This is EcoTraining's well-known 28 Day Safari Guide training course aimed at those wishing to experience a bush holiday, whilst also learning about the environment they are in. 28 days of living and learning in nature at our wilderness camps (Selati, Karongwe, Mashatu) will provide you with the practical and theoretical knowledge of the natural environment.
Why do the course
The basis of this course was first developed in 1993 and was the first of its kind in the safari industry. It is for those that are passionate about nature, who would like a more in-depth experience and understanding of it. The knowledge you gain on this course, will take your safaris and bush holidays to the next level and give them a whole new meaning.
Some subjects covered on course
- Ecotourism and Guiding
- Presentation Skills
- Creating Photographic Opportunities for Guests
- Animal Tracks and Tracking
- Communication and Facilitation Skills
- Bird Identification and Behaviour
- Dealing with Guests
- Animal Behaviour
- Ecotourism and Local Communities
- Sleep out in the Bush
You could walk away with
At the end of this course, you will be awarded an EcoTraining participation certificate.
EcoTraining’s local rates are positioned for local citizens to access our training and to ensure career development and employment in the Safari industry.
|Local (28 days)||R 32 900.00||R 35 500.00|
|International (28 days)||R 40 500.00||R 46 600.00|
|Local (21 days)||n/a||R 25 000.00|
|International (21 days)||n/a||R 34 500.00|
Our winning formula: You will be based in camps in prime wildlife areas 24/7 and partake in wilderness walks or game drives twice daily. Depending on the course you enrol on, you will be trained on up to two different game reserves, exposing you to a diversity of habitats and species. No other training provider can match this variety of training environments or frequency of practical activities we offer to our students.