Sandi Bird

Senior Travel Consultant

Sandi has worked in the hospitality and inbound travel industry for over 10 years. Before joining Giltedge Africa in 2008, she worked in some of the world’s top hotels in London, the USA and South Africa. Sandi has an incredible passion for people and for making their dream holidays come true. She focuses on inbound individual travel and enjoys putting together unforgettable honeymoon itineraries.

Featured Accommodations

Somalisa Camp

Somalisa Camp

Somalisa Camp is set in the heart of Hwange National Park, an area known as the land of the giants because of its big herds of elephant. Tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal floodplain, Somalisa consists of seven elegantly furnished Sail Tents. Each…

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Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

Royal Chundu Zambezi River Lodge

Zambia’s first (and only) Relais & Chateaux property, Royal Chundu River Lodge has 10 luxurious suites on a private stretch of the Zambezi River. The lodge lies about an hour’s drive upstream of Victoria Falls and offers a host of activities including tiger fishing, canoeing, sunset cruises and an island…

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Zambezi Queen

Zambezi Queen

Cruise the Chobe River in style aboard the Zambezi Queen. This luxurious 45-metre vessel feels more like a floating boutique hotel than a houseboat. The 14 air-conditioned suites each have their own balcony so pull back the shutters and take in the ever-changing views from the comfort of your king-size…

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Featured 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.

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Zambia

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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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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Featured Tours

Best of Southern Africa

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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Cape Town, Victoria Falls & Botswana

Cape Town, Victoria Falls & Botswana

We curated the experiences and lodges in the 3 top safari destinations of Southern Africa. In just under two weeks, you’ll explore the much-loved city of Cape Town, Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls and the Okavango Delta. Add a couple of days of the floodplains of Botswana’s beautiful Linyanti Region, and a…

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Luxurious Sabi Sand Safari & River Adventure

Luxurious Sabi Sand Safari & River Adventure

This is truly ‘Old Meets New’ as the pioneering days of the African wilderness meet the luxurious exclusivity of a private lodge in Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. This 8-day safari then continues to Livingstone, where you’ll experience Victoria Falls and the Chobe River in Botswana.

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