Gavin grew up on a game ranch and his family were pioneers in the Safari Industry. Gavin has many years of experience in the industry, and has worked for many well renowned operators, namely National Safaris in 1984 and Van Der Riet Safaris. It was here that Gavin lived full time at Sengwa Camp on Lake Kariba Zimbabwe where he assisted in Crocodile Farming and wildlife captures. In 1987 – 1989 Gavin culled 3000 wild large Crocodiles in Cahora Bassa Lake in Mozambique, (in a very inhospitable country at the time). In 1991 Gavin married Debbie, and went on to join Russ Broom safaris after it won theBinga/Sengwa/Lusulu Concession, where he became head Professional hunter and Director. After 18 years at Russ Broom Safaris he went on to form Gavin Rorke Safaris and has hunted all over Zimbabwe. Gavin has accompanied hunts in Zambia, Botswana, Mozambique and Tanzania. Gavin now offers big game safaris of the highest standard in the famous and uninhabited Chewore South National Parks Safari area in Northern Zimbabwe, one of Africa’s remaining remote and wild areas.
- General Manager/Camp Manageress
A native Zimbabwean with over 9 years of hospitality experience, Bernie brings with her, a wealth of expertise, knowledge and passion for what she does. Bernie’s previous camp marketing and management roles cover terms within Zimbabwe, at Chapungu Safaris t/a Gache Gache Lodge – Lake Kariba, Tafika Zambezi – Lower Zambezi River, The Elephant Camp – Victoria Falls, The Stanley & Livingstone Private Game Reserve – Victoria Falls, and Somalisa Camp – Hwange National Park. Bernie will ensure that every need of yours in Camp, is taken care of and met with the highest level of professionalism at all times, to ensure your Safari with us is a truly memorable one.
Gareth Brown -
Camp Manager/Learner Professional Hunter
Gareth was born in Zimbabwe, raised on a farm and educated at Falcon College. He decided on hunting as a career at an early age and has spent time managing camps and gaining valuable hunting experience in the Dande, Save Conservancy and Sengwa hunting areas, and has spent the past 2 years in Chewore South.
- Professional Hunter
Dean was born in Zimbabwe in 1989, and has lived in Botswana most of his life. He went to senior school at Stanford Lake College in Magoebaskloof and did a B Comm Tourism at Pretoria University. During his time at varsity he embarked on a hunting apprenticeship in South Africa and completed FGASA Level 1 and Trails Guide. Dean is also qualified as a guide in Botswana. Before qualifying he gained valuable experience as an apprentice in the renowned Dande and Chirisa hunting areas, and has since been hunting in Chewore South.