Meet the team
Bushwise Field Guides was founded by a passionate conservationist. After her long and fruitful career in conservation, she realised there is a need for professional field guides to help ethically sustain our natural environment.
This passion gave birth to Bushwise in 2006. Over the years we have evolved according to industry needs,
and added to our quiver of experienced trainers.
The Bushwise team is made up of highly qualified, professional, and ethical field guides that have over 50 years of combined guiding experience.
In their midst are professional field guides, professional trails guides and a even an entomologist.
Director and Owner
Sophie is the director and co-founder of Bushwise. Sophie has an MSc and spent 7 years ...read more
General Manager & Trainer
Trevor is a Trainer at the Mahlahla campus and has been in the lodge and guiding ...read more
Kim van Greunen
Kim is the sales manager for Bushwise. She has over 12 years experience in the hospitality ...read more
Vaughan has been part of the tourism industry for the last 10 years, guiding and managing ...read more
Sharin has recently joined Bushwise as the administrative manager. She makes sure that all aspects behind ...read more
Jack was a Bushwise student back in 2009 under the guidance and mentorship of Mark Mongomery, ...read more
Lindi has always had a passion for nature and started her FGASA training in 2010, and ...read more
Bushwise Sales & Admissions Manager
Meet Marie our Bushwise Sales and Admissions Manager. She loves what she does and is passionate ...read more
Pulane has been part of Bushwise for a couple of years. Her duties include cleaning and ...read more
My passion for the bush came from my parents, spending many holidays all over South Africa ...read more
Rose is involved with both cooking and cleaning. She runs the campus with an iron fist. ...read more
Iris is the cook at campus and has been working for Bushwise for a number of ...read more