Life & Performance Coach  |  International Expedition Leader  | Photographer and Creative  |  Co founder of Wild Eye

Hi, I'm Gerry

I’m a South African born

- life & performance coach
- international expedition leader
- photographer & creative
- co founder of Wild Eye

I’d love to connect and work with you!

Gerry van der Walt


Your performance coach

My promise:

"I will help people who are frustrated and anxious about not being the best version of themselves by coaching them to perform better at life through virtual contact sessions and online courses."

About Me

Gerry van der Walt  Life & Performance Coach

This is a space for inspiration, positive performance, purpose, and a healthy dose of humor.   I see myself as someone who can affect positive change, motivate and make a difference while being rooted in my South African upbringing and values.  I believe we need to extract the most fun and value from life and that the power of possibility is something to chase every single day.


My coaching journey with Gerry is one of the most valuable things I have ever done for myself. I experienced a massive paradigm shift in thinking during one of my sessions which has changed the way I speak to myself forever. I am super grateful for my time with Gerry!

Britt Street

South Africa

I’ve been on two safaris with Gerry. Simply put, he’s the best guide in Africa. Incredibly smart, superb attention to detail, deeply committed to nature, and lots of fun. He’s also one of the best wildlife photographers in the business – and loves to teach. I’m hoping to go on many more adventures led by the amazing Gerry!

Christopher Michel


I have worked with Gerry for a few months now, focusing on both personal and business goal.  found Gerry is a fantastic listener and communicator. Always honest, and never shy to say how it is whilst pointing you in the right direction
Always willing to share his knowledge.
Thanks so much Gerry!

Katrina Morland


I have always worked from the belief that we create our reality through the thoughts we have, the language we use and the actions we take on a daily basis.  In a world that is pulling your attention in all directions, finding these things might seem impossible at times but what if you could recognise and focus on those a-ha moments that will make a practical difference to your life and the way you live it?  Having travelled around the world and having tasted both the highest of highs and lowest of lows that life can throw at me while navigating my way through challenges and successes, failures and amazing memories, let me be a part of your personal journey of growth and change.

Why work with me


Whether in work, relationships, health and wellness and life in general, I believe we can all perform better!


Knowing who you are, what you want to do and what you want from life is non-negotiable.  Finding your 'why' is an amazing thing.


The world needs more positivity and the upside of looking for it in your daily life is something most people dramatically underestimate.

You can Perform Better

Work & Career
Physical Health
Mental health
Self Care

"The most dangerous risk of all - the risk of spending your life
not doing what you want on the bet you can buy
yourself the freedom to do it later!"
~ Anon


Start your journey to passion, positivity and purpose!

Wild Eye

Change the way
you see the world

I am a co founder and director of Wild Eye, a company which I am super proud of and that changes the way people see the world through private guided, custom and photographic expeditions and tours around the world.

Gerry van der Walt

Have a great day and don’t forget to be awesome!

Gerry van der Walt

Have a great day and don’t forget to be awesome.

Gerry van der Walt

Have a great day and don’t forget to be awesome!

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony."
~ Ghandi

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