Born in France in 1968, Christophe Beau developed a great passion for african game from a very young age. He joined the french military (marines) in 1988 and spent over a year in Sénégal. He has not left Africa since and has settled in South Africa since 1994. Christophe graduated as a professional hunter in various countries such as South Africa, Mozambique and Tanzania. He is also a full member of PHASA (Professional Hunter’s Association of South Africa) and a Master Measurer for the SCI (Safari Club International) as well as for Rowland Ward. Since 1994, Christophe has acquired great experience as a professional hunter, guiding in most of southern Africa’s countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda. This diversity has completed his knowledge acquired in West Africa, making him one of the great specialists in his field.

Christophe is also a qualified diver and has organised shark diving expeditions for professional photographers on a regular basis. He organized and conducted expeditions for European and American TV between 1995 and today, for Thalassa (France), Segment / la Cinquième (Europe), Ushuaia / Nicolas Hulot (France & Europe) as well as Deep Ocean Odyssey with Jean_Michel Cousteau and his son Fabien (USA). He has also contributed to the European hunting channel Seasons, to the french hunting press and recently to Extreme Outer Limits TV on the American Sportsman Channel with Bob and Chris Beck.


Karine has been part of the team Grand Safari for over 12 years.
She is mainly responsible for all the admin work and will help you to apply for your temporary import gun permit for all your safaris in South Africa. She will follow up on your booking and she will sometimes meet you at the airport on your arrival in East London.