Excellence Through Experience
Southern Cross Safaris

East Africa’s
Specialist DMC

Established in 1957, Southern Cross Safaris is one of the oldest owner-managed safari tour operators in East Africa.

The company is dedicated to providing the utmost quality of service and client care second to none in the region in which we operate.

Despite significant growth, the company still leads the market with headquarters in Nairobi, and representative agencies in Mombasa, Arusha, Zanzibar, and in London (United Kingdom).

Elephants walking in the wild
Lion walking alone in the wild
Ciclonia bird in East Africa
Couple of zebras in the wild

service & customer care

We provide stylish, unusual and utterly memorable experiences to literally hundreds of thousands of clients.

Third generation Kenyan, the owner and founder John Lyall takes a personal interest in every safari tour, from the planning stage through to completion.

Our expertise, quality of service and exceptional client care together with that of the staff and affiliated agents, ensure an outstanding service.

Blue eyed leopard sitting in the wild

Quality & Care

Excellence through experience

The ability to meet the needs of the most demanding and discerning clientele has firmly established Southern Cross Safaris’ excellent reputation within the travel industry worldwide.

Southern Cross Safaris benefits from a favoured client status with all leading East African hotel and lodge companies. This benefit, and its resultant competitive edge, is in turn enjoyed by our network of tour operators, wholesaler agents, incentive houses and travel agents worldwide, who select us to provide their ground arrangements.


Get in touch with us to find out how we can help with your DMC requirements.

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