Johan Van Zyl

Nature and the outdoors is something that was instilled in me from a very young age, having grown up close to the Kruger National Park. Most weekends were spent either visiting this iconic park looking for certain bird and mammal species, or fishing at any given opportunity.

It was however only during the time I spent living in Uganda that the thought of making a career out of guiding became a real possibility. I have had the privilege of guiding and managing camps in the Eastern Cape, Madikwe, Zambia and Botswana.

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It is visiting the remote unspoiled parks and reserves in Africa and abroad and the ability to share this with clients that have the hunger to learn more about wildlife and the surroundings which really excites me.

I have been with Wild Eye for five years and love the way we create memorable and life changing experiences for our clients.

My Areas of Expertise

The Canon system

Adobe Lightroom


Animal Behavior

Extensive experience in East & Southern Africa

14 years experience in the safari industry

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