Mzee Justice Mangyangi

Mzee Justice, whose name means “revered elder” in Swahili, has been a professional safari guide since 1994. His guiding prowess incorporates a hunter’s eye and he can spot game in circumstances beyond the normal realm of most people’s visual abilities. Active in every aspect of his home country’s conservation efforts, he encourages awareness among his fellow Tanzanians of the huge value that wilderness and natural history can play in Tanzania’s progress. Mzee possesses a wonderful combination of charm, humor, and a wealth of knowledge.

Upcoming Trips:

Serengeti Wildlife Safari, September 24-October 6, 2014

Client Testimonials:


Mzee Justice was very knowledgeable, professional, and well organized. He has a wonderful sense of humor. James D., Glendale, CA By the end of our safari, I believed that Mzee Justice was an eagle reincarnated! His skills as a guide and spotter are truly remarkable. His magical story telling skills made some of our longer drives quite fun. Pamela B., Long Beach, CA Mzee was a gem! His innate ability to find the animals was remarkable. His sense of humor kept us all laughing. We would definitely travel with Mzee again. Pam and David S., Camano Island WA
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What a pleasure to spend time with such a delightful, knowledgeable, personable fellow. I could not have been more pleased. We all came to adore him and learned a ton over our short time with him! Gail G., Evanston, IL
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Mzee was wonderful. He had an incredible sense of humour, and he was very helpful to me in identifying birds. An excellent driver and story-teller. Anne T., N Vancouver, BC
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Mzee made this a very enjoyable trip. His knowledge and kindness were greatly appreciated. Jane F., Mattapoisett, MA Mzee is a warm and gracious man. His knowledge is amazing and his ability to find the animals unbelievable. He has a fantastic sense of humor and was so much fun! Barbara B., Mountain View, CA
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Mzee was an excellent leader on so many levels. I had total confidence in him and his team from start to end. Carol B., Pacifica, CA
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Mzee was the most wonderful, knowledgeable, fun, helpful, interesting guide imaginable! He's really amazing and great! William L., West Hartford, CT
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Mzee was THE main reason the trip was so phenomenal. He is your greatest asset. Joseph J., West Hartford, CT
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Wonderful guide, knowledgeable, fun, able to spot game I couldn't even see with binoculars! Just the best. Bill and Judy P., Santa Fe, NM
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Mzee was terrific. His knowledge and love of the area, the animals, the insects, and plants was outstanding, and enthusiastically shared. Linda N., Palo Alto, CA
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Mzee was great. He worked nonstop to make sure we had a rich experience and he did it with unflagging humor and grace. Amy W., New York, NY
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Mzee was integral to the trip's success with his knowledge of the wildlife, the land, conservation/environmental issues, and his supernatural abiltiy to spot wildlife. He is also incredible with people, making everyone comfortable and accommodating everyone's needs and interests. Lynn Z., Tucson, AZ
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Mzee was an outstanding trip leader. He was caring and concerned for our health and comfort, and his sense of humor and approachability made for a very relaxed atmosphere. Melinda C., Sammamish, WA
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Mzee eagerly shared his vast and impressive knowledge of wildlife behavior to give us a much greater appreciation of what we witnessed. He takes great care of the environment and helped us do the same. He is very personable and we looked forward to his company every day. Joanne M., North Vancouver, British Columbia
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Mzee was amazing and made our trip spectacular! We can't thank him enough for his tireless work on our behalf. Ellen R., Key Largo, FL
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Mzee is a fantastic person and has so much knowledge of what life is in the Serengeti and what it takes to survive for the animals and people. Ryan Neil K., Malibu, CA
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