Tour Guide and Photography Expert


Matt is a zoology graduate who trained as a Professional Safari Guide both in South Africa and in South Luangwa, Zambia, an area recognised as setting the benchmark for guide training. It was whilst living and working in these far-flung corners of Africa that Matt’s passion for photography grew and he realised that sharing his expertise with others is what he loves.

He has spent time managing camps and guiding safaris, with considerable experience in lodges and camps ranging from simple tented bush camps in really wild places to luxury lodges in fabulous locations.

This has given Matt real “hands on” experience, he knows how it all works and so can get the very best out of camps and locations, exposing you to the brilliance of wildlife and landscape on a daily basis.

His professional, fun approach to guiding is coupled with a passion for wildlife, conservation and photography which he brings to every Safari.

You will find, as you build up your Safari plan with Matt, that he absolutely understands the importance of customer service and of your expectations as a private client.

Four Bushmen of Africa using tools to create a fire outside their houses

Fast Facts: The Bushmen of Southern Africa

By Angus Wingfield | August 2, 2019

  Who Are They? The San or Saan People who are also known as the “Bushmen”, are the indigenous people of Africa and believed to be the oldest inhabitants of Africa. They are known to be the descendants of the first modern man or Homo sapiens. Their name “Bushmen” came from the Dutch term “bosiesman”…

three people with backpacks on walking down a trail in a wooded area

What to Look Out for in a Good Venture Leader

By Angus Wingfield | July 19, 2019

A lot of people these days are engaged in hiking, backpacking, kayaking, mountaineering, and many other outdoor activities available. We do it for adventure, camaraderie, challenge, exercise, competition and just the desire to get out into nature.   You may be able to manage a short hike or an overnight camping trip near where you…

Colour image of 6 tents all different sizes camping in the forest. The image has a yellow banner coming from the top left containing the AWT logo and blog title (How to Select the Correct Tent)

How to Select the Correct Tent

By Angus Wingfield | June 24, 2019

  Camping is a great recreational activity held outdoors that can benefit us in so many ways including our physical, social, and mental wellbeing. It is fun, enjoyable, and challenging but it could also be uncomfortable if one is not prepared or one does not know what to do.   Most people think about where…