Between all of our guides, we have a combination of 300 years of qualified professional guiding experience. It’s their passion that is at the core of African Bush Camps.
Dutch began his guiding career as a community specialist and joined African Bush Camps in September 2014 as head guide. His passions are photography, stars, game walking, insects, botany and animal behaviour.
With over 10 years experience as a fully qualified guide, James has worked his way around different regions of Botswana such as the delta, desert and salt pans garnering an outstanding wealth of knowledge.
Esefa grew up in the Linyanti, so his impressive wealth of knowledge around the wildlife in this region of Botswana is second to none. With 6 years guiding experience, he has spent 5 of these being a part of our African Bush Camps team.
Following in his father's footsteps, Kutlwano's passions are photography and star gazing. With over 14 years of experience guiding across different regions of Botswana, he is immensely knowledgeable about the region.
Born and raised in Satau village, Chobe in Botswana Ken has over 9 years of experience as an animal tracker, a boatman and is now head guide at African Bush Camps Botswana.
Matengu started as a trainee Guide at Termite Mounds Private School in Maun in 2006, before obtaining his professional guide license in 2009. He later joined the African Bush Camps family in 2016 as a Relief Guide and love teaching guests about the native flora and fauna found in the bush.
Joseph started working as a mechanic in Linyanti Bush Camp and trained later to become an excellent safari guide.
Maitapiso was raised near the wetlands of the great Okavango Delta where his passion for fauna and flora developed. With 10 years of experience working at African Bush Camps in various roles, he is now training to become an assistant guide.
Growing up on a farm in Botswana fostered a deep appreciation for the natural world and a burning desire to work with wildlife. Des studied guiding at the Botswana Wildlife Training Institute, where he learned the fundamentals of guiding, before honing his skills in the bush over the last 5 years.