Through his love for travel Rolf begun working with Swissair, forging a long carrier working in the industry for over 20 years. Over the journey, Rolf has also worked with both Austrian Airlines and South African Airways. During this time he was stationed in various countries and regions around the world including North and West Africa, the Middle East, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, the USA, Europe, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand and China. Over his journey Rolf has met countless fascinating people from different cultural backgrounds and has gained a wealth of knowledge of the countries he’s visited. He moved to Australia in 1996 and with Austrian Airlines and South Africa Airways continuing his career in the aviation industry, before joining African Wildlife Safaris & Natural Focus in 2014 as Marketing Manager.
Since starting with the company, Rolf has explored many worldwide destinations, and in particular loves the rich history and wildlife of South America. He has returned there on many occasions including to the Brazilian Amazon, Chilean and Argentinean Patagonia, witnessed Peru’s Machu Picchu, Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands and the fascinating pyramids of Mexico. Canada is another favourite of Rolf’s – he has explored the towering Rocky Mountains, visited the remote Arctic region and took a memorable trip to Churchill, Manitoba to see the polar bears. One of his fondest memories was seeing grizzly bears strolling through Anchorage Airport!