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About Us

Who We Are

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Our Wanderful Journey

We are the first pre-travel platform on the African continent! We are an early stage startup that connects Wanderers. like you, to local insights through virtual experiences to help them improve their overall travel experience. Our Journey started in  2021 and now we offer highly personalized pre-travel services, true culture immersions and local language experiences. We have also curated exciting virtual and in-person travel experiences that capture the essence of South Africans, starting with our beautiful Mother City Cape Town.

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Our Wanderful Pillars

At WanderfullySo we have three core pillars that we live by: We help Wanderers Enjoy in-person and virtual travel that is insightful and unlocks true local, Enhance their travel experiences in Africa by using unique local insights; as well as Elevate locals and their communities while travelling.

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Our Wanderful Purpose

Our core purpose is to Reimagine Travel in Africa by changing the way travellers get local insights and information about destinations in Africa as well as how they interact with local culture. We do this by helping connect travellers to travel experiences that celebrate, appreciate and elevate the authenticity and rich culture Africa has to offer, through disruptive innovations. We are on a journey to becoming the home of true cultural exchange and meaningful local interactions in Africa. Join us on our growth journey as we Reimagine Travel in Africa.

Meet The Founder

Hi I'm Lily!

Well, I actually go by different names depending on where I am. My tribal name is Boledi and that's what they call me back in my village Moletlane. It's a pleasure to have you here! 

How We Help

Who We Help

Why Choose Us

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We Help You Unlock True Local 

A WandefullySo Experience, whether in-person or virtual, helps you explore and enjoy destinations in South Africa with a local and through the eyes of a local. We help you step into our daily lives so you can truly engage our lifestyle, language, food, and culture while positively contributing to our lives, neighbourhoods, and country.

What Makes Us Wanderful

Our Wanderful Gurus

We are a proudly South African company. We are also a proudly female founded, female led and female run company. We like to think of ourselves as a small team of Gurus with big hearts, big minds and big drive. We are wanderers who have a passion for empowering people and believe in our mission to Reimagine Travel in Africa which starts with Reimagining Africa. If you share the same mission, get in touch with us to learn more about becoming a Guru.

Our Wanderful Hosts

We are proud to work with wonderful locals who are amazing ambassadors of their country and Africa as a whole. Just like WanderfullySo, they too care about their country, they are passionate about travel and they love to empower others. If you would like to learn more about becoming a host, please click below.

Our Wanderful Network

One of our key pillars is Elevate and a big part of that involves empowering locals and local businesses within our travel community. When you support WanderfullySo, you help us Elevate and empower our Wanderful Network and they in turn empower other locals. Just like our Wanderful Hosts, our Wanderful Network Partners also care about their country and have a passion for people. If you would like to learn more about becoming a partner, please get in touch with us below.

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Work With Us

Would you like to collaborate with us? We'd love to hear from you!

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Become A Guru

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Become A Host

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Become A Partner

Support Us

Help us Reimagine Travel in Africa. Help us grow so we can continue to elevate locals within the travel community who are focused on making a difference. Donations from our supporters, our village help us grow from strength to strength and for that we are deeply grateful. Our win is your win, our success is your success!

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Africa, the world is waiting for us to show them who we really are. Let's Reimagine Travel in Africa together, our way!

Lily Makaleng- Founder & CEO

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