About

John and Natalia Van Houdt Amazing Cruises and SafarisJohn and Natalia van Houdt welcome you to Amazing Cruises and Safaris.
We have had the pleasure of planning dream vacations for thousands of our clients world wide since 1991.

Why trust us with booking your valuable vacation?

  • Wherever you dream of going, chances are “We have been there”
  • We give recommendations as to where it is essential to book excursions and where you can easily venture out on your own.
  • As a shopping guru Natalia has saved our clients hundreds of dollars recommending what to buy in your destination
  • As a “Bon vivant” expert John can recommend where to find the local specialties and “Not to miss” restaurants and culinary experiences along the way.
  • We are shareholders in the Ensemble Travel Group, a North America wide consortium of travel agencies offering hundreds of “hosted cruises” world wide.
  • Complimentary shore excursion, cocktail party, pre-paid gratuities and shipboard credits are some of the amenities that can be found on selected Ensemble Hosted cruises
  • We offer personally escorted cruises, safaris and land tours to our favourite places around the world.
  • We monitor the price of your cruise after you book and will re-book you at no additional fee where permitted by the cruise lines
  • We are Certified Master Cruise Counsellors through the Cruise Lines International Association
  • We are Master Kenya authorized travel agents
  • We are South Africa Travel experts having escorted and visited this beautiful country 11 times.
  • We are River Cruise specialists
  • We are Paul Gauguin Cruises “Pearl” certified agents
  • We are Oceania Cruise Specialists
  • We thrive on past clients and referrals
  • Privileged of having experienced the “7 Wonders of the World”