Safari Guides

Jackson Sayialel, KPSGA Silver Level

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Jackson was born to be a guide having grown up just a mile from the famous Masai Mara National Game Reserve. His interpretive knowledge of wildlife stems from the early childhood having grown up close to many wild animals. Jackson is our Head Guide at Porini Lion Camp. After the completion of his high school course in Ololulung’a High School, he worked as a teacher before going to the Koiyaki Guiding School to take a course as a guide. Apart from his guiding courses, Jackson has attended a number seminars and workshops in hospitality and tourism management. He joined Porini Safari Camps just a few months after the establishment of Olare Orok Conservancy (OOC) in 2006. He has also worked as a guide for Gametrackers in Samburu, Northern Kenya.

John Siololo, KPSGA Bronze Level

guide imageJohn Siololo is affectionately known as ‘Big John’ among the Masai Mara Guides. John has a vast knowledge of the bush and unusual ability to spot the elusive wild animals such as leopard and black rhino. He went to School in Talek and Narok, and later to Koiyaki Guiding School where he achieved his certificate and Bronze Level Guiding. John has worked for various NGOs including ILRI (International Livestock & Research Institute) and game lodges before joining Porini Safari Camps where he has now worked for 3 years.

Stephen Nabaala, KPSGA Bronze Level

guide imageStephen is a good Guide and a good guy. He grew up as a typical Maasai boy. Born in Lemek Village near the expansive wheat farms in what used to be a wildlife rich area in 1983. Stephen went to Narok High School where he was an active member of the Wildlife Clubs of Kenya. During this time he began to understand the importance of wildlife and conservation as opposed to wheat farming. After the completion of his high school course, Stephen joined Inter-world College for Cultural Exchange and Tourism to pursue a course in Guiding & Basic Spanish and later in Koiyaki Guiding School for Guest Relations Training. He had a brief stint with Basecamp Explorer Camp as a guide before joining Porini Lion Camp where he has now worked for almost 4 years.

Meshack Sayialel, KPSGA Bronze Level

guide imageMeshack is a man of hospitality and he is an excellent guide. He grew up in the Olare Orok area which is now better known as Olare Orok Conservancy. His knowledge of the bush and the area within the OOC is unbeatable. He went to school in Talek and Narok High School before pursuing a course in guiding and he is now a KPSGA Bronze Level and soon to be a Silver Level guide. Meshack has attended several workshops and seminars in guiding both in Narok and Nakuru where flamingo birds are a main attraction.

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