Grant’s early ancestors were French Huguenot’s who arrived at the Cape in the late 17th century, so Africa is truly in his blood. Growing up in remote parts of Zimbabwe and Namibia he developed an early passion for the wilderness and after completing a degree in Zoology, trained as a Guide, at the world renowned Mala Mala Game Reserve
Russell Gammon’s family have lived in Zimbabwe since 1892 and as one of Africa’s leading Professional Guides, he has been conducting photographic safaris throughout Southern and East Africa for over 25 years.
Leanne grew up on a remote game farm in Zimbabwe and her childhood was filled with all manner of adventures usually accompanied by a menagerie of pets that at various times included, an orphaned Banded Mongoose called Sikkie, a baby Duiker Antelope, three orphaned baby Elephant’s and a voracious Flap Necked Chameleon called Chappie.
Ian’s heritage is a mixture of German and English. His mothers family came to Africa in the 1820’s while his father’s family moved out to Namibia after the Second World War. Ian grew up in the mountainous farming district of Eglin where his passion for the outdoors was given free reign. He did his schooling in Cape Town and later graduated from Stellenbosch University before going on to discover his true calling as a Wilderness Guide. Ian is an excellent wildlife photographer, passionate ornithologist and has authored two children books on conservation. He lives in the seaside town of Plettenberg Bay, where he is an active member of the local bird club and heavily involved in local conservation projects aimed at improving the nesting habitat for birds in the area.