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Team

At Inverdoorn Game Reserve and Iziba Safari Lodge we have two main teams working tirelessly to conserve wildlife and bring you the best luxury safari experience close to Cape Town. On the reserve you will find the lodge team attending to your every need and the wildlife team, who work with the animals, take you on Big 5 safaris and share stories about the wildlife roaming free on the reserve. The Cape Town team is there to assist you in sorting out the finer details of your booking and accommodation, while the marketing team aims to keep everyone up to date and informed about everything that makes Inverdoorn what it is.

Meet the team and read more about the different individuals working at Inverdoorn.

Sep30

Meet the Team: Leah Brousse

CATEGORIES // Team | Capecheetah-blog | Inverdoorn-blog

Meet the Team: Leah Brousse

The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by their passion for wildlife and conservation. Leah Brousse, the main cheetah handler for Inverdoorn and the Western Cape Cheetah Conservation, was born in Paris, France. She speaks English, German, French, a little bit of Spanish and says "I am...

Sep18

Meet the Team: Christo Viljoen

CATEGORIES // Team | Rhinoprotect-blog | Inverdoorn-blog

Q & A WITH INVERDOORN'S FARM SUPERVISOR AND MANAGER OF RHINOPROTECT

Meet the Team: Christo Viljoen

The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by their passion for wildlife and conservation. Christo Viljoen, the manager of RhinoProtect and farm supervisor at Inverdoorn, was born in Cape Town, South Africa . He speaks English, Afrikaans and a little bit of Xhosa. His favourite thing about...

Aug01

Meeting the Interns: Thomas Prevot

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Team | Inverdoorn-blog

“TOURNE-TOI VERS LE SOLEIL, L'OMBRE SERA DERRIÈRE TOI”

Meeting the Interns: Thomas Prevot

Travelling from one famous wine region to another, namely Bordeaux to Cape Town, Thomas Prevot has come to South Africa to "discover a new culture and a new kind of work." Studying hospitality management and catering, his work at Inverdoorn forms part of the practical work of his course. Staying at a game reserve in South Africa "is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" and, of course, as he points out "we don't have lodges with animals...

Jul31

Meeting the Volunteers: Mélissa Boursier

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Team | Capecheetah-blog | Inverdoorn-blog

“EXISTER C’EST OSER SE JETER DANS LE MONDE.” – SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR

Meeting the Volunteers: Mélissa Boursier

The conservation of cheetahs at Inverdoorn is giving Mélissa Boursier plenty of material for her doctoral thesis in veterinary sciences. She is in the fourth year of her studies at Nantes, ONIRIS in France which she says "is the best year so far, because now I know I will be a vet." This is a dream she has held dear for a long time, "I wanted to be a vet since a young age. I am happy to be able to do the job I've always wanted to...

Jul30

Meeting the Volunteers: Kirsty Woodhead

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Team | Capecheetah-blog | Inverdoorn-blog

“DO YOUR LITTLE BIT OF GOOD WHERE YOU ARE. IT IS THOSE LITTLE BITS OF GOOD PUT TOGETHER THAT OVERWHELM THE WORLD.” – DESMOND TUTU

Meeting the Volunteers: Kirsty Woodhead

Before meeting Kirsty Woodhead, I knew that she had South African roots and was curious to hear her accent. Having moved to Canada at a young age, she has lost her accent and laments this loss. Kirsty regularly visits the country of her birth and displays such pride at her heritage, that I feel a rush of pride myself whenever she talks about the Rainbow Nation. She would definitely consider returning for good, "I would come back to...

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Reservations & Info

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

 

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

Meet The Team

  • Meeting the Volunteers: Kirsty Woodhead

    Meeting the Volunteers: Kirsty Woodhead

    Before meeting Kirsty Woodhead, I knew that she had South African roots and was curious to hear her accent. Having moved to Canada at a young age, she has lost her accent and laments this...

  • Dutch Delight

    Dutch Delight

    I am Cynthia Knuppe, a 28 year old woman with a Dutch nationality. In the Netherlands I used to work as a dental hygienist for about six years. In the beginning of 2012 I decided to take...

  • Meeting the Volunteers: John McIlvaine

    Meeting the Volunteers: John McIlvaine

    I mentioned previously that the cheetah team could no longer be referred to as the cheetah girls, and this is due to the presence of John McIlvaine. Coming from Seattle in the United...

  • Meeting the Volunteers: Cynthia Knuppe

    Meeting the Volunteers: Cynthia Knuppe

    The lodge is abuzz with activity, and not only because it’s summer season. The other reason for all the energy coursing through the reserve is the interns and volunteers. I have never...

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Contact Infos

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

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