Peter Allison

Peter Allison has led safaris in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. It was his love of animals that first led Peter to Africa at the age of 19, and by the late 1990s he'd graduated from being a safari guide himself to leading the training of guides for the region's largest safari operator. Peter has led safaris that have featured in such magazines as Vogue and Conde Nast Traveller. He has also assisted National Geographic photographers and appeared on television shows such as Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures. In between globetrotting the world as a marketeer for the Africa's leading safari company, Peter divides his time between Sydney and Cape Town.

Listen to Peter in conversation with Richard Fidler on ABC Radio about his adventures

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Books by Peter Allison

How to Walk a Puma

Published: February 2012

An intrepid African safari guide sets out to discover all he can about the wildlife of the South American continent in a hilarious book about walking pumas (can be dangerous), chasing jaguars (can be elusive) and finding love (can be tricky).

Don't Look Behind You, But ...

Published: August 2009

Another serving of campfire stories - hair-raising and hilarious tales of Africa, animals and close escapes - from Australia's intrepid safari guide Peter Allison, bestselling author of Whatever You Do, Don't Run.

Whatever You do Don't Run

Published: August 2007

The warm, funny and utterly engaging true story of a young Aussie safari guide who has spent the last twelve years leading tours in the African bush.

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