Faye Steenkamp

Africa Travel Expert

Faye is one of our Senior Consultants. Over the past 18 years, she has developed a passion for travel and gained a wealth of product knowledge. Her experience ranges from group to family travel and compiling tailor-made itineraries for clients to meet their specific needs.  Her goal is to ensure that clients have an unforgettable holiday and that they leave with a longing to return to Southern Africa to explore it further!

Faye's Favourite Properties

Tswalu Tarkuni

Tswalu Tarkuni was originally built as the private residence of the Oppenheimer family. This 5-suite homestead can be booked for exclusive use, and has as understated elegance and intimate family home fee. You’ll have your own private chef, safari guide and secluded piece of the Kalahari to explore.

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Sable Alley

Sable Alley is a complete rebuild of a favourite old bush camp. Overlooking a lagoon that’s connected to the Khwai and Sable Alley rivers, it’s just a stone’s throw from the world-famous Moremi Game Reserve. Colin Bell, who’s opened many successful lodges in Africa, is the owner of this lodge….

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Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane is a haven of luxury offering the highest levels of guiding and personalised service. This award-winning lodge has 2 accommodation offerings: Main Lodge is classic and grand in style, while The Farmstead at Royal Malewane has a more intimate and contemporary feel.

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Faye's Favourite Destinations

Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve

The Sabi Sand Reserve borders the southwestern part of the Kruger National Park and is arguably South Africa’s most exclusive private reserve. There are no restricting fences between this 65,000-hectare reserve and the Kruger National Park, allowing the game to roam freely between the two.

Known for its…

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Namibia

Namibia is a magical country in Southern Africa – and it captures the soul. It’s a land of endless horizons, contrasting landscapes, the oldest desert on earth and starlit skies (see our 10 most romantic lodges here).

Namibia’s Skeleton Coast is a striking,…

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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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Okavango Delta

Journey to the Okavango Delta, and experience a few magical days exploring this vast and extraordinarily beautiful oasis. Located in the north-west of Botswana, the Delta is made up of floodplains, waterways, forested islands and lily-dotted lagoons. A true wilderness of green and blue fanning out of…

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Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park lies in north-east Botswana, bordered by the mighty Chobe River. A superb safari destination, Chobe is best known for its elephants. The park has a shifting migratory population of more than 50 000 elephants! And, during Botswan’s dry season, vast herds of elephants gather at the Chobe…

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Faye's Favourite Tours

Untamed Botswana Fly-In Safari

Perfect for those looking for a bird’s eye view of Botswana, this 11-day safari combines Chobe River and National Park, the Okavango Delta and the unique Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Explore the untamed bush of Botswana, see the Big 5 and enjoy a comfortable commute and amazing views in light…

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Best of Southern Africa

This Southern Africa safari delivers on beautiful beaches, Big Five game viewing and a city-to-bush experience. Kick off your 11-day stay at the Waterfront in Cape Town before heading into the bush to the famous Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Timbavati shares an unfenced border with Kruger National Park, and game…

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Faye's Reviews