About Us

WILDLIGHT SAFARIS is owned & operated by Dean Fitzpatrick & Patricia Ko.

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  • Dean FitzpatrickDean Fitzpatrick is a passionate wildlife photographer, experienced nature guide, and dedicated conservationist. He grew up in New Zealand’s South Island surrounded by wilderness. It was here that he developed the passion for Nature Photography that has become his career. Dean has over 15 years experience photographing wildlife in Africa, He has traveled extensively throughout the Continent and been directly involved in African tourism for the last 10 years. His experience ranges from managing Eco Tourism Lodges in Botswana’s Okavango Delta to Photographic guiding and now as director and owner of Wildlight Safaris.

  • Dean FitzpatrickPatricia Ko, while based in Australia and as director of a leading Sydney production company, produced film & stills photography for international brands such as IBM and Mitsubishi. In stark contrast, Patricia relocated to Botswana in 2000 and managed Eco Tourism safari Lodges for many years. Patricia has since combined her love of Africa and in particular Botswana with her successful production background and is now director of Wildlight Safaris.

WILDLIGHT SAFARIS elects to work exclusively with a hand-picked support & supply team: They are lodge owners, Mobile safari operators, local experts, staff and guides who continually provide the professional and high quality services our clients deserve. We know them personally, we have collaborated for many years and entrust you in their care without hesitation.