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.

2015 Voting is Now Open

If you would like to vote in the 2015 Awards, please click the link below.

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To view the list of 2014 winners, click here.

For a list of 2014 finalists, click here.

For previous results, click here.

Voting Process

Over 4,000 vetted tour operators, travel agents and travel journalists are invited to vote to support their favourite safari properties and conservation organisations. Nominees then contact their guests and followers to ask for their support in voting for them.

A 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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Safari Awards Voting

2015 Award Are Now Global!

Undoubtedly Africa is the home of the safari, but for 8 years The Safari Awards has watched great safari destinations ignored by virtue of the fact that they are not in Africa. This year the doors have opened to the incredible wildlife and retreats globally.

Amongst the top countries to watch for outstanding 'safari' operations are: India, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, to name a few. If you know a great wildlife-focused property in Africa or beyond, show it your support by nominating in the 2015 Awards.

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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.

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Safari Awards Judges