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Johan a born and bred “Johannesburger” was schooled in Johannesburg in the 70’s , the formative years of the New South Africa. Conscripted into the army and 2 years in the bush in Angola gave the passion and the love for the bush to this city boy. Completing studies in Civil engineering in the mid 80’s, Johan worked as site engineer on major construction projects in SA . After a stint at running his own company in construction and development Johan realised that work is not all that life is about and the passion of the bush made a career change possible .Going back to school and qualifying as a national tourist guide Johan has been accompanying tourists on tours since 1998 introducing visiting people to Southern Africa to its rich cultural and wildlife experiences. Representing tourist guides on the Gauteng Guide Association he has represented SA tourist guides at the World federation of tourist guides conferences in Bali and Estonia. Come and join Johan on a tour experiencing firsthand the change and the new life South Africa has to offer
Travel Association licences
National Department of Tourism : GP0035
The Institute of Professional Tourist guides of SA: GP0035/1
31 Washington Drive
African Timeout is a owner operated tour operator based in Johannesburg Gauteng, which is the gateway to Southern Africa The personalized company was formed due to the increase in visitors wanting to experience the new South Africa as well as the increase in the demand of soft adventure, sporting and environmental tours. Johan Van Biljon with a background in civil engineering and a love for wildlife and the outdoors have been a registered Tourist Guide since 1998 and prides himself in the excellent personal service to make your South African experience an unforgettable one.
Although we specialize in Gauteng and Mpumalanga regions we are a complete destination management company operating throughout Southern Africa.
Our guides are well versed in travel to all corners of Southern Africa and are registered with National Department of Tourism (NDT). We are able to supply most foreign language guides. Our experienced well-organized team guarantees a quick response to inquiries and reservations.
We invite you to discover South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and Mozambique with us. AFRICAN TIMEOUT offers a variety of different tours, which include the best highlights of the sub-region. We organize escorted tours for large groups and individuals, conferences, executive and business travel.
Our specialty is tailor made tours for the smaller group with itineraries to suit the client. Our competent team conducts Professional Meet and Greet and transfer facilities for guests and large groups. Our modern fleet of air-conditioned vehicles meets all the requirements of the National Transport Commission and is fully insured for passenger liability