Fischer's Lovebirds, Ndutu, Tanzania
At Lawson’s Birding, Wildlife, and Custom Safaris, we offer first-class small-group birding and wildlife safari trips and tours in Africa. Our footprint extends across the Southern and Eastern parts of this great continent, with over 30 years of experience in offering you top class nature-focused safaris. You'll want to return to Africa with us time and time again!
As Africans, we know where to take you for the best small-group birding and wildlife tours. We arrange privately-guided safaris for individuals searching for authentic experiences. So, whether you’re after up-close encounters with the Big 5 and birds or are still not sure where to go, contact our passionate team for ideas and itineraries.
We have over 30 years of experience in pairing customers with their perfect Safaris - you are guaranteed to receive unrivaled advice from passionate experts.
We give you the ultimate choice from our carefully selected Safari Itineraries and the option to customize your itinerary to suit your needs and budget.
We are passionate about Africa, its people, birds, wildlife and nature. We love what we do and are very proud to share this passion with the world.
As a nature-based tour operator, we’re committed to delivering first-class small-group birding and wildlife safari trips and tours. We differentiate ourselves with our specialized nature tours which remain authentic and 'real' - perfect for the discerning nature enthusiast. Our tours are well-paced, though you may lose track of time when immersed in the African bush!
Lawson’s are the custom birding and wildlife safaris, trips and tours in Africa specialists, with over 30 years of experience in the field. From short trips to the Kruger National Park to extended multi-week tours in Southern and Eastern Africa, we pride ourselves in offering you a fun, rewarding, and memorable custom safari. Tell us what you want and we'll make it happen!
Our local birding and wildlife safari day trips in the Kruger Park are just the ticket, with the Southern Kruger being an obvious choice. We offer trips in an open-sided safari vehicle from Malelane, Numbi, Phabeni and Kruger gates, and we also do pick-ups at the nearby hotels and resorts.
Should the above African safari packages not pique your interest, reach out to our team of safari specialists for more information on our tailored safari tours and packages in Africa here
What our guests say...
We had a fantastic trip. We loved every minute, and really enjoyed meeting our fellow travellers too. Thanks for your help in organizing it. We can’t wait to use Lawson's again! Dave and his daughter, Fran, joined us on our Tanzania's Northern Circuit safari in 2022.
This was the trip of a lifetime. I would love to come back and have Lawson’s show me some other parts of Africa-perhaps Namibia. Not sure if I will be able to do it, but I’m already trying to figure out how. Dr Davis did a custom South African safari with us in March 2022.
Dr R Laurence Davis
Dear Leon, The trip is slowly sinking in. We had a great one. The stage was set by the different habitats Eastern South Africa has to offer, but with your expertise you pulled out an amazing number of birds. Thanks to your knowledge of the calls and songs combined with a very sharp eye we had great success in finding the birds I wanted to see. Thank you for... Read this review
Volkert van der Willigen
My family and I (a group of six) just returned from a two week exclusive tour with Lawson’s Custom Safaris out of Nelspruit South Africa. Our trip was fabulous.... Lawson’s helped us with thoughtful and responsive answers to our many initial questions on how to schedule our time in South Africa... Our guide in Kruger was Leon Marais. Not only was he extremely knowledgeable in all kinds of wildlife,... Read this review