Company Profile

We pride ourselves on being a trend setter and award winner since 1999. As a leader in the safari industry Nhongo Safaris strives to meet and exceed the needs of our visitors by providing a range of exciting experiences and travel adventures that will be remembered for many years to come. Nhongo Safaris is a South African Registered Business, specialising in Safaris to the world renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa . Our legendary Safaris over the past 19 years have ensured that we know what our visitors crave and adore.

We have frequent guests that prefer the standard tour options, whilst other regulars prefer a tailor - made package. Our options span the spectrum of Safari tours across the board; from student packages (on limited budgets) right through to 5 - Star rated visits. We are reputed for servicing requests right from the outset with professionalism, honesty and we appreciate that sometimes things just have to be done with urgency. We have a fast and simple booking system coupled with experienced staff who will assist you in choosing the correct option for your needs, ensuring you have the trip of a lifetime that suits your budget. Upon your arrival, we assure you that our service and product offering remains solid and without compromise.

At Nhongo Safaris you are certain of quality services packaged with value for money, ensuring the highest standard of support; from your initial booking right through to your dream visit..

All our guides have been handpicked, are extremely well qualified and experienced. South African Safaris are vacations of a lifetime, and for many visitors to South Africa, a life long dream. South Africa is a country of unprecedented beauty, open spaces and untamed nature. The number of animal species and types of vegetation are unchallenged by any other country in Africa. South Africa is one of the very few places left in this modern world that wildlife and mankind still co exist and have a symbiotic relationship. Like any other business, its primary purpose is to be profitable so that it can adequately provide for the people who invest their time and energy building the Company.

Company Vision

Offering a traditional safari in a modern - day world , delivering within our visitors’ expectations of providing the best service in the industry

Company Mission

  • To eliminate the logistical challenges of our international visitors on safari
  • To be a well-known and reputable company
  • To enrich our visitors’ experience of South Africa and the Kruger National Park
  • To maintain our position as leader in Kruger Park Safaris

Core Values

  • Candour
  • Professionalism
  • Public relation
  • Enthusiasm
  • Dynamism

Nhongo Safaris was established by Verity and Dean Cherry, with well over 25 years of experience in the hospitality and travel industries. Here is a word from them:


“Over the years it became apparent that there was a definite need and demand for quality overnight safaris in South Africa and most particularly the Kruger National Park. We had a dream of fulfilling this need, and have done so over the past 18 years to the point where we now specialise in overnight safaris in the Kruger National Park ”. ~ Dean Cherry

To date, the company has been successful in conducting such tours and proof of this can be view e d on TripAdvisor. Nhongo Safaris strive to provide the best quality work in the best possible time , in addition to offering exceptional service. Our team consists of highly trained staff with a wealth of experience and knowledge o f international travel, tourism and hospitality – handpicked over many years. They are trained and skilled at handling all the requests we receive from our visitors. Our team is more than ready to face any challenge

Affirmative Action Policy:

Nhongo Safaris is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the development of all persons regardless of age, race or gender

Community Development:

We are involved in the upliftment of communities and are committed with other organizations in the development of communities in and around the Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces . As a business we have knit ourselves into a unique structure wherein all staff have a shared vision and passion for people, building creative ideas that we can then share with you, our friends and clients.

Our BEE status:

At Nhongo Safaris black economic empowerment (BEE) is embraced as a value creating strategy, designed to create realistic, meaningful, enduring and sustainable partnerships with those previously denied them.

Nhongo Safaris BEE Strategy is thus a value creation driven strategy as this is the strongest possible motivation in a value-based company and we believe the only truly sustainable reason for implementing a BEE strategy.

Our BEE strategy remains focused on: capacity building, job creation and economic growth.

We specialize in:

  • Morning safaris
  • Afternoon safaris
  • Full day safaris
  • Overnight safaris - Budget / All inclusive

What differentiates Nhongo Safaris:

  • Personalized service
  • Maximized productivity
  • Fulltime owner management
  • Affordable Rates

Our main deliverables are:

  • To ensure success within defined time frames.
  • To deliver quality workmanship, ensuring a "piece of mind" guarantee for our client

"We take pride in our deliverables"







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Nhongo Safaris
Nhongo Safaris® is a South African Registered Business, specialising in Safaris to the world renowned Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Johannesburg Headoffice

No 6 Deslin Avenue,
Florida Park, Roodepoort,
Johannesburg, South Africa,

  • +27 11 472-9118
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Nelspruit Tour Guide Office

Unit 14, St Michaels, 34 Granite Street,
West Acres,
Nelspruit, South Africa

  • +27 13 745-7211
  • +27 86 535-5146
Our legendary Safaris over the past 19 years have ensured that we know what our visitors crave and adore.

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