Zemvelo Adventures - Activities in and around Magaliesburg
Zemvelo Adventures offers an arrange of exciting activities at Plumari Private Game Reserve on the outskirts of Magliesburg, in Gauteng, South Africa. Activities include Big 5 game drives, Elephant touch and feed interaction, Hiking trails and 4x4 trails to name but a few.
Our mission is to have fun and enjoy nature
Our goal is to help you write your African story
Our Team - Dedicated and adventures people
Fanus left his corporate job as a CA(SA) to work in the bush with the magnificent animals that God put on earth. He has a passion for business and wildlife and gets to have the best of both worlds at Zemvelo Adventures.
His skills in botany and bush skills makes getting lost in the bush a trip to a 5 star lodge. He is our reptile specialist and has rescued many a snake to give it a second chance. Ian is an advanced field guide and has a B.Tech in nature conservation. He is busy studying to become a professional guide. Ian has been working in this field for over 20 years and it is his passion for the bush that shines through on his game drives.
From being a handyman to moving into project management, he decided 3 years ago to move across to nature guiding due to his passion for the environment and his keenness to educate people on conservation. He is well knowledgeable in the field and is busy studying his advanced field guide qualification.
Becky SmithNature Guide
The only female on the team and it has not stopped her from keeping up with the boys. Becky is new to the field coming from a background of computer programming and construction decided to follow her dream and her passion for conservation. She is always inspired to share her knowledge and educate the guests on conservation matters. Becky is busy finishing her advanced field guide and her backup trails guide qualifications.
SaneleAssistant Head Guide
Sanele is an advanced field guide and has over 10 years experience in the field. He is busy studying to become a professional guide. His love for nature and his good sense of humor makes for an enjoyable game drive. His passion for the bush is what drives him to ever better his knowledge.
Lovemore is friendly, fun loving and has a contagious laugh. He is always keen to put a smile on guests’ faces from his funny jokes and makes for an entertaining game drive. He has been in the field for 10 years and has a passion for nature and loves interacting with guests. He has studied hospitality management and is busy with his nature guiding qualification.
Lawrence is very professional at handling the guests with a polite and courteous manner. He is the newest member to the team.
BasilHead Elephant Handler
Basil started working with elephants in 2003 and has been a Head Elephant handler for the last 9 years. He has a great sense of humor that helps calm the most nervous guest down to enjoy the experience of interacting with elephants.
Thomas grew up on the farm and has a passion for wildlife and the bush. He is a hard worker and dedicates himself on getting things done.
Adventure & Accommodation
Situated on the Plumari Africa Game Reserve in the Magaliesberg, just over an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria, Askari Game Lodge offers guests a memorable Big 5 wildlife experience within a malaria free environment.