Dalton Gibbs

Dalton is a Cape Town-based naturalist with a deep interest in all aspects of ecology (and history if you get him started!).

Dalton has long been a key person in the City of Cape Town’s nature conservation and his various responsibilities have included running Rondevlei Nature Reserve, monitoring critically endangered flora, assessing biodiversity of reserves, monitoring bird breeding colonies and chasing down escaped hippos – which regularly graze on his lawn on the edge of Rondevlei!

Xavier Muñoz

Xavier joins us from our partners at Neblina Forest.

Tertius Gous

Tertius is an experienced tour leader from Birding Africa with good knowledge of Uganda.

Pere Tomas

Pere joins us from Mallorca Natural Tours. He has worked in international conservation, specialising in the habitats of the Mediterranean. Pere knows the island extremely well, he is an excellent birder who also has good knowledge of the local flora.

Mark Hanger

Mark is a Director of Nature Quest New Zealand. A graduate in Botany from Otago University, Mark was employed with the National Parks and Reserves Service in Otago for seven years, concentrating on interpretation of the natural environment to the public.

Along with a professional involvement in conservation since 1979, Mark has had an equally long private interest in and concern for conservation. Mark is a very popular leader: he led both our previous visits to New Zealand, as well as our holidays to Tasmania and Western Australia.

Tibor Hartel

Tibor is originally from Sighisoara and has been involved in many conservation projects in Transylvania.