Thank you for coming to our website. I’m Jody Cole. I specialize in guided safaris to East and Southern Africa. When you go on safari with me you will learn about animals, plants and the people of Africa, experience a feeling of safety and comfort in nature and have lots of laughs along the way. You will have plenty of photographic opportunities and if you want adventure, we’ll give you adventure!

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Cool Cats Supreme Tanzania

East Africa Outback

October 13-22, 2014

Perfect for dreamers of Africa as Hemingway and Blixen saw it so many years ago, this safari takes you to the steps of Karen Blixen's farm outside Nairobi, visit the Giraffe... >more

Uganda Great Apes Safari

Walking and Canoeing Safari

June 15-26, 2015

To learn more about why this trip is canceled click here

Zimbabwe Walking and Canoeing Safari

Great Apes Safari

July 2-14, 2015

Take flight with us across the winds of Zimbabwe to track the elusive rhino! Cross Lake Kariba to your private reserve at Rhino Island, walk among elephant herds and lion prides, witness hippo... >more

"Africa is a place that inspires your soul, enriches your senses and refreshes your spirit. Our goal at Wild Rainbow African Safaris is to assure your safari experience is the best possible.” —Jody Cole, owner/bush guide 

A quick reflection on 2013

Posted on December 31, 2013 by Wild Rainbow

A quick reflection on 2013 2013 was our best year so far. As we close out our 9th year as a company I can’t help but be grateful for the 91 guests I was on safari with, the many safe … >more

Back in South Africa

Posted on August 30, 2013 by jody

Hey there, Just finished up a ten day private tour with two great gals.  We were able to drive through Kruger National Park and saw some incredible sights. I hope they had as much fun as I did.  Like us … >more

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“This trip exceeded expectations!...what a delight. [Jody’s] passion and knowledge of Africa continues to impress and amaze me. You provide life-changing trips for your guests again and again.”

—C. Rice

“This is the best vacation I have ever had. Everything from the smoothness with which things went, the people, the animals, accommodations – everything! …a dream come true!”

—K. Klimist

“Really enjoyable – a great lifetime memory. I would recommend it highly.”

—C. Bliss
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Jody Sightings!

Where you can meet Jody in the coming months:

  • Madrid, IGLTA 13th Annual Convention – May 7-9, 2014
  • Durbin, South Africa, Indaba – May 10-12, 2014

If you are interested in joining any of these events, email us for more detailed information at