Naturalist Guides

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Denis Erabu

Denis grew up in a rural village, where his father is a local chief, and after completing secondary school, became and escort driver for an NGO delivering relief supplies to Southern Sudan. After four years, he decided to pursue a childhood interest in wildlife, and became a driver/guide. Through a combination of on-the-job and formal training courses with the Queen Elizabeth Bird Observatory and Bird Life International, Denis has gained extensive knowledge as a general interest Tour Guide with a specialty in birding. He has worked as a driver/guide for the past 12 years and is a member of the Uganda Driver/Guide Association and the Uganda Birdwatching Society. In his spare time, Denis loves to read and watch wildlife documentaries. 

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Stephen Baboineki

As a boy growing up on a farm in Masindi, Stephen's childhood chores included tending the farm animals, and his interest in wildlife initiated from an early age from observing the wildlife straying onto the farmland. He undertook a course in Wildlife Management at the Lake Katwe Wildlife Management Institute, before working as an interpretative guide at Queen Elizabeth National Park. Stephen gained further experience as a zookeeper at the Uganda Wildlife Education Centre in Entebbe, and his work as a researcher/surveyor for the Wildlife Conservation Society, before becoming a Uganda naturalist guide in 2002. Stephen is a member of the Uganda Driver/Guide Association, and the Uganda Birdwatching Society. As an avid birder, Stephen has attended several certificated Birding courses, and has a personal identification level of 850 species.

Benjamin Musisi

Born in Mukono district as a member of the Buganda tribe, Benjamin moved to Kampala for his secondary education and he joined his first tour company as a junior driver/guide in 1983. Ben has gained considerable knowledge and experience while guiding in the Ugandan National Parks, Rwanda and Congo. Benjamin’s extensive knowledge of wildlife with a special emphasis in birding, his enthusiastic approach, and great sense of humor, make him one of our most popular Uganda naturalist guides. He is a member of the Uganda Driver/Guides Association and the Uganda Birdwatching Society.