Patrick Muesse

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A bit on Patrick

Patrick is one of our most experienced LuxVenture® Designers. Working in the German division, Patrick creates and delivers five star FIT experiences to primarily South Africa.

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I grew up in Germany but once I was exchange student in High School, I discovered experiences different places, cultures and landscapes and have not stopped exploring the world since. Having lived in Europe, North America and Africa there is a lot of places I was lucky enough to have already discovered with many more to be discovered.

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A quick Q+A

Patrick shares some tricks of the trade

  • Favourite lodge/hotel in Africa?

    "Jamala Royal Madikwe Safari Lodge"

  • Favourite African experience?

    “Listening to the sound of nature at night."

  • I travel because…

    “It energizes me."

  • When I'm not planning adventures for my clients...

    "I’m planning my next trip."

  • Best piece of travel advice?

    "Only pack the essentials."

  • Where would you like to travel to next?

    "Mauritius, Uganda and ultimately Australia"

  • What gear do you never travel without?


  • Favourite quote?

    “Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”

  • Favourite drink?

    "Red Wine (Pinotage)"

  • Favourite Adventure type?


  • What one thing do you want to do before you die?

    "Volunteer for a conservation project."

  • Top Wildlife (favourite wild animal)


Patrick's top trips

LuxVenture® Trip

Botswana & Victoria Falls "Into The Wild" Safari

Combine untouched wilderness and unparalleled game viewing with the adventure capital of Africa and you've got a LuxVenture® for the bucket list.

Duration 8 Days
Price from $5,462 - $7,249
When All year round
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Okavango Delta + Chobe Safari

Our best-selling six day Botswana safari ticks all the boxes at an unbeatable price.

Duration 6 Days
Price from $2,985 - $4,898
When All year round
LuxVenture® Trip

Chobe River + Okavango Delta Luxury Safari

Explore Botswana in style on our popular 7 day Chobe river cruise and Okavango Delta luxury safari.

Duration 7 Days
Price from $6,333
When All year round

Meet our LuxVenture® Designers

Meet Marcelo

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The Managing Director of Ker & Downey® Africa DMC has over 15 years of experience operating as a product, operations and training manager within the luxury tour operators in São Paulo, Brazil.

"Marcelo Novais of Ker & Downey Africa organized a superb safari for us this past May/June 2017" - Peter King, USA

Meet Johanna

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Johanna is a positive and hardworking member of our German division. Being both well travelled and a people’s person Johanna puts together incredible trips for her German clients.