The Sponsors

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  • Captain Morgan

  • Captain Morgan have been sponsor partners for 12 major expeditions proving that the brand strongly identifies with its spirit of adventure slogan and using adventure to improve and save lives.

  • Land Rover

  • Land Rover epitomises travel and adventure, these are the vehicles that continue to open up Africa. With Land Rovers we have circumnavigate the globe along the tropic of Capricorn and more recently tracked the outside edge of Africa. World firsts for any vehicle. Land Rover, our vehicles of choice.

  • Grindrod

  • Grindrod expedition logo reads 'Grindrod cares for Africa' proved by their massive support on The African Rainbow and Outside Edge Expeditions where Grindrod was the principle provider of life saving mosquito nets for the One Net One Life Campaign. Congratulations.

  • BAT

  • The Boundless Southern Africa Expedition is the third Kingsley Holgate-led initiative that BAT South Africa has supported. This expedition has afforded us the opportunity of involving British American Tobacco Southern Africa Area employees, who have joined forces with the Expedition team to bring about positive social change in the Area. BAT South Africa is proud of its association with this extraordinary initiative and has particularly been warmed by the response received from our employees who have indicated that their involvement in the expedition has  changed their outlook on life."

  • Nandos

  • 'Our involvement with Kingsley Holgate was a natural. We believe that he stands for a great cause and that he lives the philosophy of the Nando's brand which is all about improving people's lives whilst travelling an adventurous journey.' Robbie Brozin CEO Nandos.

  • Canvas Tent

  • The early Victorian explorers to Africa, tough men like Dr David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley, Grant Speke and Thompson, all knew the value of strong good quality original canvas tentage. That's why modern day explorer Kingsley Holgate and his expedition team have chosen proudly South African Canvas and Tent, not only as their expedition tent supplier but also to partner community upliftment work in Africa, so using adventure to improve and save lives.

  • Auto Excellence

  • Auto Excellence, being passionate about Defenders, is backing the brand all the way through Africa. We are excited and privileged to be involved in all the causes of the Holgate Family expeditions.

  • Mega World

  • 4x4 Megaworld have sponsored all of the off road accessories on Kingsley's Landover's, these include: African Outback Roof Racks; Canopies; Recovery Equipment; Old Man Emu Off Road Suspension; ARB Bush Bars; Engel Fridge Freezers; and T MAX Winches. By supporting Kingsley's humanitarian aid expedition 4x4 Megaworld is also testing its products to the extreme, ensuring that quality and reliably assist his group in there and with their life saving program.

  • Garmin

  • Kingsley and his team are distributing impregnated mosquito nets throughout Afrika, this in mind it is very important for them to record the exact location the nets have been distributed. The GPS information gathered by the expedition is submitted to USAID, this augments 'Saving Lives through Adventure', should nets need to be replenished this can be done as the dates and location have been recorded. We sponsored 2 x GPSMAP 276's and a smaller Quest SA for when they need the versatility of a motor vehicle and a handheld device as well as a donation of R50 000 towards the purchase of more nets.

  • Garmap

  • A long-standing partner of the Kingsley Holgate Foundation, Garmap - the official map data suppliers to Garmin in Africa - will be helping the adventurers track their route, as Holgate and his team 'quite literally' go off the beaten track to find the most suitable route from one end of the region to the other through these beautiful nature reserves. As part of Garmap's involvement with the Boundless Southern Africa Expedition, the company will be compiling a comprehensive set of route data, which will be made available to both tourists and locals through Garmap website when the expedition has come to an end.

  • Coopers

  • "Cooper Tires' performance in these extreme conditions was simply outstanding - they're probably one of the most must-have items of off-road equipment for African conditions!" says Kingsley Holgate. Cooper Tires, distributed by Dunlop, are proud long-term sponsors of Kingsley Holgate's expeditions, and welcomed the chance to sponsor the Outside Edge team.

  • SASOL

  • Yamaha

  • Yamaha sponsored Kingsley an EF2400is generator and 2 Yamaha 30-HP 2-stroke outboards. Our investment in Kingsley is one way that we as Yamaha Distributors can reinvest in the humanitarian effort which affects our customer base which is Southern Africa. The products that we've provided him with, enables Kingsley to have access over the water to so many small villages and the generator gives him the ability to communicate with modern technology to the world.

  • Evosat

  • EvoSat - Thanks for the support, good comms are an integral part of any expedition.

  • Motorola

  • Motorola - Excellent radio equipment that we use on all our expeditions.

  • Gemeni Marine

  • GEMINI MARINE has supported Kingsley's adventures since his first expedition when he followed the African rift from Cape Town to Cairo. Gemini provided customised expeditionary boats that were required. GEMINI did so with pride in the knowledge that they were supporting the excellent humanitarian contributions that the Holgate family and their crew were making to people in need. At the same time, who better than Kingsley Holgate to put our GEMINI boats to the ultimate test. Together with GEMINI and Yamaha the Holgates can now reach the unreachable and get in contact with the Africans in need on the smaller villages.

  • Rotary

  • Rotary International: A Global Network of Community Volunteers. The official site of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation. Rotary International support for the Africa Outside Edge Expedition helped make it a great success.

  • Melvill & Moon

  • Melvill and Moon - Based on many of the old Safari/military campaign designs, our eclectic range of Safari accessories and equipment convey not only the romance of a different era but also the handmade craftsmanship of a time when things were made to last forever. 448 days under my backside and still going strong and great products.

  • DEAT

  • DEAT

  • PEACE PARKS FOUNDATION

  • PEACE PARKS FOUNDATION

  • HAYLEY SHARPE

  • HAYLEY SHARPE

  • Vestergaard Frandsen

  • Vestergaard Frandsen provided lifesaving insecticide-treated PermaNets for the One Net One Life Campaign attached to the Outside Edge Expedition and assisted with the supply of Life Straws to the current Boundless Southern Africa Expedition. What a great team and fantastic contribution to saving lives in Mama Africa.

  • Roboguard

  • Roboguard

  • Gedore

  • Gedore