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Guiding Through Storytelling


Our hand-picked expert guides are specialists within their respective fields and their alignment with the New Frontiers Escapes brand is paramount to their appointment. Natural hosts, extremely passionate, highly knowledgable and professional; each guide imparts knowledge through storytelling, piquing guests' interest until the very end. Viewed as the best in Africa in their fields, they have a wealth of experience and stories to share.

Charlene Pepler

Charlene

Charlene is a self-proclaimed foodie with an insatiable appetite for uncovering the city's finest epicurean haunts.

Chizzy Khalumba

Chizzy

Chizzy is an adventurous Malawian with the world's biggest smile and loudest laugh!

Jacqui Smith

Jacqui

Jacqui is a SUP and yoga instructor, gymnast, cyclist, hiker, free-diver, rock climber, traveller and go-getter.

James Lynton Bain

James

The quintessential ocean-lover, James has a warm, outgoing personality, relaxed style and infectious laugh.

Josh Bent

Josh

A sportsman, traveller and wine aficionado, Josh is a local Capetonian who loves showing off the best the Cape has to offer.

Kristen Keun

Kirsten

Kirsten is a born adventurer who literally grew up in an outdoor education centre at the Blyde River Canyon.

Lizell Gray

Lizell

A nature lover, ocean enthusiast, SUP champion and a mom, Lizell has a positive outlook and a relaxed nature.

Marcus Phitides

Marcus

Marcus is tremendously knowledgeable and deeply passionate about the African continent's natural beauty and its diverse people.

Luke Bax

Luke

Luke is your typical outdoor-loving South African man, with a passion for adventure on the mountains and in the ocean.

Stretton Barry

Stretton

Stretton is a truly patriotic South African, passionate about showcasing the best the country has to offer.

Tony Chirwa

Tony

Tony is an enthusiastic and easy-going guide with an infinite love for SA's natural beauty and spectacular locations.

Justin Stander

Justin

Justin is a passionate wine specialist, an avid photographer, and has a keen interest in travelling.