Many dream of exploring wildest Africa, but what makes for the ultimate safari? Your guide is the difference between a perfectly good holiday and a life changing experience. In Legendary Safari Guides renowned safari travel promoter, Susie Cazenove, introduces us to twenty-six safari guides who are truly extraordinary. She tells us their stories of adventure and dreams – of following their passion into the wild and of making their guests see Africa in a new light.
Read of the antics of the guides in the early days of Londolozi, of guests having to cling to trees in the face of charging rhinos, of safaris with Mary Leaky and legends of the Maasai warriors. The tales tell of a wilderness under increasing threat and these guides’ determination to share the privilege of a truly wild experience with their guests. Join the journey from South Africa to Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Namibia in search of truly legendary safari guides.
The profiled guides include: John Barclay, Ron Beaton, Ralph Bousfield, Ivan Carter, Calvin Cottar, Grant Cumings, Lex Hes, Map Ives, Ant Kaschula, Jackson Saigilu Ole Looseyia, Michael Lorentz, Betty Nayiandi Maitai, Onkgaotse Manga, Mothupi Morutha, Mike Meyers, Nigel Perks, Robin Pope, Super Sande, the Schoeman brothers, Benson Siyawareva, Rod Tether, Garth Thompson and Howard Saunders.