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WHO WE ARE • ON SAFARI

THE MAIN HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR SAFARI IS YOUR HOST

& the luxury of having the same hosts from beginning to end. This is why our focus is first and foremost on our safari teams. 
Top notch guiding to enjoy a first class bush experience.
Not just a scenic experience: a human experience as your hosts are showing you their homes, bringing you closer to the heart of Botswana. 

Bush Ways tour leaders

Our guides are all qualified Botswana Professional Safari Guides who have an intimate knowledge and understanding of their environment with many years of experience guiding in Northern Botswana and for Bush Ways, and passionately love their country and culture.

 

Our camp chefs and camp assistants

All our camp chefs and assistants are highly trained and experienced. They take pride in providing the most comfortable safari experience and are keen to share their passion for Africa’s fauna and flora.

 

Languages

All Bush Ways safaris are guided in English. On selected dates, we offer the services of French- or German- speaking translators.

Diteko

Diteko

Guide

 

Background I have been with Bush Ways for 17 years! I started as a Camp chef. But I was also passionate about nature and the wilderness. Inspired by other guides, I studied and trained to become a safari guide.

Favourite animal Wild dog: I love their social structure, it’s amazing how they support each other. For instance if one is ill or weak the rest of the pack nurse it back to health.

Tebogo

Tebogo

Guide

 

Background I loved spending time in the bush and grew a love for the wilderness, that’s why I became a guide. I was motivated by my uncle, who was a guide himself. I have now been a guide for 21 years.

Favourite location Savuti. I love its unique landscape.

Why Bush Ways It’s an organised and well-structured company with passionate founders.

Mike

Mike

Guide

 

Background I became a guide because I just loved nature. I studied and passed my guides examination at Botswana Wildlife Training Institute. I have been a guide for 12 years, 5 and half years with Bush Ways.

Favourite animal Impala! Whenever people are bored, impalas are always there to liven up the mood.

Why Bush Ways Because it exposes us to all the wilderness highlights of Botswana.

Shabba

Shabba

Guide

 

Background I wanted to be a guide since I was a child. I first worked as a a porter for a charter company but then I followed my passion and went to study to become a certified guide.

Favourite animal Giraffe. I love its height and feeding behaviour. I also love the way they camouflage themselves in the bush, silently.

Why Bush Ways It's more than 20 years old, and well established in the industry; I saw it was a good fit for me, so I joined the clan!

Evans

Evans

Guide

 

Background I have been a guide for 25 years. At first I did a trial run to get a feel of it, then I fell in love with guiding. So I studied and passed my guides examination at Botswana Wildlife Training Institute

Favourite location Central Kalahari Game Reserve, I love it unique landscape.

Favourite time of the year November to August, I love the sightings during this time.

Favourite animal Honey badger, I think it stands out from the rest in a special way.

Ninja

Ninja

Guide

 

Background I wanted a great way to sell Botswana and its beauty to the world while doing what I love

Favourite location All national parks and game reserves – because they are great conservation areas that have a lot of wildlife

Favourite time of the year May – August. Because there are a lot of animals in open grazing areas

Why Bush Ways I instantly admired the passion the company has.

Eddie

Eddie

Guide

 

Background I have always had a deep love for animals and that is what made me want to become a guide and I now loved it for the last 17 years.

Favourite animal Oryx because of its very nice and beautiful pattern.

Why Bush Ways Because it is one of the best companies in Botswana.

OT

OT

Guide

 

Background My birthplace was in an environment where there were many wild animals. I grew a liking to them. I Studied in Botswana and Zimbabwe for Walking Trails and I am now guiding for 20 years.

Favourite location All arrears honestly, it just depends on the season and what wildlife id be looking for.

Moscow

Moscow

Guide

 

Background I have been guiding for 17 years now. I have always had love and passion for wildlife. Growing up I used to see the migration in the Makgadikgadi Pans, near my home village. The national service which I did with the Department of Wildlife and National Parks was my eye opener.

Favourite animal Leopard, very elusive, secretive and beautiful.

Favourite location Makgadikgadi Salt Pans and Kgalagadi because of their unique open spaces.

Keone

Keone

Guide

 

Background I have been a safari guide for 13 years. My father was a guide and most of my family worked in the safari industry years ago. I decided to become a guide because I wanted to be an ambassador of the wilderness for my country to the travelers.

Favourite time of the year All year round, as there is always something interesting to see.

Favourite location The Kalahari Desert. I love that it is a remote area.

KG

KG

Guide

 

Why Bush Ways After gathering information about the trips Bush Ways does I thought it was the best company more so because of the areas of operation. Bush Ways covers quiet a wide range of areas, so guests get a diversity of game and landscapes.

Favourite location Moremi Game Reserve, it has amazing landscapes and great game viewing opportunities

Favourite animal Gemsbok, it’s a beautiful animal and I love its colours.

 

 

Papi

Papi

Camp Assistant

 

Background I am originally from Francistown. I became a camp chef because it was a good way to explore the wilderness and do what I love.

Why Bush Ways Because it’s always busy and that ensures I enjoy the bush and making food for guests all year round.

Favourite time of the year November to March, because a lot of animals give birth and lots of young ones to see. 

KD

KD

Camp Assistant

 

Background I have always had a passion for cooking as well as travelling.

Why Bush Ways It’s my favourite company, everyone is passionate about the wilderness, we ensure safe travel and we cover a number of locations in Botswana.

Favourite location The Okavango Delta, my homeland (I am from Etsha, outskirts of the Okavango). There is a variety of animals to see due to lots of water.

Life

Life

Camp Assistant

 

Background I started freelancing as a chef, and made my way into the safari industry.

Favourite location Savuti, I love the landscape.

Favourite time of the year June/July, due to scarcity of water it becomes easier to see animals and the low lying grass is good for sightings especially for the cats.

Why Bush Ways I wanted to join the best mobile safari company.

KK

KK

Camp Assistant

 

Job Highlight Cooking is my passion and I enjoy it very much.

Favourite location Chobe, because I like the landscape.

Favourite animal Leopard because I like the natural prints.

Why Bush Ways Because it has a good reputation.

Tshenolo

Tshenolo

Camp Assistant

 

Favourite location Central Kalahari Game Reserve, one gets to see different game and the sightings are better because of open spaces and fewer vehicles. 

Favourite time of the year Green season, because there would be many new born animals.

Favourite animal Hyena, it’s a strategic animal.

Why Bush Ways Because it's ever busy and as such creates room for growth and new experiences with the team.

Gabriel

Gabriel

Camp Assistant

 

Background Being a backup driver accompanying the team, I learnt and fell in love with making food and I still love it, already for 12 years now.

Favourite location Central Kalahari Game Reserve, because there is a lot of wildlife.

Why Bush Ways Because of the good management.

KP

KP

Camp assistant

 

Favourite animal Leopard, I love its print and I feel it's a unique animal.

Why Bush Ways Because of its good management and I want to learn there a lot.

Background I'm originally from Beetsha and I used to work in a local restaurant there but I wanted to have a change of industry.