Boyd Varty

Master Life Coach, TED speaker, and Author:
The Lion Tracker's Guide to Life; Cathedral of the Wild

About Boyd Varty

Boyd is a lion tracker, a life guide, and a storyteller. He is also a wildlife and literacy activist.

Boyd grew up on the Londolozi Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park in South Africa. This natural and wild environment provided Boyd with some very unique and challenging experiences.

In his TED talk, Boyd details his narrow escape from a vicious crocodile attack. He also describes his interactions with former president, Nelson Mandela. Following his release from prison, Nelson Mandela stayed at the Londolozi Game Reserve.


Boyd is a certified Master Life Coach and helps people find their paths to healing, wholeness and wildness. Boyd is the author of The Lion Tracker's Guide to Life, and Cathedral of the Wild.

Boyd's official website is at He has podcast series 40 Days 40 Nights, Sacred Sites, and World Village.

You can also find Boyd on social with Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has a links page at, plus a SoundCloud account.

This website is created and maintained by the Inspirational People non-profit organisation.

The Lion Tracker's Guide To Life on Audible

Cathedral of the Wild: An African Journey Home

Medicine man tells Boyd " serve that transformation."

29 Jul 2021

"I Am Now Pilot In Command!" | Boyd Varty's Terrifying Childhood Plane Rides

Watch the full interview with Tim Ferris here.

16 Feb 2022

70,000 Enraged Bees vs. Lion Tracker Boyd Varty!

Watch the full interview with Tim Ferris here.

17 Feb 2022

Londolozi Game Reserve

Boyd spent his childhood surrounded by wildlife including lions, leopards, snakes, and elephants at Londolozi Game Reserve. Londolozi has been run by his family for nearly 100 years and is one of South Africa’s original private game reserves. Click below for the Londolozi YouTube channel.