Grandson of Ivan Dario, and brother to Veronica, Sam is based in Switzerland and takes any chance he can to spend time in Zululand. He grew up spending holidays on the family ranches in Venezuela, learning about plant and animal species and developing a deep respect for mother nature. Sam is passionate about continuing the family legacy of conservation and continues to play an integral part in the initiatives’ sustainability and success. Learn more about the Maldonado family here.
Alwyn has been in the wildlife tourism business for 21 years managing reserves, guiding activities and lodges. Alwyn has been working for Amakhosi Safari Lodge since 2002 and has a special affection for northern Zululand and its wildlife. His passion for wildlife is not limited to the big game but also the smaller less obvious creatures like frogs. Alwyn has always been passionate about increasing and expanding the conservation area around Amakhosi to ensure that future generations will also have the privilege to experience the natural beauty of the region.