About Our Company

Sikeleli Safaris is a family-owned business that specializes in individually-tailored luxury safaris in Africa. Sikeleli’s professionalism, our deep roots in Africa and our expertise in creating exclusive safari experiences assure you an incredible safari experience!

Founding Sikeleli Safaris

Our family founded Sikeleli in 2014 with the desire to deliver a truly authentic African safari experience to our friends and clients. From these roots, the company has developed from two central offices in Canada and Zimbabwe, to having offices across South Africa, the USA and Botswana (under development). Our executive team consists of Mark Ponter (Managing Director), Daniella Ponter (Director & Senior Safari Consultant), Maddelena Ponter (Director of Operations & Digital Presence), Karen Dewhurst (Senior Safari Consultant) and Sharon Robinson (Administrator & Bookkeeping Assistant). We work together with our crack team of associates: Sean Wilkinson, a writer located in Vancouver, Gwyn Pritchett, a web developer located pretty much anywhere with WiFi, Philip Goodall, our star bookkeeper, and Catherine Yoon, a fabulous graphic designer, to deliver a first-class safari booking experience. Want to know more?

Check Out Our Team Profiles

We planned to travel to Victoria Falls in December. So glad that Danni was recommended to us by my cousin. She went above and beyond with the planning of the activities on our trip as well as the transfers. She had amazing ideas for our family vacation and truly made it one to remember. Danni […]

Dasharia group, from South Africa

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