Dave Varty


Dave's story is too full and rich to tell in a brief blog bio. Suffice it to say that it is due to his passion, hard work and lifelong dedication to conservation that Londolozi is what it is today. One of the co-founders of the lodge, Dave has overseen the growth of Londolozi since its inception in the 70's right up to its relaunch as a family-run, stand-alone venture in 2007. Since then Dave has been striving to redefine Londolozi as a leader in the industry in terms of its sustainability and dramatically reduced impact on the earth.

Stories by Dave

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Tree Camp Reborn

by on April 5, 2015 14

Londolozi Tree Camp was the first ever Game Reserve to receive the world renowned Relais & Châteaux fleur-de-lis of excellence in 1993.  This marked the beginning of a journey towards

Seasons Greetings

by on December 23, 2013 29

Our gift to you this year is a little different….an “immersion” into the summer bushveld to bring you closer to the magic of the wilderness. (Best viewed at full volume)

Earth Day 2013

by on April 22, 2013 2

Londolozi means “the protector of all living things” and consequently conservation has always been deep in our DNA. Upon the return of the family to Londolozi in 2007, we renewed

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