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ABout Us

Since 2002, we are still passionate about keeping our business true to its founding values:

Small, exclusive, owner run and managed, offering daring bespoke packages consisting of unique experiences to the adventurous traveller. We’re all about finding new places and experiences for you, thinking out of the box and building long term relationships with our agents. Above all, we are uncompromising when it comes to meeting your needs and making your dreams come true.

MEET THE

DARE TO EXPLORE

TEAM

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angie

karan

OWNER AND FOUNDER

Having travelled around the world with her family from a young age, Africa was the continent that stood out the most for her. After her studies she ended up following her heart and settling in South Africa. This led to the launch of Dare to Explore in 2002. It’s the love for the continent and travel that is the foundation of Dare to Explore.  Angie's top African country to visit is Botswana & Rwanda.

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WENDY

CERVA

ACCOUNTS

Born and raised in the small town of Heidelberg, South Africa - Wendy enjoys family holidays camping in nature.  Her journey with DTE started in 2014 and everyday since Wendy has learnt a lot about herself and the tourism industry.... Wendy is known for her warm heart, caring personality and delicious coffee. Her favourite destinations in Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia & Namibia.

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KLARIEN

ERNST

JOURNEY DESIGNER TEAM LEADER

Klarien's passion for travel & the great outdoors started at a young age while growing up on a farm in South Africa.  Klarien spent every winter holiday camping in the Kruger National Park where her love for the African bush was cemented. After her studies in tourism she explored various careers within the travel industry and settled in 2014 at DTE where she has found her home.  Klarien has been creating and designing luxury journeys for Dare to Explore for over 6 years. Next destination on her bucket list:  Tanzania & Rwanda

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candice

vd berg

JOURNEY DESIGNER

DTE’s youngest and newest addition to the team.  Candice comes with a wealth of experience in the industry and a true passion for travel. Something interesting – when Candice travels to different places, she collects rocks as a memento… Destinations in Africa she would love to visit are Botswana & Namibia.  What do you think should be her next “rock” sample?