Alistair Smith

I left a promising corporate career in pursuit of a burning passion for the great outdoors and a desire for more fulfilling and more authentic wilderness experiences.

Following a relatively short professional guiding career at Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa, I arrived at the realization that my true passion was for travel, adventure and wildlife photography.

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It is in this constant pursuit of wildlife adventure that I would like to share my passion for photography with others. I studied at University level but it took my passion to take me into the bush and train as a Professional Lodge Guide.

At Wild Eye, we pride ourselves on our slogan of changing the way people see the world, and I am more determined now than ever before to do just that! Our company has committed to ensuring that each and every experience, be it photographic or not, is ultimately about our guests! The guests come first and we are always striving to ensure that we go above and beyond to surpass the expectations of our clients.

I pride myself on delivering fun and authentic yet professional experiences, and I strive to achieve a constant sense of fulfilment through my passion for teaching others. I have lived and worked in some of the world’s most famous safari lodges, yet undoubtedly my proudest moment was the acceptance into the team among fellow Wild Eye guides, a team so dedicated to delivering life-changing experiences! I knew straight away that I wanted to be a part of that!

I look forward to hosting you, and more importantly, I look forward to changing the way you see the world!”

My Areas of Expertise

The Nikon system

Adobe Lightroom

Southern Africa

Guest experience

Understanding animal behavior

Business development

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