Our Story – Introducing Kobus & Neil
Jewel of Africa Safaris is a boutique, family business run by a father and son team, Kobus and Neil, who have spent their lives exploring Africa’s wild spaces. The company’s professional service is built on a love for Africa, which is shared with guests through the team’s extensive knowledge and insight into its precious wildlife, proud people and rich history and heritage. We pride ourselves on meticulous communication and attention to detail which are just a small part of our commitment to creating a memorable personalized safari experience for guests. Jewel of Africa is a registered member of the Southern African Tourism Services Association (SATSA) and carries SATIB general public liability insurance.
Tailored African Safari & Tours
The team at Jewel of Africa Safaris has handpicked destinations, accommodation and activities based on first-hand experience of the very best that Africa has to offer. The company specializes in client-focused itineraries that can be tailored to meet unique safari specifications.
Africa’s Top Safari Destinations
Jewel of Africa Safaris has close to 20 years’ experience in tailoring unique African safaris and can advise you on the best time to visit a specific destination or how best to combine activities and experiences based on your travel time and expectations. From boating in Botswana to gorilla trekking in Uganda or visiting the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Jewel of Africa can help you to navigate the A to Z of Africa’s best safari destinations.
Unique Safari Experiences
Africa’s unique wildlife, scenic splendour and diverse cultures are what makes it a top safari destination. Dive the Indian Ocean or hike Table Mountain. Helicopter over the Victoria Falls, a UNESCO heritage site, or see gorillas in their habitat. From honeymoon picnics and luxury accommodation to family-friendly safaris and fine food and dining, enjoy the warmth, romance and thrill of top African destinations. Choose from, or combine, customized experiences for a lifetime of memories. Jewel of Africa specializes in customizing personalized itineraries so that you get the most from your African safari.
A Team That Cares
The Jewel of Africa Safaris’ team prides itself on a commitment to helping you experience the best of our beautiful continent through care, communication and professional service.
Kobus de Jonge
Founder & CEO
Sales & Tour Planner
Neil de Jonge
Ina de Jonge
Digital & Marketing
Meet Everyone’s Favorite Safari & Guide Expert
Jewel of Africa Safaris’ MD Neil de Jonge explains what sets the company apart and why our slogan is, “You may leave Africa, but Africa will never leave you”.