Have you picked a country yet? You’re probably still deciding. With so many remarkable destinations it’s not an easy choice, so this rundown of different parks and reserves should help illuminate your journey further.

We’ve only featured the premier safari destinations, the kind that we like to return to year after year. Many are fringed by unfenced private concessions and reserves, where the safari is more exclusive and comes at a higher price.

Remember that this is just a selection of Africa’s best safari destinations. You can also start planning a safari with the specialists.