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.

Sandi's Favourite Properties

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

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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Sandi's Favourite Destinations

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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Sandi'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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Sandi's Reviews