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.
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For those considering a career as a professional field guide, here are some common questions frequently asked.
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.
Working in nature in unfenced bush camps is a wonderful and frightening experience at the same time. We live and work in remote areas so wildlife encounters in camp occur quite often.
This Heritage Day we Celebrate our diversity as a Rainbow Nation.
FGASA (Field Guide Association of Southern Africa) and EcoTraining will help you plan your guiding career by sharing an overview of the various types of guiding and options available to you.
Scott Fraser aka Buffel is a young man with a lot of potential. We caught up with him at Makuleke during his last few days as a back-up Trails guide and discovered that despite Buffel’s size and strength, he is the epitome of a gentle giant. “One could argue that he’s more of an elephant than a buffalo”.
Sometimes in life you don’t exactly know where you want to go or what you want to do, but you know the general direction. Other times, you know where you want to end up, but do not know how you want to bumble around until then.
Travelling with a purpose can do so much more than just broaden your experience, it can liberate your understanding of the world.
Why Choose EcoTraining?
- It is the original guide training school in South Africa, with the largest, most bio-diverse footprint in Africa.
- Located in 6 pristine wildlife reserves in 4 African countries.
- Formally accredited courses – the most recognised of any training school in Africa.
- The only training school to be situated inside the Kruger National Park.