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We’ll admit, we’re pretty good at what we do. But the real reason why companies love working with us is because of our team. We all speak English, and with a mix of that famous “Scandinavian Quality”, great local knowledge and lots of energy, we take on all projects with confidence and a smile.
WE ALSO SPEAK: AFRIKAANS / XHOSA / SWEDISH / NORWEGIAN / GERMAN / FINNISH / FRENCH
Pelle’s energetic personality has partly contributed to our name Propel, which is a shortened version of his nickname “Propeller”. Pelle loves figures which is also his main responsibility at Propel. His primary passions are running and playing rock’n roll!
MY BEST TIP: A run along the Atlantic Seaboard in the sunset and thereafter go to one of Cape Town’s rock clubs that has live music.
Telephone:+27 (0) 82 406 46 46
With service, sales and marketing experience from companies like SAS Leisure Group and Mercuri International she focuses on closing business deals and keeping the right level of rates with suppliers. She really enjoys selling, travelling & sports, especially soccer.
MY BEST TIP: Hike or run up Lions Head will give you great views of our Mother City, Cape Town, and suburbs like Camps Bay & Robben Island. A must do!
Email:+27 (0) 82 970 7211
After several years in the travelling business in Sweden Tiina decided to do something she’d been longing for a long time – work and live abroad! What could be better than living and working in the most beautiful and vibrating city of them all, Cape Town? She feels at home with the Propel Team where she combines her love for project management and makes use of her organizing skills.
MY BEST TIP: Enjoy some of Cape Town’s many fantastic restaurants! Here you can find everything from budget to high-end restaurants for a great value.
Phone:+27 (0) 72 904 8618
Nyameka has a great personality and is always willing to assist where its most needed. She is often involved in connection with catering or coordinating out on the road with our groups. In her spare time she loves sewing and hanging out with her friends!
MY BEST TIP: I would really like to take guests with to my church and experience the vibe as well as listen to Gospel music on a Sunday morning!
Phone:+27 (0) 71 851 1222
One of our true South Africans in the office, also being the youngest of all the “Propellers”. Stephy is the girl behind the scenes in the office. When she is not busy assisting our project managers her days are filled with anything from paying invoices to surprising our guests along their journey in her amazing country to call her home. She is the rock every office needs, and we are very happy to have her!
MY BEST TIP: Take a trip on our local train line down to the South Peninsula to catch a surf in Muizenberg, thereafter visiting the amazing little coffee shops and craft markets that Kalk bay has to offer, continuing on the train line all the way to Simons Town to visit our little penguin friends at Boulders Beach! South Peninsula tour is a must when visiting the Beautiful Cape Town.
Phone:+27 (0) 83 273 3191
After having spent more than 20 years as a journalist – mainly focusing on Africa – Görrel decided to come back ”home” to Cape Town and take on a new challenge as a Tour Guide. With knowledge and compassion she always strives to make every tour a special one. She loves spending time in the bush – or on the road to a new adventure.
MY BEST TIP: South Africa and Africa are full of gems waiting to be discovered. Don’t be afraid to get off the beaten track and take the road less travelled.
Phone:+27 (0) 73 292 7750
Guide / Safari Guide
Andreas is a journalist and photographer gone guide. He has spent more than a decade travelling around sub-Saharan Africa, building up an extensive experience and knowledge. He is a fully qualified ranger (safari guide) and SATSA accredited cultural guide. Andreas is also the author of several books on Africa, the latest being the personal guide book “Mitt Kapstaden”.
MY BEST TIP: Don’t leave South Africa without having experienced the amazing African wilderness. Animals should be appreciated in their truly natural environment, so don’t settle for anything less.
Phone:+27 (0) 78 552 0397
Qualified Sommelier & Registered tour guide
Karin has a knowledge and experience within the food & wine industry in South Africa. Her personal engagement and involvement in helping underprivileged kids in the townships through her own charity organization, A Reaching Hand, is invaluable.
MY BEST TIP: I encourage to visit the townships. An eye-opening, yet positive and enriching experience that will stay with you for life.
Phone:+27 (0) 21 424 3800
Julia is driven by discovering new adventures and places. If there is an opportunity to experience a new adventure she is will always be willing to join! “I really enjoy my time at Propel Africa and living in the beautiful city of Cape Town”.
MY BEST TIP: Drive a couple of hours up north and visit the Cederberg wilderness area. Spend the day hiking in amazing nature and stay the night under the most intense star spangled sky.
Phone:+27 (0) 76 613 2157
I love the excitement of exploring new places. New experiences is what drives me forward and I never say no to an adventure. So far I love everything about Cape Town. I am fascinated by how one city can be so diverse, ranging from the ocean to high mountains and everything in between.