Christmas at Karongwe

I was equal parts excited about and dreading Christmas in the South African bush. I have never had a Christmas away from my family before and it’s pretty much the only holiday in the year I really care about.


An Aussie in Africa: from corporate to camp life

Cara, a corporate girl from Australia, has left her world behind and moved to Africa with her South African born husband to explore the unknown. Their quest led them to EcoTraining and Cara’s tales of life in the bush begin here…


Basic birding and tricking others to raise your young

For the last week we’ve had a Professional Field Guide course in camp completing their Basic Birding course. Cara Pring managed to tag along and this is what she has learnt about birding.


Mashatu: A team to be reckoned with – meet Russel and Lynne

We recently had the privilege to induct two very special people, Russel and Lynne, into our EcoTraining team at our Mashatu camp. With plenty years of experience in the bush and the safari industry, this is a team to be reckoned with!


A bush breakaway to remember

Christoff Els, winner of EcoTraining’s bush breakaway competition shares his unforgettable memories from the past weekend at our camp on Karongwe Game Reserve.