About Us

Founded in 1996, we started as a small luxury travel company exclusively providing Golfing excursions in South Africa.

Now, we have become one of the largest and most successful Destination Management Companies, serving agents and tour operators globally with offices in Johannesburg, Knysna, and our main base in Cape Town. Recently, we have expanded our services by establishing an office in Nairobi, Kenya to cater to East Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, and beyond. Recently, we also added teams in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, and Windhoek, Namibia. We use the world’s leading travel operating system to ensure world-class itineraries and proposals are available, providing our clients the comfort of knowing we handle all the details for their customers’ 5 Star experiences.

Leadership Team

Scott Edkins
Scott Edkins

Founder, CEO

scott@ascottours.co.za

Lica Blomerus
Lica Blomerus

General Manager

lica@ascottours.co.za

Maryna Blomerus
Maryna Blomerus

Financial Manager

maryna@ascottours.co.za

Liana Walker
Liana walker

Finance Coordinator

liana@ascottours.co.za

David Nguro
David Nguro

General Manager, Kenya

Daleen Prinsloo
Daleen Prinsloo

Head of Digital

Catherine Jacobs
Catherine Jacobs

Data Manager

Travel Specialists

Marloe Currie
Marloe Currie

Senior Travel Consultant

Mauro Marques
Mauro Marques

Senior Travel Consultant

Blessing Murauro
Blessing Murauro

Senior Travel Consultant

Aniete Marques
Aniete Marques

Travel Consultant

Kelly curry
Kelly curry

Travel Coordinator

The Story of Ascot Tours

In an effort to redefine the African travel experience, Ascot Tours began its illustrious quest in Cape Town many years ago. What started as a modest initiative flourished into a leading name in golf and safari travel. With a pioneering vision, Ascot Tours has masterfully designed itineraries that display the incredible variety of Africa, expertly integrating the grandeur of golf with the excitement of safari.

Ascot Tours has developed distinctive routes across different terrains, offering exclusive opportunities for those seeking to participate in a carefully curated collection of unforgettable experiences. Experience the multitude of treasures that Africa has to offer with Ascot Tours, where luxury and adventure intertwine.

Early Years

Ascot Tours established itself based on a simple yet impactful principle: to create customized experiences that combined the excitement of golfing with the wildlife of Africa. Through the efforts of a compact and devoted team, the organization rapidly established a reputation for its unique methodology, meticulousness, and resolute dedication to ensuring client satisfaction.

Expansion

As the years rolled on, Ascot Tours steadily expanded its portfolio, exploring new destinations, uncovering hidden gems, and building a network of partners who shared their passion for creating unforgettable trips. The company’s unwavering commitment to quality and excellence propelled it forward, leading to collaborations with the best golf courses, luxury accommodations, and renowned safari lodges.

Golf & Safari

One of the defining moments in Ascot Tours’ history was the launch of their signature product, the Golf and Safari combination. This ingenious fusion of golf and wildlife encounters struck a chord with travellers seeking a holistic African experience. With meticulous planning, Ascot Tours designed itineraries that allowed golfers to tee off against breathtaking backdrops and enjoy African safaris in search of the Big Five. This innovative approach set Ascot Golf Tours apart and solidified its reputation as a trailblazer in the industry.

Who We Are Now

As the years turned into decades, we remained steadfast in our commitment to evolution. We embraced technological advancements, utilising digital platforms to enhance communication, streamline bookings, and provide travellers with pre-trip experiences. Our website became a portal to Africa’s wonders, offering virtual glimpses into the golf courses, wildlife, and cultures that awaited. But it isn’t just about technology:

  • We recognise the importance of sustainability and responsible tourism.
  • We embrace eco-friendly practises, supports local communities.
  • We partner with conservation initiatives to ensure that our travellers leave a positive impact on the places they visit.

With each passing year our dedication bore fruit in the form of accolades, awards, and, most importantly, the smiles of satisfied travellers. Our reputation for excellence attracted golf enthusiasts, adventurers, and families from around the world, all eager to experience Africa’s magic.

In our many years of operation, we have transformed from a humble idea into a powerhouse in the golf travel industry. Our history is a testament to the power of vision, passion, and dedication. As we continue to lead the way in creating extraordinary tours, we will remains a beacon of inspiration for travellers seeking to explore Africa.

And so, the story of Ascot Tours continues, with new chapters waiting to be written, new destinations waiting to be discovered, and new memories waiting to be made. With each traveller we guide, each golf course they conquer, and each wildlife encounter they experience, we at Ascot Tours will leave an indelible mark on the tourism industry – a mark that will endure for generations to come.

Ascot Tours: Your Premier DMC for Unforgettable Golf and Safari Experiences in Africa

When it comes to creating exceptional golf and safari tours across Africa, Ascot Tours stands at the forefront as the leading Destination Management Company (DMC). With a legacy of excellence and an unwavering commitment to crafting unparalleled experiences, Ascot Tours has earned its reputation as the go-to partner for agents and tour operators in the realm of golf travel.

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