Melinda Fourie

Res Desks
Reservations: Chem Chem Safaris

Franschhoek office: Melinda loves the African sun and the magnificent nature that surrounds her. She is passionate about making someone's dream holiday become a reality, and when asked what she loves about working for Classic Portfolio she replies with a smile "being part of a company that has a heart for sustainability and conservation makes working with the all-girls team a dream!"

Responsibility: Managing client reservations.

Kenya

WHAT WE LOVE: Kenya is the one country that offers everything. From the fun and funky capital city of Nairobi to the pristine beaches along the coast - Kenya offers fantastic diversity. The gorgeous Laikipia with its lush landscapes is crowned by its vast conservancies, the arid Northern Frontier which is home to the colourful and proud Samburu is an experience best complemented by the open plains of the Mara. Kenya's savannahs are rich with game, the cultural encounters are authentic, and the dramatic landscapes characterised by equatorial forests and mighty snow-capped mountains. Safaris have been the mainstay of Kenya’s tourism for many decades and it also rates as one of the top five bird-watching destinations in the world.

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Kwandwe Galpin Tented Camp

Designed to inspire and create connections with nature, Galpin is an exclusive-use, eco-friendly tented camp. Far removed from the trappings of modern life and located in a quiet, tranquil corner of the reserve, it provides a genuine escape into the wilderness. The camp strikes a balance between comfort and adventure. The 4 bedroom tents have piping hot water, indoor and outdoor showers and luxurious beds, whilst the main area and boma provide an ideal space for families and groups to share quality time together, undisturbed by the modern world. Campfire cuisine, warm hospitality and enormous skies make for a genuine African safari experience. Tucked away in a lush valley, gazing east towards the beautiful Galpin Dam,..

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