Nikki Theron

Senior Travel Consultant & Team Leader

Nikki is a Senior Travel Consultant at Giltedge. She fell into the Tourism Industry by chance some 9 years ago. After having returned home from a couple of years spent living abroad in Ireland, being the outdoor enthusiast she is, Nikki worked as a surfing instructor. But it wasn’t long before she was convinced to go for an interview in the travel industry and has never looked back.

Nikki's Favourite Properties

Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp is situated in a private concession with access to the western areas of Mana Pools National Park. It’s 10 spacious en-suite safari tents which include 2 family units. Overlooking the Zambezi River, the camp is set under ana trees that are frequented by elephants who love the rich…

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Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge

If you’re looking for a malaria-free safari experience, then the Jamala Madikwe Royal Safari Lodge is for you! This 75000-hectare reserve offers 5 five private villas overlooking the reserve. Each villa has large bathrooms, a private rim-flow pool, and all meals are prepared by the award-winning chef Nico Verster. Madikwe…

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Dulini Lodge

Dulini Lodge has a peaceful riverine setting in a game-rich private reserve in the Sabi Sands. This small luxury lodge has six exquisite stone cottages each with plenty of indoor space, and French doors leading onto a private deck with your own heated plunge pool. The main lodge has a…

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Nikki's Favourite Destinations


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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Southern Africa’s most remote safari destination – where you won’t see other travellers for miles – is Zambia. It’s home to Livingstone’s Victoria Falls, the wild Zambezi River, breath-taking lakes, wetlands, and an abundant bird- and wildlife. But just because it’s remote, doesn’t mean it lacks luxuries….

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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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Nikki's Favourite Tours

Zimbabwe & Botswana Highlights

Explore the most beautiful places in Zimbabwe and Botswana, experiencing safari lodges and a luxury houseboat. This 10-day African safari covers three important areas in Botswana, you will see the lush Khwai and Linyanti area – famous for its predator-prey interactions. Then you’ll meander down Botswana’s Chobe River on a…

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Nikki's Reviews

We are hoping to go back to South Africa again!

I cannot believe it’s been more than a month that we have been back from South Africa. I wanted to thank you for the wonderful trip that we had.

We loved the choices you made on places to visit and even the hotels. Rafa, our son and us…

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Thank you once again

Our trip in general went well, very well, even extremely well in some cases. There’s always pluses / minuses and I guess it depends on how you view each incident, whether you can accept the minuses because of the pluses. We saw lots of wildlife at the camps except for…

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