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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.