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about us

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Travelling is a Privilege. Enjoying the beauty of the Fauna and Flora of an area is an inspiring experience. Leading, traveling with and enriching the lives of our clients is priceless.  This is what we create:

Traveling Africa... One Footstep at a Time

Sidewinding Travels is an operator that offers personalised tours and safaris to various wilderness areas in Southern and Eastern Africa. We take you to all the corners of majestic Africa and let you experience her magnanimous beauty first-hand.

We have more than 10 years’ guide experience touring across Africa. Using quality ensured equipment, vehicles and accommodation, we guarantee you that this trip will top all others you have done. We invite you to come and join us on your "Safari of a lifetime”.

When possible we try to support the local communities en-route. We focus on developing areas, and allow you to see the impact of your monetary contribution to them. All our tours create employment for qualified drivers and tour guides of each area.  We also contribute towards local environmental causes and limit our carbon footprint.

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mEET the founder

In 2011 Louis, at the age of 21, started his first role as an overland guide. He started  at a well known overlanding company, that takes clients to Southern and East Africa. Qualified with a degree in Tourism, he soon completed his Nature Guide qualification with FGASA.  Louis continued doing tours throughout Southern and East Africa, and was on his way to become a top guide. In 2016 he enrolled to become a National Culture Guide in South Africa as well as Swaziland. He gained both qualifications and continued working as a freelance guide. It has always been his dream to run his own company.

In 2018 his dream became reality and Sidewinding Travels was founded.  

our mission

Our focus is to create tours that are unique and offer a high level of satisfaction. What makes us unique, is the fact that all our tours are carefully planned by our founder. The founder has also been in these countries, thus ensuring all facilities are up to standard. We have a process where we carefully select tours in areas that we know are meaningful to our clients. We also carefully look at the feedback of every client that has been on tour, and by doing so we ensure our safety standards are kept up.

After completing a tour with us, you would agree that the tour has been enriching to you and the memories created would stay for a long time.

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Louis Lock

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Why tour with us?


We don't simply offer 1 type of tour or excursion but there are many to choose from.  Tick them off your bucket list.


We cater to budget travellers as well as those looking for a more luxurious experience.  We'll be sure to dazzle you either way.


Have your own itenerary but need the vehicle and equipment?  We have rental options that is sure to satisfy your appetite for exploring.


Our vehicles and accommodation options offer optimal comfort on your journey.  We'll make sure you relax, if it's the last thing we do.


You will be in the company of highly skilled and knowledgeable guides and drivers throughout your tour.  Explore with the best!


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