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We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
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    1. This manual is published in terms of Section 51 of the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (Act 2 of 2000 – “the Act”).  The Act gives effect to the provisions of section 32 of the Constitution of South Africa, which provides that “everyone has the right of access to any information held by another person and that is required for the exercise and/or protection of any right”.  Where a request is made in terms of the Act, the body to which the request is made is obliged to release the information, except where the Act provides that the information may or must not be released. 
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    3. It is important to note that the Act recognizes certain limitations to the right of accessto information, including, but not limited to, limitations aimed at the reasonable protection of privacy, commercial confidentiality, and effective and good governance, and in a manner which balances that right with any other, that the Information Officer named below, gets including such rights contained in the Bill of Rights in the Constitution.  Any request for access to information may be refused on the grounds as set out in Chapter 4 of Part 3 of the Act.
    1. This manual has been prepared in respect of LANDE MARKETING CORPORATION CC T/A SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS. Hereinafter called SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS. 
    2. The Information Officer named below is appointed in respect of SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARI’S.
  3. information required under section 51(1)( a)  

Name of Private Body


Reg No: 1988/014695/23

Information Officer *

Nic de Klerk

Email address of IO


Deputy IO


Postal Address

P.O. Box 202150, Durban North, 4016

Physical Address

17 Oakleigh Avenue, La Lucia, Umhlanga Rocks, 4051

Phone Number

031-572 4227

Fax Number

021-572 4234/8



* Or Head of Private Body

    1.  A guide has been prepared by the South African Human Rights Commission in accordance with Section 10 of the Act.  The guide contains such information as may be reasonably required by a person who wishes to exercise any right contemplated in the Act. 
    2. The guide is available from the SAHRC at their address as detailed.
    1. No notice in terms of Section 52(2) of the Act, regarding the categories of records of SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS, which are available without request, has been published. 
    2. The information as regarding SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS is accessible at www.southerncircle.com  without request.  The website contains various categories of information relating to SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS.
    1. SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS keeps records in accordance with the following legislation, all of which are available, subject to such legislation and the Act.
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act, No 75 of 1997
  • Close Corporation Act, No. 69 of 1984
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Health Diseases Act, No. 130 of 1993
  • Income Tax Act, No. 95 of 1967
  • Labour Relations Act, No. 66 of 1995
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act, No. 85 of 1993
  • Promotion of Access to Information Act, No. 2 of 2000
  • Skills Development Act, No. 97 of 1998
  • Skills Development Levies Act, No. 9 of 1999
  • Unemployment Contributions Act, No. 4 of 2002
  • Unemployment Insurance Act, No. 63 of 2001
  • Value Added Tax Act, No. 90 of 1991

    The Following are the subject and categories of records held:

    1. Human Resources 
  • Personal records of the personnel
  • Employments contracts
  • Medical Aid records
  • Pension fund and retirement benefit records
  • Disciplinary records
  • Salary records
  • Training Records
  • Correspondence relating to personnel
  • Leave Records
  • UIF Records
  • Internal policies and procedures
    1. Secretarial 
  • CK Registration Form
  • Minutes of Members
  • Association Agreements
  • Records relating to the appointment of Members and Financial Officer
  • Resolutions
  • Minute Book
    1. Financial and Administration 
  • VAT Records
  • PAYE Records
  • Fixed Assets Register
  • Banking Records
  • Management Reports
  • Invoices
  • Debtors and Creditors Information
    1. Information Management and Technology 
  • Services Level Agreements
  • Equipment Register
  • Policies, Procedures and Guidelines
  • Licensing Agreements
    1. Marketing and Communication 
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Communications Strategies
  • Agreements
    1. Operations 
  • Access Control Records
  • Archival Administration Documentation
  • Insurance  – Insurance Arrangements, Policies and Claims
  • Asset Register
  • BEE Statistics
    1. Safety Records 
  • Safety Manuals
  • Occupational Health and Safety Records
  • Records of Incidents in the Workplace
    1. Customer/Clients and Third Parties Related Records 
  • Contracts with Clients.
  • Any records the Client has provided to SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS or a third party acting for or on behalf of SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS.
  • Records, Reports, Designs and the like generated by SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS for their clients.
  • Records generated pertaining to the Client, including transactional Records.
    1. Other Records 
  • Legal proceedings records
    1. A requester access to information held by SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS must complete the prescribed form available from SAHRC website (www.sahrc.org.za) or the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (www.doj.gov.za ), and submit it to the Information Office at the address, fax number or electronic mail address provided for above, and also make the payment of the prescribed fees. 
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      1. the record(s) requested;
      2. the identity of the requester;
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    5. If a request is made on behalf of another person, then the requester must submit proof of the capacity in which the requester is making the request to the reasonable satisfaction of the Information Officer. 
    6. In an individual is unable to complete the prescribed from because of illiteracy or disability, such a person may make the request orally. 
    7. SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS will process the request within 30 days, unless the requester has stated special reasons which would satisfy the Information Office that circumstances dictate that the above time periods not be complied with. 

    The main reason(s) why SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS may refuse a request for information relates to the  –

    1. mandatory protection of the privacy of a third party who is a natural person, which would involve the unreasonable disclosure of personal information of that natural person (section 63); 
    2. mandatory protection of the commercial information of a third party, if the records contains –
      1. trade secrets of that third party; 
      2. financial, commercial, scientific or technical information which disclosure could likely cause harm to the financial or commercial interests of that third party; 
      3. information disclosed in confidence by a third party to SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS, if the disclosure could put that third party at a disadvantage in negotiations or commercial competition (section 64); 
    3. mandatory protection of the safety of individuals and the protection of property (section 66); 
    4. mandatory protection of confidential information of third parties if it is protected in terms of any agreement (section 67); 
    5. mandatory protection of records which would be regarded as privilege in legal proceedings (section 67); 
    6. the commercial activities of, which may include –
      1. trade secrets of SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS; 
      2. financial, commercial, scientific or technical information which disclosure of could likely cause harm to the financial or commercial interests of SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS; 
      3. information which, if disclosed could put SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS at a disadvantage in negotiations or commercial competition; 
      4. a computer program which is owned by SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS, and which is protected by copyright (section 68); 
    7. requests for information that is clearly frivolous or vexatious, or which involve an unreasonable diversion of resources shall be refused. 
    1. SOUTHERN CIRCLE  TOURS & SAFARIS does not have an internal appealprocedure.  As such  the decision made by the Information Officer is final, and requesters will have to exercise such external remedies at their disposal if the request for information is refused, and the requester is not satisfied with the answer supplied by the Information Officer.
    2. External Remedies

      A requester that is dissatisfied with an Information Officer’s refusal to disclose information may within 30 days notification of the decision apply to a relevant Court for relief.  Likewise, a third party dissatisfied with an Information Officer’s decision to grand a request for information, may within 30 days of notification of the decision, apply to a court for relief.  For purposes of the Act, the Courts that have jurisdiction over these applications are the Constitutional Court, the High Court or another court of similar status.

    3. Availability of this Manual
      1. This manual is available for inspection by the general public upon request, during the office hours and free of charge at the physical address of  SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS. 
      2. Copies may also be requested from the SAHRC. 
      3. This manual is also published on SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS website referred to above.

5-Day Kenya Big Five Safari

This is truly the iconic Kenya big five safari for those who just do not have all the time in the world! Day 1      Nairobi On arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.  Overnight at the hotel where you are booked on bed and breakfast. Sarova Panafric Hotel  http://www.sarovahotels.com/panafric-nairobi/gallery.html   Day 2     Nairobi – Lake Nakuru National Park After a hearty breakfast, we depart to Lake Nakuru National Park. We arrive at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge for lunch then depart on an afternoon safari. The scenic 188 square kilometres Lake Nakuru game park is home to the black and white rhino, lion, cape buffalo, waterbuck, reticulated giraffe, hartebeest among many others. When the water levels in the lake are low, the now alkaline lake is famous for the thousands of greater and lesser flamingoes. The park has the largest euphorbia forest in Africa. Dinner and overnight. Overnight Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge http://www.sarovahotels.com/lionhill-nakuru/gallery.html   Day 3      Lake Nakuru National Park – Masai Mara Game Reserve Enjoy an early breakfast. Then travel to the Masai Mara National Reserve arriving at our camp for lunch. Depart on an afternoon safari in search of the wildlife species this game reserve is famous for. These also include the lion, Cape buffalo, the savannah elephant, black rhino and the elusive leopard, impalas, Masai giraffes, waterbucks, warthogs, Thompson & grant’s gazelles, topis, the resident wildebeests among many others. Enjoy dinner and overnight. Ashnil Mara Camp   Day 4      Masai Mara Game Reserve OPTIONAL ACTIVITY: Balloon Safari over the Masai Mara plains – US$ 420 Per Person or visit a traditional Masai Village (at an extra cost – US$ 30 per person). After an early morning safari, return to the camp for breakfast. Mid-morning

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9 Day Namibian Tour
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Etosha National Park Safari – 5 Days

The Etosha National Park is one of Namibia’s prime safari destinations in a real African environment. It displays a rugged beauty of an African desert with all its harshness and colours. Day 1. Johannesburg – Windhoek The tour departs from Johannesburg with a flight to Windhoek and a transfer to your hotel in the city. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to enjoy your new environment. Avani Hotel & Casino, No meals included today Day 2. Windhoek – Etosha National Park We travel north to Namibia’s prime wildlife sanctuary, the Etosha National Park. Upon arrival, we check-in and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Take in the environment and relax on the private veranda of your chalet and even take a swim in the sparkling pool. Lodge/Camp on the border of the Etosha National Park – Dinner   Day 3. Etosha National Park We devote today to open vehicle safari to search for the huge variety of wildlife in the Etosha National Park surrounding a salty desert known as the Etosha Pan. One finds 4 of the Big Five here;  elephant, lion, leopard and rhino. Etosha is Namibia’s first conservation area, proclaimed in 1907 by the then German Governor, von Lindequist. We focus game viewing around the waterholes. Some of them are spring-fed and some from a borehole. The waterholes are ideal places to sit and watch the wildlife as well as more than 340 bird species. You will find wildlife such as giraffe, blue wildebeest, plains and mountain zebra, leopard, hyena, lion and antelopes such as oryx, kudu, eland here, with some of the endangered species such as Black rhino, cheetah and the black-faced impala included. A  network of roads links the over 30 water holes allowing for an opportunity to do a real safari

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Cape Town city tour

Half Day Cape Town City Tour (Code: SCCC)

Cape Town City Tour, one of the most beautiful cities in the world! The Cape Town city tour shows off the electric mix of architectural styles and cobblestone streets.  Feel the cultural diversity with a cosmopolitan ambience. Some of the highlighted activities are the cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain (Optional and weather permitting – Signal Hill if the cable car is not operating) Castle of Good Hope and the SA Museum. Afterwards, we visit some of the museums, unique historic or tourist attractions and the city’s many popular restaurants (you can visit at your leisure)! Drive past the Parliament Complex, Company Gardens, Malay Quarters and Milnerton for a full view of Table Mountain. You can request an optional tour of Robben Island to add to this tour. Other scenic areas and highlights around Cape Town are the Cape peninsula which includes Boulders Beach where one can see the rare African penguins. Visit Kirstenbosch, placed as one of the world’s great botanical gardens and afterwards a short trip to Constantia wine route. Taste some of arguably the world’s best wines while having a truly local meal in their restaurant. OTHER TOURS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU: Cape Peninsula Day Tour Winelands Day To Whale Watching Day Tour      

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1-day peninsula tour

1-Day Cape Peninsula Tour (Code: SCCK)

See Mother Nature’s plant life with the 1-day Cape Peninsula tour package On this  round-trip adventurous 1-day Peninsula tour of Cape Town you will visit the following highlights: Depart from the city of Cape Town to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens with over seven thousand plant species, half of which being indigenous plants and of those, some two thousand six hundred being endemic to the peninsula. From here you drive via the Constantia Valley which is the oldest winemaking centre in South Africa. The African Penguins at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town. Simon’s Town is also the headquarters of the S.A Navy. Cape of Good Hope is the most south-western extremity of the African continent. Cape point which is the second-best viewpoint after Table Mountain. The fynbos rich Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve and the spectacular scenic drive over Chapman’s Peak along the west of the Peninsula, that will take you back to the city via a few small towns after this eventful day on this 1-day Cape Peninsula tour. Other tours that may interest you: Half-Day Cape Town City Tour – Code: SCCC Full-day Winelands Tour – Code: SCCW We also offer tours to the famous Garden Route from Cape Town. They start with a duration of three, up to six days and some include the semi-desert Karoo, others include wildlife, but all traverse through the Garden Route and the coastal towns! Click here to see more.

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Winelands day tour - Cape Town

Full Day Cape Winelands Tour (Code: SCCW)

Discover the history of wine-making in the Paarl Winelands tour of Cape Town South Africa Highlights of the Cape Winelands guided tour include Paarl with its rich history of winemaking and the role it played in the development of the Afrikaans language and Franschhoek Valley where French settlers settled after fleeing persecution in France in the late 17th century. Partake in luxurious wine tasting tours of Cape Town and visit some of this area’s most famous wine estates. We spend time in Stellenbosch with its many historic buildings and some unique shopping opportunities. A great tour to taste of South Africa’s best wine! At the end of your day out on the Cape Winelands guided tour, we return to your hotel, late afternoon. White wines followed by red wines have soared in popularity and also quality since the ’60s and ’70s. Afterwards, the Stellenbosch Wine Route was launched, the first of its kind.  South Africa fell in the spotlight after Mandela was released from prison and received better acceptance of its wine. Today, it is accepted and enjoyed all over the world! You may be interested in these tours too: Full day Peninsula Tour – Code SCCK Full day Four Mountain Passes Tour – Code SCCM Cape Town City Tour – Code SCCC

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6-Day Kruger Park Safari, Eswatini and Zululand(Code: SCMD) (Johannesburg – Durban)

6-Day Safari in South Africa (via the amazing wildlife of the Kruger Park) Gauteng – Panorama Route – Kruger Park – Eswatini (Swaziland) – Zululand – iSimangaliso World Heritage Site – Durban There is nothing quite like being on safari in South Africa! You feel the crisp, fresh morning air in your face – alert, excited – taking in the smells! You hear the birds – some closer, others in the distance – otherwise silence! Surrounded by the African bush, the early morning sun streaking through branches, you watch a majestic elephant bull standing just metres away looking straight at the safari vehicle with ears moving slightly – inspecting… Sounds like something you are yearning to do? Then why not book your African adventure today, pay a deposit and hold the price for travelling from now until the end of October next year! We can also arrange your entire trip to our region. Contact us now to assist with your plans, or click here to book this tour! It departs from Johannesburg (click here for a departure from Durban) and travels through some of the most scenic areas in the country. Still, the main focus is on the safaris, both in two private reserves and the Kruger National Park. You also join a boat safari on Lake St Lucia, situated in the iSimangaliso world heritage site! The scenic areas include the Panorama Route, Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) mountains and the Zululand forests and lakes. The tour ends in Johannesburg in the afternoon of the sixth day.   DAY 1. Johannesburg – Panoramic Route (African Wildlife) Our first morning on this 6-day safari in South Africa takes us from Johannesburg via Middelburg, Dullstroom and Robber’s Pass to Pilgrim´s Rest, the early gold mining town turned into a living museum. Rich

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