Lon Denney

Lonnie Paul Denney was born in the USA.  While living with his Grandfather from the age of 8 and  grew  up reading old mouldy hunting  and outdoor magazines, with a special interest in Africa . 

Lon started hunting at the age of eight, with a long bow, he then was given a  .   ."22, from there he progressed and the rest is history!

In 1971 Lon received his NFAA Master Bow Hunter in Long Bow Hunting and also guided for over 35 years in the States and he is very knowledgable in both firearms and ballistics.

His love of hunting then took him to his beloved Africa.

He started off in Tanzania in 1992 and then to Zimbabwe in 1994.  Lon fell in love with Zimbabwe and decided to settle here, where he  started his safari Company,  Tokoloshe Safaris, which  was registered and licensed in 2002.

His speciality is both elephant and buffalo and gets a kick out of seeing his client take down their first, of one of the above! However, he covers all other game hunts with equal passion.

Lon is also very community minded and involves them as much as possible in conservation.



Liesl Grundling

Liesl Grundling was born in Zimbabwe and grew up on a cattle Ranch in  the Masvingo Province . Her love of the outdoors and especially the bush was to steer her to her now profession as a hunter.

She learnt to shoot at the age of 6, as her father believed she should be able to protect livestock from snakes, jackals and leopard in her parents abcence 
and enjoyed hunting for doves and later bigger game as well as shooting rations for the staff.

Liesl joined Tokoloshe Safaris in 2004 and has had her Learners Hunters licence since 2005 and has been hunting  under the supervision of Lon Denney since  then  and is working  on her full licence.

Liesl speciality is Buffalo and Hippo but also loves hunting the other species, she shoots a 450/400 Heym double rifle .

Community involment is also important to Liesl and supports many conservation drives in the area.

Ashton Gondo

Ashton Gondo Born in Zimbabwe and from the Masvingo district
Has worked for Tokoloshe Safaris since  2007  .
He is our Handy man,driver,mechanic, skinner, wood carver  .
Ashton has worked for National Parks for over 15 years  before that he worked for Chipangali Wildlife orphanage in Bulawayo.