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Marike Cronjé, Brand Manager

Marike’s passion for the Ker & Downey® Africa brand, luxury travel and staying ahead of travel trends makes her essential to our marketing team.

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Born and Bred

Marike grew up in Stellenbosch and has lived in Cape Town for the past seven years. She started her journey at Ker & Downey® Africa in 2014 and has been in the travel industry ever-since.

Highlight of her time at Ker & Downey® Africa

Having the opportunity to travel to some of the finest luxury lodges in South Africa and Namibia and meeting the people behind the brands. 

Travel Expertise

Marike has traveled extensively in South Africa, Namibia and Mozambique. From 3 week road trips in Namibia to scuba diving trips in Mozambique, she has the local insights with an adventurous twist. 

Marike’s favourite destination in Africa

Sossusvlei in Namibia

Marike’s Top 3 Recommended Safari Lodges & Hotels

Gorah Elephant Camp, Addo National Park

Kwandwe River Lodge, Kwandwe Game Reserve

The Oyster Box Hotel, Durban

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