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Southern Cross Safaris Mombasa Limited

Southern Cross Safaris, established in 1957, is one of the oldest owner-managed safari tour operators in East Africa. Despite significant growth, the company remains the market leader when it comes to offering quality safaris in the region.

After nearly 50 years of providing stylish, unusual, and utterly memorable safaris to literally hundreds of thousands of clients, Southern Cross Safaris’ philosophy of “excellence through experience” is well-founded. The proprietor Mike Kirkland, a third generation Kenyan, takes personal interest in the planning through to the completion of every safari tour.

The company’s expertise and exceptional client care together with that of its staff and affiliated agents, ensures a service second to none. 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. The company has been recognised by over 12 awards in the last few years, including being voted “Best Tour Operator in Kenya” four years in a row.

Southern Cross Safaris manages a fleet of over 70 vehicles, ranging from private saloon cars, safari microbuses, air-conditioned Toyota Land Cruisers to luxury air-conditioned coaches. In addition to its extensive fleet, Southern Cross Safaris also has ownership interest through its partners, and of a small airline with executive aircraft and two luxury safari camps. As a result, it is able to offer quality end products with a standard that clients have come to expect.

As part of Sky Premium’s exclusive travel membership club benefits, members can enjoy special privileges when they book a tour with Southern Cross Safaris.