Journey: Autumn in South Africa (14 nights)

- Erik Haugen, Erik Haugen, CEO of Kiwi Collection, has a well-deserved reputation as an outstanding merger and acquisition specialists, a leader and a premier long-range business development strategist. In addition to a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics magna cum laude from Cornell University he has a Master’s degree in both Marketing and Finance from one of the most celebrated academic institutions in America – the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. As an Executive in a handful of high-powered consulting firms, Erik has developed long-range strategic plans for several Fortune 100 clients. He has also found success as a Senior Sales and Marketing Executive in the pharmaceutical and resources industries of Europe and the United States. His extensive professional experience has led Erik all over the globe and he has been a guest at many of the world’s finest hotels. And, while traveling with his beloved wife, Erik has developed a passion for fine cuisine, fine hotels, and exotic locations. His success in the world of high-finance has allowed Erik to fuse his passion and professionalism into his current role at the helm of Kiwi Collection.


Kiwi Collection CEO Erik Haugen offers journey suggestions to travellers based upon his own personal experiences travelling around the globe.

Stay 3 nights in Cape Town in the Table Bay hotel, perfectly located for all the shopping and sights of Cape Town, with views of the imposing Table Mountain

Stay 1 night in Franschoek in the boutique Mont Rochelle hotel, situated in the midst of thje wine region and boasting its own vineyard

Stay 2 nights in Hermanus, famous for whale watching, staying at the boutique Birkenhead House hotel with beautiful views over the ocean

Stay 2 nights in Plettenburg Bay at Tsala Treetop Lodge, a hotel in an amazing setting suspended above the forest floor

Fly to Johnnesburg

Stay 1 night at the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City, indulging in gambling, golf and sunbathing

Private transfer to Sabi Sands

Stay 3 nights in the Sabi-Sands Game Reserve at Singita Ebony taking safari drives to see the Big 5 and many other animals roam free

Transfer to Mpumalanga

Stay 2 nights in the mountainous, jungle covered region of Mpumalanga at Cybele Forest Lodge and Spa, the perfect place to relax

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  1. Thanks for featuring some of the top class destinations in Southern Africa.

    Lovely piece,

    Mutimba