Sikeleli Africa Safaris is a family-founded, family-run business that specializes in individually tailored luxury travel in Africa. Sikeleli’s professionalism, our deep historic roots in Africa, and our unrivalled expertise in creating exclusive safari experiences are just some of the many reasons why you choose us for an amazing African adventure.

Our Commitment to You

Have you ever dreamed about experiencing the wonder and excitement of an African safari? Look no further than Sikeleli Africa Safaris. Our commitment will always be to provide you with an unforgettable African safari adventure, filled with inspiring and transformational experiences. Add our love for Africa and our incomparable local knowledge, to our expertise at crafting exclusive safari vacations with a personal touch and the result is the perfect, tailor-made adventure.

Tailor-Made Safaris Crafted to Your Needs

We understand that you want a truly unique journey that you can cherish for a lifetime. That’s why all our trips are meticulously tailor-made to meet your specific needs and expectations. Whether you are travelling on honeymoon, taking a family safari, or vacationing with a group of friends, our team will handle all the itinerary details, ensuring you get the best possible holiday experience.

Can you imagine the tranquil bliss of a private sunset game lodge in the unique beauty of the Okavango Delta in Botswana? Would you like to stroll along the vast and pristine beaches of Mozambique? Or how about following the magnificent wildebeest migration across the endless plains of the Masai Mara? Perhaps the excitement of tracking the rare black rhino in Zimbabwe? When it comes to made-to-order, luxury vacations in Africa, we go above and beyond to create a safari adventure as individual as you are. This is the Sikeleli difference that will give you to the moments and memories you’ll treasure for years to come.

Our Team

When you book your holiday with Sikeleli Africa Safaris, you can rest assured you’re working with leading travel specialists, trained and qualified to make your dream vacation come true. Our team has travelled extensively throughout the African continent, allowing us to have unrivalled experience and local knowledge of every destination we recommend.

Daniella Ponter


As an owner and Director of Sikeleli, Daniella personally oversees our operations on the ground in Victoria Falls. Danni is one of the co-founders Sikeleli and is a proud fourth-generation Zimbabwean.

Danni has an intimate knowledge of all of the key properties and activities in Southern and East Africa. Danni’s professional experience, previously spent managing the most select and elite camps and lodges in Southern Africa, has given her an eye for detail and a clear understanding of what our clients expect at premiere properties. She is equipped to anticipate and exceed the demands of our discerning global clients.

By making regular familiarization visits to all our recommended destinations Danni continually broadens and updates her knowledge of the best places to go and the best things to do. She is perfectly placed to advise, educate, and arrange ideal safari adventures for all our clients. There is no substitute for intimate local and regional knowledge in Africa.

Karen Dewhurst

 Karen is our Senior Travel Consultant at Sikeleli Africa Safaris working hand in hand with Daniella. Karen’s long term experience in the bespoke inbound safari segment is helping Sikeleli broaden their already extensive knowledge base.

With over a decade of experience working in the hospitality and travel and tourism industry, Karen’s wealth of knowledge, caring dedication to her clients, and engaging personality have made her the perfect fit for Sikeleli’s fast-growing Victoria Falls office. Proximity and current expertise are essential for creating the ideal sfari adventure in Africa.