Safari Guides

At Inyati we pride ourselves on our experienced and skilled team of guides and trackers. Currently, we have four field guides with their trackers, that love sharing their extensive knowledge of the African bush and wildlife and the joy they derive from it.

All our field guides have different passions and interests in the bush, which include birding, tracking, as well as the flora and fauna of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

Keith Jenkinson FGASA level 3 trails guide Tracker 2 SKS wild flower guide

Keith Jenkinson - General Manager

Keith JenkinsonInyati General Manager.  Keith has a like for the smaller critters in the bush and the inter relationships between species. Keith is also a keen birder and has an interest in wild flowers. He has a background in conservation management where he started his career. Being on foot in the bush is Keith’s greatest passion.

George Hlongwane FGASA Level 2 trails guide

Simon George Hlongwane

Simon George HlongwaneSimon George Hlongwane – Georgie is a living legend in the reserve. He was also born on the Inyati property and has been working at Inyati for more than 20 years, this kind of experience means he know the behavior of the individual animals in the reserve as well as they do. George has an uncanny ability to find game and interpret movement of animals in a sighting thus generally placing his guest in a perfect position to view the action.

Khimbini Hlongwane FGASA Level 2 trails guide Tracker level 3

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Khimbini Hlongwane – Khimbini has more than 10 years’ experience guiding and tracking in the Sabi Sand game reserve. Khimbini was born on Inyati and has extensive local knowledge of the area. He has a very ethical approach to guiding and prides himself in being sensitive to animals and being able to interpret their behavior. Khim is as budding Photographer and his patience and interpretive skills have made for some remarkable images. Khim is able to interpret guest as well as he can interpret the animals he works with, as a result he is very effective at handling guest special needs and creating tailor made guided experience.

Solly Sibiya Tracker level 3


Solly Sibiya : Solly is a tracker extraordinaire. He is one of the few trackers in the industry that Scored a perfect 100% percent on his first ever trailing assessment

Nelson Valoi Tracker level 3

Nelson Valoi

Nelson Valoi – Nelson is one of the “old salts” of the bush, he has been at Inyati for over 20 years and has a wealth of local knowledge. Nelson has a happy demeanor and his sense of humor is always a hit with guests.

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan

Matthew Brennan – Is an enthusiastic birder who takes pleasure in identifying the LBJ’s (little brown jobs). Second too birding is walking as there is no greater thrill than seeing a member of the big 5 on foot without it knowing you are there. Matt comes from the East coast of South Africa and has always wanted to be in the bush, and so as he puts it is, “living the dream”.

Roger Hlongwane


Roger Hlongwane – Started at Inyati in the service department but has shown great flair for the bush and for tracking. He was given the opportunity to be assessed as a tracker and made full use of the opportunity. Roger is now a fully fledged tracker and part of one of the most successful tracking teams in the reserve.

2017Best Community Focused Safari PropertyINY
2017Best DesignINY
2017Best Ecologically Responsible Safari PropertyINY
2017Best Family Safari ExperienceINY
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2017Best Walking SafariINY
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