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Access Southern Africa is a wholesale Destination Management Company. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Heidi Helm and her team focus on travel services throughout Southern Africa, guaranteeing professional service and expertise with personal care and 24 hour emergency support from start to finish.

For your next Southern African holiday experience, let us show you how you can have an unforgettable holiday.


Southern Africa holds a special place in our heart. Experience a world filled with wonder, majesty and grace. Browse through our latest tours and itineraries.

Self-drive Tour of Namibia

Quick Tour to South Africa

Best of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe

Classic South Africa

South Africa
South Africa

With this self-drive tour you can explore the intense beauty Namibia offers, from the Kokerboom Forests to the Fish River Canyon, from Lüderitz to Sossusvlei, from Swakopmund to the Etosha National Park, Namibia offers an unforgettable trip.

The Quick Tour to South Africa will give you a taste of all this wonderful country has to offer. From the large cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, to the renowned Kruger National Park game reserve and the grand finale in the spectacular Cape Town.

The Best of Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe Tour offers you wonderful and diverse vistas spanning the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park in Botswana, the Zambezi Region in Namibia and the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

From the large cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria, to the renowned Kruger National Park game reserve, cut your way through the Kingdom of Swaziland en-route to Kwa-Zulu Natal, down the Garden Route and end in the spectacular Cape Town.

Welcome to Africa

There are few places on earth with as much wonder, variety and sheer natural beauty as Southern Africa. From Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Eswatini, Lesotho and from the Kruger National Park all the way down to magnificent Cape Town in South Africa…. This vast part of the continent is home to a plethora of landscapes, climates, wildlife and cultures…and we have it all on offer for you!

About Heidi

No stranger to African soil, Heidi Helm was born and raised in Namibia and moved to Cape Town, South Africa, in 1996 where she resides till this day. She also studied in Cape Town while still living in Namibia. She has traveled the southern part of the African continent throughout her whole life whether it be for work or leisure. Add to that her 30+ years of working in the tourism industry and you get a travel specialist with a wealth of knowledge, experience, and most of all passion!

Her working career started at an airline in Namibia, thereafter she owned her own business in the motor vehicle industry for 15 years, which also entailed car hire, before moving to Cape Town where she has been working in senior management for a larger tour operator for 15 years.

In 2012 she decided it was time to start her own business and Access Southern Africa was born. With a lot of hard work, endless dedication, professionalism and passion she has managed to grow the business year after year! Not being able to cope with the work load eventually, her children got involved and so the company turned into a family business.

She is a well know personality in the tourism industry, locally and abroad. She has proven her professionalism and expertise to many in the industry. The trust that she received over the many years, she still enjoys today. Putting all these aspects together she is the perfect partner to look after your needs in the tourism industry, regionally in Southern Africa and Internationally.

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