“The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa — for he has so much to look forward to.” – Richard Mullin.

There are few quotes that ring as true as this one when we welcome travelers to our wonderful continent. There really is so much to look forward to, and so much that keeps you coming back for more.

The question is often asked of why you would use a private guide on a safari to Africa? It may not align with everybody’s choice of travel, but it is also hugely appealing to guests who wish to get the most out of their experience. Highly experienced and focused guiding can help you gain more knowledge. Guiding is a privilege; we take pride in showing our guests the unique world that we call home and let them immerse themselves in the experience. Discover your interests and expand your knowledge of the natural world in outstanding company!

Many guests have particular interests that might not be satisfied in a group game drive such as birding or photography which require patience and stillness. Many of our guests enjoy walking and to be out with their family on a once in a lifetime experience. A private safari can hugely enhance these goals, by having the full attention of a professional guide with you, in order to support these interests in an intimate setting.

James is an exceptional Professional Guide with esteemed qualifications for trails, canoeing, boating and vehicle safaris in Zambia, South Africa and Malawi. He was born alongside the wilderness and with his incredible knowledge and infectious passion for the environment, he will go out of his way to enhance any safari experience. This is even just to engage your senses in the peace and quiet of the expanse of an open African scene where words cannot always describe what’s being felt. High professional ethics with wildlife is a focal point, making sure both the guest and animal receive the respect they deserve. His strength in walking safaris showing an astounding array of knowledge and mixing up tracking with an understanding of the small, often missed, smaller details which can only be noticed on foot. At six years old he received his first bird book, the start of a lifelong knowledge of the birding world; making him a grandmaster of specialized birding trips. Birdwatching enthusiasts be warned to carry a notepad!