Mark and Maria Homann 

We believe that our shared love of Africa and its people, coupled with our personal passions and professional strengths, allows us to collaborate to create unparalleled custom safari experiences. We ensure that every exquisite detail of your Homann’s Africa adventure is perfect, from the moment your feet touch the African soil until your last night under an African sky.

Mark have been leading safaris since 1990 and is one of only two fully qualified Zimbabwean Professional Guides based in the United States.


My family arrived in Africa in the 1820s and Africa has been in our blood ever since. Born on our family’s farm in Zimbabwe, my childhood backyard was the Zambezi Valley. Originally based in Zimbabwe, I have spent the past 26 years in the safari industry, and have had the privilege to have managed camps and guided guests in many fascinating places in Africa. I now use United States as a home base, where I live with Maria and our two young children, and continue to guide safaris through out Africa.   

When I met Maria in 2002, she was working in New York City as fashion designer Donna Karan’s personal/executive business assistant and office manager. While working with Donna Karan and as a personal assistant to actor/writer/director Chazz Palminteri, Maria garnered a wealth of experience in planning for and meeting the professional and personal needs of many successful and creative people. This wealth of knowledge has given her the background to successfully plan for others as well as multi-task ensuring all her clients’ needs are met.

We married on Palm Island on the Zambezi River above Victoria Falls in 2003. Maria moved to Zimbabwe to live in the bush with me at Pamushana where I was managing the guiding program.  Her thirst for adventure was a good fit for Africa where she spent her days learning, living and helping with The Malilangwe Trust Community program.  

Today, we combine our personal love of Africa with our extensive professional knowledge and experience, personally seeing to it that the wishes and details of our guests are met and exceeded every single day. 

We continue to do what we love, running and guiding safaris in Southern and East Africa. Our passions are found in Africa and in its wild places and her  people.

If available, I would love to personally guide your safari through the African bush and share with you the many magical places that have enriched our lives.