outstanding safari lodges, camps, houses, mobile operations, guides and conservation individuals will be honoured.


Come and join us on the 32nd floor for a fabulous evening at Paramount in London's west end, complete with 360 degree views of London.

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Safari Awards Prize Draw

Win a Dream Safari

If you’d like to win yourself and a partner a fabulous safari worth over £10,000, all you need to do is vote in the Safari Awards. All voters will be entered in our annual safari prize draw, in conjunction with Safari365.

This year’s prize draw included bonus prizes of free nights at Ibo Island, Grootbos, Okuti & Leobo.

To view the results, including the results of the prize draw bonus prize winners, or to find out more about the prize draw, CLICK HERE!

Voting Process

The finalist list is formed based on numbers which is reviewed by the Judges (independent operators) and the results are produced. The process is entirely independent, transparent and supported by the trade.

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Annual Timeline
Late November voting officially opens
Approximately 13,000+ votes are collected
Mid September voting ends; high scorers comprise the finalist list
Late September is the the Judges’ Conference
Throughout October individual country finalists are announced on social media
Early November (to coincide with WTM) the overall results at an Awards gala event

Safari Awards Voting

About the Safari Awards

With nominations from over a thousand luxury travel professionals, hundreds of readers of Conde Nast Traveller, Tatler, Brides and Travel Africa Magazine you can rest assured that any safari operation nominated for a Safari Award is amongst the best in its genre.

Finalists are amongst the top 3% not just in Africa but worldwide, and the Safari Award Winners are unquestionably the best, their reputation earned through excellence recognised by independent industry experts.

Safari Awards Results

The Judges

All The Safari Awards Judges have been nominated by the previous years awards winners and finalists and are unquestionably the most highly-respected, knowledgeable independent tour operators selling safaris.

The judges sit at the head of the Good Safari Guide, ensuring that the lodges, camps and operations presented both in the guides and in the Awards really are the best in Africa and worldwide.

Meet the judges >

Safari Awards Judges