African Sky Safaris is based in Pretoria, South Africa. We have been providing quality hunting and photographic safaris for over 14 years. In this time we successfully conducted a great number of hunting safaris and private photographic tours. Each member of our team is an expert in his field. African Sky has the commitment, experience and infrastructure to make your safari the experience of a lifetime.
Our professional hunters are experienced in pursuing the 'Big Five' as well as the plains game of Southern Africa. All of us from the office staff to the camp staff and professional hunters are committed to making your African safari a memorable one. We offer both rifle as well as bow hunting safaris.
Riaan grew up visiting the hunting areas of Limpopo with his father almost each weekend since he was five. He completed his professional hunters training in 1993 and founded African Sky Safaris & Tours in 1998.
He is a a graduate of the University of Pretoria's school for economic and business sciences and has been focused on ensuring the entire African Sky team provides international hunters and photographic safari enthusiasts an exceptional experience at a competitive price.
An ex special forces member, Hennie has been hunting the plains game and Big Five of Southern Africa for twelve years. He has been in the full time employ of African Sky for over six years and has in this time successfully led a large number of hunting and photographic safaris.
Hennie is an exceptional professional hunter and host. His presence on any Big Five safari inspires confidence and a sense of trust while his amicable nature ensures you will enjoy the the full Southern African safari experience.
Jaco grew up on his father’s game ranch and began hunting from a young age, firstly with air rifles for birds and then upgraded to larger species of game as he became older, and started taking local hunters out on safaris.
About a decade ago Jaco finished his diploma in nature conservation and acquired his Professional hunters licence. Since then Jaco has been leading hunting safaris all over Africa. Jaco is a dedicated dedicated, hard working man,”Conservation by Hunting” is his motto. Your safari is sure to be expertly conducted if accompanied by Jaco.
Peter is a veteran of the South African hunting industry. He has been leading hunting safaris in South Africa since the age of 24, just under thirty years ago. In this time he has hunted countless numbers of the 'Big Five' in all regions in Southern Africa.
If Peter is the PH on your safari, you will be in capable hands. He is an excellent host with and an unrivalled amount of hunting experience.
Pieter was born in the bushveld and grew up on a farm. He has been hunting since his earliest childhood.
Pieter has over sixteen years experience as a professional hunter. He is an exceptional judge of horns and is expert in all matters related to the hunting of the dangerous & plains game of Africa. Pieter is a great host and will ensure your safari is an unforgettable andventure.
Frans is a seasoned professional hunter who is a veteran of many seasons. He is a learned person with an exception knowledge of the wildlife, history and cultures of our part of the world.
His calm and patient nature in combination with his exceptional skill in the pursuit of the animals of Southern Africa makes Frans a valuable asset on any safari he accompanies.
Andrew has an extensive knowledge of hunting and photographic safaris in southern Africa. He has guided many safaris across southern and east Africa, from Cape Town to Nairobi and everywhere in between.
Andrew is able to expertly assist with all questions pertaining to your hunting or photographic safari. He will provide you with detailed proposals and will work with you until we create a perfect fit between your specific requirements and the hunting or photographic safari offered by African Sky
Annelize graduated with a degree in tourism management from the University of South Africa. Since joining the company five years ago she has been intimately involved with the logistics involved in hunting and photographic safaris.
A perfectionist by nature, she meticulously schedules, books and tracks all logistical arrangements surrounding your safari. Working behind the scenes and rarely met by any of our clients, Annelize plays and important role in our services.
Tanya is a capable personal assistant. She joined the company a couple of years ago and has since played an important role in assisting Riaan in the fulfilling of his duties.
Tanya is responsible for hosting client dinners and special events. She will normally be the one to assist clients with the settling of their accounts on the last day of the hunt.
Jean-Pierre has over 12 years experience in web design and development and served as a senior designer in one of Pretoria's most well known IT companies.
Apart from his passion for graphic design, he is also involved with video editing for African Sky as well as the Social Media aspect of the company.