Our decades of personal experience, valuable local insights, and the comfort of knowing our Travel Designers are originally from Africa, bring our travelers back again and again for more custom, highly curated travel experiences. Discover for yourself. Get started planning today!

Travel + Leisure Worlds Best Safari Outfitter 2017

First Trip to Africa?

It was amazing! Truly the trip of a lifetime!

“We are still reeling in the absolutely fabulous memories we’re left with from our trip to Tanzania & Rwanda! Our trip was truly incredible and we thank you so much for making it happen. Words really can’t describe the majesty of our experiences and the wonderful places we visited.”


Shue-Ping & Richard

PasPadena, California

Leora Rothschild

Leora, a native South African, knows how to live life to the fullest! She founded Rothschild Safaris in 1998, following her dream of sharing the Africa she loves with others. Growing up in Africa, some of her favorite memories include a camping trip in Kruger National Park. “There was nothing fancy about that trip, we…

Pam Langhoff

Pam grew up in the stunning city of Cape Town, South Africa. Having lived there for 21 years, prior to living in Europe and now the United States, she is very much South African at heart and will always consider South Africa to be her home. Pam’s first safari experience was in Zimbabwe at the…

Ruthie Detwiler

Ruthie has traveled to or lived in more countries than we have space to list! She has worked in the travel industry for the past 22 years and has lived and worked in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Morocco and Mexico. For the past 10 years she has been specializing in Africa, the destination that…

Angie Voigt

Angie has been an avid and adventurous traveler for years and any description of her enthusiasm for travel is simply an understatement! Born in South Africa and raised in Asia, Angie moved every few years growing up. As a third culture kid, she learnt to speak the local lingo in Indonesia, exchanged smiles with saffron…

Tanaya Lambert

Tanaya has a passion for travel, which has taken her to many unforgettable places. Having traveled to 47 countries, she has seen the Northern Lights, explored the Pyramids of Egypt, seen orangutans in Borneo, witnessed Machu Picchu at sunrise and played with sea lions in the Galapagos. Along with the Taj Mahal and cruising the…

Angela Pretorius

As the head of the Rothschild Safaris South Africa office, Angela’s in-depth knowledge and 20-years of travel experience is a tremendous asset to Rothschild’s operations. If you are traveling to Africa then Angela has had a hand in your trip. Always readily available to the U.S office and travellers on the ground in Africa, Angela…

Elsabe Coetzee

Born and raised in South Africa, Elsabe spent much of her childhood exploring the African wilderness. Whether doing self-drives to see animals with her family, exploring innumerable camps, or taking note of the incredible diversity in the local villages, travel and exploration is in Elsabe’s heart.  Expanding her love of travel, she acquired a degree…

Melissa Hansen

Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.” ~ Matthew Karsten Melissa’s role at Rothschild Safaris is to oversee Sales and Operations. She manages our team of Travel Designers, Client Managers, and Operations staff which is the heartbeat of the company. If you have talked to a Travel Designer, booked a trip, or established a…

Kimberly Brokling

Kimberly is originally from Wyoming and moved to Colorado to get her Master’s degree in Communication. She has traveled through China, Ecuador, and Europe, and spent two years living with the Dagomba people in West Africa, learning the language (small small), eating the local cuisine, and getting to know the people. She has an intense…

Jessica Faith

Jessica is our go-to person in the office. She was born in Oak Harbor Washington and moved to Colorado in her youth. She has a degree in global tourism. Jessica has always been involved in the tourism industry, working for hotel chains, travel companies and ski resorts. Jessica spent many years in the military before…




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Meet our lovely, award-winning team of consultants. We know finding experienced experts is not an easy task. So, congratulations on finding us! Be it via searching the web, a referral or your local travel agent, we have no doubt you will find us the most knowledgeable in the travel industry. Born and bred in South Africa, as most of us are, you will gain from our local insider experiences, little tips and first hand guidance.

Lets make your first trip to Africa or Beyond truly memorable
Call us with any questions:
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AUS: 61-7-5455-4243