Scott Dyson says goodbye to safariLIVE

WE are all saddened to be saying goodbye to safari guide and presenter Scott Dyson. His history with WildEarth and safariLIVE has certainly been rich and rewarding. He started with WildEarth in November 2014 with only a handful of crew.

His adventures with safariLIVE have lead to numerous unbelievable sightings, earning him his ever enduring catchphrase “Can you believe it?!”. Scott has been an invaluable member for the safariLIVE crew and family. Always up for adventure, his go-get-em attitude will be sorely missed by both viewers and crew alike.

Scott is incapable of sitting still, as many of you have come to know. He is constantly on the move and always searching for new and exciting challenges. He will be taking some time off to catch up with family and friends and to plan his next big adventure. WE are sure that we will see Scott again soon for a visit. His last official drive will be Friday 28th September.

Scott, your time as a part of the WildEarth family shall be remembered for many many years to come. Your bright and carefree attitude in the wild has always been refreshing and invigorating. Your ability to bring your sightings to life through the screen means that you truly brought the heart and soul of the African wild to everyone who was lucky enough to encounter your live guided drives. Here’s to the good prospects of your future endeavors! You will be missed hugely. Asante sana Scotty D.

By | 2018-09-29T05:13:28+00:00 September 25th, 2018|crew, Featured, safariLIVE|42 Comments

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  1. Jules September 25, 2018 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    Well disassemble the whole damn thing why don’t you

  2. Fran Perkhiser September 25, 2018 at 1:46 pm - Reply

    I am so sad to lose my two favorite presenters. What is happening that so many are leaving.

  3. Mary Warfield September 25, 2018 at 2:05 pm - Reply

    We will always remember your enthusiasm for adventure, Scott. Best wishes for whatever comes next. Being with you on drive always brightens my day. Good luck 🍀 keep in touch.

  4. Jim and Jody Messenger September 25, 2018 at 2:38 pm - Reply

    Super sad to hear this but wishing Scott good luck in his future!!! Hugs Scott!

  5. Kathleen VanBuskirk September 25, 2018 at 2:42 pm - Reply

    We all have to move on at some time, and I hope you will be as professional and giving in your new experiences as you have been here with all of your safari guests. Will miss you a lot and your unique way of showing us as guests the wild life of Africa. Thanks so much

  6. Linda Scroggin, chef September 25, 2018 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    Scott you will be missed, but I’m hoping after your next adventure you will return to Wildearth, keep in touch and blessings to you

  7. Maria Ibargüen September 25, 2018 at 3:17 pm - Reply

    I’m sorry to see you leave and that we won’t be able to enjoy riding with you anymore. I hope that I bump into you someday when I’m in Kenya or anywhere in Africa. I have learned a lot from you and the other guides and I appreciate it very much. Have fun, safe journeys and I hope you have a great future!! Till next time!

  8. Elaine September 25, 2018 at 3:27 pm - Reply

    You are a favorite Scott.I love your enthusiasm and excitement. Will we be loosing Nikki too??

  9. Kel September 25, 2018 at 3:37 pm - Reply

    Scotty D, you and your laugh will be missed! Very best wishes for your next adventure!

  10. PATRICIA PREZIOSI September 25, 2018 at 3:38 pm - Reply

    So sad to see such a handsome Safari Live presenter leave! I always enjoyed your wonderful safari’s. Your personality will be missed! Good luck with your future endeavors Scott! If you ever come to the USA let me know!

  11. HKP September 25, 2018 at 3:55 pm - Reply

    I had just started watching a few months before u joined scott I remember peter used to be the guide back then…it was fun with you and the professor later u used to liven up the drives…wish u all the best for your future adventures and I would like to end this with a goodbye but with a see you soon,

  12. Maryann Stahl September 25, 2018 at 4:13 pm - Reply

    Very sad day for us that travel every day with you on your wonderful safari adventures 🙁
    But as some one else said … we all need to move on!!
    I wish you the very best life has to offer ScottyD!!
    Thank you for your infectious laugh and smile as you’ve shown me and taught me so much of the African bush!!
    You will be missed, but not forgotten!!

  13. Vickie Lach September 25, 2018 at 4:28 pm - Reply

    Scott, I am sorry to see you leave again, but will see you soon. Enjoy your next adventure. You are a wonderful and funny presenter (love the laugh) and we can see you enjoy what you do. I will keep up with you and your wonderful pictures.

  14. Caroline September 25, 2018 at 5:02 pm - Reply

    So sorry to see you leave, your laugh was so funny ha ha . Please keep in touch

  15. Diana Hill September 25, 2018 at 5:13 pm - Reply

    You will be missed terribly. The information I have learned from you I will never forget and have passed a lot of it on to our local zoo so they can learn from you also please know you are loved and best wishes for whatever you do in the future keep in touch PLEASE 😢😢😢❤️❤️❤️

  16. Joanne September 25, 2018 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    First Ralph and Tayla and now Scott? Why? So sad.

  17. B September 25, 2018 at 6:16 pm - Reply

    And Nicky too??

  18. Dawn September 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm - Reply

    Your enthusiast attitude and giggle will be missed😟

  19. Cindy Ballard September 25, 2018 at 7:30 pm - Reply

    Will never forget our adventures with you Scott! I cried for a day the first time you left. I will have hope to see you again this time. Best of luck in your future exciting endeavors.

  20. Sally Harris September 25, 2018 at 7:46 pm - Reply

    Scott , you have been such fun to ride with . Your knowledge, passion and sense of fun is infectious. It’s been great . Warm wishes for all you choose to do in the future. Be Happy, stay healthy , enjoy love and life. A big thank you for all you’ve given us viewers . Love from UK x

  21. Nancy Fernandez September 25, 2018 at 7:59 pm - Reply

    Scotty you will be missed but whatever your future holds know that you are wished the best of luck. Gonna definitely miss “Can you believe it” Take care Scotty!

  22. Barbara Hocter September 25, 2018 at 7:59 pm - Reply

    Scott I’m praying you return as you once did…I loved your presentations of our beautiful animals …I surely will miss you…you are a class act!!!

  23. Debbie Melillo September 25, 2018 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    Scotty, I was heartbroken the first time you left-and now this 😢. You are the reason I started watching Safari Live back in 2014/2015. You’re a bright spot-smart, funny, adventurous, with a clear passion for all that is Africa! Best wishes to you, may health and happiness and peace always be your faithful passengers on your next adventures!

  24. Marge Silva September 25, 2018 at 8:18 pm - Reply

    you’ve been my fav since you had that tea party for that little sick child. Made me cry. Hope where ever you go God will be your co-pilot

  25. Marge Silva September 25, 2018 at 8:23 pm - Reply

    Scott you’ve been my fav ever since you had that tea party for that sick child. What ever you do and where ever you go God will be your co-pilot

  26. Kaden Joy September 25, 2018 at 9:35 pm - Reply

    He won’t be missed by me he was awful!!! Only wanted to see death and wanted to get right in there and watch a defenseless baby whatever been killed by 5 Cheetah,wow I wonder how that always ends? He was burned out and a little coo-coo. Tayla so sad to see her go even if she didn’t see an animal she made it a good show but I loved it when ” She won the safari ” Tristin MUST stay Jami, Brent and James and Hosana

  27. Pat Adams September 25, 2018 at 9:46 pm - Reply

    You were missed the first time you left…now you’ll be missed again…best of luck to you and Nikki in your new adventures….its been fun both times! Thanks for the memories!

  28. Marci McCall September 25, 2018 at 10:19 pm - Reply

    I will truely miss Scotty D! He’s funny insightful and taught all of us a lot! Scotty D I wish you all the best on your new adventure. Who else has pet a pangelann! Keep us posted on your new gig! All the best! 💕

  29. Richard September 25, 2018 at 11:24 pm - Reply

    Not another guide leaving? Scott and Twyla are two of the best. They make the show interesting during the slow times. I hope this isn’t a trend. We will miss you and Tayla, Scott. Best to whatever you do next.

  30. Deb September 26, 2018 at 12:22 am - Reply

    Is Nicki going with you again this time? You will be missed! As well as your “can you believe it” !

  31. Suzanne September 26, 2018 at 12:39 am - Reply

    This really makes me sad, what the heck is going on WE ?.

  32. pennypine September 26, 2018 at 1:27 am - Reply

    and….if you ever find the source of the Nile—let me know !

  33. Sherry Sigmond September 26, 2018 at 1:38 am - Reply

    Sure will miss your drives Scott, you make them special. Good luck to your future and here’s hoping to see you again on SafariLive! Au revoir for now

  34. Shamsun Niazi September 26, 2018 at 3:00 am - Reply

    I will miss your laugh most of all Scott. I see many Can you believe it moments in your future.

    I hope that when Safari Live opens new areas we may see Scotty again. He will be missed for sure but there is no way he would have been satisfied traversing Djuma. How amazing would it be if he could be the ‘On the Road’ portion of Safari Live and WE could just Go Live when needed.. All in good time with the brains and passion of our beloved Graham Wallington I am sure.

  35. Liz freeman September 26, 2018 at 3:05 am - Reply

    Best wishes and come back to visit when ou can.

  36. Susan Murray September 26, 2018 at 4:16 am - Reply

    Oh Scott,your leaving Safari Live will be a great loss to its viewers. However, in appreciation of your wonderful guiding and educating one must wish you only the best as you begin a new phase on life’s journey. Remember to pay a return visit if time allows. Everyone will look forward to that possibility. Your certainly have been a great asset to SL! Thank you!

  37. Ann Hendrix September 26, 2018 at 7:26 am - Reply

    Scott thank you for so many great days on safari with you. Hope your future is filled with great adventures and much happiness. Will miss you a lot but wish you only the best!

  38. Lydia (aka Bashewa173) September 26, 2018 at 11:04 am - Reply

    Scott, I wish you were staying, but understand that you feel the need to move on and look for new challenges and adventures. I was sad when you left the first time, elated when you came back and now sad to hear you’re leaving again. Stay well and don’t ever lose your enthusiasm for what you’re doing. Best wishes to you and Nikki.

  39. Dorth September 26, 2018 at 11:50 pm - Reply

    Scott, I remember with fondness the tea party you had with the little Gracie from Ohio who had cancer. What a special time that was for her. Thank you for that memory.

  40. Pamela Baca-Hanes September 27, 2018 at 1:47 am - Reply

    Oh no – I can’t do this again! I was so chuffed when you returned this last time, and although not a surprise – once again you leave us. I am going to miss you so much – your great smile, blue eyes and crazy fun laugh. Your knowledge and description of the wildlife and other parts of Nature has been so much fun. entertaining, sad and informative. But your personality needs the wind at your back and the long road ahead of you. I look forward to your next round when you return whether it is a short or long plan. Good Luck Scott; and FaceBook, Twitter and all of it is where we stay connected. Keep the happiness in your life.

  41. Shelley Gaines September 27, 2018 at 3:52 am - Reply

    First Tayla and now Scott!!! I am very sad to learn this news! Of course I wish Scott all the best in his next endeavors but as a viewer I have enjoyed all of his drives so much. He is one of my favorites and I don’t think SL will be quite the same without his enthusiasm, boyish charm and endless energy which we all enjoy. Follow your heart and be happy Scott! You will be very missed here at SL.

  42. Vivienne Rattray-Eaton September 28, 2018 at 8:44 pm - Reply

    Truly enjoyed your drives, Scott. Your enthusiasm and joy are infectious–thanks so much for the fun! Wishing you all the best whatever the future brings. And by the way, I also camped in the Aberdares. In my case a black-maned lion leapt on our tent and half collapsed it. That happened in January 1980, the day after Joy Adamson was found dead and presumed killed by a lion. (Later discovered to have been murdered.) It made for an interesting night–but we lived to tell the tale! Vivienne Rattray-Eaton, Manitoulin Island, Great Lakes, Canada.

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