Mark Dedekind started hunting professionally in 1990 after being inspired by his uncle, Ernst Dedekind, who was also a Professional Hunter. In 1995 he started Mark Dedekind Safaris. In 1997 he married Telani and she proudly took her place by his side in the company. They have built up a very respectable name in the Safari Industry over the past 30 years and are known for their attentive, quality service with the best Hunting Areas that deliver exceptional trophies.

Mark being the overall Boss of the company he oversees everything and manages all Marketing and planning. Telani runs the administrative side of the company. She does all the bookings, correspondence and official work of the company.

They have 2 beautiful daughters, Lara & Amy, who also love hunting.

Mark hunted has all over the dark continent of Africa. Countries like Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania & of course South Africa.

They live in Zululand on Mahlalela. Mark loves hunting in Thaba Tholo, and going Deep Sea Fishing at our Fishing Lodge, Camp Carlos, in Mozambique.