EXPEDITIONISTS

Welcome to our expeditionists page. These are our African adventurers taking cause, endurance and research based expeditions across the world for Africa. They are our African heroes, brand ambassadors, our change agents and content producers.

Thommo Hart

Thommo Hart is the founder of Expeditionists. A passionate anthropologist, adventurer, photographer and lover of Africa, he sees adventure as a way of life. His first expedition will be the John Ross Challenge
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Lelo Elvis Munis

Born from my passion for the exploration and preservation of our planet, I founded El Mundo Safaris and co founded Expeditionists to offer an exciting journey of discovery and experiences to jaw-dropping scenery andencounters with the natural world.
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Simphiwe Fiddy Ngcobo

Simphiwe ''Fiddy'' Ngcobo is a filmmaker who is raising money for an organization that takes care of disabled children by running the John Ross Challenge with Thommo Hart.
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Katlego Letheo

Katlego is a South African mountaineer pursuing the seven summits challenge, which is an attempt to reach the summits of the highest mountains in the seven continents of our world.
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Khalid Rushaka

Khalid Rushaka is a retired Tanzanian national swimmer who represented Tanzania at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. He wants to become the first Black African to swim across a Great Lake in Africa.
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Trent ‘Barefoot’ Seiler

Trent Seiler a South African archaeologist who is the writer, editor, adventurer at The Nitty Gritty Nomads. He is about to embark across Africa on motorcycle discovering ancient sites.
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Istene Rousseau

Istene Rousseau is an aspiring adventurer, avid beard enthusiast and lover of a good cup of tea. Her life’s mission is to share her love for the world with every human she meets and eat really good food.
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Tom Ulysses Da Silva

Tom Ulysses Da Silva is a photographer, writer, pyro fire twirler, skateboarder, fruit picker, explorer and a wilderness field guide in South Africa. The Aussie counter-part of the Nitty Gritty Nomads expedition team.
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Michael Watson

Michael Watson is a South African adventurer, mechanic and mountain climber who is a team member of the Nitty Gritty Nomads expedition.
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Sarah Scott

Sarah Scott is a free spirit and a wild adventurer with a no fear attitude. She currently the Founder and Project Leader of the Kilimanjaro Project, Africa's biggest art for change campaign.
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Dean Swart

Dean Swart is someone who has a passion for the outdoors and can think of nothing better than being......Out there! " We need to stop being spectators in natures degradation, before we become participants in our own destruction".
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Marlette Coetzee (Hegyi)

Molly was born at sea level, but has always had her head in the skies, her eyes set on the challenge of achieving the highest altitudes.
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Thabang Mduli

Thabang Mduli is an environmental and youth activist in Soweto who is currently running programmes to conserve and protect the wetlands and peatlands of Soweto from waste and mining pollution. He will be participating as an Expeditionist in the Green Run Expedition across South Africa.
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