Washington Makuzva

Junior Tour Consultant

Washington was born in Zimbabwe, where he grew up and went to school. In 2012 he was awarded the prestigious presidential scholarship to study Tourism Management at Cape Peninsula University of Technology. This sparked his passion for tourism which grew during his studies, along with a desire to explore beautiful destinations around the world.

Washington’s travels in Zimbabwe include Victoria Falls, Hwange and Masvingo; while in South Africa a highlight has been South Africa’s Garden Route. During his time at the Giltedge Group, Washington has worked for both Golf & Safari and our Inbound department. He is also currently enrolled in his Master’s degree in Tourism Management.

Featured Accommodations

Victoria Falls Hotel

Victoria Falls Hotel

Known as the “Grand Old Lady of The Falls, the Victoria Falls Hotel has a 110-year history of hosting royal families, statesmen and celebrities. Wide lawns lead to views of the famous railway bridge and the spray rising up from thundering Victoria Falls, which lies just a 10-minute walk away….

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One&Only Cape Town

One&Only Cape Town

Staying at One&Only Cape Town puts you right in the V&A Waterfront, a short walk from restaurants, shops and the ferry to Robben Island. Set against a backdrop of Table Mountain, this urban chic resort has 131 rooms and suites built in a crescent around an infinity-edge swimming pool and…

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Ilala Lodge

Ilala Lodge

Ilala Lodge lies a short walk from the Zimbabwe side of Victoria Falls. This lovely hotel has 56 rooms in three wings. Stay on the upper tier in the West Wind or Pool Wing and, when the Zambezi River is in full flood, you can sit on your balcony and…

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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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Zimbabwe

Despite its politics, Zimbabwe is a safe and friendly country. While Victoria Falls is the country’s biggest drawcard, Zimbabwe is also one of Southern Africa’s most rewarding big game safari destinations. It borders Zambia and South Africa, so it’s easily accessible, and an all-year-round destination with short, mild…

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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

Untamed Botswana Fly-In Safari

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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Romance in Southern Africa

Romance in Southern Africa

Spend 15 days on a luxury safari in the most romantic lodges in Southern Africa. Kick off your journey in the metropolis Cape Town and explore the city, and the Cape Winelands’ culinary delights and famous wines. Fall in love with the Big Five and Africa’s lush bush on a…

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Magical Zimbabwe & Victoria Falls

Magical Zimbabwe & Victoria Falls

Experience the sights and sounds of Zimbabwe on this 10-day African safari. You’ll start your trip off in Zimbabwe’s most remote national park, Mana Pools National Park, before heading to the country’s biggest park, Hwange National Park, for fantastic game viewing. Your journey will end in Livingstone with the wet…

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