South Africa Travel Agents

Kimkim has selected the best South Africa travel agents so you'll have a worry-free trip.
With kimkim you will connect directly to a local specialist in South Africa who will personalize your trip to your specific tastes. Once we have a sense of who you are and what you're looking for, you'll be matched with the right local travel agent for you. Not everyone wants to get completely off the grid—but even if you want to hit the most popular sites and cities, kimkim ensures a customized experience, including lodging, guides, and transportation.
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Deborah Smook

(16 reviews)
South Africa Travel Agent based in Cape Town
Deborah specializes in: Adventure, Safari, Food & Wine, Mountain Biking, Motorbike trips.
Recent traveler reviews for Deborah:
"Deborah could not have been more perfect from start to finish." - by Amanda, Feb 5, 2022 · see review
"Our local specialist Deborah was fantastic in helping us organise the trip from start to finish." - by James, Mar 10, 2020 · see review
"The trip planned for us by Deborah and Tara at Elgin Africa was amazing." - by andrew, Nov 20, 2019 · see review

Carla Ferreira

(8 reviews)
South Africa Travel Agent based in Cape Town
Recent traveler reviews for Carla:
"We had an amazing time in South Africa and the ease of coordinating on KimKim and our specialist Carla was great." - by Callen, Sep 21, 2021 · see review
"Our 21 day South African “Investment Trip” was over the top in so many ways: tailor made itinerary by Carla and Deidre @ Salty Travel with revisions, figuring out and responding to our “wants”, including: Lodgings: *Cape Town/Presidents Hotel @Bantry Bay - 2 bedroom 2 en-suite bath sitting room and kitchenette, delicious European & full breakfast (eggs cooked to order), delightful staff and daily chocolates!" - by Mick, Oct 25, 2019 · see review
"Carla was incredibly helpful, friendly, approachable, knowledgable, and adaptable to my changing requests." - by Rosie, Oct 18, 2018 · see review

Howard Spencer-Wilson

(6 reviews)
South Africa Travel Agent based in South Africa
Howard specializes in: safaris, tours, accommodation, transfers, car hire, local flights, regional flights
I co-own and manage the African Travel Gateway, where we plan, book and implement tailor-made holidays of all sorts, for all sorts, with all sorts of budgets... Our recipe for client satisfaction? Speed, thoroughness and value for money. With over 20 years experience in planning African travel,... read more

Petru van Zyl

(2 reviews)
South Africa Travel Agent based in Western Cape, South Africa
Petru specializes in: FIT travel, Group travel, VIP clients, luxury safaris, self-drive tours, complex itineraries
I started in the travel industry in August 1998 and have 21 years experience as a travel consultant. I am a senior consultant who specializes in FIT travel, group travel, VIP clients, luxury safaris and self-drive tours. I excel in handling complex itineraries in a professional and dedicated... read more

Stephanie Louw

(2 reviews)
South Africa Travel Agent based in Cape Town, South Africa
Stephanie specializes in: safaris, tours, accommodation, transfers, car hire, local flights, regional flights
I am a junior consultant at African Travel Gateway. Where we plan, book and implement tailor-made holidays of all sorts, for all sorts, with all sorts of budgets... Our recipe for client satisfaction? Speed, thoroughness and value for money. With over 20 years experience in planning African... read more

Lize Enderstein

(2 reviews)
South Africa Travel Agent based in South Africa
Lize specializes in: Safaris, Tours, Transfers, Accommodations, Car hire, Local and Regional flights
I work as a senior consultant for African Travel Gateway and have 15 years of experience in the travel industry. We plan, book and implement tailor-made holidays for our clients that fit within their budget but still give them a true African experience and a trip of a lifetime. I love traveling... read more

Taf Chindove

(1 review)
South Africa Travel Agent based in South Africa
Taf specializes in: Budget, luxury, groups and tailor-made
I am a consultant for Salty.Travel and have always wanted to travel the world. Having been to most of Southern Africa, I am itching to share my travel experiences. This is my passion and nothing makes me happier than sending someone on a once in a lifetime trip that will leave them with beautiful... read more
South Africa Travel Agent based in Cape Town
Lucy specializes in: Romantic getaways, honeymooners, family travel, solo travel, couples and small group travel
Mother, wife, traveller and dreamer! Having travelled extensively throughout Southern Africa, I know the importance of logistics and selecting the right product offerings. Southern Africa is one of the most beautiful places in the world and I get so excited putting programs together that... read more

Trip Reviews for South Africa

The latest reviews by travelers who booked their trip on kimkim
4.8
(37 reviews)

Deb, the world class travel agent! · South Africa - Apr 7 - Apr 14, 2022

Traveler: Marc F. - Local specialist: Deborah Smook

Deb was phenomenal! From the start, she was super communicative and eased us into the process of working with a travel agent, as we had never done so before. Every morning we would wake up to amazing updates that got us incredibly excited for our trip.

As she learned more about ourselves and what we wanted from our trip, she never batted an eye about making changes to our itinerary and even made suggestions about things that we never thought possible. When we were on the trip, we had a few... read more

Deb was phenomenal! From the start, she was super communicative and eased us into the process of working with a travel agent, as we had never done so before. Every morning we would wake up to amazing updates that got us incredibly excited for our trip.

As she learned more about ourselves and what we wanted from our trip, she never batted an eye about making changes to our itinerary and even made suggestions about things that we never thought possible. When we were on the trip, we had a few hiccups (of our own doing) and Deb was right there with us making updates and helping us come up with a new plan of attack.

Deb, you have given us an experience that we will never forget. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for being such an amazing person, a stellar travel agent, and for having a gigantic heart. I can't wait to work with you again.

- Marc

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Ivory Wilderness

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Ivory Wilderness was the highlight of my trip. The night tours, early morning treks, and being able to walk around the bush on foot was incredible. The food was delicious, the accommodations were perfect, the setting is unbeatable, and the crew that put the experience together treated me as though I was one of their life long friends. I could not have wished for a better time. Thank you so much!

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A Day in the Kruger Bush with 2 game drives

Kruger National Park

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Deborah Smook, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Marc

You are awesome - even though you have been one of the very few clients I have NOT met in person. Thank you for the best review ever and the heartfelt message. It means the world to me - even more so after a few years of not having any. It's so nice to be back in the game.

Deb

Amazing itinerary and client-focused service ... · South Africa - Apr 11 - Apr 21, 2022

Traveler: Kathy C. - Local specialist: Deborah Smook

Amazing itinerary and client-focused service by Deb! The itinerary was fairly complex since we were visiting 4 countries, but the activity selection, local guide selection, accommodations, and the *numerous* transfers were all seamless. We are so happy with our trip, and could not have done it without flawless execution by Deb. She was also very mindful of our budget and we felt she maximized the experience and value based on what we had planned on spending. Also amazingly responsive during... read more

Amazing itinerary and client-focused service by Deb! The itinerary was fairly complex since we were visiting 4 countries, but the activity selection, local guide selection, accommodations, and the *numerous* transfers were all seamless. We are so happy with our trip, and could not have done it without flawless execution by Deb. She was also very mindful of our budget and we felt she maximized the experience and value based on what we had planned on spending. Also amazingly responsive during our vacation whenever we had questions.

Hotel Review

Ivory Wilderness

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Great accommodations, *impeccable* hospitality, and Craig was an amazing safari guide! It was 100% the highlight of our trip.

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Private reserve, and can view so many animals right from the lodge deck.
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E-biking or hiking Stellenbosch followed by wine farm visits

Cape Town

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Beautiful way to experience Stellenbosch.

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Deborah Smook, local specialist, responded to this review:

Dear Kathy & Family

It was such a pleasure planning your trip! I really enjoyed working with you to make sure that you get the best out of your time spent in Southern Africa.
It was also really nice to meet you, albeit for only a short time. Hopefully we will have more time next time you make your way to this side of the world.

Thank you, again, for trusting my team and I with this big responsibility.

Deb

Deborah could not have been more perfect from... · South Africa - Nov 20 - Nov 25, 2021

Traveler: Amanda E. - Local specialist: Deborah Smook

Deborah could not have been more perfect from start to finish.

The start: we were taking a last minute vacation to South Africa as part of our honeymoon (I worked for an airline so that was feasible). When I say last minute, we were coming in a week!!! That was absolutely no problem for Deborah, who took it in stride, perfectly planning every detail from our time in Cape Town to our safari in Krueger. If you are considering working with Deborah, do it! Thanks again for making our trip one we’ll never forget.

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Deborah Smook, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hello Amanda

After a long drought of international travelers, it was incredible to have you as our first returning client. It was a pleasure meeting you with your energetic and exciting personality.

Thank you so much for the great review!

Deb

Callen

Great Trip · South Africa - Aug 6 - Aug 22, 2021

Traveler: Callen G. - Local specialist: Carla Ferreira

We had an amazing time in South Africa and the ease of coordinating on KimKim and our specialist Carla was great. Would definitely book this way again!

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Carla Ferreira, local specialist, responded to this review:

Hi Callen,

Thanks for the great feedback.
I’m glad you had an enjoyable trip in my country.
I look forward to hearing from you again in the future

Thanks Carla

Hooked on Safaris & South Africa · South Africa - May 21 - May 31, 2021

Traveler: Claire J. - Local specialist: Petru van Zyl

Our honeymoon to South Africa was truly unforgettable, and we are already dreaming of our next safari trip. We wouldn’t change anything about the itinerary Petru helped us put together, other than adding more time! We can’t wait to be back and would use Petru again, especially with how communicative she is and how easily she helped us navigate having to delay our trip by 8 months due to Covid. Thanks for helping us create the best memories!

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Petru van Zyl, local specialist, responded to this review:

Claire, I am delighted to hear that you had a wonderful experience.
To receive feedback like this makes such a huge difference, thank you very much!
Making memories is what it is all about and happy to assist you in the near future.
Keep well and until next time.
All the best,
Petru