Meet Our Team

Africa Team

Amy Wheeler
Born and raised in South Africa, I had opportunity to travel and experience the country from a young age. This exposed me to the mountains of the Drakensburg, scenery of the Garden Route, beautiful...
Antonina Welfing
I was born in Bolivia and grew up in Botswana in a small village (now a town) called Maun..which is known to be the gateway to the Okavango Delta.  Growing up in Maun exposed me to a...
Candice Buchan
I was born and bred in Johannesburg and have spent much of my time travelling and working in Africa. Johannesburg is a bright, vibrant, busy city which gives you a different outlook on life and the...
Craig Kaufman
My love of Africa started way back during my time at university. As part of my Tourism Management and Human Geography degree at the University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham I ventured out to Uganda...
Derek Schuurman
Derek joined Rainbow Tours in June 2000. He was born in South Africa. A keen naturalist, he has had a strong interest in wildlife (birds in particular) for as long as he can remember. He has a degree...
Fiona Herring
I was lucky enough to be raised in Dorset in the South of England spent my summers exploring the UK with my parents, living in a tent and sleeping under the stars installing a sense of adventure in...
Grant Anderson-Saville
Born and bred in central and southern Africa, Grant has travelled extensively throughout this vast and intriguing continent. He spent his early years in a tiny mining town on the Copperbelt...
Inken Scharpwinkel-Smith
Born and raised in Germany, Inken’s love for travel first began when she decided to study for a Masters degree in geography and tourism at the University of Paderborn in Germany. In April 2004,...

Latin America Team

Amanda Sweeney
My addiction to Latin America began in 2000. Embarking on my first round the world trip, I was lured by photos of mystical Machu Picchu, perhaps the most familiar icon of the Inca world. Inspired and...
Sarah Frankish
My first visit to Latin America was at the age of 18 when I spent one month travelling around Mexico, learning about the Aztec and Mayan civilizations and ending up on the paradise island of...
Seema Kapur
After nearly a decade of wanting to visit South America I stepped away from my job in the city and booked a flight to Ecuador to spend the next few months overlanding through Peru, Bolivia, Chile,...
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