International Tourism Film Festival Africa


For over three decades, Alan McSmith has worked as a professional wildlife and wilderness guide in 7 countries.

Based in Hoedspruit SA, his natural habitat is remote African wilderness, camping on a river and preferably close to elephant herds.

He strives to share life changing experiences on safari, and his work acclaims the significance of nature in our lives and the urgency of conserving and regenerating our natural heritage.

He is well known for a unique empathy with elephants, and constantly creates awareness for these remarkable animals.

Alan travels extensively conducting leadership and transformational encounters and is an accomplished motivational speaker.

His website is

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