Open Africa
Open Africa

Open Africa is a social enterprise that establishes tourism routes that offer travellers authentic experiences while generating income for local businesses in rural Africa.

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Empty Suitcase Open Mind

The best part about travel is the new and unexpected experiences. They make you see things differently and give you something to talk about when you get home. 

Open Africa has selected five of South Africa's most popular bloggers with different profiles to take part in a campaign to encourage people to travel with a more open mind. All they know is they are going on a holiday somewhere. The destination is secret. Follow them as they pack their bags and get ready to do travel differently.

One lucky person could also win a trip for 2 on one of Open Africa's self-drive routes valued at R30 000. Enter here.



5 ways to meet locals when you travel

As creatures of habit most of us prefer to stick to what we know. Change is never easy but by taking a step out of our comfort zone we get to see parts of ourselves we never knew existed. Travel is no different. Exploring unknown destinations, especially those off the beaten track, can be scary but it’s always worthwhile. Meeting locals, learning from them and having authentic experiences is guaranteed to change your life.

Read more about 5 ways to meet locals when you travel.





Do travel differently

Open Africa is different. We’re a social enterprise and our mission is to support travellers, businesses and donor partners in rural Southern Africa. We thought it time to look again at what we could be doing better for our stakeholders.

Read more about our new website.