Yes, it’s true that many of South Africa’s safari lodges are already chock a block for Christmas. But if you want to give a Special Other an amazing safari getaway for Christmas, you could cast your vision ahead and book a 2018 out-of-season safari (winter prices are good) as your gift. See what Santa has in his best-of-the-bush goodie bag …

LIMPOPO PROVINCE

NORTH-WEST

KWAZULU-NATAL

EASTERN CAPE

LITTLE KAROO

Book any of these safaris lodges online, or feel free to mail us for assistance or call 0860 102 907 (local) or +27 21 797 7122 (international).