About Jannie Otto Safaris


- Completed Military Training


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


- 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


- Qualified as Professional Hunter and Outfitter


- Completed Degree in Public Administration and Law at UNISA


- Established Jannie Otto Safaris


- Attended America Wilderness Leadership School, Teacher Session


- Board Member of SCI Africa Chapter


- Qualified as SCI Master Measurer


-Acknowledgement from SCI Sables for Youth Education


- 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


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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