Wilderness immersion courses and programmes
Learn more about guiding and the natural world
Choose from our various courses, whether a career and endorsed FGASA course or a shorter wildlife course; all of our programmes will help you improve your knowledge and leave you feeling reawakened and reconnected.
Start your wildlife career
We offer various career courses, shorter wildlife courses, and online courses. There’s something for everyone who has a passion for nature and wildlife. With every EcoTraining course, your knowledge will be enhanced, and your enthusiasm nurtured.
Our unfenced camps in large dangerous game areas also offer complete immersion in nature and practical experience. With two activities daily – like game drives and game walks – there’s never a dull moment on a course.
Accredited by leading associations such as FGASA and official training entities such as CATHSSETA, our career courses and programmes offer individuals an opportunity to turn a passion for wildlife and nature into a career.
Our Wildlife programmes and courses are designed for everyone who is interested in nature, whether they intend to pursue a career in conservation or simply love being in the bush.
Connect with like-minded people from all over the world with our live and interactive online sessions. Study conservation online in this adventure-packed learning experience.
Take a gap year and experience an immersive wildlife experience or customise a course for small groups, university study programmes or private travel with EcoTraining.
Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with our unique wildlife gap year programs, immersing yourself in breathtaking habitats, learning, discovering, and making a meaningful impact. Whether you’re a school leaver unsure of your future path or a nature enthusiast, step into an exciting world of adventure with our wildlife gap year programme.
Advantages with EcoTraining
On every EcoTraining course or programme, the adventure of a safari is combined with environmental education to offer a truly immersive wilderness experience.
Courses offered online include field experience as well.
Enjoy experiential training with twice-daily wildlife activities.
Receive guidance and training from expert trainers.
Live in unfenced camps on big game reserves.
Experience hands-on practical learning.