Private Safari

Offering a degree of independence which many people prefer

Charter your own small boat safari unit a mother ship, house boats and or safari boats with a safari crew who will take good care of you. You will have the exclusive use of this unit and can make your own decisions about when to move camp and set the pace for your safari on an out-door adventure which has few equals anywhere.

Focus on what you are really interested in, from bird watching to exploring the desert environment or visiting the ancient monuments. Several archaeological sites were moved block by block by UNESCO to higher ground when the lake inundated the Nile Valley where they were originally located.

You can start on any day of the year and come for as long as required.

First Day: An African Angler tour coordinator will meet you from any location in Aswan and transfer you to the safari start point on the lake.

On Safari: The number of days you have booked are spent exploring Lake Nasser. All meals and hot beverages are included.

Safari Ends:  The safari ends at 4 pm when we will transfer you from the lake to any location in Aswan for your onward travel arrangements.

Information: Safari Boats & Crew                          PDF file with itinerary and cost: Itinerary & Cost

Images of a Deser Lake

Take some time to peruse the slide shows we have created they will give you an interesting insight into this unique desert Lake.  A refreshing experience from the hustle & bustle of the world we live in and a perfect place to introduce your children to the great outdoors.

Desert Lake Experience: Waited on ‘hand & foot’ by an experienced team of Nubian safari staff and guides.  Slide Show                          

People of Lake Nasser: Transient peasant fishermen fish the lake using traditional methods. The residents are Bedouin camel and sheep herdsmen, who are seen grazing their flocks on the sparse vegetation of the shoreline.   Slide Show



  • Abu Simbel Safari

    Abu Simbel Safari

    The highlight of this boat safari is a visit to the world famous Temples of Abu Simbel; carved out of solid rock four immense statues of Ramses II address the lake, originally designed as a show of strength, an awesome sentinel watching over any boats Read More
  • Desert Lake Safari

    Desert Lake Safari

    When you plan your holiday itinerary for Egypt include a small boat safari and have a break from crowded tourist sites to experience Egypt from a different perspective and have a rewarding adventure. You can come from two nights & three days up to as long Read More
  • Safari Boats & Crew

    Safari Boats & Crew

    In 1993 the African Angler had the privilege of pioneering small boat safaris on Lake Nasser and our Kenyan origin has brought the atmosphere of traditional African “Hemingway style” safaris to Lake Nasser. A small boat safari is as close to the real meaning of Read More
  • Booking Enquiry

    Booking Enquiry

    Contact us to check availability for your preferred dates or for any other special arrangements you would like us to help you with. Single Travelers are welcome we have very reasonable single boat supplements or we can try to help you link up with a partner. Read More
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Peter Baily - Sydney Australia
African Angler Pty Ltd

PO Box 1063
Sydney NSW 1585
Tel: + (61) (02) 9992 0997
Mobile: 0423 261 875
Tim Baily - Aswan Egypt
African Angler (Egypt)

PO Box 191
Tel: + (20) (097) 0122 7491 892
Special Offers

Throughout the year we promote exclusive offers.

If you are interested in Lake Nasser it will be well worth your while to fill in the form below, so we can keep you up to date with the cost cutter and themed small boat safaris we currently have on offer.

The most popular is our small boat safari cruise between Aswan and the world-famous temples of Abu Simbel. From time to time we need to relocate our boats between Abu Simbel and or Aswan, for these cruises we offer fantastic savings. There will also be many other great deals for you to consider.

Our style of holiday is for the individual and is not mass tourism. Take a break from the tourist 'hot spots' and let us introduce you to a more intimate and traditional side of Egypt.