Ferdie Muller is the lead guide and part owner of the AMA company. He has been involved in the industry for more than 20 years and has built up a wealth of knowledge. With his love of the African Bush, Africa and the creatures that reside there, Ferdie has worked and traveled throughout Southern Africa. From Caprivi to the Cape, he has sought out ways of educating people in the sustainable use of our natural resources, ensuring that they are there for future generations to enjoy. Ferdie qualified as a Level III / SKS(DA) (Specialist Knowledge and Skills in Dangerous Animals) guide with FGASA in 1998 under the guidance of the former Cleve Cheney of the Kruger National Park. He became a FGASA accredited trainer in 1999. Ferdie is a fully licensed guide in South Africa, something that is very important for you and your family’s safety.
By choosing Ferdie’s private tours and safaris, you will be guided by one of Africa’s most highly qualified guides whose primary concern is the genuine safety, care and comfort of you and whomever will be traveling with him.
He has no specific link with one lodge, camp or B&B but has the possibility of organizing unbiased safaris choosing the best locations during the best time of year depending on the group’s needs and interests. Living and working in the wilds of Africa is not only his job and business but his way of life. He is therefore up to date with small changes that can make a very BIG difference to the outcome of your tour and safari. As a private guide he has skills and knowledge which, different from many resident guides, allows guests to enjoy activities not normally offered by most other companies.
Ferdie is part of the elite of the safari and tourism profession. Private guides are individuals with a vast knowledge of the bush and African conditions. They have excellent people skills gained through academic training and several years of experience out in the wild and on the road. They are genuinely passionate about their work and have the ability to turn a seemingly ordinary occurrence into the highlight of a safari or tour. Their presence throughout your safari or tour ensures the highest levels of personal attention. It is widely known that the most important aspect of any safari is your guide as this is the person with whom you will be spending the majority of your time with whilst on safari. Choosing the highest qualified one will by default make a big difference in your experience.