An African Learning Experience

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An African Learning Experience

from £400
Countries: South Africa
Step into Africa`s magical wilderness and have the ultimate adventure and learning experience that will change your life!
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An African Learning Experience

Looking for a life changing experience to get Inspired by gaining knowledge about nature, ecology and wildlife. Our highly experienced instructors take you beyond the rush of the “big five” to learn about animal and dangerous game behaviour, birds,plant identification, insects,astronomy and more.  Be adventurous, sleep under the stars, shooting skills,animal tracks and tracking, bush survival skills,night drives and evening campfires. Navigation and orientation,situational awareness and wilderness medicine are some of the life skills learnt on our courses.  Courses are held  at our unfenced tented bush camps in some of Africa's premier wildlife areas, total immersion in nature

The camps are based in wilderness areas which involve private conservation efforts and community based employment.

Learn what it takes to be a Safari Guide or come and find yourself in nature at one of our six tented bush camps in Africas magical wilderness areas,including the Kruger Park,Botswana,Zimbabwe and Kenya.

Kruger National Park - Makuleke Consession:

The Kruger Makuleke Kamp is situated between the Limpop and Luvuvhu rivers,the ancestral hme of the Makuleke people and the most biodiverse and scenically attractive area in all of the Kruger Park.  Thatch-roof safari tents on wooden decks beneath Nyala trees each with en-suite bathrooms and a veranda overlooking the wilderness.

-Selati Game Reserve:

On the banks of the Selati river to the west of the Kruger Park. Camp accomodation is simple dome tents with shared bathroom facilities. A central open sided dining area provides a gathering plae for daily lectures, meals and social time.

-Korongwe Game Reserve:

On the banks of the Korongwe River South West of the Kruger Park. Over 60 mammal species,abundant bird life,sighting of lion,leopard,cheetah and elephants.   Accomodation is walk in style safari tents with shared bathroom facilities

 

Botswana: Mashatu Game Reserve:

Nestled in the thick shade of the giant Mashatu trees on the banks of the Motloutse riverbed.  Kown as the “Land of Giants”, it is home to the largest herds of elephant on private land, the worlds tallest mammal, the giraffe, the worlds largest antelope, the eland,the worlds largest bird, the ostrich,king of the beasts,the lion and the iconic baobab tree.  Accomodation is simple dome tents with shared bathroom facilities.

Zimbabwe: The Stanley and Livingstone Private Game Resort:

Just ten kilometres of the Victoria Falls, one of the 7 natural wonders of the world! Accomodation consists of single bedrooms with shared ablutions.

Kenya: Lewa and Borana Conservancies:

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is a private reserve between Mount Kenya National Park, Samburu and the Aberdares. A UNESCO World Heritage site.  Accomodation is walk in safari tents with shared bathrooms

 Our camps teem with the big five,antelope and a huge diversity of birds.  Students live with the wildlife, hear the snapping of branches under the elephants weight as you sleep,hyenas whooping in the distance and owls calling in the night.

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Professional Field Guide - One year

Professional Field Guide - One year

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Field Guide FGASA Level 1- 55 Days

Field Guide FGASA Level 1- 55 Days

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Trails Guide - 28 Days

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Safari Guide- 28 Days

Safari Guide- 28 Days

This course is is for those passionate about wildlife and who seek a glimpse into the life and work of a Safari Guide.
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Ecoquest - 1 or 2 week

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Animal Tracks and Tracking - 1 or 2 week

Animal Tracks and Tracking - 1 or 2 week

This course is fun, hands on and thrilling! Enter natures classroom and the tracks, signs,trails and animals are the subject matter you work with. We start with track and sign interpretation, trailing each other and as skills improve we will work with animal signs and trails to track and find game.
Wildlife Photography - 6 Days

Wildlife Photography - 6 Days

Hands on course in prime wildlife reserves under the guidance of an experienced wildlife photographer.
Birding - 1 week

Birding - 1 week

Birding is possibly the world`s most popular activity. This course enables birding enthusiasts to identify a great many species by sight and by sound and also learn about their biology and ecology. It is a combination of some lectures together with hours spent in the field.
Wilderness Trails and Skills Course - 6 Days

Wilderness Trails and Skills Course - 6 Days

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Karongwe Camp

Karongwe Camp

Mashatu Camp

Mashatu Camp

Makuleke Camp

Makuleke Camp

Selati Camp

Selati Camp

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