About Jannie Otto Safaris

1973

- Completed Military Training

1974-1977

- Completed 3 Year Diploma in Nature Conservation at the University of the Free State

1977

- Started career in Nature Conservation.
- Stared the first Conservation Area in the old Transvaal - Makwassierante Conservancy.
- Involved in Youth Wildlife Education
- Ecological planning for Game Farms
- On the Panel for Professional Hunting, Transvaal Province
- Involved in official training of Amateur Hunters for different Amateur Hunting Associations
- Involved in Opening of Public Hunting in Provincial Nature Reserves, Orange Free State and Transvaal Provinces

1981

- Qualified as Professional Hunter and Outfitter

1981-1985

- Completed Degree in Public Administration and Law at UNISA

1982

- Established Jannie Otto Safaris

1991

- Attended America Wilderness Leadership School, Teacher Session

1995

- Board Member of SCI Africa Chapter

1996

- Qualified as SCI Master Measurer

1997

-Acknowledgement from SCI Sables for Youth Education

2004

- SCI Outstanding International Professional Hunter of the Year, 2004, Runner Up

Member of various Organizations including, Safari Club International and PHASA (Professional Hunters Association of South Africa)

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The Jannie Otto Safaris Team:

Ronel Otto

Ronel

Happily married to Jannie. The all-in-one of the Jannie Otto Safaris team. Ronel cooks, acts as camp manager, handles administration, greets clients at Airport, guides you on hunts and photographic tours, and acts as the photographer and many more.                  She gained valuable experience of the Hunting Industry while working at PHASA and qualified as Professional Hunter in 2004.  Member of PHASA.

Skinners, Trackers and camp staff:

Koekie and Ester our camp staff, welcomes you with a warm smile at the base camp in the Northern Cape.

Mannetjie is our hunting assistant and tracker. Jabula is an experienced skinner and tracker, while George is our camp manager.

In the different areas we make use of local assistant skinners and trackers from that specific area because of their specific experience in that area.

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