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“All I wanted to do was get back to Africa. We had not left it, yet, but when I would wake in the night I would lie, listening, homesick for it already.” - Ernest Hemingway


Bukela is an isiXhosa word meaning ‘to view and admire’

Africa is our home, our continent, our theatre.


Africa never ceases to amaze.
After many years spent traveling and guiding across this vast continent, there are always new sights, sounds, and thrilling interactions that leave us awed. It is our privilege to share her wild, invincible spirit.

A Bukela Africa Safari starts with you.
This is your adventure, your African journey. Browse our Destinations section; give some thought to our Specialised Safari Experiences. Then touch base with us and let’s discuss your itinerary.

Continuity comes in the shape shifter form of multi-skilled Director, Bruce van Niekerk.
Bruce will not only be your first contact, he will also be your liaison and advisor throughout the planning stages. He will facilitate each and every aspect of your Safari. His exemplary services as pilot and private guide complete the full circle of dedicated service.

Welcome to the singular world of Bukela Africa Safaris.