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  • Obtained Professional-hunting license in 1988 through Nature Conservation system while a game ranger at Sabi Sabi game reserve and hunted 3 years with Big Game outfitter Tim Otto Safaris.
  • Full time active Professional Hunter for the past 27 years, hunting South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania with fellow established outfitters.
  • Met his better half Sylvia while hunting on the Olifants River and together they started their own Safari company and Gold Valley Lodge game ranch in the mountains outside Nelspruit in early 90’s.
Gold Valley Lodge in Mpumalanga, South Africa


Matthew Greeff and family








Matt :

Cell : +27 83 265 2824

Sylvia :

Cell : +27 82 334 2020


P O Box 26056

Nelspruit 1200

Mpumalanga South Africa


  • Got two gorgeous daughters Savannah (18) and Amber (14) ,a camp staff compliment of 11 and an Austrian / Irish Terrier “Nyati’ for tracking.
  • 27th marketing trip to United States in 2015 promoting a personal, professional operation focused on only proper ’hunting’ for both big and plains-game species and high return clientele.
  • Favorite pastimes include all kinds of fishing, bow hunting, sporting clay shooting, ultra marathons and watching rugby
  • Life member of Safari Club International. Full member of Dallas Safari Club and Wild Sheep Foundation.
  • Official SCI measurer
  • Member of SA Photographic Society and Birdlife South Africa
  • National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) member and Level 1 Instructor. (Only qualified NSCA instructor in Africa)
  • Competitive Sporting Clay shooter in association with Krieghoff at several World Championship events




Sylvia grew up in the Limpopo province of South Africa on a 6000 acre game ranch near the famous Kruger National Park .


Growing up near Hoedspruit and alongside the Olifants River in Big 5 country and in a region of established professional hunting, it was easy to develop a deep interest and love for Africa's wildlife and outdoor activities such as hunting ,clayshooting and fishing ,to name a few.


Meeting Matt in 1990 as young professional hunter for Tim Otto safaris and getting married in 1994 was the start of something new and so also her love of cooking and entertaining guests from all around the world. Her variety of tasty venison dishes are well renowned and enjoyed every safari season with MGS and Gold Valley Lodge guests.


Combined with excellent South African wines and cuisine around the campfire and you have all the ingredients for the ‘Safari of a lifetime’.

Clay shooting with the family


Clay shoots in South Africa


Matthew and Sylvia Greeff



  • Proper fair-chase hunting only ’- Glass and stalk hunting on foot for top quality trophies and exciting hunts!
  • No Canned hunting or Put and Take like so many other outfitters at the shows.
  • Well established and Reputable international operation since 1989 with over 90% satisfied return clientele.
  • Exclusive areas and reserves in the Mpumalanga Province of South Africa including the mountainous 50 000 acre Loskopdam Game Reserve for some of the best fair chase hunting of Cape Buffalo ,big kudu ,waterbuck and more…..
  • Active Life member of Safari Club International and Official Measurer.
  • Full member of Dallas Safari Club and WSF /SA Photographic Society.
  • Outfitter also Guides as full-time Professional Hunter for past 22 years.
  • Excellent Trophy Preparation and Taxidermy Service.
  • Luxury camp – “Gold Valley Lodge” - owned by Matthew & Sylvia Greeff
  • Bow Hunting /Sporting Clays Range on Gold Valley Lodge with Tuition .Waterfowl /Upland game bird shooting
  • Fresh Water//Fly Fishing for Tiger //Yellow Fish// Bass// Trout
  • Mozambique Salt Water Fishing (direct flights)
  • Specialist “Big 5" Photographic Safaris and Big Game walking trails in Kruger National Park / Sabi Sand Private Reserves
  • Perfect for families and children.
  • Clients Leave as Friends, Only to Return Year After Year.

Our long list of international clients & friends guarantees our commitment to You

Fun time


Mozambique Fishing Safaris



Both our Gold Valley Lodge and Nottens Bush Camp all have hairdryers in rooms.

  • .Nelspruit town has everything you need and more…if you needed something.
  • .Internal /domestic flights with SA Airlink etc. within South Africa are strict on luggage and only one bag of 20 kg (44lbs) checked luggage is permitted per person + hand-luggage.
  • Laundry gets done daily here at Gold Valley Lodge (weather permitting) for free . Big 5 Lodges/hotels in area also do laundry but at extra costs.
  • .Bug lotion can be purchased here at Gold Valley or in towns.
  • Our bathrooms and most lodges have shampoos/creams /soaps complimentary . If needed our pharmacies in town have all the 'best fancy shampoos the ladies use!
  • .We suggest the one a day Malaria tablet (Malarone) versus the one a week tablet Larium etc… Some of our guests have had side effects from Larium.
  • .Binoculars are in my opinion the single most important item for game viewing and bird watching etc. Try bringing a pair for each person.
  • .If you have a converters plus adapter plugs bring them along but if not, we do have adapter plugs available for charging. 12V car chargers are convenient to have!
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Matthew and Sylvia Greeff


Fax : +27 86 546 6922

Cell : +27 83 265 2824

Cell : +27 82 334 2020




Website :


P O Box 26056




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