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    Gail Hughes

    Gail Hughes

    Personal Travel Manager

    based-in Based in Narangba, QLD

    T: 0421 156 650

    E: gail.hughes@travelmanagers.com.au

    Business Hours: Monday to Friday 09h00 - 17h00

    I'm Gail. Africa Travel Specialist, crafting tailor-made safaris to Africa.

    *South Africa * Botswana * Namibia * Zambia * Zimbabwe * Kenya * Tanzania * Uganda *

    Luxury Safaris – Family Safaris – Active Safaris – Special Celebrations & Honeymoons

    About Me

    I honestly believe everyone should visit Africa at least once in their life, whether it is to immerse yourself in the great plains of the Serengeti, float above the Masai Mara in a hot air balloon, wander the cobble stone streets of Stonetown, Zanzibar, go in search of the Big 5 in the famous Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, visit the beautiful and cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, walk along the banks of the South Luangwa River, canoe down the Lower Zambezi or simply soak up the sun in paradise, Mauritius …… the list is endless.  Africa is not only about the wildlife and breathtaking landscapes, you will fall in love with the people.

    Whilst  specialising in Africa and retreats in the Indian Ocean, I can also offer tailor made holidays around the world for you and the family, whether it is an European river cruise, a visit to the Grand Canyon, Christmas in New York, exploring the Lost City of Machu Picchu, a cruise around the world or beach holiday on the islands of Hawaii, I can help you make your dream holiday a reality without the stress.

    Where I've Travelled

    South Africa including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, Garden Route, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, Port Elizabeth, Jeffrey’s Bay, Durban, Drakensburg Mountains.

    Botswana including the Okavango Delta, Linyanti Reserve, Chobe National Park

    Zimbabwe including Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Mana Pools National Park, Matopos Hills

    Zambia including Livingstone, South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi National Park

    East Africa

    Tanzania including Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Lake Victoria, Zanzibar, Stonetown

    Kenya including Nairobi, Laikipia, Amboseli National Park, Masai Mara National Park

    Indian Ocean Islands including Mauritius and Reunion Island

    Malaysia : Kuala Lumpur

    New Zealand : North Island

    South Pacific : Fiji – Coral Coast and Denarau Island

    On my bucket-list

    Canada, Cook Islands and Italy!

    Destinations I'm Passionate About

    Totally and utterly  passionate about Africa, however I do love my tropical islands….anywhere!

    The diversity of South America, driving through New Zealand and taking in Europe by rail!

    Services I Provide

    It’s  your holiday so I will spend time getting to know you and make sure we tick all the boxes to create your dream holiday to suit your style of travel, the experience you are looking for whilst keeping it within your budget.

    I believe customer service is paramount and I love attention to detail.

    I offer flexible working hours to suit you, we can meet early morning, after work, weekends in the comfort of your home or over a coffee.

    Whilst you are travelling, I am available 24/7 should you need me.  I will always be a phone call away.

    My goal is to ensure that every one of my clients enjoys a tailor made holiday that not only meets but far exceeds their expectations.

    ✔ Tailor-made safaris

    ✔ Family holidays

    ✔ Multi-generation holidays

    ✔ Solo travellers

    ✔ Honeymooners

    ✔ Destination weddings

    ✔ Photographic Journeys

    ✔ Golfing holidays

    ✔ Adventure holidays

    ✔ Cruising

    ✔ River Cruising

    ✔ Small group tours

    ✔ Food & Wine tours

    ✔ Travel Insurance

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    Cruise Sale

    Cruise from A$549pp quad share to the South Pacific for 7 Nights

    First time to Africa, not sure where to go?

    First time to Africa, not sure where to go?

    Take a look at these inspirational itineraries and some of my favourite places to stay.

    Why ….

    South Africa – for its diversity of landscapes, cities and cultural, outstanding wildlife and good value for money

    Botswana –  the unique Okavango Delta, the zebra migration in the summer months, outstanding game viewing

    Namibia – purely it landscapes and phenomenal wildlife

    Zambia – the mighty Victoria Falls, the Devil’s Pool and walking safaris in South Luangwa

    Zimbabwe – the mighty Victoria Falls, outstanding game viewing in Hwangwe National and an array of activities in Mana Pool

    Kenya – choices of activities and wildlife

    Tanzania – the migration, open plains of the Serengeti and the local culture.

    Rwanda – the gorillas, the history and the people

    Uganda – the gorillas and the wildlife






    Southern Africa Journey - May to September 2018

    Sabi Sands - Chobe River - Victoria Falls - Franschhoek - Cape Town

    Spot the Big 5 on safari in the famous Sabi Sands Reserve, cruise along the Chobe River in a house-boat whilst game viewing.  Visit to the spectacular Victoria Falls on a guided tour and sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.  Stay and explore the beautiful winelands of Franschhoek and the vibrant city of Cape Town.Prices from $7,690pp twin share including 15 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners, private transfers, private guided day tours in Cape Town & Franschhoek, morning and afternoon game drives with a professional guide and tracker, guided tour of Victoria Falls and sunset cruise on the Zambezi river.  Land Only.

    For Travel from May – September 2018.

    For a detailed itinerary, please call or email me 0421 156 650 or gail.hughes@travelmanagers.com.au

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    Waterfalls, Wildlife & Winelands

    Waterfalls, Wildlife & Winelands

    Sabi Sands - Victoria Falls - Cape Town - Franschhoek

    Seek out the Big 5 at this beautiful lodge in a private game reserve, stand in awe of the mighty Victoria Falls and explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town, wander the quaint streets of Franschhoek, the food & wine capital of South Africa

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    Safari, Winelands & Cape

    Safari, Winelands & Cape

    Greater Kruger National Park - Cape Town - Franschhoek

    Save A$500 per couple and head to South Africa for nine nights on this affordable package which include four nights on safari in search of the Big 5, two nights’ wine tasting in beautiful village of Franschhoek, known as the food & wine capital of South Africa, three nights exploring the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town from only A$3,999 per person twin share.

    Includes all meals, selected drinks, game viewing activities whilst on safari, breakfast in Cape Town and Franschhoek and two day tours.

    Explore here Travel dates 01 May - 31 August 2018 / Land Only
    Botswana & Victoria Falls Explorer

    Botswana & Victoria Falls Explorer

    Explore the Okavango Delta - Savuti - Chobe River & Victoria Falls

    Head on safari and enjoy the best of Botswana when you explore the waterways of the Okavango Delta in a mokoro, game drive in Savuti with an abundance of wildlife, cruise the Chobe River famous for it’s large herds of elephants and stand before the mighty Victoria Falls.

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    Africa Explored

    Africa Explored

    32 days, 5 Countries and countless experiences

    This unique Africa Explored itinerary will take you to Cape Town – Wineland – Sabi Sands – Chobe River – Victoria Falls – Masai Mara – Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater – Tarangire National Park – Zanzibar & Stonetown.



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    South America's Big 5

    South America's Big 5

    Tick off South America’s Big Five and make it a trip of a lifetime. Discover the Amazon, Iguazu Falls, Rio de Janeiro, the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu
    Check out these deals *Conditions: Book by 31 October 2017. Travel period: 01 Dec 2017 – 30 June 2018. Flights are ex BNE,SYD & MEL. Blackout periods apply over Christmas/New Year, Rio Carnival and Inti Raymi Cusco. These are a from prices (based on low season) and are subject to availability at time of booking. Further conditions apply. Please contact us for details.

    Inspired Magazine

    Set off on a road trip in our Spring edition of Inspired. Read our latest edition of Inspired Magazine online here.

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    African experiences not to be missed

    Over the past fifteen years I have travelled to Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Tanzania, and has compiled a list of my quintessential African experiences.
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