"XA African Safaris: The Heart and Home of African Safaris"

For a Unique Adventure that will leave Southern Africa in Your Heart, Forever.

What do we do?

XA African Safaris specialises in tailor-made safaris throughout Southern, Central and East Africa with a special interest in gorilla trekking. All tours are personally crafted by Lisa Marsden, owner of XA African Safaris.

Southern Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia
Central Africa: Central African Republic, Republic of Congo
East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC

Love Africa with Lisa

Love Africa with Lisa

Love Africa with Lisa. Join Lisa Marsden’s XA Wildlife Safaris for an African experience that will live in your heart forever. Having travelled extensively throughout Africa, Lisa Marsden brings you the very best southern, east and central Africa have to offer with passion, personally crafted itineraries and outstanding attention to detail.

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Go Gorilla Trekking

Go Gorilla Trekking

Go gorilla tracking, a unique and unforgettable adventure in the heart of Africa’s most spectacular rainforests. Enjoy the challenge as you follow the trail and get up close and personal to these magnificent Apes. Watch them go about their daily business of foraging, playing, socialising and tending their young.

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Book an African Safari

Book an African Safari

Book an African Safari. Whether it is searching for the Big Five, enjoying guided bush walks and nature trails, witnessing a cheetah chase or wildebeest river crossing, photographing abundant bird life or exquisite scenery, we help you discover and enjoy Africa exactly the way you want to, when you want to.

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Get Wild about Wild Dogs

Get Wild about Wild Dogs

Get wild about Wild Dogs. They are the most efficient hunters on the African plains, relying on their phenomenal stamina to tire their prey and the combined strength of the pack to bring it down. Despite this, they are an endangered species. We offer the perfect opportunity to watch these incredible hunters at work.

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Explore Natural Beauty

Explore Natural Beauty

Explore natural beauty in southern Africa from the lush rainforests of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Uganda to the majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe; from dusty plains to sun-soaked landscapes; untouched bush wilderness areas to exotic game lodges in exquisite wildlife reserves.

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Meet People and Projects

Meet People and Projects

Meet people and projects in Africa. In addition to providing the very best in bespoke wildlife safaris and adventures throughout central, east and southern Africa, we also encourage the conservation and growth of its wildlife and in so doing, ensure that the surrounding communities benefit from sound Eco-tourism principles. 

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Lisa´s Top Pics

Yellow billed hornbill

Yellow billed hornbill, Botswana

Thornicroft giraffe

Thornicroft giraffe, Zambia

Tawny Eagle

Tawny Eagle, Masai Mara, Kenya

Shoebill stork

Shoebill stork, Uganda

Pied Kingfisher

Pied Kingfisher, Uganda

Nile Crocodile

Nile Crocodile, Uganda

Marshal Eagle

Marshal Eagle, Qeen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Male forest elephant

Male forest elephant, CAR


Lioness, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

Lion cub

Lion cub, South Luangwa Valley, Zambia


Leopard, Sabi Sands, South Africa


Hyena, Botswana

Horse riding

Horse riding, Botswana

Forest Elephants

Forest Elephants, CAR

Fish Eagle

Fish Eagle, Uganda