+27 31 572 4227
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
+27 31 572 4227
info@southerncircle.com
We Specialize In Creating Wow Memories of Southern Africa
+27 31 572 4227

The Team

Meet the Team

Nic de Klerk
Managing Director

Nic de Klerk, an electronic engineer by trade, left the company where he was the Technical Director in 1988 to follow his love for travelling. He first concentrated on travel marketing and in 1990 moved to the operational side to be more hands-on. In 1993 SOUTHERN CIRCLE TOURS & SAFARIS was born. The rest is history and a success story.

Lodewyk de Klerk
Marketing Director

Lodewyk and Anne-Marie, his wife, joined us on a permanent basis in 1996 and opened our Cape Town office. He has over 40 years’ experience in Travel and Tourism.

The Team

Key people involved in the subsequent growth and success of SCT & S were Nic’s wife Beate, a busybody who from feeding the team and guiding to rushing around the world marketing to exhibitions and shows, Lodewyk and Anne-Marie, his wife, joined us on a permanent basis in 1996 and opened our Cape Town office.

Debbie Venter has a long history in retail travel and joined us to explore the operator side of travel. She is responsible for product management and head the operations of the company.

Jac du Toit, an ex-political journalist, has a wealth of information and assists with product development when he is not busy looking after our guests.

Jacques du Toit looks after our guests in the Cape area and has many eager followers who had contact with him for his eagerness to make sure they are perfectly looked after while travelling with us

David de la Quearra, Daniel Smit, Hans Schouten, Barry Dalhouzie, Chris Schutte, Peter Fifield, Taki Cristodoulou, WP Dutton and Tony Molyneaux are all entrusted with our guests and you can read all about them and the good work they do in our Testimonial section!

The company grew from strength to strength and today we can pride ourselves on being one of the respected smaller operators in South Africa. We regard our policy as the very result of our success: We supply a personalized service and exclusive programs to small groups utilizing small luxury accommodation at affordable prices.

Our team is picked not only for their knowledge in the trade, but also their commitment to excellence. Our in-house guides are specialists in their own fields and are academics in their own right.

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
ZAR 23325

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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