Established in 1996, our approach is one of love and dedication to our work, with absolute professionalism and above all the knowledge that we can contribute something, however small, to improve the image the rest of the world have of South Africa.
Spurwing Tourism Services is an Inbound Tour Operator that specializes in the Southern African region. As one of South Africa’s fastest growing Tour Operators, we pride ourselves in our quest to supply our guests with unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime holiday experiences, and our agents with quick and reliable, all-round service. We are registered with the leading Tourism Organizations like SATSA and ATTA and therefore ensure that we keep up to date with the latest trends in the Tourism Industry.
We offer fabulous Scheduled Tours and Excursions around the Kruger Park and Johannesburg and we offer Guaranteed Daily departures on each of our scheduled tours – Even if you have only 1 client. Our itineraries are exciting and our highly qualified guides ensures that we exceed your client’s expectations. All guides employed and subcontracted by Spurwing Tourism Services are registered full time professional Guides that have completed their accreditation with THETA. Our in-house guides have many years of experience and we monitor their performance through client questionnaires and reports. We have guides available in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese and Mandarin.
(We also have guides that are fluent in Australian, Scottish and American) And we also have a sense of humour and prefer to have a positive outlook on life.
For transfers and vehicle charters we use our in-house drivers that have been hand selected and thoroughly trained. Our drivers have level one first aid and have specific instructions on what to do in case of emergencies and would be able to respond and deal with unexpected situations, competently and efficiently. All drivers have valid Code Driver’s licenses and Public Drivers Permits, and all are equipped with cellular phones, in case of emergencies.
It is our aim to provide a service that goes beyond the norm. We are actively involved in specialized Tourism Training and Tourism Consulting. In this field, our clients include organisations like South African Airways and the tourism development association of Swaziland.
We support Economic Empowerment and are involved in various programs of Rural Tourism Development. Where possible we utilise the services of companies and individuals of previously disadvantaged communities.
Our Team includes:
Francois Els – Managing Director
Winnie Tulleken – General Manager
Orna Basson – Accounts Manager
Ronel Els – Product / Marketing Manager
James Mokhonwana – Fleet Manager
Lodrick Malandula – Kruger Park On-site Manager
Spurwing Tourism Services is managed by a dedicated group of people that accredit themselves with many years of first-hand experience in the tourism industry. Spurwing Tourism Services will continue to be the perfect solution for travel companies from around the globe looking for a specialist partner in South Africa.