Icon Expeditions specialises in luxury, tailor-made travel to Southern and Eastern Africa. With a passionate team of Travel Experts at the helm, carrying a wealth of first-hand destination and product knowledge, your African holiday of a lifetime starts here.
Regardless of your requirements, time constraints, travel style or budget, Icon Expeditions will provide a comprehensive travel service that covers every detail from start to finish - including commercial and charter flights, car hire, accommodation, tours, transfers and day trips.
Based in Cape Town, we have unrivalled local knowledge and will be with you every step of the way, giving you complete peace of mind throughout your African travels.
Based in Cape Town, our Travel Experts have first-hand, lived-in knowledge and won’t recommend anywhere they haven’t been to themselves. As such, this wealth of experience ensures we take care of every detail.
Your dedicated Travel Expert will be on hand every step of the way. They will answer your questions and plan your trip down to the very last detail, ensuring your time is optimised and your budget best spent.
We are the only African tour operator to provide complimentary financial protection. We respect your travel investment and want to make sure that you are protected when booking your holiday.
As a division of one of Africa’s leading tour operators, Icon Expeditions is able to offer the best rates available. Booking your itinerary with Icon Expeditions will always be cheaper than booking your itinerary direct.
We believe passionately in sustainable tourism to drive positive change in Africa. We raise money through our own projects and donate a percentage of our profits to community and conservation work.
We accept credit card payments and don’t add a surcharge. Most credit cards include travel insurance if the card is used for payment and additional cover can be booked through various insurance companies.
Botswana has it all – unrivaled wildlife, friendly people and breathtaking, unspoiled landscapes! The magnificent ebb and flow of water in the Okavango Delta is spellbinding, while the safari experience in the Chobe National Park is second to none.
A little piece of Europe at the tip of Africa, it’s no surprise that Cape Town was chosen by Jan Van Riebeck as the ideal replenishing station for trading ships. It’s also the home of Icon Expeditions!
The Garden Route is known for the spectacular stretch of coast between Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth including pristine beaches, glistening seas teeming with whales and dolphins, riverine forests and several malaria-free safari destinations.
The Indian Ocean is the third largest body of water in the world and nestled in its warm waters are a number of spectacular tropical islands. Superb beaches and a fantastic variety of adventure activities and watersports.
Kenya offers Africa’s most traditional safari experience with open plains and an amazing array of wildlife. Whether you want to witness the Great Migration, climb Mount Kenya or relax on tropical beaches, this country has a lot to offer.
The Kruger National Park is the wild heart of Africa’s Big Game Country. Rugged, exhilarating and breathtaking – there is no better safari destination. It’s home to some of the world’s finest lodges. Oh, and it’s bigger than Israel by the by, so you might want to take your time…
An utterly unique island, Madagascar is like nowhere else on earth! Circled by breathtaking beaches, Madagascar lies some 400km off the coast of Africa. It is famous for its lemurs, chameleons, elephant birds and enchanting mix of Afro-Polynesian culture.
A simply stunning destination, Mozambique is one of southern Africa’s best-kept secrets. White sand beaches and azure Indian Ocean combine to offer one of the world’s most unspoilt seaside holidays!
Namibia is quite simply unique. Many other countries in Africa boast teeming wildlife and gorgeous scenery, but few can claim such limitless horizons and huge untamed wilderness areas. It’s your chance to roam the wide open spaces!
The Okavango Delta has something to offer all travellers. Cruise down the web of rivers in a dugout canoe, experience a wildlife safari in the bush and relax at the end of the day in a luxury lodge.
South Africa is a country of breathtaking diversity – from the people who speak eleven different national languages, to the magnificent landscapes.
The gem of East Africa, Tanzania offers world-class game viewing in the Serengeti and other national parks, the chance to scale Africa’s highest mountain, not to mention palm-fringed beaches and Zanzibar Island.
Victoria Falls is a spectacular waterfall and one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World. The mile-wide Falls plunge into a 300ft gorge creating a spray that has given them the nickname ‘The Smoke that Thunders’.
A country of contrasts and charm, Zambia offers a unique African experience. Get drenched by the mighty Victoria Falls, enjoy a sunset cruise down the Zambezi River, spot wildlife in Kafue National Park and do a walking safari in South Luangwa.
Zanzibar Island – Unguja to the locals – is a dream destination. With a troubled history, it is a fascinating part of the world which now enjoys peace and relative prosperity. Zanzibar is renowned for its beauty and beaches.
The Okavango Delta is one of the most fantastic wilderness destinations in the world, where you will enjoy a safari experience second to none.
Cape Town is one of the most interesting, diverse and vibrant cities in the world, you can explore the cosmopolitan city centre, Robben Island or take a cable car up Table Mountain.
Gorilla or Chimpanzee Tracking in Rwanda and Uganda (as well as the Mahale Mountains in Tanzania for chimps) is a life-changing event, and certainly not an experience to be missed.
A luxury safari holiday to East Africa to see the Great Migration up close and personal must surely be on every traveller's bucket list.
Take a journey on The Rovos Rail or The Blue Train where you will experience the finest of service and most luxurious accommodation imaginable - a quintessential African rail journey!
Africa doesn't get more definitively life-changing than this. Experience the wild up close in a safe and luxurious setting, with the help and guidance of experienced safari guides.
Victoria Falls makes a great holiday destination with many travellers visiting not just for the Waterfall, but also for the incredible array of adventure activities on offer.
We are an elite team of travel experts with a shared passion for Africa. Our team of over 20 travel consultants have a wealth of first-hand destination and product knowledge.
We know the places that we recommend backwards and we are locals – based in sunny Cape Town. We’ll be with you every step of the way, from when you first drop an enquiry until you are safely back home with a lifetime of fantastic memories.
So drop us an enquiry today and let us plan a tailor-made itinerary of a lifetime for you!