Partner Content: Art of Safari

A deep love for Africa, the desire to promote sustainable safari tourism and the realisation that every safari dream.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019,
By Art of Safari
Art of safari
Art of Safari
Photograph by Art of Safari

A deep love for Africa, the desire to promote sustainable safari tourism and the realisation that every safari dream is unique led to the foundation of Art of Safari. The company objectives are simple: to inspire travellers to visit Africa by showcasing the continent’s best safari experiences, and to tailor-make safari trips that manifest each traveller’s personal safari dream.

Art of Safari is the brainchild of Gary Lotter, who started his career in the safari industry in the early 1990s as a guide at a prominent luxury safari lodge. He then moved into management, working his way up to CEO of &Beyond, one of the continent’s largest luxury safari operators. After heading up two other African travel companies, Gary founded Art of Safari with two associates.

At Art of Safari, the belief is that safari planning starts with inspiration. To this end, editor Leah, visuals specialist Anya and storytellers Nick, Justin and Melissa work together to create content that illustrates the best of Africa.

Using said safari inspiration, Gary and safari specialist Nicky collaborate with potential travellers to design their perfect safari; once the dream has been sketched out, operations duo Stacey and Fred expertly plan the logistics in Southern and East Africa, respectively. Carefully chosen partners on the ground execute every safari with seamless finesse.

As well as consulting, Gary oversees every single booking, working closely with the team to ensure every step is carefully considered, with each traveller’s specific needs in mind. Using his 30 years of experience, Trevor is the company’s safari advisor, and — because the company assists safari lovers from all corners of the globe — Clint ensures Art of Safari’s website, where the safari inspiration lives, is both inviting and responsive.

Art of Safari’s team members live and work across Africa, and over the years they’ve built up a wealth of safari knowledge simply not attainable from afar. The small company also deals with a select number of safari trips at any one time, so guests can be sure they’re getting focused attention, from the planning stage to when they’re actually on safari.


When booking and travelling with Art of Safari, the only crowd to get lost in will be feathered, furry or hoofed



• Boutique team
• Experience focused
• Accessible 24/7
• Personalised service
• Tailor-made safaris
• Luxury African travel
• All-inclusive itineraries
• Based in Africa
• Safari specialists

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