Nurse-assisted tours


Longing to visit South Africa, but anxious about your medical condition? Big Blue Sky Tours has been in the Southern African tourism business for over ten years.

We have always prided ourselves on our outstanding personal care of our travelling guests. Now, Big Blue Sky Tours goes beyond personal care.

We are offering private tours and excursions throughout Southern Africa where guests will be accompanied by a professional Swiss-registered nurse.


Introducing Sonja Briggs

Sonja Briggs (Dip.KWS) is a Swiss citizen who qualified as a nurse in Basel, Switzerland. She has worked on many hospital wards, including the children’s unit and the women’s ward. Over the last thirteen years Sonja has become a specialist oncology nurse, assisting patients in the women’s day clinic at the University Hospital, Basel.

Some of the medical care services which Sonja will provide to travelling visitors include:

  • Monitoring and control of blood pressure and pulse

  • Taking of blood samples and control of blood sugar levels

  • Management of prescribed diabetes treatment (including insulin injections)

  • Management and allocation of prescribed medicaments

  • All injections (intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous)

  • Intravenous infusions as per prescribed medications

  • Treatment of dehydration as well as treatment of wounds and lesions

  • First aid assistance for sunburn, skin infections, bites, high temperature, etc