V.D.V Safaris is owned and operated by Ian van der Vyver.
Born and raised in South Africa, he stems from a family which has been in Africa for more than 300 years.
Hunting has always been and still is one of Ian's biggest passions, as he started hunting with his father at the tender age of six and shot his first antelope shortly after that. Being a licensed Professional Hunter since 1993, he has accumulated valuable experience hunting Plains Game as well as the notorious and dangerous Elephant, Buffalo, Leopard, Rhino and Hippo across South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Ian offers his clients tailor made hunting safaris with a personal touch as he personally guides each safari. It is with this experience and passion that Ian ensures each client a truly unforgettable hunting experience.
He resides and operates his company from Northern Zululand in South Africa and is a member of PHASA and S.C.I.