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NYATI team

The people behind NYATI Safari Lodge do their utmost to ensure that you, as a NYATI guest, get the best possible travel experience.

The natural experience is the highlight of NYATI Safari Lodge, but it is equally important to us that the service experience is at its peak. We are proud that our staff at the lodge generally have high seniority, which ensures a sublime service level and a symbiotic relationship with our local community in South Africa.

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Hettie de Klerk: Hettie has been part of the NYATI team since our start back in 1998. She has been General Manager at NYATI Safari Lodge for over 10 years until she on February 1, 2017 handed over the responsibility for the management of the lodge to her son Juan. Hettie's heart continues to bank for NYATI, where she is currently responsible for finance and bookkeeping. 

Juan & Annalize Weerts: Juan has almost grown up with NYATI Safari Lodge and is currently the general manager at the lodge with the overall responsibility for our guests' well-being. His wife Annalize manages the office at the lodge and coordinate all guest activities at the lodge in order to accommodate all our guests needs.

Leandri & Sydney Staples: The newest couple at the lodge, who also act as assistant managers. Leandri is the front office manager and also helps with all the tasks in HR, Finance and Salary Administration in addition to her studies in accounting and management. Sydney is New Chief Ranger at NYATI Safari Lodge. He assists with various guided tours and ranger tasks while also tracking where the wild animals move.

NYATI's other staff welcome you with smile and song on arrival at NYATI so you have the opportunity to greet the NYATI team who will do their best to make you a vacation you will never forget!

Thank you for your interest in the people behind NYATI Safari. Common to the NYATI team is that our hearts are home in Africa. We hope you will have the opportunity to go on a safari adventure with us!

Many warm safari greetings,

Jørgen Nielsen

Owner, Managing Director



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