“We have over a century of luxury travel industry experience and knowledge within our team which enables us to deliver expert advice every time.”

The Grand Africa Safaris Team:

Nicolette Anderson.


Managing Director


With 25 years of experience in the luxury travel industry, Nicolette is an expert in East African Travel. Her passion for travel and people is the foundation on which Grand Africa Safaris is built – to craft the ultimate luxury safari experience for her clients.

Jana Crous


Assistant Luxury Travel Designer


Jana is our latest, vibrant addition to the Grand Africa Safaris team. Coming from a background of Health Sciences, Jana recently decided to pursue her passion for travel by giving up her job and jumping into the tourism industry. Proven to be driven and courageous, Jana strives to craft dream holidays for clients traveling to East Africa.

Najmah Jakoet


Luxury Travel Designer


Najmah works towards one goal when it comes to her career: to make sure clients have an unforgettable holiday and that they leave with a longing to return to Africa to explore it further. With 15 years experience in the travel industry, Najmah successfully does just that.

Shana van Zyl


Luxury Travel Designer


After 6 years in the tourism industry, Shana is still adamant that there is no other country she would rather sell than Tanzania. On her first trip to Tanzania she fell in love with the people and culture of the destination and hasn’t looked back since. Shana believes that clients should not only experience the raw beauty of East Africa’s wildlife and landscapes, but also the people.  

Khadijah Mohamed


Luxury Travel Designer


Khadija is our latest addition to the Grand Africa Safaris team. Going on her 14th year of working in the travel industry, she has extensive knowledge to share with her clients. Her passion for people, nature and travel makes her a perfect fit for our team.  

Carla Agurto Thompson


Luxury Travel Designer


Chilean born, Carla is one of our most seasoned travelers. She has lived in diverse countries such as Chile, Taiwan, London and currently calls South Africa home. She is also one of our most adventurous Travel Designers – summiting Mount Kenya being one of her favourite activities in East Africa.  

Nico Janse van Noordwyk


Finance Manager


Nico plays a vital part in the operations of Grand Africa Safaris. His love for numbers, as well as travel makes for a winning combination. 

Tamsyn Munnik


Assistant Operations Manager


Born and raised in Cape Town, Tamsyn studied International Travel at Varsity College to pursue a career in tourism. She has a passion for discovering new cultures, whether in Africa or abroad and she has found her calling in helping people live out their bucket list experiences in Africa.

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We have over a century of luxury travel industry experience and knowledge within our team which enables us to deliver expert advice every time.