Who we are

“We create life changing travel experiences as responsible destination experts by offering value with integrity, creativity, and flexibility”

Giltedge Africa is an award-winning, luxury inbound tour operator with an in-depth knowledge of Southern Africa, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean islands. We create tailor-made itineraries to the best safari destinations in Africa.

Giltedge Africa is part of the Giltedge Group, a South African private company, owned and managed by our directors Sean Kritzinger and Murray Gardiner, offering the following services:

• Luxury safaris to Southern Africa, East Africa, and the Indian Ocean islands
• Self-drive itineraries and vehicle hire
• Fly-in safaris
• Safaris and game drives
• Luxury train travel
• Luxury hotel and guesthouse accommodation
• Meet & assist services at major airports
• Qualified SATOUR registered tour guides
• Foreign language guides
• Personalised activities from culinary tours to hiking and horse riding
• Air and boat charters
• Chauffeur drive services
• International and domestic flights

Murray Gardiner

Murray Gardiner

Giltedge Group: Co-owner & Financial Director

Sean Kritzinger

Sean Kritzinger

Giltedge Group: Co-owner & Managing Director

Meet the rest of the team

Award-winning luxury tour operator

As a luxury inbound tour operator with an in-depth knowledge of southern and eastern Africa and the magnificent Indian Ocean islands, Giltedge Africa has been recognized for multiple awards across the globe; however the one we are very proud of is being voted “South Africa’s Leading Luxury Tour Operator” 7 times by the World Travel Awards – frequently referred to as the ‘Oscars of the Travel Industry’.

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Award 2017

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Award 2015

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Award 2014

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Award 2013

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Award 2012

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Award 2011

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Award 2010

Clients Feedback
Giltedge has turned many agents & travellers from around the world into happy clients

You booked the trip of a lifetime for me

The trip you arranged for me was incredible. I was a little apprehensive when I looked at the final itinerary that I hadn’t allowed myself enough time. While more time would have been nice, you planned things so well that I got to see and do everything I wanted to….

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Affiliations

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Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa

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Cape Town Tourism

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Satib

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Satsa

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Travelex

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TSC

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Zicasso

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ASTA

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Pure Life Experiences

Philanthropy

Giltedge Africa, and the Giltedge Group overall, is involved in several philanthropic events and activities throughout the year but there are two organisations that are very close to our hearts and whose projects we vigorously support along with our own internal program.

Giltedge Group

Giltedge Africa is part of the award-winning Giltedge Group, considered a leading expert in holidays and safaris to Southern and East Africa, FITs and group travel, outbound corporate and leisure travel, incentive travel (both in- and outbound), and golf travel.

Giltedge DMC

Giltedge DMC

Our inbound incentive division Giltedge DMC (Destination Management Company) creates inspiring itineraries for meetings, conferences and incentive groups

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Giltedge Incentives

Giltedge Incentives

Giltedge Incentives specialises in conceptualising and planning meetings, incentives, conferences and events for the South African (MICE) market.

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Giltedge Golf & Safari

Giltedge Golf & Safari

Giltedge Golf & Safari combines the ultimate in luxury travel with the very best in wine, golf and safari experiences.

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Giltedge International

Giltedge International

Giltedge International is a fully accredited travel agency with three IATA (International Air Transport Association) licences.

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Giltedge Ocean Islands

Giltedge Ocean Islands

specialises in authentic island holidays on the world’s most beautiful beaches. From the Seychelles and Maldives to remote Madagascar, our well-travelled team knows just how to tailor-make each detail to our clients’ vision of the perfect island escape.

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