Showing the beauty of Africa to as many people as possible is our primary objective.As a business we will ensure great service and memorable safaris. We will not fail Africa!
Red Sun Safaris is registered in Canada and also has a presence in the USA. Our qualified guides are based in South Africa and boast many decades of experience between them, both in terms of local knowledge, touring and hospitality. What sets us apart from many other touring companies is:
Red Sun Safaris is not your usual safari or touring company. You are in for the experience of a lifetime!
All our safaris feature extreme 'up close and personal' encounters with the wild, and we may make last-minute adjustments to your schedule to fit in with the movement of the wildlife. Our objective is to provide you with an unforgettable experience that is tailor-made to suit your expectations, interests and budget.
We are just as comfortable planning a 'close-to-basics' experience featuring basic tented accommodation with meals cooked over an open fire and a beer fished out of a cooler bag, as we are in providing an up-market experience featuring luxury accommodation, fine dining and a vintage wine list.
Our intimate knowledge of Southern Africa ensures that your safari is a breathtaking wildlife adventure while at the same time enthralling you with tales of African history, local culture and entertaining folklore.
A safari to Africa with Red Sun Safaris is an adventure that will keep on “giving” many years after you have returned home. Africa is not just another holiday destination on your “to do” list but is an adventure so profound that once you have been here with us, Africa will essentially always be a part of you.
Leslie Udwin is the owner of Red Sun safaris. He was born and raised in the small South African town of Graaff-Reinet in the Karoo. Growing up in the vast Southern African wilderness imbued him with a deep love for all things pertaining to Southern Africa. This included a love and respect for the various and diverse peoples that inhabit Southern Africa, their unique cultures and how these different cultures bump and bend seamlessly into one magnificent South African identity.
Since his earliest memories of hunting springbok as a 9 year old to his dreams as a ten year old of becoming an animal conservationist, Leslie has always had this love for the wildlife and botany of Africa.
Leslie has been in the travel industry for over 35 years and has accompanied tens of thousands of people on various safaris with glittering success and rave reviews. This is the result of his dedication to introducing people from far away shores to the African homeland they never even suspected was waiting for them with open arms.
Leslie's unrivaled knowledge of Southern and East Africa guarantees that your safari will be a breathtaking adventure filled with thrilling 'up close and personal' encounters with wildlife while at the same time enthralling you with tales of African history.
Sheldon Francois is an associate of Red Sun Safaris. He was born in Kwazulu Natal but grew up in the Highveld. He attended and completed his schooling at St Stithians College in Johannesburg. Being at Boarding school, the holidays were extra special and maximizing enjoyment was always top of his agenda.
The family farm, situated in the Timbavati and where the world famous White Lions were first spotted, became his second home. In between his studies and the two years military service in the Navy, he would maximize his time in the African bush.
The vastness, intrigue and wanting to learn more meant that many a day was spent traversing the area on foot, driving 4 x 4s to sights of interest and assisting in the general maintenance of the day to day living on the farm. All this enabled him to gather great knowledge and understanding of the area, which at times had to include hunting for conservation purposes.
The passion to share these experiences with others wanting to know more about Africa is evident in him having done and assisted with numerous safaris with international guests.
An unforgettable safari is waiting for you!
Explore the greatness of the vast African continent, its legendary wildlife,
breathtaking nature, ancient culture and hospitable people - in the comfort
and safety of our experienced and engaging guides.
Take me on safari!
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