About SDSR

Self Drive Safari Resource

Self Drive Safari Resource is a free content web site that offers, information, planning, inspiration and on the ground knowledge to fully independent travellers that are driving themselves on safari or Overlanding across Africa. The knowledge for the site has been developed from more than 25 years of self-drive safari operations across Africa by Meregan and Charles Norwood.

4×4 hire in Namibia, Botswana and Zambia

On top of all this, we offer advice on how to get the best prices on 4×4 rental, car hire and classic fly-drive holidays in Nambia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa and East Africa,

Discount safari lodge bookings

We can also advise you on where to find deals and discounts on Safari lodges and camps in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa and East Africa and National Park campsite reservations, as well as how to make National Park reservations and how to find the best flight options at discounted rates to airports in Nambia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi, South Africa and East Africa.

Insurance for Self Drivers

We also advise on Travel Insurance and the essential Flying Doctor insurance that is difficult for individuals to obtain and which no independent traveller should be without.

Our Experience is 25 years of operations

Driving yourself on safari is unbeatable

Having pioneered the commercial self-drive in 1992 Meregan and Charles Norwood have more than 25 years of experience creating driving holidays that changed the way people experience Africa. Nowadays its a recognised sector of the safari industry and one that is more rewarding than most passive traditional safaris.

How to avoid mistakes on your self drive holiday

We started by creating journeys for people across Africa that we wanted to do ourselves. Over the years we learned what worked and what didn’t and with this hard won expewrience we can help you plan the perfect journey.