Culinary Escape

Micato Safaris celebrates South Africa's finest in food and wine.

Micato Safaris has been setting the standard for luxury and service for more than 55 years, delivering premiere experiences and lodgings in destinations throughout East Africa, Southern Africa, and India. Considering its many safari options, if you’re a discerning foodie or oenophile, rest assured you will eat and drink your way through Southern Africa’s unique local cultures. Itinerary highlights celebrate a sense of place and only-with-Micato adventures.

Choose from three ways to safari with Micato.

What makes Micato unique are its various adventures, personalized to travel styles. Custom Safaris are for guests who prefer a completely customized itinerary designed around personal travel preferences and interests. Classic Safaris feature pre-set departures and offer popular safari itineraries year-round, with guaranteed departures regardless of the number of participants who book. And lastly, Private Classic Safaris are for guests who wish to create a Classic departure exclusively for family and friends.

Expect transformational, immersive experiences that personally interest you.

For food and wine aficionados who desire one-on-one time with culinary greats, Micato has arranged private meetings with celebrity chefs. What’s more, expect next-level dining. A camel derby match in the Namib desert might be capped by a meal elevated with tables, chairs, linen, china, silver, drinks, food, and flowers brought into the desert for exclusive affairs.

Micato Safaris in Southern Africa wow discerning foodies and oenophiles.

As part of Micato’s Classic Collection, the Great Namibia and South Africa Adventure includes time in Sabi Sands, Etosha National Park, and the NamibRand Nature Reserve as well as Cape Town and the Cape Winelands, where guests can indulge in wine-paired meals and encounters with elite vintners. Also while exploring the Cape Winelands, enjoy lunch at the stylish Foodbarn Restaurant in Noordhoek. Additionally, ambiance shapes a culinary experience, and the perfect view can elevate any meal. During the Great Namibia and South Africa Adventure, guests stay at Onguma The Fort, where artistically-lit public areas include an airy dining room and expansive deck. Enjoy top-notch cuisine while witnessing animals at a nearby waterhole.

Jewels of Southern Africa, also a Micato Classic Safari, ventures to wildlife-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Victoria Falls, and Phinda Private Game Reserve and also includes time in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands. Both the Great Namibia and South Africa Adventure and Jewels of Southern Africa include time at the One&Only Cape Town. Guests will dine at the resort’s Nobu restaurant, created by the legendary Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa. The hotel features a wine studio, where guests can experience hundreds of wines, tastings, and South African Wine Blending experiences.

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