Although born in Holland, Onne grew up in South Africa and fell in love with the country. He studied biological science with the plan to start a career in conservation, but then branched off into education and adventure tourism. In early 2005 he got involved in the safari industry as an inbound tour operator. Onne has been based in the Garden Route since 1995 and operates his company, Wild Wings Safaris, from George. He enjoys writing and will be sharing his views on a variety of topics affecting the inbound tourism industry.