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There are currently 63 Travel Helpers for South Africa. Please remember that these Travel Helpers provide information on a volunteer basis and when they take the time to help you that a thank you is highly appreciated! They are listed below in order of their last activity on Travellerspoint.

Utrecht

Travelled around South Africa 3 times for about a month in 2009, 2011 and 2013, mainly in the central and northern parts, including the Kalahari, the Karoo and some coastal areas like the Cape Region. Been to Madikwe and Pilanesberg Game Reserves twice and three times to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, the latter totalling about 3 weeks, so can help you with that too. Been a few times to Clarens, Golden Gate Highlands NP and the Drakensberg Region too.

hendrikrsa

South African, living in Cape Town.

montesse

I have extensive knowledge on South Africa. Places to go things to see. Travelled throughout the country.

acrina

I spent about 6 weeks in South Africa and can help you using my experience

uhambo

Certified Fundi specialist/desitation specialist on South Africa

Anja Fourie

Cape Town is my home town, but I've travelled through South Africa. Contact me if you are planning a trip to South Africa!

coraltreehouse

I work in the travel/hospitality industry. I have lived in Namibia and South Africa

Demian

I live and work in Johannesburg for over five months now, and will stay another two. I think I know a little bit on how newcomers feel overwhelmed and maybe even frightened by 'big, bad & beatiful Jozi'. But I know as well how and where to overcome that first impression and see the true beauty of the city! I can give some tips on Cape Town and travelling the country by car as well.

csfreixo

I've lived in SA for 40 days as a student and backpacker... I can help travelers with lot's of tips...

wpshark

Lived there for 47 years. Travelled around the whole country.
Have a passion for the Kruger Park.

Nanna1

Have travelled South Africa extensively North to South and East to West. Have knowledge on National Wildlife Parks. We travel to experience the wonderful natural areas that my country can offer and can advise on best places to go and when to go.

jimbo77

Hi navigating on my Dads Gamin (sat-nav) the rout it took was through a township (This is not a safe place). So if you want some local knowledge to plan a trip let me help you orientate yourself, in Johannesburg, Durban or Cape Town

baluba

I have spent a month travelling around by car, staying in backpackers and know most areas. Also spent 6 weeks near Jo'burg and visited neighbouring countries. Anything you need to know, I will do my best.

Gqira

I am a South African offering accommodation in East London and Port Elizabeth. We operate as tour guides, Mid to Luxury accommodation providers. Our guests enjoy quad bike adventures, boating and jet ski's in summer at no extra costs for guests staying with us for 3 days and more.

We tailor make our tours to suite our guests. we have access to farms, country side and direct mixing with locals. Get the real South Africa, from squatter camps to 5 star establishments. You choose we organize.

crystalcpt

Hi, I have lived in Cape Town all my life and I love my city...My friends and try to regularly explore our area as well.

Eefs

I have spent quite a lot of time in Cape Town due to my job. Wicked spot!

fiko

hi
my name is fiko. i work & live in johannesburg south africa. i've lived in cape town & port elizabeth. ihave a beautifull flat to offer for accomodation. iknow the city & the people, if you looking for a different, of the beaten track visit to my beautiful country feel free to ask any questions. i also offer cross-country tavel from johannesburg in the north to cape town in the south. my email is fiko@ananzi.co.za
hope to hear from you soon.
love & peace always
fiko

synergize

Been living here for 20 years, and I work with various travel companies.

Tar2Gravel

Press Release from South African Tourism
http://www.southafrica.net/sat/content/en/za/home

Charmaine Carstens has successfully passed his/her online FUNDI course training
course.
FUNDI is a self-study online training course designed to equip travel product and
service providers to sell South Africa more effectively.
Participants that successfully complete the course are called FUNDI'S, meaning they
are experts in a particular field.
Charmaine Carstens is now a South African Travel Expert, having attained an overall
pass mark of 80% for his/her course, and is entitled to use the term FUNDI, when
giving advice on travel to South Africa.
Charmaine Carstens is competent to advise clients on all essential aspects of travel
to South Africa, reasons to visit South Africa, the best attractions and activities on
offer in all 9 provinces, and more.
As the FUNDI course host, South African Tourism is proud to be associated with
Charmaine Carstens and congratulates them on their achievement.
SOUTH AFRICAN FUNDI

luisracast

travel extensively through southern africa. Partner from Cape town, so we keep up to date with the country

AfricaUn

Having travelled extensively I have now made South Africa my home. As I have always been in the travel industry I enjoy helping you with your travel queries. South Africa, Mozambique and even Namibia would be the countries I can assist best.

geordielad65

Lived there for 12 years in the Seventies. Did 6 weeks backpacking in 1999 and now go every year. Mainly backpacking (or now flashpacking) and always looking for new, and out of the way places to stay.

Cholerica

everything you need to know about nice places to visit and the ones to leave out

taufeeq

I can provide general information that will be useful before starting a holiday in South Africa, and answer any questions you may have about the area.

dannu

Trip planning. General advice. Specific advice on accommodation, costs, transport, wildlife, climate, safety.

dmentor

By giving information and advice on Southern Suburbs, Cape Town South Africa
where to stay, safe places to go, places to avoid, etc

THB

I am South African, born and raised, and have travelled in South Africa quite extensively both by car and public transport. I love my home country and am more than willing to help anyone wanting to visit it. If I don't have an answer I can definitely try to point you in the right direction. Happy travelling.

AfriFriend

I frequently travel and organise Guided Safaris to: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique from South Africa.

mgregory

Actively involved in industry and backpacker tourism in Southern africa see http://www.backpacking.co.za and http://www.btsa.co.za

TnT

General info & GPS-waypoints. Very good contacts. Accomodation. If U can dream it, we can provide it ...

KateNelson

Spent 9 months travelling around Southern Africa last year during which time I worked at a backpackers, so have a pretty good idea what travellers are looking for and can recommend in the region. Going back to South Africa to live from October this year. If I don't know the answer myself, I have plenty of good contact who can help.

pritesh77

Offer advice, and possibliy help when here in South Africa.

croux

I'm a home-based Travel Counsellor and have travelled quite a bit locally and would be glad to assist any traveler

Shlugger

I've lived in South Africa most of my life, and have travelled extensively around the world, and so have a pretty good idea of how the country compares to the rest of the world.

PJC

I am a South African, born and raised. I have lived in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. I have also travelled extensively throughout the country and neighbouring countries. I have wide knowledge on South African wines, wildlife, beaches and nightlife. I formerly ran an international exchange student residence in Cape Town so I am used to giving non-stop travel advice. I am more than willing to help anyone who is planning to visit this beautiful country...

elsab

South Africa receive a lot of travellers and they are many times a easy target for crime. I will be able to help with information where to go and where not, etc. I know Johannesburg and Pretoria areas can be of assistance.
Just ask!
elsab

Kathi20

My husband is South African and I was there for 2months in 2006 (we also got amrried there). We spent a few weeks in is home province (Free State) and travelled from PE to CT. I haven't seen everything yet, but will be able to give advice about safe/cheap travelling, general life in ZA as well as the areas we visited.

Brerrabbit

I live in Cape Town and write travel articles of things to do and see in Cape Town.

My website at Http://www.turtlesa.com is jampacked with articles on towns/suburbs and interesting facts about Cape Town, oh yes! there are so many photos I've lost count.

Send your travellers to the site for all the travel info they need.

Geoff Fairman

kathbotha

I've lived in South Africa all my life (with the exception of when I was travelling abroad)
Am very clued up regarding places of interest in and around KZN (I live in Durban) but have travelled to just about every place in S.A :-)

Nirvananil

accomadation, travel, safari, places to visit, life style....

bobbyb

Information to help with planning and logistics
Suggestions on places to go

SA Travel

Travelled the whole of South Africa and Namibia and also own a tour operator company.
www.satraveldesk.com
www.larochelletours.com

yael.z

im a south african citizenship :)

Laks12

I am a local travel agent here in South Africa so I have first hand knowledge and I have travelled alot through Southern Africa

udann

Advice on wildlife, climate, accommodation establishments e.g. hotels and Guest Houses, car hire, and anything related to do with Tourism in South Africa. For those contemplating a holiday to South Africa, who are unsure or hesitant, I am available as a Driver or Guide.
Contact me for details.
Ulrich Dannecker(udann@hotmail.co.uk)

tori326

I can help with good holiday destinations. Cheap places to saty. What to do and what not to do when visiting South Africa.

InfoAds

Accommodation and reservations, places of interest, night life, safety and security questions, day tours, 4x4 trips in and out of SA, foreign currency exchange,wildlife safaris etc

Pieter

I am a tour guide for the greater Cape Town area If you need any info about accommodation,tours transport and train tours from Cape Town please contact me

GaryM

Live just inland from Durban near Nottingham Road sat looking at the Drakensberg mountains right now!

Gary

http://www.airborneadventuresafrica.com

nir_hermel

Lived in South Africa since I was five - I know the people, the places and the culture.
I've travelled myself - spent 4 months in the States, 6 months Canada, UK, 2 months France, and recently 2 months in Cuba - so I'll have an idea of what a traveller might be looking for.
You need some advice?? I'll c what I can do.

lb30

I am a history teacher and a part-time tour guide in the Cape Town. I have lived in most parts of South Africa so have a good knowledge of the country. If you want advice - ask:-)

Vlakvark

Send any questions about South Africa - especially the Northern parts and I will probably be able to help, or get you on the right track.

Southafric

Travel tips, Places of iterest, general info on South Africa

satrav

Hotel information, car hire, airline information-getting around

zenpat

Accomadation, airport pick ups, sight seeing. General information, stay safe rules, eating out, clubbing ect, sites

queenb

good knowledge of KwaZuluNatal
Battlefields

nafrica

I run a travel portal focused on South Africa, and feel that I have expert knowledge in this area.

auvallod

I know the Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu Natal well and if anyone has any questions about this region of South Africa then please ask

marius

Information about region

hartvc

Ask me any question and I'll see what I can do !

BOB BROWNL

give general advice from recent travel to S Africa from Cape Town to Kwazulu Natal and the to safari

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