Elizabeth Rampfshaw

Elizabeth Rampfshaw

Senior Travel Consultant

Originally from the UK, Elizabeth came to South Africa on holiday over 12 years ago and fell in love with the country. Starting in sales, selling Cape Town day activities she quickly grew into the overland tour industry where she had the opportunity to travel Southern Africa and Madagascar extensively. After developing her knowledge in Series and Scheduled tours, as well as Product and Project Management, Liz joined the Giltedge team in 2016 to return to a sales role to introduce others to her favourite African destinations.

Liz has a passion for Responsible Tourism and has widely researched this topic and incorporated this into her work. She assisted with the creation of a local non-profit organisation supporting local communities, building environmental and cultural awareness and is now engaged in Giltedge Africa’s Travel with a Purpose programme.

Elizabeth's Favourite Properties

Tintswalo Safari Lodge

Surrounded by three game reserves – Kruger National Park, the Timbavati and Sabi Sands – the Tintswalo Safari Lodge is a great location for game viewing. Twitchers are also welcome here! Set on the 23000-hectare Manyeleti Private Game Reserve, Tintswalo has six suites and one presidential suite. Each suite leads…

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Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic is tucked away at the foot of Chapman’s Peak, about a 30-minute drive from Cape Town’s city centre. Wonderfully private, this award-winning hotel is perfect for relaxing afternoons beside the heated pool and evenings sipping sundowners while waves break on the pebble beach. Each of the 11 suites…

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The Silo Hotel

The Silo towers above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCCA) in the V&A Waterfront. Built into an old grain silo, this unique property blends industrial elements with opulent interiors and playful splashes of colour. The Silo has 28 rooms, furnished with exquisite attention to detail from the original artworks…

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Elizabeth's Favourite Destinations

Zimbabwe

Despite its politics, Zimbabwe is a safe and friendly country. While Victoria Falls is the country’s biggest drawcard, Zimbabwe is also one of Southern Africa’s most rewarding big game safari destinations. It borders Zambia and South Africa, so it’s easily accessible, and an all-year-round destination with short, mild…

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Madagascar

Lying off the east coast of Africa is Madagascar, a destination like no other. The fourth largest island on earth, Madagascar offers a unique mix of palm-fringed beaches, lush rainforests, and savanna plains punctuated by towering baobab trees. One of the islands best known attractions is its lemurs. There are…

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Botswana

The Jewel of Africa, Botswana is one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. The country is renowned for its large, inland river delta, the Okavango Delta. Botswana is also home to the earth’s most impressive salt pan, The Makgadikgadi, and the largest continuous desert, The Kalahari. …

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Elizabeth's Favourite Tours

Kenya Safari: Wildlife & Warriors

This 10-day itinerary is inspired by Kenya’s mythology, traditions and iconic reserves. Overnight in the capital city, Nairobi, before being driven to a five-star camp on Lake Elementaita whose sapphire waters attract thousands of flamingos and rare animals. Your journey continues to true highlights including: the unique wildlife and warrior…

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Gorillas in the Mist in Rwanda

Explore Rwanda and follow in Diane Fossey’s footsteps! This 4-day gorilla safari is a great add-on for those travelling to East Africa and want to explore Rwanda. You’ll stay at the brand-new Bisate Lodge, which is the closest lodge to the gorilla trek’ park. During your stay, you will have…

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