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Poniso Shamakuni

  • Poniso Shamakuni has been passionate about nature since childhood, when he joined the wildlife club at his school in Kasane. Today, he’s a qualified safari guide. You can find him conducting private guided safaris for A&K across the wildlife hot spots of Botswana and Zambia, including the Okavango Delta, Chobe and Moremi. Poniso’s calm demeanour and sense of humour always puts our clients at ease.

About Poniso

  • DMC: Southern Africa
  • Speciality region: Botswana, Zambia
  • Languages spoken: English
 

Meet the guide

Poniso Shamakuni was born in Kasane, Botswana. It was at his school’s wildlife club that he first discovered his love of nature, and this enthusiasm remained into adulthood. After secondary school, he joined a safari company, passing the guide training programme with flying colours. He has since held posts at Chobe and Moremi National Parks, and self-funded his further training in walking safaris and rifle handling. You will find him leading private guided safaris for A&K in the heart of the Okavango Delta, as well as in Chobe, Moremi and Zambia. Poniso puts clients at ease with his calm manner and warm sense of humour. He has a special interest in birds, and in his spare time enjoys reading, listening to music and playing football.