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A morning drive to awaken your senses

Waking up to the distant sound of a lion roaring, hearing the bird chorus come alive, the smell of the crisp morning. There are very few moments as exciting as waking up knowing you are off for morning game drive.

FGASA | Frequently asked questions and answers

For those considering a career as a professional field guide, here are some common questions frequently asked.

What to expect from EcoTraining Selati camp

Many of our potential students wonder what it will be like to spend a year in the bush and how they will manage this if they come from an urban background. Not all the EcoTraining courses run for a full year and there are shorter courses on offer at Selati.

Environmental Conservation Starts With You

Humans have long been the greatest threat to this planet’s biodiversity. That is why we are said to be living in the Anthropocene – the years wherein the Earth’s atmosphere, geology, biosphere, and ecosystems have been most greatly impacted by the presence of Homo sapiens.

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A tranquil moment observing an elephant across Nwambi pan, in the Norther Kruger. On the #EcoQuest you can build their own unique safari, whether you want to focus on the big game or the intricate creatures it is completely up to you #tailormade

#FlowerPowerSunday: Pea bush or Peultjiesbo (Cloem oxphylla). It is an erect shrub growing up to 1 meter. With aromatic hairy leaves, it has large heads of rose pink to purple flowers. A very attractive and hardy plant, it should be planted in Spring. 📷 Norman Chauke


When you go for a bush walk and can’t get back to the game drive vehicle #bushproblems
#EcoTraining #EcoQuest incorporates both game drive activities and the very special bush walk activity when you can get up close with the beautiful giants in the #bush.

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