We love what we do and we have a passion for wildlife and travel. We strive to make your safari the trip of a lifetime!

Hundreds of successful custom safaris under our belt and years of experience make us a leader in the industry.

Over 40 years of safari experience in multiple countries. Our advice and best wishes come from the heart.

What truly sets us apart from the masses of tour companies is our understanding of Africa, our on the ground knowledge of the areas and logistics and most importantly the control of each safari we operate. Trailblazer Safaris offers private safari experiences for all budgets.

We utilize the best camps, lodges, game reserves and national parks on the continent. Every safari we host is a unique itinerary and customized to fit your idea of the perfect safari adventure or luxury vacation. We take every detail into account when designing your safari…there is no limit to what we can do!

We offer secure payments and easy bookings through our offices located in Tanzania, South Africa, Argentina, and our main booking office in USA.

One of the most important aspects of any safari is the guide. We have English-speaking professional guides who are qualified and have all the experience needed to conduct a safe and successful safari. Our team will go the extra mile to make sure you get the best game viewing, information and care while on safari. Driver/Guides that speak additional languages are also available.


We listen

We are a hands-on company that takes the time to understand what each potential client wants to accomplish on their safari. We do not sell cookie cutter tours or hand you off to other outfitters or tour companies. We are the safari company and we plan, book and conduct every segment of your trip.



Experience in planning and logistics are key to a flawless safari and we are excellent at this. Our well-travelled and passionate specialists will design your personalized journey from start to finish. And because every safari is tailor made we will help you set your own goals and itinerary. You will decide when to go, for how many days, and on what budget.



We have the habit of telling the truth and not what we think you want to hear. Our prices are competitive and we offer all levels of services. Our no-nonsense and friendly approach to your trip of a lifetime is what truly makes us different.


Good Service

We think every client is unique and we treat them that way, whether they book a budget safari or a luxury safari. Our support does not end when you confirm your booking or finish paying. Nor does it end when your trip is over. We are dedicated to help you every step of the way and provide all the information needed to get ready for your trip. We make planning easy and make sure you understand the itinerary.


Local qualified Guides

Our knowledgeable guides have many years of experience. Not only do our guides have an encyclopedic knowledge of wildlife but also local insights that will bring unique awareness to your safari. They are great ambassadors and will be your impeccable hosts. Their passion about their land, wildlife, and culture is contagious and will turn your journey into and inspiring and life changing experience.


Great connections

Because we have been in Africa since 2003 we have great relationships with our suppliers. We have access to a wide array of places and opportunities. We have the hability and connections to provide experiences other companies cannot offer.


Private Vehicles

No mixed groups or conflict of interests with strangers. You will have your own exclusive vehicle and will set the pace for how long you want to go on game drives, what animals to look for and how long you want to stay at each sighting. You will have greater flexibility and comfort.


Peace of mind/Safety

Your safety and peace of mind are important to us. We have offices in multiple countries to support you every step of the way. You will be accompanied by one of our staffs from arrival to departure so you won’t feel lost in a strange continent.

Our Mission

We are a company dedicated to the organization and conduction of photographic safaris in Tanzania, Botswana and South Africa. We offer a personalized service of quality and reliability providing assistance and guidance to the client before, during and after each trip. Our services are characterized by efficiency and compliance with the times and accurate execution of the programmed activities, in addition to guaranteeing each client the security, comfort and convenience as circumstances allow. We systematically apply preventive measures in order to avoid obvious and inherent risks to the activity.  We have contingency plans in place for any unexpected situations that may occur.

Our Vision

To be a benchmark in the market for luxury safaris and recognized for the quality of service and security that we offer to our clients, driven by the experience and work ethic of our people. Basing our operation on honest and quality information with sufficient advice to obtain the greatest satisfaction for our customers.

Core Values

  • Ethical conduct: honesty, responsibility, integrity, professionalism.
  • Quality of service and security for customers.
  • Permanent commitment to the client.
  • Social responsibility: with our suppliers, the community and the environment.
  • Training and continuous improvement.

We believe a strong team is the pillar to a good company. Our guides play a critical role in the overall quality of your safari experience. We only employ the best in the business. Our drivers and guides are trained naturalist, multilingual and professional with an in-depth knowledge of all things African. You will get the best African experience you possibly can.



As co-founder, Melisa takes care of the client relations, bookings, and finances of the company. Organized, very meticulous and graduated with a BS in World Cultures and Business from Tennessee Technological University. Later on pursued her MBA at the same institution.
Her passion for travel and learning about other cultures has also taken her to live in USA, Austria and Australia and travel the world constantly.
She found her true passion working in Africa.



Abu is a professional safari organizer/coordinator and a safari guide since 2009 in the Northern and southern parks of Tanzania.
He is a holder of first class honors in Enterprise management from Moshi cooperative university and holds a tour guiding certificate from college of African wildlife management MWEKA.



Soft-spoken and knowledgeable, Spiros was born in Southern Tanzania. During his high school years he went to Constantine International School in Arusha. He then got a Diploma in Wildlife Management at the College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka in Moshi. And later on he earned a Bachelor in Wildlife Science at Sokoine University in Morogoro.



A wildlife management graduate born and raised in Tanzania, Thabit is a guide who knew his calling from childhood. With an extensive knowledge on Tanzania’s flora and fauna, he started out his career guiding walking safaris for a conservancy in northern Tanzania. His desire to be in nature is unparalleled and has a strong passion for travelling with clients and sharing his knowledge on what wild Africa has to offer.



Jacquelin is our office Manager in Arusha. She is from Tanzania and holds a Diploma in Wildlife Tourism from the College of African Wildlife Management Institute, Mweka. She has eight years of experience in hospitality and hotel management. Jacquelin is passionate about tourism and loves meeting and servicing guests from all walks of life, culture, and backgrounds.


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