Hi, I’m Jeffrey Shewell – Africa Specialist

Africa is my first love. I called Zambia home for several years & I've travelled extensively through South Africa, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt & Morocco. Away from the African continent I've also experienced India, Argentina & South East Asia.

Jeffrey Shewell

My Story

Since my first visit to Africa, it is obvious that all these years later the continent has had some impact on me! The opportunity to live and work in a pristine wilderness area for a few years was life changing and so it is now in my blood. I do love my creature comforts when on safari but at the very end of the day, nothing beats the simplicity of a very basic tented camp far from civilization with nothing but wildlife surrounding you.

  • Born
    Sydney, Australia
  • Destination Speciality
    Southern and Eastern Africa
  • Favourite Animal
    Wild Dog
  • My Greatest Travel Tip
    If you want the very best for your safari, plan well ahead.
  • Favourite Places
    Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, Namibia’s breathtaking and remote Skeleton Coast National Park and Cape Town in South Africa
  • Year joined the Team
    Originally in January 1997, ventured overseas in 2000 and returned to the Team in 2004.
  • I Never Travel Without
    A sense of humour and a relaxed attitude
  • Craziest Experience Abroad'
    Flying along the Skeleton Coast in a 4 seater aircraft and landing on the beach for lunch, surrounded by Cape fur seals
  • Greatest Accomplishment
    The satisfaction from creating unique wilderness journeys far above and beyond the expectation of the most discerning travellers, with the result that they return for more year after year. To learn how life changing the first venture to Africa has been for a young adult, particularly with respect to opening their eyes and ears to conservation and wildlife preservation, is priceless.

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