Discover Africa

African Based Travel Specialist

Address:
2nd Floor Tygervalley Chambers One, 27 Willie Van Schoor Drive, Belville, Cape Town
Member Number: 204053 Tel: +27 21 4223498

Based in Cape Town, with partners all over sub-Saharan Africa, the Discover Africa Group has helped travellers discover Africa since 2002. With more than 40 years’ collective experience in the African travel industry, we have the expertise to make sure you enjoy Africa at its best. While the bespoke experiences we offer aren't low budget, they do offer unparalleled value for money.

Where we operate

  • Botswana
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Mauritius
  • Maldives
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zanzibar

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Ballooning
  • Beach Holidays
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Flying Safaris
  • Golf
  • Mobile Safaris
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Overland
  • Photography
  • Retail
  • Riding Safaris
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp
  • Self-Drive Holidays
  • Walking Safaris
  • Air Charters
  • Guided flying safaris
  • Eco tourism
  • Cultural activities
  • Trekking

Charities

DREAMWORK through TEAMWORK

Discover Africa supports Chaeli Mycroft, as she prepares to be the first female quadriplegic to climb Kilimanjaro.

News

21 August 2020

Deals 2 Discover: Travel trade invited to add promotions to travel deals website

Online travel company Discover Africa aims to get South African’s exploring again by launching "Deals 2 Discover" - a travel deal website showcasing the coutry's best destinations, properties and experiences at discounted prices - and is inviting the travel trade to load promotions to the platform.

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02 November 2017

All South African national parks now on Google Street View

A team of nature-loving South Africans in partnership with Google Street View have released a large collection of 360-degree imagery of the country’s wildest areas. The announcement of 170 new trails in South Africa’s national parks and reserves follows on from The Mzansi Experience launched in March 2016, which showcased prominent tourist attractions such as Kruger National Park, Table Mountain and Cape Point amongst others.

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03 July 2017

HerdTracker: Crowd-sourcing the great migration

HerdTracker, a web application developed by Discover Africa in 2014, was launched to track the movement of the wildebeest migration in real-time. The web application has afforded wildlife enthusiasts and travellers the unique opportunity to explore the migration with accurate information based on the location of the migratory herds.     Now, in 2017 HerdTracker has been updated to include crowd-sourced data from anyone sharing sightings of the migratory herds using  #HerdTrac…

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18 January 2016

Cabinet Secretary to promote Kenya coast tourism with LIVE turtle release webcast

Kenya Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala will release a rehabilitated turtle back into the Indian Ocean at 14:00 on Sunday 17 January 2016 at Watamu Turtles (Local Ocean Trust) in a world first live web broadcast via Periscope as part of the #KenyaLive tourism campaign. Viewers around the world will be able to watch live on the web as an underwater camera on the turtle’s back captures the turtle swimming along the reef. Balala will be joining the Ministry of Tourism funded #KenyaLive…

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14 January 2016

#KenyaLive - Two world firsts for wildlife enthusiasts

HerdTracker in partnership with Make It Kenya will live broadcast two world firsts: lion interaction at night via starlight camera, and the release of rehabilitated turtles back into the Indian Ocean in Watamu - live via underwater camera for the first time ever. Safari enthusiasts can view the #KenyaLive broadcasts on Twitter’s Periscope app (available for download on Android and iOS) from 7-18 January 2016. #KenyaLive comes off the back of the hugely successful #MaraLive campaign…

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01 October 2015

World’s first live web broadcast of the great wildebeest migration ‘live’ from Masai Mara, Kenya

Masai Mara, KENYA: The world’s first live web broadcast of the great wildebeest migration went ‘live’ on 29th September 2015 from the Masai Mara, Kenya. Broadcast via the Periscope App (download app here https://www.periscope.tv), viewers are able to experience the wonders of an African safari and the 7th wonder of the natural world on mobile phones, tablets or computers from 29 September to 5 October 2015. The wildebeest migration is a major event in Kenya and the …

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08 September 2015

“A world first” for South African Chaeli Mycroft as she becomes the first female quadriplegic to summit Kilimanjaro

On Thursday 3 September 2015 at 08:00 -- five days after setting out on the Rongai Route on the North Eastern face of Mount Kilimanjaro -- Michaela ‘Chaeli’ Mycroft became the world’s first female quadriplegic to summit Mount Kilimanjaro.   “We made it!” said Mycroft via satellite phone SMS a few hours after summiting. “I need my bed. Very tired, but really happy.”   Six other climbers from South Africa reached the summit with Chaeli.   …

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26 August 2015

First female quadriplegic to climb Kilimanjaro

If you think climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is tough, imagine summiting the mountain in a wheelchair.     On 27 August 2015, Chaeli Mycroft -- an ability activist, wheelchair user and co-founder of The Chaeli Campaign -- will start her journey to become the first female quadriplegic to climb Kilimanjaro.    A team of seven climbers will start the seven-day trek on 29 August 2015 with Mycroft, taking turns carrying and pushing her to the top of the tallest mountain in Africa in…

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