About Gareth Robbins

Hey, I’m Gareth. Ever since I can remember I’ve had a great interest in nature. From a young age I visited the Kruger National Park, which has probably been the main reason why I followed the path to become a field guide. Now with 10 Years of guiding experience in the Eastern and Western Cape and a passion for birding, I have recently set up set up my own guiding business in Plettenberg Bay. Through my passion for nature and being a keen amateur photographer I hope to be able to educate and share some of my interesting finds in this area as I continue to be amazed by the diversity of Plettenberg Bay on a daily basis.
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cheetah cub

First free-roaming cheetah cubs born in over 120 years in Southern Cape

It didn’t take long before I received a phone call from my grandparents asking me if I had heard the news… …of the four cheetah cubs that were born on the 30th of March at the Garden Route Game Lodge; a private game reserve located approximately five kilometres outside the town of Albertinia. For me …

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Boomslang

Boomslangs: friend or foe?

As a guide I’ve learned one thing, and that is to respect animals, especially venomous snakes. This is an area where I am very happy to view the individual at a safe distance and ensure neither party is disturbed or harmed.   Over the last year, the most commonly seen snake for me while driving, …

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