Sandi Elkington

Meet Sandi Elkington, Travel Specialist

Sandi Elkington has a passion and reverence for her work like no other: she is in charge of the East-African destinations, including Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and the spice island of Zanzibar. Sandi has a genuine love for her job and Africa and brings this passion to the forefront in planning safaris for her clients.

Sandi’s Bucket List

  • To swim the clear waters of Lake Malawi
  • To sail on a gulet in the turquoise waters of Turkey
  • To lie in bed in a tent in the middle of the Serengeti (with my husband) and listen to the sounds of the African night
  • To fly from Windhoek up the Skeleton Coast to Serra Cafema Camp
  • To lie by the pool after a refreshing sunrise dip in the sea at Shooting Star, Zanzibar
  • To raft the Breede River with my little family
  • Spend a couple of nights at Rekero Camp, Masai Mara
  • Experience The Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
  • See Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.
Take a dhow down the Nile instead of a large tourist boat) and stay at old Cataract Hotel (writing place for Agatha Christies Death on the Nile)

Elephant Pepper Camp

Luxurious safari tents, comfortable beds, a warm fire, hot chocolate, delicious afternoon teas, great fireside stories, wonderful sounds of the bush at night – Elephant Pepper Camp, in the Masai Mara, is without a doubt, one of the best camps I’ve been to in my nearly 22 years in this industry. It’s as if a
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Weight restrictions….Nope, they won’t weigh you naked!

Due to their location, many African safari camps are accessed by light aircraft. As these planes are small, there are size and weight restrictions (both for customers and their luggage). Just as passengers need to know in advance about the restrictions; it is even more important that we inform the airlines about any unusual shapes
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Indaba; Sandi’s Experience

This was my second Indaba only, even though I’ve been in this industry for over 21 years. Pulse Africa has the fabulous philosophy of growing their staff and keeping them in the sun and happy. Last year I hit the ground running after missing my evening flight (that bit about travel agents making the worst
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Three Trees at Spionkop

When I was younger we used to hurl insults to the Afrikaans kids and they to us. Insults of rooinek and soutpiel were vollied with cries of crunchie and dutchman. After that we used to settle down to the serious business of riding our bikes, trekking through the veld and playing in the drains –
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