The Spirit of Zimbabwe, A Renewed Hope

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

Grow Africa’s Vision and Mission Redefined

Redefined

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

Meet Dexter, One of Jenman African Safaris’ Trusted Guides

Dexter

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

Grow Africa Spreads Joy with the Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox

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

Jenman African Safaris and Grow Africa Donate Time and Tyres to Rosmead Primary School

Tyre Painting

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

Highlights of the Jenman African Safaris 2018 Brochure

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

Jenman African Safaris appoints new CEO

Katja Quasdorf

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 joins the Santa Shoebox Project

Santa Shoebox Project

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

You’ve just donated 5USD to protect Zimbabwe’s Wildlife

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

Behind the Scenes: Meet the Jenman team who run the Guided Group tours

African Jenman Safaris

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

Travellers Make a Difference with Pack for a Purpose

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

Grow Africa Update: Painting a classroom at Dingani Primary School

Travel agents who went on our familiarisation trip in May were given the opportunity to join us in painting the classrooms with brightly coloured murals as part of our latest Grow Africa initiative. Mariska Yntema, Product Developer at Jenman African Safaris, shared her experience of visiting Dingani Primary School: “First of all we made quite … Read moreGrow Africa Update: Painting a classroom at Dingani Primary School

Growing Africa: One tree at a time

Jenman Safaris’ Grow Africa Foundation, together with Rosmead Central Primary School, spent a beautiful day in Scarborough planting trees to raise awareness for World Environment Day, which takes place on the 5th of June. Grow Africa is a non-profit organisation run by Jenman Safaris and African Luxury Hideaways which aims to uplift the communities in … Read moreGrowing Africa: One tree at a time

Introducing the new, the amazing, and the wonderful 2017 Jenman brochure!

2017 brochure

We’re excited to present you with our new 2017 Jenman African Safaris brochure filled with all our tours for the following year – ranging from day-trips to border-crossing tours. The Jenman 2017 brochure is a collection of all our tours that are on offer, along with interviews and behind-the-scenes stories in a neat and modern … Read moreIntroducing the new, the amazing, and the wonderful 2017 Jenman brochure!

The history of Jenman – An interview with our directors

How did Jenman go from a two-person-and-a-dog company to having 100+ employees? We interviewed Garth Jenman, Managing Director of Jenman African Safaris, and Katja Quasdorf, Product and Marketing Director, to find out.   What made you start your own travel company? Garth: After travelling in Africa, South East Asia and Australia, I started running dive charters … Read moreThe history of Jenman – An interview with our directors

Sharing our knowledge about the environment through wonder

Jenman African Safaris has recently launched the Grow Africa Foundation – a non-profit organisation that aims to uplift the environment and communities in which they work and visit on their tours. But how can we educate others about sustainable living – not only on our safaris through southern and east Africa – but in our … Read moreSharing our knowledge about the environment through wonder

Safari guests give back to a Zimbabwean school

give back

Retired Diana and Cliff Cunningham are visiting South Africa as part of their bucket list. After 9 months of planning, we were surprised when they contacted us to tell us they handmade 155 pencil cases for the Dingani Primary School  students in Zimbabwe. As part of our responsible tourism initiative Grow Africa, all our guests … Read moreSafari guests give back to a Zimbabwean school

The Big 5 Club: Why did our company decide to help out a local school?

Our company, Jenman African Safaris, offers every employee the chance to help out a nearby school every two weeks. We have two teams of 8 people – and every second week a group goes to play with the kids in our lunch break. It’s just two hours of our time a month; but it’s already … Read moreThe Big 5 Club: Why did our company decide to help out a local school?

Grow Africa Hike – A Walk to Remember

At 9am on an unusually chilly morning of 19 February, 14 slightly sleepy Jenman staff members, a guide named Todd, a 2-year old toddler, and 17 very energetic children from Rosmead Primary School decided to brave the hike from Constantia Nek to the world famous botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch. The reason? Well firstly, many of … Read moreGrow Africa Hike – A Walk to Remember

Jenman Joins International Coastal Clean-up Day

coastal

On the 19th September, Jenman African Safaris swopped their PC’s for plastic bags and joined the International mission to clean-up our coasts from litter. International Coastal Clean-up Day is the world’s biggest project to clean up our coastal areas with volunteers all around the world taking part. The event has been held for over 20 … Read moreJenman Joins International Coastal Clean-up Day

Cultural Values to Take Note of Before Travelling to Africa

Often a visit to Africa can be overwhelmingly full of exciting, wonderful and unique things. From its vast landscapes to its bustling metropolises and an array of fauna and flora to see between, a vacation to the African continent can feel like a whirlwind adventure. While there is already a lot to prepare when choosing to embark upon a journey to Africa, it’s important you also take the time to prepare yourself as best you can for the interactions you’re sure to have with the people who call Africa their home. With centuries of tradition behind them, you’ll make memories and friendships that will last a lifetime if you just pay attention to these signs of respect for African people and their cultures.

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Lose Track of Time Hopping Along Islands

Beaches of Zanzibar

Sometimes the demands of everyday life can leave you feeling run down as you juggle a hundred “top priorities”. With the end of 2014 in sight, it’s the perfect time to take a moment and breathe, as you prepare for the final push towards the calm that 2015 will bring. Despite our best intentions and earnest resolutions, we end up right back where we are now – completely fried and barely keeping our heads above water.
In an effort to empower you to take the well-deserved break that you deserve, we’re taking a look at our latest offering when it comes to adventures on and around the island of Madagascar. So, grab a cup of tea and settle down to have your wanderlust tantalised with our 9-day Madagascar Luxury Island Hopping Package.

Islands
Take a break from everyday life and relax.

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