Southern Africa's best known and most widely trusted destination management company
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We have a proud history of more than 35 years all embracing, hands-on experience delivering quality and value ensuring great care and attention to detail, innovation, flexibility and a wide range of product service offerings. Operating from the three main cities Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, we have an additional 12 receptive offices around the. All our offices offer a team of permanent Tour Directors, Drivers, Guest Service Officers and we run a well oiled Guided Journeys business. We have a 24 hour guest care line through our Customer Care Centre. Our fleet comprises of 100 of our own vehicles ranging from sedans, to luxury two passenger limousines to luxury 44 seater coaches and sixty seater touring vehicles. Our consistent research and monitoring of products ensure that we offer both quality and price. No customer is too big or too small and while we are big enough to buy well, we remain small enough to care.
THOMPSONS AFRICA - A HOLIDAY OF A LIFETIME
Journey with some of our delighted guests as they share their Thompsons Africa 'experience of a lifetime' moments... stunning properties, spectacular destinations, magical moments and beautiful people.

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CAREERS WITH US

Throughout our years of operation, it’s been our staff's dedication and commitment that have helped us become one of the market leaders in the travel industry. Are you passionate about travel and tourism? Would you like to work for a dynamic, world-renowned company?
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Our Accolades

Our accolades bear testimony to the faith the industry has in our business:
  • Welcome Awards 2011 - Winner: In recognition of exceptional service provided within the South African tourism market for tour operators operating for more than 5 years. 
  • Welcome Awards 2010 - Winner: In recognition of exceptional service provided within the South African tourism market for tour operators operating for more than 5 years.
  • Welcome Awards 2009 - Winner: In recognition of exceptional service provided within the South African tourism market for tour operators operating for more than 5 years.
  • Welcome Awards 2008 – Winner: In recognition of exceptional service provided within the South African tourism market for tour operators operating for more than five years.
  • Top International Sales for 2010/2011 - Legend Lodges.
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  • Best Africa Tour Operator - Diners Club and the Association of South African Travel Agents.
  • Service Excellence Award 2007, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal – In recognition of outstanding service in the tourism industry.
  • Kruger National Park Achievement Award, South African National Parks - In recognition of the contribution made to the Kruger National Park by the Thompsons Touring & Safaris Office, Hazyview.
  • Exporter of the Year - Durban Chamber of Commerce.
  • Tour Guide of the Year, KwaZulu-Natal - Moses Macubel.
  • Emerging Tour Guide of the Year, KwaZulu-Natal - Thabo Mokgope.
  • Tour Guide of the Year, Western Cape - Craig Ziman.
  • Top Producer Award - Kalahari Sands.
  • Top Supplier Award - Mantis Collection (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006).
  • Platinum Partner - Sun International