Video Testimonials

The fight directing champion | an interview with Katrin Seidl

37-year old Katrin Seidl had a passion for wilderness and Africa so what better way to live out her dreams then become a Professional Safari Guide.

An interview with Christiaan Bruins

20-year-old Chris Bruins is from Arusha, Tanzania, the home of Kilimanjaro, the Great Migration and the Tree Climbing Lions of Lake Manyara so he was bound to find his way into the African bush one way or another.

Follow your dreams I Interview with Aagje Vander Plaetse

Before EcoTraining Aagje studied languages for six years, but when she found the one-year professional guide course online she knew immediately that this was something she needed to do. She is now living out here childhood dream of guiding and working in the bush.

Be present in the moment on the Professional Field Guide course I Interview with Marc Meinhold

19-year-old Marc Meinhold grew up hiking and exploring Germany and Italy with his father, he developed a great love for the outdoors. He thought he was coming on a Gap Year until he arrived on the one-year EcoTraining Professional Field Guide Course, he then realized that his future may not lie in Germany but in South Africa.

Push your boundaries on the Professional Field Guide course | Interview with Kate Ochsman

Enrolling on an EcoTraining Professional Field Guide course, gave Kate Ochsman the opportunity to fulfil her passion for working in the ecosystem of life and preserving life in the world. Now, she is not part of the problem anymore, but part of the solution!

Written Testimonials

“A big thank you again to you and everyone involved. It was one of the best holidays I had and made me realize again how much I love the bush.”

Ricarda Jeromin (14-Day EcoQuest, Karongwe 2019)

“Amazing, amazing experience. The camp is beautiful. The staff were kind and friendly. My instructor was beyond professional and patient. He consistently taught me new things and showed me wildlife I never would have seen. Thank you so so much!

Wylie Goodman (Masai Mara EcoQuest, Mara Training centre, 2019)

“Past month has been some of the best moments of my life. I’ve made incredible memories and friends and am very grateful to have had this opportunity. Thank you!”

Warren Grant (FGASA Field Guide course, 2017)

“My passion for Africa and Safaris has grown as a result of the awesome amount knowledge I’ve gained from this experience.”

Neil Urry (FGASA Field Guide course, 2017)

“Looking back at my experience I can without a doubt say it was one of the best decisions I took in my life. I know now how nature defines us but maybe the biggest treasure I brought back to Belgium was to get in touch with myself again!”

Jan Verbeeck (FGASA Field Guide course, 2017)

“Everything has been absolutely amazing so far. I appreciate all the instructors’ knowledge, passion and expertise. It is an honor and pleasure getting to learn from some of the best individuals in the industry. Thank you for pushing me and helping me become tough both mentally and physically. Looking forward to the remainder of the course.”

Katherine Kuntz (Trails Guide course, Makuleke)

“I have been on two EcoTraining courses before (EcoQuest) and they have been my best African experiences over the years”.

Alastair Gibson, 2017