Life enriching journeys

Open Africa is a non-profit organisation that uses tourism as an economic platform to create and sustain jobs for rural communities throughout Southern Africa.

By travelling on our off-the-beaten track self-drive travel routes, you will create and sustain much-needed jobs in local communities. Which is why Open Africa exists. Offering you life enriching experiences that at the same time support local people.

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Did you know?

The famous battlefield of Rorke’s Drift is also home to the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELC) Arts and Crafts Centre that nurtured and gave worldwide exposure to many of South Africa’s prominent black artists.


I dream of the realisation of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses.

– Nelson Mandela