Ground Handling Service

Africa Unlocked offers a ground-handling service to international travel agents specializing in small, exclusive and tailor-made tours. This service is only available within the borders of South Africa. Our offices are situated near Hoedspruit in the heart of the South Africa’s lowveld and Blyde Canyon region. Our strategic location offers easy access to all prominent Lowveld reserves and we are within easy reach of all lowveld airports, all of which are serviced by daily domestic connections to Johannesburg and Cape Town. International connections to the rest of Africa from Kruger Mpumalanga only two hours way make multi-country safaris very attainable.

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Our strategic location makes it easy to be on top of each safari.

 Distance to Game Reserves:

  • Timbavati/Klaserie Gate: 45 miutes
  • Kruger National Park: 45 minutes
  • Sabie Sands Game Reserve: 2 hours
  • Balule: 30 minutes
  • Thornybush Game Reserve: 30 minutes
  • Kapama/ Camp Jabulani: 30 minutes

Distance to Airports:

  • Eastgate Airport, Hoedspruit – 30 minutes
  • Kruger Mpumalanga, Nelspruit – 2 hours
  • Phalaborwa airport – 1.3 hours

More reasons to entrust us with your safaris.

Strategic representatives.

We have representatives in strategic cities throughout South Africa offering you on-the-ground expertise and peace of mind. Each representative/s in charge of your safari is available 24/7 throughout the duration of your safari and can be reached any time of day.


Working knowledge of properties enables us to recommend and pair individual lodges, camps or activities with exact guest requirements and activities.


Competitive prices at selected venues ensures we deliver a fantastic value for money product to you, backed up by personal knowledge.

Current information.

We visit each venue personally. This allows us to extend current and up-to-date information through to you.


Our guides are the best in the business. Each one is individually selected, professional and mature with several years experience. Thus, in addition to having a great guide who unlocks the countries intricacies, you also have someone accompanying your guests who will handle any unforeseen event.

We also offer a professional private guiding service to where an Africa Unlocked professional guide accompany clients on safari, regardless whether you use Africa Unlocked as your ground handler or not. Specialist birding or wildlife photography guides are available. The private guiding service is available throughout Africa.

Meet and greet.

Each guest is met at the arrivals hall by a Africa Unlocked representative. Travel documents are handed over and onward arrangements are explained.

Road Transfers.

All road transfers are done in luxury SUV vehicles and driven by drivers/guides who have the relevant public driving permit. We use our won vehicles and no transfers are subcontracted to third parties.


We arrange all domestic flights both scheduled and chartered.


Each safari or tour is individually insured with the South African Tourism Insurance Brokers (SATIB) the leaders in travel and tourism insurance in Southern Africa

Contact Info

Plot 14 Kampersrus,
Limpopo Province,
Republic of South Africa
(+27) 082 745 0522

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