Our office in Pietermaritzburg provides the capacity necessary to keep abreast of the complex arrangements that efficient and organized travelling requires. Below is the hard-working team that makes it all possible!
The Office Team
Adam Riley is one of the co-founders of ORYX – Worldwide Photographic Expeditions. He is a qualified chartered accountant and his keen business sense, customer care and attention to detail that has been a major factor in making Rockjumper one of the world’s premier bird tour companies, is sure to have the same impact on ORYX. Adam will play a key role in developing ORYX’s business strategy and shaping the company into an operation befitting of its sister companies, Rockjumper and Indri.
Kirsty Horne has been passionately involved in Travel for the past 12 years. She has travelled extensively through India, Europe and Southern Africa as well as spending time in the Americas. She is a highly motivated individual, striving to provide the best possible service at all times. Her friendly, approachable and hardworking nature ensures that every client has an easy and hassle free booking.
Marius Coetzee is a co-founder and Operations Director of ORYX. He is also one of our professional tour leaders and an award-winning wildlife photographer. His photos have graced the covers and pages of numerous premier publications and with over 10 years experience in the safari industry, Marius has become a highly sought-after guide. His knowledge of and enthusiasm for both wildlife and photography are encyclopedic.
Yuraisha Chavan was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, and holds an Honours degree in Marketing and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Prior to working for ORYX, Yuraisha spent the last 8 years working internationally in three different countries, namely the UK, UAE and Denmark, for both the private and public sector. Yuraisha is responsible for ORYX’s key marketing initiatives and strategy. In her spare time, she loves travelling, fashion, gardening and playing the piano.