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Stephanie Louw

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 travel, we know we offer our clients a seamless planning experience and a once in a lifetime African safari experience

What places and activities do you specialize in?

""We specialize in 10 Southern & East Africa countries, namely: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Tanzania, Kenya & Zanzibar. Our activities range from various types of safaris to the more regular tours to cities and non-safari adventures in the region like Cape Town, train journeys, beach holidays and horseback safaris.""

How did you get involved in travel?

"After 5 years in the food styling, content writing and media industry, I got the opportunity to join the tourism industry. I've got an eye for detail and enjoy planning and organizing! Outside of work I love adventure sports and playing tourist in my own city, Cape Town!"

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Recently I traveled to the Okavango Delta, Botswana where I experienced the most amazing safari. During my trip, I had the opportunity to listen to elephants and hippos around my tent at night, take evening bush walks, and enjoy beautiful morning mokoro excursions. While having coffee and biscuits on an island during our mokoro excursion a hippo appeared from the water, made a few loud sounds and swam the other way! It was beautiful to see and hear!"

Featured trips & expertise

Blyde River Canyon near Graskop, South Africa
South Africa, Zimbabwe, & Botswana - 14 Days

This exciting Southern Africa itinerary offers a perfect mix of self-drive and guided tours. Start in Cape Town, where you can explore the Cape Peninsula, head to the top of Table Mountain, or sample native wines in the area's sprawling vineyards. Fly to Johannesburg for the second leg of your trip—you'll enjoy multiple safari excursions and visit magnificent Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

South Africa's Garden Route - 10 Days
South Africa's Garden Route - 10 Days

Get ready for 10 days of pure adventure and breathtaking scenery! This jam-packed jaunt around Cape Town and the Western Cape's Garden Route offers a mix of high-octane thrills, incredible wildlife, and rich cultural history. You'll meet sharks and elephants, tackle the world's highest bungee jump, and sample delicious local wines in the Winelands.

5-Day Victoria Falls & Chobe River Houseboat
5-Day Victoria Falls & Chobe River Houseboat

Victoria Falls is a hub for numerous tours and adventures in the surrounding region; the Chobe river is famous for its herds of elephants and hippo populations. Combined, these two regions make for a great 5-day adventure with the perfect mix of activities and relaxation. By the end of your trip, you’ll have visited Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa.

Cape Winelands
Cape Town & Kruger Park Safari - 8 Days

Enjoy a majestic 8-day tour of Cape Town and Kruger Park Safari, two of South Africa’s top highlights. You will take in the beauty of the Cape Peninsula, Winelands and the city of Cape Town, followed by a great safari experience in the Kruger National Park, where the iconic African wildlife roam free.