Life-Changing Journeys that make a difference


Matson & Ridley Safaris is the product of a lifetime’s passion and love for Africa and its wild places, people and animals. Co-founded by zoologist, elephant expert and best-selling author, Dr Tammie Matson, and Earth Hour founder and movement builder, Andy Ridley, in 2013, this family business is first and foremost a conservation organisation. When you go on a safari with Matson & Ridley, you won’t just have the experience of a lifetime; you are also directly contributing to the conservation of Africa’s wildlife.  Join us in Africa for a life-changing journey today.




Unforgettable Experiences

Taking a Land Rover ride in the heart of Africa and seeing elephants in their natural habitats will take your breath away, but you’ll also be making a difference in conserving these last great wildernesses.


Animal encounters

Get up close with nature and meet its inhabitants. Our safaris will make sure you get close photos and fond memories.


Stunning Views

Unforgettable views from places nothing like your home. No matter where you travel with us, you’ll see something incredible.


Adventures in the wondrous lands of Africa are within your reach

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Meet us

Meet the hardworking duo behind Matson & Ridley Safaris



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