Allow us to introduce Norbert who has been a guide since 1999, and has been guiding for Jenman Africa Safaris since mid-2016. Guests are especially impressed with his cooking skills remarking that “he should be on MasterChef with what he can create on the bonnet of a 4×4 safari truck! I’m going home to diet!!” … Read moreMeet Norbert, The Guide Whose Totem is an Elephant
It’s Wednesday and a long weekend is right around the corner, the perfect time for us (Maddi, Anna and me, Ben) three Jenman African Safaris interns, to start off on a road trip. And what is more suitable for a 4-5 day trip in South Africa, than the world-famous Garden Route? The Garden Route is a 300 … Read moreWhat’s So Great About The Garden Route? Everything!
Last month, and more precisely on 18 July 2018, it was time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela on the famous Mandela Day. For Jenman African Safaris, this day was also an opportunity to get involved in the community, in order to respect the tradition devoting 67 minutes of one’s … Read moreRosmead Quiz Night – Jenman Safari Mobilization for Rosmead Primary School!
August is Women’s month in South Africa and on 9 August we celebrate Women’s Day, to commemorate the 1956 march of approximately 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to petition against the country’s discriminatory pass laws. It’s a period to celebrate the strength, unity, and leadership of women in Africa and the world. Our CEO, Katja Quasdorf, worked … Read moreCelebrating the Women of Jenman
The Big 5 Club is a project initiated by the Grow Africa Foundation (founded by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways Africa), where every week a group of Jenman employees volunteer to visit the Rosmead Primary School in Claremont to help the school with its aftercare program. With this project Jenman Safaris wants to give something … Read moreBig Hearts in the Big 5 Club
Just outside of Cape Town’s city is a wetland that is home to prolific birdlife and even a hippopotamus or two. The Rondevlei Nature Reserve is part of the greater Cape Town and the Environmental Education Trust (CTEET) is located at this nature reserve and is an important educational centre for teaching children about biodiversity … Read moreEducational Eco-Outing For Rosmead Learners
Robert is a German-speaking guide from Zimbabwe who loves touring through Namibia because of the spectacular landscape found there. A keen fitness fundi, Robert starts every day with a workout. Once he’s looked after his own self-maintenance it’s time for maintenance of the vehicle, making sure everything is in perfect working order. This all takes place before the guests … Read moreExperience a Day on Tour with Robert
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the loss of Owen Msekiwa, a gentle and kind man who worked for Jenman African Safaris since 2009. Owen started his career at Jenman as a driver and worked his way up to guiding for us. He was one of our most careful drivers … Read moreIn Memoriam – Owen Msekiwa
Zimbabwe is back on the tourist map and travellers are keen to explore the 900-year-old Great Zimbabwe Ruins rumoured to be the capital of the legendary Queen of Sheba, and enjoy the sumptuous treats of High Tea and a guided wine-tasting in the country’s capital city, Harare. Thrilling wildlife opportunities abound await travellers in Hwange … Read moreNew Guided Group Tour: Rediscover Zimbabwe
We are thrilled to announce the impending arrival of Jenman’s most exclusive product range yet – JENMAN SELECT. Designed to provide personalised itineraries with exceptional service and exclusive overnight experiences, this new category will offer privately guided custom tours in exclusive and remote areas of Africa. Jenman Select was borne out of a recent travel trend of … Read moreIntroducing Our Splendid New Product Range – Jenman Select
Lucky is not only our guide of the month, but also Guide of the Year for the second year in a row! He gets excellent feedback from guests, takes great care of his vehicle and equipment, and is generally an extremely all round nice guy. Lucky always has a smile on his face and has … Read moreCongratulations to Lucky, Our Guide of the Year
We are proud to work with some of the best guides in the industry. In order to keep them (and us) at the top of the game, staff development is very important at Jenman African Safaris. Training has many benefits for staff. They acquire new skills, increase their contribution to the business and build on … Read moreFind Out What Happened At The Jenman African Safaris Annual Guide Training Workshop
According to the American National Retail Federation” Valentine’s Day Consumer Spending Survey, conducted by Prosper Insights and Analytics, 90.8% of consumers plan to treat their significant others to something special for the consumer holiday. Half of them will spend the money on chocolates, spending a total of $1.7 billion, and an estimated $1.9 billion will be spent … Read moreWhat Do Almost 1000 Exercise Books For Dingani Primary School And Valentine’s Day Have In Common?
We have something to tell you… Something you’ve probably been wondering about for ages. Something that keeps you up at night. Perhaps you just assumed it was one of life’s great unexplained mysteries. But now you can finally rest at ease because it will all be revealed! We’ve dug deep and asked the hard questions. … Read moreThe Story Behind the Jenman “E”
Chantel has been guiding for us for many years and our guests just love her! Her enthusiasm for guiding translates into an amazing experience for all her guests. She is professional at all times but also has fun on her tours which is so important. We’ve asked her a few questions to find out more … Read moreMeet Chantel, Our Charismatic Jenman Guide
There is a new spirit in Zimbabwe after the resignation of former president Robert Mugabe last year, and with it comes a renewed vitality to the economy and one of its important sources of revenue, tourism. Travellers and tour operators are increasing their confidence in the country and its diverse travel opportunities. The tourism industry as a whole … Read moreThe Spirit of Zimbabwe, A Renewed Hope
2017 was a successful year for Grow Africa, our responsible tourism foundation, a year of growth and achieving significant goals. We are proud of our successes and look forwarding to impacting further positive change in the areas our partners Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways operates in. To continue doing so successfully, we decided to redefine our identity … Read moreGrow Africa’s Vision and Mission Redefined
As part of our series on introducing our wonderful guides to you we would like you to meet Dexter who recently had this glowing praise from a guest: “One of the best parts of the trip was our guide, Dexter. I was VERY LUCKY to have Dexter lead our 10-day trip. He is super knowledgeable … Read moreMeet Dexter, One of Jenman African Safaris’ Trusted Guides
The festive season is fast approaching and while for many of us in the travel industry that usually means exotic trips or some much needed time off, it’s important to think of the less fortunate as well. When people struggle to make ends meet on a day to day basis, a carefree overseas holiday is … Read moreGrow Africa Spreads Joy with the Santa Shoebox Project
Ntando has been a Jenman Guide since 2010 and is one of the very best. But don’t just take our word for it, read this high praise a recent guest had for him: “What made our trip exceptional was our guide, Ntando Hlabangani. Ntando was an excellent guide, He was very well informed about wildlife, … Read moreMeet Ntando, One of Our Amazing Jenman Guides
Jenman African Safaris, through its Grow Africa Foundation, is involved with Rosmead Primary in Claremont, a government school with limited funding. School fees are only R150 a month due to the parents’ limited incomes and most of the children commute from the townships, which means, unfortunately, the school doesn’t have the budget for extras such … Read moreJenman African Safaris and Grow Africa Donate Time and Tyres to Rosmead Primary School
We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, a global initiative that provides guidelines for travelers who would like to make a positive contribution on their trip. Our clients receive a Pack for a Purpose list before they leave on their holiday which explains what needed items they can bring for Dingani Primary School … Read morePack for a Purpose a Resounding Success!
Jenman African Safaris 2018 Brochure is ready and hot off the press! We’ve compiled all our updated tours and packages, added some exciting new options, as well as triple and quadruple checked that everything is correct and ready to be booked! We’re also delighted to tell you that we have not increased 2018 prices for … Read moreHighlights of the Jenman African Safaris 2018 Brochure
Ecotourism isn’t just a buzzword for us and is deeply engrained in our company culture. We’d like to take a moment to look back and make note of all the positive contributions we’ve had on the communities we travel to. The past year has been an incredible year for Grow Africa, and the responsible tourism … Read moreGrow Africa – A Year in Review
Jenman African Safaris has appointed Katja Quasdorf as Chief Executive Officer. “I’m excited for the leadership change for Jenman African Safaris as it will streamline decision-making, implementation and communication for the company,” says Garth Jenman, Managing Director and founder of Jenman African Safaris. Quasdorf joined the Jenman team 12 years ago and brings to her … Read moreJenman African Safaris appoints new CEO
Jenman African Safaris and the Santa Shoebox Project have joined hands to give children from poor communities Christmas presents this December! The aim of the project is to fill a shoebox with educational toys, sweets, and goodies. Grow Africa Foundation is Jenman African Safaris’ non-profit responsible tourism initiative. We get involved in community projects to make a positive … Read moreJenman African Safaris joins the Santa Shoebox Project
Jenman African Safaris, in conjunction with the Grow Africa Foundation, is supporting the Conservation & Wildlife Fund (CWF) by donating 5 USD for every person on a guided group safari that stays at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange. The CWF in Zimbabwe collaborates for conservation through tourism, running projects in Hwange National Park with a long-term focus … Read moreYou’ve just donated 5USD to protect Zimbabwe’s Wildlife
We wouldn’t be the company at Jenman African Safaris without the people who make it happen. If you have ever travelled on a Jenman guided group tour then take a look behind the scenes and meet the queen bees of organisation who helped you have a smooth, exciting journey. Southern and East Africa is their … Read moreBehind the Scenes: Meet the Jenman team who run the Guided Group tours
Recently, the Elvins family went on the Untouched Lodge Safari in Zimbabwe and Botswana and stopped off at the local school we support to say hi to the kids. Dingani Primary School, situated just outside of the small town of Dete, is close to our eco-friendly lodge Elephant’s Eye. We support the school with donations; … Read moreTravellers Make a Difference with Pack for a Purpose
Tourists travel to Africa to immerse themselves in the unparalleled beauty of the African bush. And nothing gets you closer to this than spending a night of slumber on one of the continent’s sleep-out decks under the stars in the middle of the bush. The chance to hear a lion roar or a hippo much … Read moreOur Picks for Africa’s Top 10 Sleep-out Decks