The Team


Thobela Roloma

Founder & Tourist Guide

Thobela, known as Tobz, grew up in Chintsa in the Eastern Cape. He studied Tourism Management, is a certified nature guide and “South Africa Specialist”. In 2018, Tobz won a prestigious Lilizela tourism award and was nominated one of the best cultural guides in South Africa. With 10 years guiding experience, Tobz founded Traveloma Tours & Safaris – one of the most exciting journeys in his life.

Annika Surmeier

Travel Consultant

Originally from Germany, Annika lives and works in Cape Town. At Traveloma, Annika co-designs journeys with Tobz that allow people to experience South Africa from a different perspective while using tourism as a tool to tackle inequality in the South African tourism sector. In her free time, Annika loves hiking and, with her passion for travelling, keeps exploring South Africa and neighbouring African countries.