The wild flower safari team 

At Wild Flower Safari, we're fixed on making your experience more than special, in doing so, we have joined forces with South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and Bird Life International South Africa to bring you a remarkable environment experience that is out of this world. Helene Preston, local botanical expert and member of SANBI will be leading you on floral wanders, identifying botanical treasures that are endemic to the area and presenting with an extraordinary learned immersion. Dr. Giselle Murison, Project Manager for the Western Cape Estuaries Conservation Project will be your bird guide, assisting you in discovering this pristine habitat of vlei nesting birds.  

Helene Preston  Botanical Specialist Guide

Helene Preston

Botanical Specialist Guide

Dr. Giselle Murison  Birding Specialist Guide

Dr. Giselle Murison

Birding Specialist Guide


To make the experience even more exceptional you will be joined by your hosts; Julian Melck, Kersefontein's farmer, accompanying you on your first visit to the veld on horseback and leading our dinners. Andrew Bance from Pangaea Adventure, your Host and Field guide, will also be serving up Sunset Gin Celebrations on the banks of the Berg River and treating us to an exceptional Coffee Appreciations to get the day started right. Chante Bance, your Host and chef who will be cooking delicious Cape Style dishes at lunch in our Veld Kitchen. Kirsten Boswell is your concierge and field guide, she will be making you feel right at home in your new farm stay while accompanying you on your veld wanders. There will even be a fire-side music performer but we’ll leave that as a surprise. The Kersefontein Farm staff will be cooking and serving our delicious breakfasts and dinners in time honoured West Coast tradition.


Julian Melck


Kersefontein Farmer



Kirsten Boswell

Concierge and Field Guide



Andrew Bance

Host and Field Guide



Chante BANCE

Host and Chef


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