Lions and Cheetahs. Leopards and Elephants. Rhinos, Hippos, Buffalos, Zebras, Giraffes and more. You’ve seen it on Nat Geo or Discovery and you’ve most likely said “someday, I want to do that.” But, safaris are pricey adventures, right? Google “Safari Africa” or “Safari South Africa” and seeing packages for a week costing over $10,000 USD, you’d soon be led to believe that you’d have to seriously break the bank in order to witness these gorgeous creatures completely in their element. Not so. Leave it up to us to find a less expensive way of getting it done. Here’s the nitty gritty on where best to find the Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Black Rhino, Elephant, Buffalo) in Southern Africa and doing it on the cheap.