Life-changing, Educational Wilderness Programs
Creating guides and guardians of our natural world
Whether you’d like to pursue a career in field guiding or simply spend some time in the bush and connect with nature, EcoTraining can help you gain the relevant qualifications and skills, while providing you with unforgettable wilderness experiences.
“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”
As part of his lodge placement, Sean Harris has been working at Singita Lebombo, Kruger National Park. It has been an unforgettable experience so far and Sean has come to realise the true meaning of this statement: “If you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life...”
Isabella Barreca recently completed her Trails Guide course at Mashatu as part of her one year Professional Field Guide qualification. She describes her morning from the first waking call to experiencing the wonders of Mother Nature on foot.
From the moment you step foot into Mashatu game reserve, you will be in awe. With its beautiful landscapes, world famous rock formations, baobabs and a vast variety of game, you will not be disappointed.
The Makuleke camp is located in the wildest and most remote part of the Kruger National Park and offers a variety of wildlife, vegetation and landscapes, not to mention the welcoming staff and good standard of accommodation in this camp.
It was an exciting week at our camp as a pack of eight wild dogs were released on the Mashatu Game Reserve. With a little luck on our side the students got to be the very first people to see them after being released.