Established all the way back in 1969, Bench Africa now has over a half century's worth of experience creating stylish, unique, unusual & utterly memorable Africa holidays; they know where to go, what to see (and what to avoid) and when to do it.
They're also first in line when new experiences and very special offers - just like the four below - are to be released to the market. From seeing the South African bush by rail to sleeping in an underwater suite off the Tanzanian coast, these new and unique Bench Africa experiences are as affordable as they are exciting! Scroll down to learn a bit more.
Blue Train Winter Special
50% Off The Second Guest!
The Blue Train, voted Africa’s leading luxury train, has an aura of mystique about it. Kings and presidents, celebrities and honeymooners have all travelled on this magnificent rolling five star hotel, and the name has become synonymous with the ultimate in luxury train travel.
Experience a world of grace, elegance and romance from a bygone era in the magnificent suites, elegant lounges and fine dining. Book your luxurious winter journey aboard the Blue Train before March 31st and we'll give you or your partner 50% off one of your journeys!
3 Days | Cape Town To Pretoria
SkySafari by Elewana Luxury Safari
This journey, in an executive-styled Cessna Grand Caravan, takes you to some of Tanzania’s best National Parks. You have the opportunity to see amazing sights as you fly low over the extensive savannah observing the wildlife below followed by exceptional game viewing in the Serengeti, and the spectacular scenery of the world-renowned Ngorongoro Crater.
Up To $4,815 Off The Second Guest!
Your FLying Safari Tour Includes
- Game Lodges / Tented Camps
- 7 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches & 7 Dinners
- Local Drinks
- Return Airport Transfers
- 4X4 Safari Vehicle
- Serengeti Sky Safari aboard the Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft
- English Speaking Driver/Guide
- Game Drives
- Game Walks
- Night Game Drives
- Sundowner Safari
- Entrance Fees Included
8 days | Guided Tour, Stay & Sky Safari
from $10,920 pp
Karen Blixen Camp Fly In Safari
Stay 3 / Pay 2 (SAVE up to $465pp)
Located in the North Conservancy that adjoins the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Karen Blixen Camp is an eco- friendly luxury camp that comprises of 22 large luxury canvas tents, each situated with undisturbed views along the Mara River. The refreshing swimming pool offers relaxation in between game drives and the resident masseuse offers a wide range of wellness and beauty treatments.This Kenyan getaway includes a stay in a tented camp, all meals, local drinks, return scheduled flight, 4X4 safari vehicle-game drives & game walks.
3 Days | Tented Kenyan Safari
from $2470 pp
Manta Island Resort Tanzania
This is your opportunity to sleep in one of the most unique bedrooms in the world… The Manta Resort’s Underwater Room. Take a short flight from Zanzibar to Pemba Island and continue north by road to The Manta Resort. Your stay here includes five nights in a Seafront Villa and one night in the spectacular Underwater Room, which lies approximately 250 metres from the shore, in the crystal waters of the marine conservation area.
Save up to $1,185pp (21% Off)
Your Holiday Includes:
- 5 nights in a Seafront Villa and 1 night in the Underwater Room.
- All meals & drinks
- one spa treatment pp
- flights to/from ZNZ
- gear rental and transfers.
7 Days | Luxury Tanzanian Getaway
from $5,520 pp