Getaway Africa has a long history in the tourism industry since the early days of the New South Africa just after the first democratic elections in 1994.
Today we are proud to be a registered online travel booking company committed to our clients' needs. We are passionate about this magnificent continent and dedicated to showcase her beauty to those who visit her. Its founding member, Rikus Visser, started in 1994 to get to know the continent from head to toe when working for an overland company and getting to know and falling in love with the whole of Southern and East-Africa. In 1997 he and 3 friends drove from England through the whole of African continent and arriving in Cape Town after 8 months. In 1999 he envisage to promote SA in Australia and together with a tour operator company in Australia, the company was born.
In 2002, the company was officially registered in SA as Getaway Africa.
Today the company is an online tour operator with its entire staff dedicated to assisting our clients, ensuring the best possible itinerary for each individual need at the best prices. Personal service is our motto. Our passion is our continent and our desire is that every client will come back time after time. We have a huge network of operators, hotels, tour companies and safari outfitters who will ensure that your every need is taken care of.
We strive to answer all queries before the end of each working day - Monday to Friday. Thus you can be certain that one of our consultants will respond to your needs as quick as possible and the frustration of waiting for a reply that normally never come, is over.