Changing your perception of travel.

 

The brainchild of Ozzy Yerlikaya, a personality powerhouse with over ten years experience in the industry, at Travel Designer he and his team are dedicated to creating original tailored experiences unlike anything else, that allow an introduction to Cape Town while offering access to the inspiring artists, eateries and local legends who call it home.

This is the future of lifestyle travel and you’re guaranteed to feel less like a tourist, and more like you’re spending time with friends.

 
September 13, 2017
Welcome-Drink

Join our Sunset Appreciation Masterclass

For us sundowners are a celebration. They are about being outside when dusk falls and relaxing into the beauty of the surrounds with a drink in hand, while watching the sun disappearing into the sea or mountain.
March 28, 2017
Drive a Porsche with Michelle Hambly-Grobler

Porsche Driving with Michelle Hambly-Grobler

When asked why she doesn’t own just one Porsche she responds ‘Porsches are like children and smarties … the more the merrier.’ Drive a Porsche with Michelle Hambly-Grobler exclusively through Travel Designer.
March 28, 2017
An afternoon with Political & Editorial Cartoonist, Zapiro

An afternoon with Political and Editorial Cartoonist, Zapiro

Born in Cape Town in 1958, Jonathan Zapiro couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so he studied architecture at the University of Cape Town. When he couldn’t imagine a career in architecture, he tried switching to Graphic Design and promptly got conscripted to serve his compulsory two years in the then South African Defence Force (SADF).
March 27, 2016
Take me on Safari

Reconnect with Nature

An African safari once experienced, will draw you back for more. Each area, game reserve, protected piece of land – be the focus wildlife or natural wonder – holding it’s own appeal and selected to suit your interest.
September 13, 2017
Mak1one courtesy of VISI

Street Art with Legendary Graffiti Artist Mak1one

Urban art and street art can be found throughout Cape Town. On walls, doorways and under bridges, turning ordinary spaces into canvasses of expression, often holding political or social significance, a form of art once associated with defiance and revolt, it is in fact a cultural message to the people of the city.
September 13, 2017
Cape Town on Two wheels

Do Cape Town on Two Wheels

Breathe in the fresh air and park exactly where you want to, whether it’s at the beach or in buzzing downtown, enjoy the freedom as you tour Cape Point Nature Reserve or take on the picturesque Atlantic seaboard.
September 13, 2017
Cape-Town-Nightlife-with-Ozzy

The Cape Town Nightlife

You know how you’re in a great city and you find yourself wondering where all the cool locals hang out after dark and how best to get a taste of the nightlife. You’re not ready to head back to your hotel room at 10pm, although are also aware that without the ‘insider info’ you’re probably safer doing so.
March 28, 2017
Talk Fashion, Tailoring and Textile Design with Adrian Heneke in his Studio

Talk Fashion and Textile Design with Adrian Heneke

Book with Travel Designer to meet Adrian Heneke in his space and have an opportunity to order your customize shirt in Cape Town.
September 13, 2017
The Walking Epicurean Experience

The Walking Epicurean Experience

If you consider yourself a foodie, then this exploration is for you. We’ll break the evening down into courses, from cocktails, starters, entrée and dessert, to after dinner drinks at a cool club.
September 13, 2017
Catch the Waves - Surfing Muizenberg in Style

Surf Lessons with our In-House Instructors

Muizenberg is be perfect beach for learning to surf. Join Ozzy and his team for a fun day out on the waves.
September 13, 2017
Into-the-Fold-with-Origami-Artist-Ross-Symons

Into the Fold with Origami Artist Ross Symons

Meet Cape Town local Ross Symons aka @white_onrice, a full time origami artist and renowned Instagrammer who had been creatively folding paper for a while when he decided he enjoyed it so much, he’d turn it into a career.
March 28, 2017
Meet Jan Braai - The Ultimate Braai Master

The Ultimate Braai with Jan Braai

Jan Braai is the author of three best selling books on the topic of Braai, which have been translated into a numerous languages and published internationally. He is the presenter of a highly acclaimed television show ‘Jan Braai vir Erfenis’ now in its 10th season. He’s just the guy to give you an ultimate South African braai experience.
September 13, 2017
Let’s get wet with a personalised scuba diving experience

Let’s Go Scuba Diving

Ozzy is a qualified and very experienced scuba diving instructor and can arrange to take you diving with the sharks on Aliwal Shoal, in Umkomaas, Southern Kwa Zulu Natal.
September 13, 2017
First thursday

First Thursdays with Ozzy

First Thursdays with Ozzy On the first Thursday of every month, explore art galleries and cultural attractions in Cape Town until late. First Thursdays Cape Town is a free cultural experience where art galleries and other cultural attractions in the central and East city districts stay open late on the first Thursday of every month.
September 13, 2017
Going to local music festivals with Ozzy

Local Music Festivals

A true Festival experience should really be about celebrating a way of life, and the people, clothes, music, ideas and the trimmings that go with it.
September 13, 2017
The Music Man

The Music Man

Music has been his most intimate passion and his vinyl addiction started at the age of 16 as he frequented house parties and clubs on the Cape Flats in the 80's.
March 28, 2017
Coffee with SA National Barista Champion Wayne Oberholzer

Coffee with a National Barista Champion

Wayne’s 8 year career includes such highlights as the 2012 SA National Barista Champion, 2014’s Cup Tasting champion and has recently been crowned the 2016 SA National Barista Champion.
September 13, 2017
Tailormade-Road-Trips

Designer Road Trips

Self drive experiences along South Africa’s stunning routes, oceans, forests and mountains will see you sleeping in treetops or on the shoreline. Begin your journey with the expertise, experience and insights of Travel Designer.
March 28, 2017
Sommelier on Board

Sommelier on Board

With hundreds of impressive farms and estates to choose from, you are spoilt for choice and may need guidance in where best to do your tasting. It’s therefore essential to have a local expert guiding you to the best of them, which is exactly what our Sommelier on Board Brent Bartlett will do.
March 28, 2017
An Aerial Perspective over Cape Town in a Helicopter

An Aerial Perspective of Cape Town

Take to the skies for a private helicopter ride over Cape Town to witness the blue beauty of the Atlantic Ocean, appreciate the scenic wonders of Table Bay, the rugged fringe of the Twelve Apostles Mountains and the enormity of False Bay.
September 13, 2017
Food Jamming with Jade de Waal

Food Jamming with Jade de Waal

Your experience will start with a visit to the Oranjezicht Food Market to meet the founder Sheryl Ozinsky, and some of the locals who frequent it. Enjoy breakfast before shopping for the organic ingredients you will need to cook with Jade at her home.
March 28, 2017
Gourmet Picnic

Mouthwatering Gourmet Picnics

We will transform your al fresco meal into a gourmet experience you will never forget, with locally sourced products and fine South African wines and spirits perfecting it.
September 13, 2017
Whale-watching-experience-with-marine-biologist

Whale watching with a marine biologist

Between June and December each year, this is where the Southern Right Whales can be seen. About 60 to 100 of these magnificent animals come here from Antarctica to breed and rear their young.
September 13, 2017
Finding Nemo at Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium

Under The Sea at the Two Oceans Aquarium

Cape Town’s Two Oceans Aquarium allows a look into the spectacular oceans surrounding the southern African coast in Cape Town. The southern tip of the African continent is the meeting place of two mighty and bountiful oceans, the Indian and the Atlantic.
September 13, 2017
Horse Riding on the Beach

Horse Riding on Noordhoek Beach

For all lovers of horse riding, heaven on horseback is cantering through the surf on a fine thoroughbred horse, white sand underfoot, waves breaking and possibly, whales and dolphins leaping in the bay.
September 13, 2017
Coffee Date with Ozzy

Coffee With Ozzy

Let Ozzy work his coffee magic on you, grinding the beans and brewing the hot drink as you watch and chat, drinking it and inhaling the aroma, taste and full-bodied flavor while thinking about its story – is an experience – and form of art, not to be missed.
September 13, 2017
Private Concert with Slow Jack

Private Concert with Slow Jack

How about we take you to a house where a young and super talented South African pop rock band lives, where you can meet them and enjoy a private concert in their home?
 
 

Enjoy time with our Cape Town Legends

 
An utterly unique opportunity to spend time with our Cape Town Legends that will allow you to not only experience Cape Town like a local, but also with a local, ensuring an extraordinary time in the Mother City. Visit them in their homes, studios or kitchens and learn more about the industry they are famous for, while getting to know them on a personal level.
 
March 28, 2017
An afternoon with Political & Editorial Cartoonist, Zapiro

An afternoon with Political and Editorial Cartoonist, Zapiro

Born in Cape Town in 1958, Jonathan Zapiro couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so he studied architecture at the University of Cape Town. When he couldn’t imagine a career in architecture, he tried switching to Graphic Design and promptly got conscripted to serve his compulsory two years in the then South African Defence Force (SADF).
March 28, 2017
Talk Fashion, Tailoring and Textile Design with Adrian Heneke in his Studio

Talk Fashion and Textile Design with Adrian Heneke

Book with Travel Designer to meet Adrian Heneke in his space and have an opportunity to order your customize shirt in Cape Town.
March 28, 2017
Meet Jan Braai - The Ultimate Braai Master

The Ultimate Braai with Jan Braai

Jan Braai is the author of three best selling books on the topic of Braai, which have been translated into a numerous languages and published internationally. He is the presenter of a highly acclaimed television show ‘Jan Braai vir Erfenis’ now in its 10th season. He’s just the guy to give you an ultimate South African braai experience.
March 28, 2017
Sommelier on Board

Sommelier on Board

With hundreds of impressive farms and estates to choose from, you are spoilt for choice and may need guidance in where best to do your tasting. It’s therefore essential to have a local expert guiding you to the best of them, which is exactly what our Sommelier on Board Brent Bartlett will do.
March 28, 2017
Coffee with SA National Barista Champion Wayne Oberholzer

Coffee with a National Barista Champion

Wayne’s 8 year career includes such highlights as the 2012 SA National Barista Champion, 2014’s Cup Tasting champion and has recently been crowned the 2016 SA National Barista Champion.
September 13, 2017
Food Jamming with Jade de Waal

Food Jamming with Jade de Waal

Your experience will start with a visit to the Oranjezicht Food Market to meet the founder Sheryl Ozinsky, and some of the locals who frequent it. Enjoy breakfast before shopping for the organic ingredients you will need to cook with Jade at her home.
 
 

Culinary Connoisseur Experiences Like No Other

September 13, 2017
Coffee Date with Ozzy

Coffee With Ozzy

Let Ozzy work his coffee magic on you, grinding the beans and brewing the hot drink as you watch and chat, drinking it and inhaling the aroma, taste and full-bodied flavor while thinking about its story – is an experience – and form of art, not to be missed.
September 13, 2017
Food Jamming with Jade de Waal

Food Jamming with Jade de Waal

Your experience will start with a visit to the Oranjezicht Food Market to meet the founder Sheryl Ozinsky, and some of the locals who frequent it. Enjoy breakfast before shopping for the organic ingredients you will need to cook with Jade at her home.
September 13, 2017
The Walking Epicurean Experience

The Walking Epicurean Experience

If you consider yourself a foodie, then this exploration is for you. We’ll break the evening down into courses, from cocktails, starters, entrée and dessert, to after dinner drinks at a cool club.
 

Culture. ART. Design.

September 13, 2017
First thursday

First Thursdays with Ozzy

First Thursdays with Ozzy On the first Thursday of every month, explore art galleries and cultural attractions in Cape Town until late. First Thursdays Cape Town is a free cultural experience where art galleries and other cultural attractions in the central and East city districts stay open late on the first Thursday of every month.
September 13, 2017
Mak1one courtesy of VISI

Street Art with Legendary Graffiti Artist Mak1one

Urban art and street art can be found throughout Cape Town. On walls, doorways and under bridges, turning ordinary spaces into canvasses of expression, often holding political or social significance, a form of art once associated with defiance and revolt, it is in fact a cultural message to the people of the city.

On the move

September 13, 2017
Horse Riding on the Beach

Horse Riding on Noordhoek Beach

For all lovers of horse riding, heaven on horseback is cantering through the surf on a fine thoroughbred horse, white sand underfoot, waves breaking and possibly, whales and dolphins leaping in the bay.
September 13, 2017
Going to local music festivals with Ozzy

Local Music Festivals

A true Festival experience should really be about celebrating a way of life, and the people, clothes, music, ideas and the trimmings that go with it.
 

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