Meg Kennedy

Senior Travel Consultant

Meg is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts in the United States. She was bitten by the travel bug during her semester abroad in Ireland. Upon graduating from university she joined the superyacht industry, allowing her to travel extensively on the open ocean for 6 years. After visiting South Africa in 2014, she decided to call Cape Town her new home. Meg is passionate about ensuring that visitors experience the best Southern Africa has to offer, just as she has.

When she is not at work, you will find Meg tasting wine in Stellenbosch, cheering on the Springboks or trail running the Western Cape’s peaks with her husband.

Meg's Favourite Properties

Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri, meaning ‘beautiful place’ in Swahili, is a safari camp based in Kenya which was launched by Sir Richard Branson. Found in the Maasai Mara ecosystem, the camp is in the perfect position to view the Great Migration. Mahali Mzuri consists of 12 raised tented suites, overlooking the wildlife…

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White Pearl Resorts Ponta Mamoli

White Pearl Resorts Ponta Mamoli, located in southern Mozambique, is a luxury beach resort. Set in a sheltered bay on Mozambique’s Lagoon Coast, it’s built on timber stilts. The 21 luxurious suites blend in with the natural surrounding while taking full advantage of the magnificent setting. The stilts not only…

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Amakhala Hlosi Game Lodge

Hlosi Game Lodge is a tranquil grassland retreat offering rich game-viewing and luxurious accommodation for the whole family. Lying along a gentle curve of a hill above the river plain, our suites offer wide-open views with four-star comforts. The main lodge includes elegant lounge and dining areas, and a splendid…

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Meg's Favourite Destinations

Madikwe Game Reserve

On the border of Botswana lies Madikwe, one of South Africa’s largest game reserves. This is prime big game territory set against rugged landscapes with rocky hills, woodlands and rich, red earth. Madikwe is not open to the general public, and visitors must be accommodated in one of the luxury…

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Mpumalanga’s Lowveld region lies between the northern reaches of the Drakensberg mountains and the Kruger National Park. The largest Lowveld town, and the capital of Mpumalanga, is Nelspruit which is where you’ll find Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) – the gateway to the Kruger Park.

Hazyview and White…

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Volcanoes National Park

Spending time with mountain gorillas is a true bucket list experience! Volcanoes National Park is home to about half the world’s mountain gorillas, making Rwanda a top choice for a gorilla safari. As for the setting, it’s remarkably beautiful; the steep slopes covered in dense tropical rainforest. But don’t limit…

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Meg's Favourite Tours

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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Tanzania Migration & Island

A 5-star safari and beach vacation, this East Africa itinerary takes you to northern Tanzania’s top reserves and most beautiful landscapes. Experience the rim-side setting of the opulent Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and an exciting safari in Singita’s Serengeti reserve. Then unwind with a wonderfully relaxing week at an exclusive and…

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Wilderness Walking Expedition in Zimbabwe

Discover Zimbabwe’s biggest national park, Hwange National Park, on a walking safari. Over 7 days, you get a real feel for Africa on a trail experience, that’s combined with roaming further afield by game vehicle. At night, you’ll relax at luxurious tented camps. The last 2 days of this walking…

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Meg's Reviews

' My Tour with Giltedge Africa '

Frederick - Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Great holiday. Well planned, and everything ran smoothly. Thank you Meg for organising such a wonderful holiday to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary. Safari was awesome, and Vic Falls spectacular

' Superb! '

Ratthiporn - Sat, 19 Jan 2019

Meg Kennedy from Giltedge had help us planning our first safari trip in Botswana. She was very responsive. The communication and service was excellent! Thank you for making our trip come true.

' An excellent service. '

Emma - Tue, 15 Jan 2019

Very responsive to all requirements and queries

Anonymous - Tue, 4 Dec 2018

Our agent Meg, was patient, accommodating, informative and very pleasant to work with.

' My Tour with Giltedge Africa '

Anonymous - Tue, 6 Nov 2018

Meg, our representative at Giltedge worked tirelessly to ensure we had the best itinerary and accommodation to make this a trip of a lifetime. It did not disappoint! Everthing ran smoothly. We were looked after wherever we went and it suited our travel needs (with children) perfectly. When we mistakingly left an ipad somewhere Meg had this returned to us promptly and if we needed any questions answered whilst on our trip she was always available with great advice. I would recommend Giltedge in an instant to anyone travelling to Africa. Thank you!

' My Tour with Giltedge Africa '

Anonymous - Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Fantastic! Amazing! spectacular! Hotels all good, Founders Lodge- room, staff were great! Our guide/tracker was the best guide I have ever had! Graff winery wonderful!

' My Tour with Giltedge Africa '

Geoffray - Sun, 12 Aug 2018

Meg and the team at Giltedge helped us to design a great family trip. Always making sure that we had the best experience in all the places we went to.

Geoffray - Sat, 28 Jul 2018

Meg was really very helpful. She really understood our needs and was very reactive at every step of the process.

Anonymous - Tue, 12 Jun 2018

Quick communication and easy to deal with to get everything booked and paid for. Made for a no-fuss process which is a huge benefit when going somewhere new!