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Our Team


Riaan van Niekerk, the farm’s full time MD, will be there most of the time to welcome you and play host on excursions. Well known for his rugby prowess in his youth, Riaan hails from a solid farming background. His grandfather started farming in the early 1900 where after his dad continued the tradition, managing his own private farming interest whilst obtaining a PhD in genetics in the formal sector.

Partners 2 and 3 are the brothers Arno and Luther Bakkes,who were both raised in this part of the world in the nearby town of Kimberly. They have been McDonalds franchisees for the last 18 years but share the love of the great outdoors with their partners.

Last but not least is Godfried Thiart, an experienced farmer for the past 25 years and a passionate conservationist.