From 1996, to the Oshkosh Airshow (EAA Airventure) in Wisconsin, USA. Oshkosh is recognised as the aviator’s “must have been there” airshow.
The first of these tours operated in 2007 at the behest of the American Navion Owners’ Association. Persistent demand has resulted in these tours to become annual events as of 2016.
From 1992, to the ISKA World Sport Karate Championships in Orlando, USA. Operated exclusively for the NMA SA Protea Sport Karate Team & Supporters.
From 1995, subject orientated special interest tours. For EGD, Drama, Science, History, Art and Culture students to Washington, New York and Boston.
Designer Tours arranges Cricket, Hockey and Golf Tours for Schools, Academies and Clubs. The tours arranged are both for outgoing groups from SA, and groups coming in to SA.
Aviation tours for the USA based Navion Owners’ Association. Past tours have been to South Africa, New Zealand, England and Scotland, Wales and Ireland, and Portugal.
Navioneer Tour References – PDF Download
For aviators from the UK, up to 10 light aircraft in a group, self-piloting around Southern Africa. A support aircraft, transporting the flight and tour directors, escorts the group. The tours spend up to 18 days flying to the most remote airstrips within Southern Africa. During these tours, the aircraft will typically fly about 3,000 nautical miles (5,700km) spending about 26 hours in the air. The first of these groups operated during 2005, and there have been many others to date.
Flight-Seeing Safari Tour References – PDF Download
The largest groups handled have been WAKO ’95 – 182 karateke to Montreal, New York and Orlando; Rentokil Achievers ’98 – 184 passengers to New York and Orlando; IKGA ‘01-136 karateke to Perth.
Previous group tour members will very often request a personal Southern African tour to be created for themselves, and sometimes for friends. Although this category of tour does not match our “special interest group tour operator” profile, we are happy to oblige.
Information and Analysis of tours that we have undertaken – Click Here
Hi Calvin and Wendy,
Hope all fine your side!
Just a big thank you for last year’s Oshkosh. We really enjoyed it and will join you one day again. This email brought back nice memories! You guys are excellent in what you do!
Good luck with this year & enjoy!
On behalf of the Crawford group, we must thank you for a most amazing tour - the transport arrangements, the hotel, the booking of tickets, the taxi plans, everything was just perfect! We were truly right in the middle of the action of the festival and were able to walk a lot and get to know the city and the weather was actually good, after all our misgivings! Once again, you proved why so many of us are still using your services after fifteen years - there is nobody who understands we theatre types like you and every tour is an absolute pleasure because of your fantastic arrangements and planning.
Wow to think that the trip that I have looked forward to for so long is over so quickly!
Thank you for all the good times, laughs and great friendships. All the best, Abri.
Our sincere thanks for a GREAT tour – we really thoroughly enjoyed it.
My sincere thanks for all your planning and for introducing us to how Oshkosh works – we could not have done this on our own. Busses, hotels, air tickets and all – well done and thanks!
Met a great bunch of people and it was fantastic to enjoy a tour that is organized but still gives you so much latitude to do your own thing without always moving in a group. Thanks Calvin.
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