About - Southern Escape

Without exaggeration South Africa offers her guests an abundant assortment of sights and sounds to experience while visiting her beautiful shores. And there is nobody better to make you feel at home – away from your home – than the dedicated team at Southern Escape. Managed by Dieter and Daniella, this warm and dynamic husband and wife duo are as passionate about great client experiences as they are about South Africa. You could not be in better hands!


Daniella is born and raised in the picturesque southern suburbs of Cape Town and now resides in the Netherlands with her husband, Dieter. She is a proud ambassador of all things South Africa and loves promoting the wonderful attributes about her country. Daniella has a strong background in sales and customer service and is also an accredited wedding planner and a South African Travel Expert, registered with the South African tourism bureau. She is an avid wildlife and conservation supporter and is passionate about giving back to the community. With her planning your special South African sojourn it won’t be long before you are as in love with South Africa as she is.


Dieter is the other half of this dynamic husband and wife duo. Born in Belgium, Dieter spent 7 years of his childhood in South Africa, residing in the bustling business hub of Johannesburg. Even after moving back to Europe, he could not ignore the call of South Africa, and he continued to visit the country numerous times and even opened up a business in South Africa in 2010. Dieter is an experienced businessman and successfully operates companies in Europe and South Africa. He has an incomparable knowledge about South African markets and the country itself, and is ideally placed to help his clients with organising and hosting their work events, tradeshows and seminars.

Commitment to community

We are passionate about giving back to the South African community and greatly value its heritage and the diversity of its people. It is one of our core values to continuously uplift the community by providing our clients with knowledge and insight into the country’s deep-rooted history.

Another one of our core values is our commitment to sustainable tourism practices and the preservation of South Africa’s wildlife, and the challenges it faces. We will never be affiliated with any hunting or animal interactions of this nature.

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