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.
Discover authentic Africa at its best! Find out more about our routes.
62 travel routes 6 countries 2161 participating businesses 33 473 people employed
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Did you know?
One of the key attractions at the Edith Stephens Wetland Park in Philippi, Cape Town, is a species of Isoetes which grows nowhere else on Earth.
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, Open Africa's Patron