From time to time there have been postings suggesting that one save expense on a safari experience by just getting a general admission ticket to a game reserve and drive in by oneself.
If you missed this on your local TV news this morning, this might help you decided that the more organized safaris with experienced guides/trackers just might be worth it:
Imagine explaining that one to your car rental agency. At least the young couple escaped without injury.....not so lucky for the car!!!