Meet the team

  • Marco van Embden

    Marco van Embden

    FOUNDER AND CEO

    Marco has dedicated a great portion of his life to sharing his boundless love of Africa with guests from all over the world. His passion was ignited on his first visit to the Kruger National Park a little over 30 years ago. The call of Africa with its unique wild experiences led him to travel extensively throughout Southern and East African game reserves. Now, with more than 25 years experience in travel and YPO\WPO event creation, visiting over 50 of Southern Africa’s most exclusive game lodges, and personally experiencing safaris over 100 times; he has an unsurpassed first-hand knowledge of Sub-Saharan Africa and everything the discerning traveler desires.

  • Casey

    BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING MANAGER

    Casey is an adventurous spirit with a deep love of the wild. Having travelled widely with her family whilst growing up, she dedicated her career to the travel industry after achieving a qualification in marketing and communications. Her explorations have taken her all over Africa, as well as provided the opportunity to live and work in New Delhi India for three years. She brought back an understanding of travel in diverse contexts and applies her extensive knowledge as our business development and marketing manager.

  • Justin

    Justin

    FINANCIAL MANAGER

    Justin has been in the travel industry since moving to Cape Town 18 years ago. He is a fitness and outdoor enthusiast who loves nothing more than spending his free time in nature. His personal philosophy is centred on ‘unforgettable fun’. As our financial expert, he is incredibly passionate about Africa and wants everyone to experience it.

  • Lisa

    OPERATIONS & PRODUCT MANAGER

    Lisa has been in the travel industry for over 20 years and specifically in the tour operating space for 15 years. She brings with her 12 years of product management experience. Having worked in Durban and Johannesburg, Lisa  relocated to Cape Town at the beginning of 2016. She thrives on working in this exciting industry and loves nothing better than assisting with making clients’ buckets list trips a reality.

  • Kim

    SENIOR TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    I measure life in countries, not years.

    Me in three words: honest, passionate and adventurous

    ... get to know Kim
  • Louise

    Louise

    SENIOR TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    Travel as much as you can whenever you can, go and explore beyond the fence!

    Me in three words: passionate, knowledgeable and creative

    ... get to know Louise
  • Belinda

    Belinda

    SENIOR TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    Travel is about attention to detail, whether for 2 or 200

    Me in three words: curious, precise and caring

    ... get to know Belinda
  • Kay

    SENIOR TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    To see another country – Google it. To experience it – travel.

    Me in three words: honest, loyal and passionate

    ... get to know Kay
  • Karen

    SENIOR GROUPS CONSULTANT

    Come to Africa for unique experiences, leave with meaningful memories that will last a lifetime.

    Me in three words: Traveller, Enthusiastic & Adventurous

    ... get to know Karen
  • Kaylin

    Kaylin

    TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    Don’t just sight-see… interact with locals, make new friends, be adventurous, leave comfort at home…in that way travelling brings about knowledge, understanding and personal growth!

    Me in three words: passionate, sociable and spontaneous

    ... get to know Kaylin
  • Meet the team - Travel experts - Abby

    Abby

    TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    Of all the books, the best stories are found between the pages of a Passport.

    Me in three words: motivated, quirky and open-minded

    ... get to know Abby
  • Amina

    Amina

    OFFICE CO-ORDINATOR

    Vastly passionate about her work in the travel and hospitality industry, Amina loves her home city of Cape Town best of all. She enjoys new activities and destinations, and is all about the details. Her personal interests include hiking, beach trips, museums, art galleries and bookstores. Her favourite trips bring people together, particularly families.