African specialist safari operator

in the beginning

A family affair

At Mavros Safaris we know what makes Africa tick. The spirit of Africa has been embedded in our family for generations; for over a hundred years our family has journeyed…

The Mavros Family

Why Mavros Safaris?

Every trip is tailored

Igniting an authentic and lasting connection with the African wilderness lies at the heart of everything we do at Mavros Safaris.

No two trips are the same.

Five generations in Africa

We have a Little Black Book of guides and specialists all over Africa built up over five generations. Our insights and recommendations are always based on personal, trusted experience.

Offices in Africa & London

We pride ourselves on our hospitality from start to finish and beyond. We welcome all our guests as we would new members of our family and will always respect your trust in us.

Committed to Conservation

We believe every trip to Africa should benefit local communities directly and be a force for good on the continent. By booking a trip with Mavros Safaris, you are making a positive impact on our planet.

Our Ethos

Mavros Safaris is an African specialist safari operator with a particular passion for Zimbabwe. It was launched in 2016 by the family behind the African luxury brand Patrick Mavros and represents the culmination of all the knowledge they have gained over five generations living on the continent. Mavros Safaris welcomes guests as they would a new family member, with open hearts and minds. It is a small company with big ideas.

They aim to deliver the ultimate African safari tailored to specific requests and needs by listening carefully and offering expert advice based on their own experience. A Mavros Safari is about tapping into what makes Africa tick and understanding that a safari is a journey of discovery and delight, and should never be rushed. A Mavros Safari provides a unique opportunity to experience Africa through the eyes of some of its most devoted custodians.


Adventure Safari


"Walking with Legends"

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Family Safari


"Kids Love Safari"

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Honeymoon Safari


"African Romance"

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We craft African safaris tailored to specific requests by listening carefully to our clients and offering expert advice based on your vision of Africa, budget and season. Each journey is unique, however for some inspiration explore our Signature Journeys…

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We have already done two trips with Mavros Safaris and it was the best decision we’ve ever made. Everything was so well organized, the itinerary was personalized to our needs and expectations regarding adventures with kids. Mavros Safaris will make you Safari dreams come true!!! Daisy Seilern Botswana, Apr 2022

My family and I traveled with Mavros Safaris and experienced places we never could have found on our own. Our lodges were private with amazing guiding. The staff were are always willing to go the extra mile. We saw so many animals and the kids just loved the up close experiences with the wildlife. Genevieve Burns Kenya, July 2021

Our trip to Zimbabwe was perfection. Traveling with Mavros Safaris in their home country opened up so many doors, we felt like VIP's everywhere we went! We can't wait to come back for our next trip. Francois Du Bois Zimbabwe, Dec 2021

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