Jordyn Critchfield

Jordyn was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa. After spending time in China, where she taught English, and completing her Commerce degree in Marketing Management, she has excitedly joined the Rockjumper team for the next chapter of her life. A passion for wildlife sees her spending as much time in game reserves and wildlife…

Yaseen Rhyman

Financial Assistant

Yaseen was born and lives in Mauritius. Before joining the Rockjumper Team, he spent 6 years working in the accounting department of a highly reputable Destination Management Company. A strong believer in the power of positive thinking in the workplace, Yaseen is a keen learner, looking to build his knowledge as much as possible while…

Paul Vincent

Support Consultant

Paul Vincent spent his formative years in the Eastern Cape, before making his way to the KZN Midlands to take up a career as a primary school teacher. After six years of teaching, he made the change to join Rockjumper as a support consultant. His cumulative years as a teacher have refined his talents as…

Estel Naidoo

Tailor-Made Tours Consultant

Estel Naidoo is from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She has a diploma in Travel and Tourism, and has worked in the leisure travel industry for over 10 years. Her adventurous spirit has led to her visiting many new destinations, where she loves interacting with new people and learning more about their country and cultures. In her…

Karina Villalba

Tour Consultant

Karina was born in the dramatically situated city of Quito, Ecuador. After finishing school, she obtained a degree in business administration. She has worked extensively in the tourism industry since the age of 19: running logistics and operations for tours to Africa and Asia, and working as the Operations Manager for Sacha Lodge, Ecuador for…

Shaun Retief

Web Development

Shaun has worked in the Information Technology field since 2001. He initially started out in Java Application Development; however, being more of a creative type, Shaun migrated across to Web Development. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge relating to design, project management, programming, search engine optimisation, marketing, management and problem-solving in the IT/WEB field.…

Christelle Dumont

Financial Accountant

Christelle is from Mauritius and based in our head office in Tamarin. After school, she started studying towards her ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) while working as a customer advisor for a French company. She was soon promoted to supervisor for the same company, where she spent one more year, before diving head first…

Cindy Bonkewitzz

Tour Support

Cindy grew up in Pietermaritzburg, the daughter of a professional lepidopterist. After school, she obtained a Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management. Having been intrigued by the natural world, she has always had a special passion for the beauty of nature’s flora and fauna. This she captures in her paintings to which she dedicates much…

Keith Kopman

Travel Consultant

Keith was brought up in the small town of Howick in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. After finishing school in 2004, he went on to complete a 3-year Diploma in Travel and Tourism. When he started working in the tourism industry, he fell in love with making his clients’ dreams come true. That love has never dwindled,…

Rynart Bezuidenhout

Tailor-Made Tours Consultant

Rynart Bezuidenhout was brought up in Pietermaritzburg. Having always been adventurous, he started travelling immediately after completing his schooling, spending a number of years traversing continental Europe and the United Kingdom. Rynart returned to his beloved South Africa in order to follow his dream of becoming a professional Field Guide whilst studying for a degree…