To promote Awareness & Education on:

  • Wildlife of Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve in South Africa
  • Wildlife Conservation and Preservation Efforts Globally

Matt Brennan has over ten years of experience as a safari field guide in South Africa’s most premier Big 5 Game Reserves. He has Level 2 Accreditation with the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA).

​As an avid photographer, Matt has an extensive collection of wildlife photos. From his study of ornithology, Matt can share in-depth knowledge of the Birds of Kruger National Park.

Mary Jane Van Sant, Ph.D. has had a career in Science Education while teaching at the University of New Orleans and holding various management positions in Hewlett-Packard and Agilent Technologies.

​Matt and Mary Jane's shared passion and commitment to Wildlife Conservation, led them to partner and form Matt The Guide, LLC in 2017.

​Their goal is to use Matt's beautiful photos to provide teachings about the wildlife of Sabi Sands in South Africa as well as share learnings about wildlife conservation in other parts of the world.