Sam Magwai

Sam, a father of three, started his guiding career at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, completing his voluntary apprenticeship as a trainee guide over four years. Since attaining his guides’ licence in 2006, he has guided all over Zimbabwe, including Gonarezhou National Park, Save Valley Conservancy, Matopos National Park and Hwange National Park. He has guided for overland safaris and been involved in hunting safaris to improve his tracking skills. Sam is the owner and partner of the Lowveld Wanderers, operating from Chipinda Pools in Gonarezhou National Park. A real bushman with a wealth of knowledge about the natural history of this country and a well-versed Zimbabwean historian, Sam is passionate about the uses of traditional herbal medicines obtained from indigenous plants and trees. Sam likes music, physical exercise, observation research and learning.