16 Night Best of Kenya Safari

Curated by Dave Frinton, CruisePlus Founder

Get ready for Dave's incredible expedition into the heart of East Africa!

Embark on an unforgettable 16 Night Kenya Safari adventure in the heart of East Africa!  After visiting many times, Dave has worked with our close safari partners – some of the best in the world - to create a unique itinerary that truly highlights the best of what a safari in Kenya should be.  Experience the stunning landscapes, wildlife, and culture as you visit national parks and reserves, all while enjoying the expertise of some of the best guides in the business. Witness majestic herds of elephants, see lions, cheetahs, and leopards in their natural habitats, and encounter indigenous tribes and local communities to learn about their way of life.  Our expertly designed and led safari will be a lifetime highlight!

CruisePlus Travel & Tours

Why Book With Us?

Kenya truly stole our hearts. Any of us will be happy to speak to you about our wonderful experiences, and about how they made us passionate about going back to share the magic and continue contributing to the well-being of the community we found there.

Experienced Hosts

Enjoy the comfort and safety of having a host travel with you. In reality, we don’t have to do much in destination because these trips are so well designed, but we are there just in case, and to add in some of the experiences that make this trip truly special.

Amazing Guides

Our guides are some of the best in the business…yes, we call them “ours’. The team of guides that we use are some of the most knowledgeable and personable in Kenya, and they became important to us. All of this is reflected in the experience we provide…you will feel so very welcome.

Stay Longer

Stay Longer – many guests travel to Kenya for 5 – 10 days and miss a lot. This safari does not cover all of Kenya – you’d have to be there for months for that – but it does give you a true taste and enough time in most of the iconic destinations. After travelling to get there, you will appreciate the time in this wonderful country.

We're Connected

We are connected – the companies that we use are experts and their teams have become close friends of the CP Team. Working together, we have created a magical experience that is unique and special.

Amazing Hotels

We are connected – the companies that we use are experts and their teams have become close friends of the CP Team. Working together, we have created a magical experience that is unique and special.

5 Star Reviews

We love to travel and it shows! When we host a trip of a lifetime, we make sure to include wonderful experiences that show you how passionate we truly are.

CruisePlus Signature Series

16 Night Best of Kenya Safari

Jambo Jambo!

I’m Dave Frinton, founder of CruisePlus and in love with East Africa. It gives me great pleasure in presenting to you my signature safari to Kenya.  I’ve been lucky enough to have been in the country and hosted safaris 10 times – with the hope for many more to come.  After experiencing various itineraries I’ve come up with a fabulous program that (with a couple of small changes) is the same as the one we experienced with around 65 guests in January/February 2023.

There’s a lot of information to digest.  If you are serious about a soft adventure like this, I highly recommend you take the time to read through this carefully.  I’ve found that being very upfront and detailed about what to expect is best for all.

You will have lots of questions, and hopefully I will answer most of them here.  If I haven’t, then make sure and ask.  We hope that you can enjoy Kenya like we do.

Asante sana!

Dave's signature itinerary truly is a great way to see Kenya in comfort along with some lovely unexpected surprises.  If you would prefer a 5 star, more intimate experience throughout, we are happy to help you find one or build a custom safari, but as far as seeing the real highlights of this country at a very fair price, this should exceed your expectations. Our oldest client in 2023 (82 at the time) said that this was the “best dollars he’d ever spent”.

Package includes
  • 16 Night Hosted Safari
  • Authentic Branded Safari Hat
  • Kenya Airport Transfers
  • Safari Essentials Pack
  • Hotel in Nairobi
  • Meals as stated on itinerary
  • Dinner at the Manji Family Home
  • 2 Lunches in Nairobi
  • Majority of Gratuities
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Taxes
While on safari
  • Full Board Accommodations
  • English Speaking Guides
  • Unlimited Bottle Water
  • Unlimited Mileage Game Drives
  • Custom Safari Land Cruiser
  • Flying Doctor Evacuation

Departure Dates

Custom departures dates available

Join our hosts Dave Frinton or Shelley Good on one of our upcoming departures in 2024 and 2025.

Jan 15 - 31, 2024

$9950 USD

per person sharing incl taxes

Oct 16 - Nov 1, 2024

$9950 USD

per person sharing incl taxes

Jan/Feb, 2025


2025 Pricing & Details

Terms & conditions apply. Pricing, availability, inclusions and itinerary are subject to change anytime without notice.
Experienced, Knowledgeable & Enthusiastic Hosts

Your Safari Hosts

Kenya truly stole our hearts. Any of us will be happy to speak to you about our wonderful experiences, and about how they made us passionate about going back to share the magic and continue contributing to the well-being of the community we found there.

Dave Frinton
Safari Host & CruisePlus Founder

Dave grew up in a family of travellers and has had a lifetime appreciation of what travel brings to your life, which led him to founding CruisePlus Travel & Tours back in 1998. Dave likes to explore new destinations, especially if he gets to travel with friends. East Africa is one of only a few destinations that he keeps returning to, and he refers to it as his true happy place. His experience has allowed him to create our unique Kenya itinerary that has been receiving rave reviews and he can’t wait to go back and share this magical destination with you!

Shelley Good
Safari Host & CruisePlus President

Shelley has been a leader in our travel business for over 20 years, and truly has the travel bug! She loves history, culture, and seeing new destinations, but there are a few that have stolen her heart…one of them being East Africa. For her, this destination is not just about seeing animals…it is about the stunning scenery and the wonderful people as well. After collecting “chosen family” in Kenya in 2023, she looks forward to hosting more trips to share this truly life-changing experience with others!

Fiona Butchart
Safari Host & Senior Sales Supervisor

Fiona is an avid traveller and one of the expert Travel Advisors at CruisePlus. 20 years after joining our team, her love for travel is stronger than ever. Her passion for exploration has led her to host many experiences, including her signature Luxury Down Under departures to her home of New Zealand and Australia. After visiting and hosting in Kenya with her husband and sidekick host Gary in February of 2023, she has become a passionate advocate for travel to Kenya.

What do our clients have to say?

"I have just been on my second trip to Africa with CruisePlus. Everything is planned for you, flights, accommodations, food, game drives, as well as education sessions that give history and animal information to enhance your appreciation of the country and their struggles/successes."

Shari B.

2023 Kenya Safari

"We just returned from an amazing safari with CruisePlus. Our host Fiona and Gary were wonderful. I am sure there were times she wanted to pull her hair out but she always remained upbeat. Our guides on the safari were amazing, knowledgeable, great sense of humour and Always smiling. The safari would not have been as successful without them. They always seemed to know where to find the lions hidden in the grass and always made sure our jeeps were placed for the best view"

Lois & Dale M.

2023 Kenya Safari

"Absolutely life altering!! The animals are off the charts but it was the people that grabbed my heart!!"

Betty M.

2023 Kenya Safari

"Fantastic, perfectly seamless trip. Wonderful knowledgeable guides from whom we learned so much. Good food and beautiful accommodations. I’d do it again tomorrow!"

Vera D.

2023 Kenya Safari

"Pulling my two tween children from school for 3 weeks to safari in Kenya got a lot of judgmental comments, like: "Won't they miss too much school?" or "How will they catch up on their learning?". What we all forget is how much we LEARN when we travel and experience new people, places and things. These kids learned more in 3 weeks driving through Kenya, connecting with the guides and the other group members, watching birds take flight and cheetahs take their prey, than they would in 3 months of school. And their thirst for the amazing adventures of Kenya reminded us all of the small wonders of this world, and that we should never stop learning - it keeps us young! So, stay young, keep learning, have adventures - TRAVEL! Thank you, Dave and CruisePlus for this incredible opportunity. You were embracing, accommodating, helpful and fun!"

Leah D.

2023 Kenya Safari

"The trip was perfect from my perspective: if what you are doing is experiencing safari, there is no point in looking further. From start to finish, it was top notch, well organized, guided expertly and accommodated wonderfully. Just go with Dave and Shelley and Twiga - you will never regret it."

Vicki H.

2023 Kenya Safari

"This was a trip of a life time that will never be forgotten. The trip was well thought out and sometimes even beautifully unexpected. We saw animals up close and person that I never thought would be possible. It was an amazing and beautiful experience to have Kenya shared with us by guides who really appreciated and took pride in where they were from. I have learned so much and will share all the information with anyone who will listen. What an experience!"

Amanda S.

2023 Kenya Safari

"An excellent trip that far exceeded my expectations. I did not expect such an excellent catered trip and guides who had encyclopedic knowledge of animals, flora and birds."

Bryan D.

2023 Kenya Safari

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