Selous Impala Camp Website




Nick Wootton Crystal Coetzer

Nick Wootton, Manager

Nick was born in Kenya in 1992. From a young age he has always had a passion for the African bush and its different cultures. Taking an interest in snake diversity as a teenager, he realized work in the bush was his calling, and has since worked for various eco-camps in Kenya. After completing his FGASA level 1 in 2011, he later decided to return to South Africa for a 2 year stint, completing courses in lodge management, guiding and animal tracking including CATHESSETA level 2. Lorenzo Zanacchi is supporting him.

Crystal Coetzer,
Eco-tourism Manager/ Assistant Manager

Crystal was born in South Africa in 1989. She entered higher education, in the field of conservation and natural resources management and worked in the hospitality industry part-time. She is excited to enter into the realm of eco-tourism in Africa, and is sure it will be a fruitful experience. Viva Selous!

Most of the Staff at Selous Impala have obtained certificates in the PADI course for Emergency First Response.

These are the people who will look after you, preparing your tents, working in the kitchen, taking you on the river and on game drives:

Festo Raphael Ntayaye

Beatrice Tira

Festo Raphael Ntayaye - Guide

Beatrice Tira - Assistant Hostess and Administration

Gerard Willy

Saidi Salumu Toboke

Gerhard Willy Mwakila - Driver and guide

Saidi Salumu Toboke - boat driver

Ezra Liomo
Denis Mchopa

Ezra A. Liomo, guide

Dennis Mchopa - Driver and guide

Rajabu Mussa Makombozi
Khalidi Mtile

Rajabu Musa Makombozi - driver

Khalidi Mtile - driver

Victor Mafuta
Omari Ally Mahanja

Victor Mafuta - Driver

Omari Ally Mahanja - Guide

Faidha Ally
Moshi Hamisi

Faidha Ally - boat driver

Moshi Hamisi, Boat Driver

Evans Mmochi
Abdullah Ali Mpingleni

Evans Aloyce Mmochi - Waiter

Abdullal Ali Mpinigleni - Waiter

Hassan Zuberi
David William Gore

Hassan Zuberi - flycamp staff and Tent Attendant

David William Gore, waiter

Mohammed Malim Abdullah
Sepa Abdallah, chef

Mohammed Malim Abdullah, chef

Sepa Abdallah, chef

Kassim Buma - Staff Chef

Kassim Buma - Staff Chef

Salum Mwezegule - Staff Chef

Elam Samwel Masanagulila

Robert Masanagulila - Tent Attendant

Elam Samwel Masanagulila - Tent Attendant

Boaz Samwle Masangaulila
Abdallah Kisamvu

Boaz Samwele Masanagulila, kitchen

Abdallah Kisamvu - dishwasher

Omari Ndete

Alphonse Thomas Marimba - Maintenance

Omari Ndete - Maintenance

Alphonse Thomas Marimba - Maintenance

Raphael Pius
Kassim Hemedi Kibongoi

Raphael Pius - Laundry

Kassim Hemedi Kibongoi - Laundry

Nelson Issa Masenyengu
Sultani Ali Mfumbili

Nelson Issa Masenyengu, laundry

Sultani Ali Mfumlbili, gardener and groundsman

Hamisi Kutoka

Saidi Hamisi Miezi - Dishwasher / Gardener

Hamisi Suko, Storeman

Leonard Garusi
Mohamed Mtagalala

Leonard Garusi - Mechanic

Mohamed Mtagalala, Carpenter

Mukande Kasokwe - Askari

Mukande Kasokwe - Askari

Maiwe Sumari

Maiwe Sumari - Askari

Simon Magalo

Simon Magalo - Askari

Njowe Sumay

Njowe Sumay- Askari

Masaai Ismail

Esmail Mwesongo

Joram Saningo

Joram Saningo


Maasai Askaris escort you around the camp, always on the lookout for any animals

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