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The Best African Travel and Safari Quotes

Posted by on March 4, 2020

African Safari and Travel Quotes that will inspire – make you smile and wonder

The Best African Travel and Safari Quotes Collection with Pictures

The Best African Travel and Safari QuotesThe Best African Travel and Safari Quotes. Africa – is the heart of the world – an empire of space, sounds, light, life, people, cultures, magnificence not found elsewhere in the world, Africa is magical, it captivates you with is sights, sounds, scents that are so different from any other part of the world. Many have a limited, often a view of Africa that is focused on the negatives instead of Authentic Africa, the Wildest Continent on Earth.

Africa – you either love or hate it…Leonardo DiCaprio’s statement in the movie Blood Diamond. – TIA – This is Africa with a sarcastic undertone is one thing – but Africa is much more than that – Mama Africa is like a magnet for people far and wide – enjoy the wildest Continent on Earth – and may these quotes inspire to visit us.

Here are The Best African Travel and Safari Quotes

“The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to.”   Richard Mullin

“Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to describe its magic to someone who has never felt it? How can you explain the fascination of this vast, dusty continent, whose oldest roads are elephant paths? Could it be because Africa is the place of all our beginnings, the cradle of mankind, where our species first stood upright on the savannahs of long ago?”- Brian Jackman

“The most hazardous part of our expedition to Africa was crossing Piccadilly Circus.”Joseph Thomson

“Here I am where I belong” – Karen Blixen

Everything in Africa bites, but the Safari Bug is worst of All – Brian Jackman

 ”Africa is mystic; it is wild; it is a sweltering inferno; it is a photographer’s paradise, a hunter’s Valhalla, an escapist’s Utopia. It is what you will, and it withstands all interpretations. It is the last vestige of a dead world or the cradle of a shiny new one. To a lot of people, as to myself, it is just ‘home.”

Beryl Markham

“It feels like God visits everywhere else, but lives in Africa” – Will Smith

Africa has her mysteries, and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them.”- Miriam Makeba

“When you leave Africa, as the plane lifts, you feel that more than leaving a continent you’re leaving a state of mind. Whatever awaits you at the other end of your journey will be of a different order of existence.” -Francesca Marciano

“Old and New Kiss everywhere in Africa” – John Gunther

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert.

“You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” – Karen Blixen

When you have caught the rhythm of Africa, you find out that it is the same for all the Music.”-Karen Blixen


There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne — bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive.” – Karen Blixen

“Africa — You can see a sunset and believe you have witnessed the Hand of God. You watch the slope lope of a lioness and forget to breathe. You marvel at the tripod of a giraffe bent to water. In Africa, there are iridescent blues on the wings of birds that you do not see anywhere else in nature. In Africa, in the midday heart, you can see blisters in the atmosphere. When you are in Africa, you feel primordial, rocked in the cradle of the world.” Jodi Picoult

I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not Happy – Ernest Hemingway

“All I wanted to do was get back to Africa. We had not left it, yet, but when I would wake in the night I would lie, listening, homesick for it already. ” – Ernest Hemingway

“Why is it you can never hope to describe the emotion Africa creates? You are lifted. Out of whatever pit, unbound from whatever tie, released from whatever fear. You are lifted and you see it all from above.”-Francesca Marciano

If there were one more thing I could do, it would be to go on safari once again.” – Karen Blixen.

“To Travel is to Discover that everyone is wrong about other Countries”  – Aldous Huxley

 “Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water.” WC Fields

“If I have ever seen Magic, it has been in Africa – John Hemingway

“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African proverb.

“The Eye never forgets what the Heart has seen” – African Proverb

“For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.” – Winston Churchill

 The Best African Travel and Safari Quotes – we hope that you enjoyed them – Now it is time to plan to come to Africa – enjoy the Journey.

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