Five Star Fly-In Safaris is a privately owned Fly-In Safari Company based in Pretoria, South Africa and Windhoek, Namibia. The company has offered individually taylored fly-in safaris in Southern and East Africa for more than 30 years.

Reinhard Gärtner is the owner, pilot, guide and manager of FIVE STAR FLY-IN SAFARIS. Born and raised on a farm in Namibia he has a passion for the African bush, wild- and outdoor life. He fluently speaks Afrikaans, English, German and also Herero, an indigenous language of Namibia. He has held a commercial pilot’s licence, including instrument, instructor and night ratings for more than 30 years and has thousands of flying hours to his credit, mainly flying safaris into the African bush. In addition, he obtained a BSc and MBA-degree at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

All flights are conducted within the ambit of a duly registered, licensed and insured charter company.