The Bergplaas team is lead by Cindy and Wayne Maspero, who have extensive experience in skills development and wildlife management. Since 2007 they have managed Bergplaas and facilitated the programmes on the reserve.
Vuyani Mbuzwa is a Tracker Academy graduate and wilderness guide. He is currently training to become a facilitator of the Spirit of the Wild Programme on Bergplaas.
Ian Read is a freelance Wilderness Guide with over 20 years guiding experience. He has been a Spirit of the Wild facilitator since 2008.
Roy Ashton is a freelance Wilderness Guide with extensive experience in the United States and South Africa. He has been a Spirit of the Wild facilitator since 2014.
None of our courses would be possible without the amazing culinary skills of Jenny Nel. She has been the heart of the kitchen since 2000.
“We are experiencing an inspiring growth phase on Bergplaas and with the Spirit of the Wild Programme, which has come into its own in this era of environmental sustainability and climate change.”