Cheap flights to Africa

The Lion King mesmerised an entire generation for a reason, search for your own Mufasa with an African holiday that will have you singing 'Hakuna Matata' for the rest of your days. Africa is an expansive continent filled with exotic wildlife, rugged landscapes, beaches, markets and bustling cities. The cuisine will inspire you, the sun-drenched plains will be a shining highlight, and there are few other places in the world where you can get up close and personal with rare and dangerous animals like you can on a trip to Africa. At Universal Traveller, we can help you get there with cheap flights and holiday packages to Africa than you have ever dared to dream are possible. Plus, if you’re under 26, a student or a teacher, you could save even more on your Africa flights and take your place in the circle of life quicker than you can say "Rafiki"with our Student Flights.

Flights from Australia to Africa disembark at a variety of major international hubs, including Johannesburg’s O.R Tambo International Airport (JNB), Cairo International (CAI), Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) in Casablanca, Morocco, or Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) in Lagos, Nigeria. To get from the airport to your accommodation and city centres, a range of public transport and taxis are at your disposal. Most hotels and resorts will also offer a shuttle service. Speak to your Universal Traveller travel consultant for advice on private transfers.

Africa Flights

Flights from Australia to Africa usually depart from Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and Melbourne as well as other services from most capital cities. A Sydney to Johannesburg flight takes approximately 19 to 20 hours, and stopovers are usually in Perth or Singapore. Flights to Egypt and Nigeria will require a stopover in Singapore or the Middle East and will take 24 hours. During the flight, airlines will often provide drinks and meals as well as various in-flight entertainment. For specific services, check out our airline guide.

Airlines that fly to Africa

Major airlines that fly from Australia to Africa:

  • Virgin Australia
  • Qantas
  • South African Airways
  • Qatar Airways
  • Singapore Airlines

Africa Holiday Packages

Want to make sure your African holiday agenda runs as slick as a leopard? Want to see all the sights, but don’t know how to get to them or where to begin? Find the best deals on flights, accommodation and tours with an Africa holiday package prepared by our Universal Traveller travel consultants. We can arrange the best add-ons with personalised packages and holiday specials.

About Africa

From the vast plains of Serengeti National Park to Mount Kilimanjaro and the Pyramid of Giza in between, Africa is a huge continent that brings out the best in its explorers. Find out the best way to take in the scenery of South Luangwa National Park, which islands in the Quirimbas Archipelago make the best beach breaks, what lions look like when they’re sleeping on a safari, and how the sands of the Sub-Saharan Desert feel beneath your toes by tapping into the knowledge base of our Universal Traveller travel consultants. We can share with you all of the tips and tricks you need to make your time in Africa every bit the most important travel journey you will ever make in your lifetime.

The continent of Africa is a big one, so it makes sense that it will take some planning to plot out your best holiday adventure options. For all you need to know about this exciting continent, check out our holiday guides. Universal Traveller travel consultants can offer you the best advice possible on the latest deals and info about flights, accommodation and tours, so call or head in-store today.

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