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ABOUT WILDSWINKEL

The main objective of Wildswinkel is to make a positive contribution to innovation in the game industry

We operate on the principles of ease-of-transaction, honesty and integrity; we deal directly with our clients

We aim to manage high quality game auctions marketed via our extensive communication platforms, including our useful Apple and Android phone app

Our management of the end-to-end direct buying and selling of game process ensures a pleasant and hassle-free experience

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

LOOD BESTER

Lood grew up in a family with a long history of game farming, with farms like the current Mabula Lodge and the first farm Bill Venter bought near Rust de Winter called Klipdrift that previously belonged to his family. Founder and owner of SMD, Lood also has several other business interests across South Africa, but his heart and passion is in the game industry. He joined forces with Arnold Neethling in 2013 to expand on the success of Botlierskop Stud Game.

LOUIS VAN DER WATT

In the business world Louis is better known in his capacity as co-founder and CEO of Atterbury Property, but he is also a keen game enthusiast and breeds top Buffalo, Sable and Roan, amongst other species, on Meletse near Thabazimbi. Together with partners Thinus van den Bergh (who farms in the Kamdeboo) and Danie Rossouw, Louis is part of the Meletse Game Breeders partnership.

ARNOLD NEETHLING

Arnold and his family started Botlierskop Private Game Reserve in 1999 and were responsible for bringing the first white rhino back to the Western Cape. Arnold has continued his late father, Dr Dirk Neethling’s passion for exceptional quality and genetics and has been very successful at breeding and selling rare game species. In 2013 Arnold joined forces with Lood Bester to expand on the success of Botlierskop Stud Game.

JAN MORGAN

Jan is the Chairman of the Morgan Group as well as the developer and owner of Zwartkloof Private Game Reserve on which the Wildswinkel Bela Bela office is situated.

WILDSWINKEL SERVICES

  • WE ACT AS YOUR AGENT

    • Complete end-to-end process management
    • Access to many prominent buyers
    • Negotiation for the best prices
    • Modern marketing and advertising services

  • WE HELP SELL YOUR GAME

    • Transparent process and accurate information for your peace of mind
    • Simple, easy-to-understand commission structure

  • SUPPORT SERVICES

    • Ethical capture, handling and transport of game
    • Permits
    • Veterinary services
    • Insurance

WHAT WE DO

Wildswinkel is an auction house active in the game industry and facilitates the direct buying and selling of game

  • SELLERS

    • We buy your game directly from you

    • We market game on your behalf for a commission

  • BUYERS

    • We have a wide variety of game for sale

    • We have access to top genetics