Lodge on-site training


On-site guide training taking place in Kenya

EcoTraining is the leading guide training school in Africa. We have conducted training programmes for top lodges and game reserves situated throughout South Africa, southern and east Africa, Gabon, and in Australia.

In all instances, we have successfully facilitated a vast improvement in guide skills and knowledge. We train inexperienced recruits as well as experienced and established guides. We believe that our work in helping to maintain world-class guiding standards is fundamental to the survival of wildlife areas in Africa.

EcoTraining designs tailor-made onsite guide training programs. Based on a thorough needs analysis of your training needs, our knowledgeable guide instructors will conduct the training at a convenient time, at your location. Accredited training courses are available should that be your requirement.

We have conducted on-site training at the following locations:

South Africa

  • Kruger National Park, Makuleke community


  • Lope National Park


  • Masai Mara National Park
  • Koiyaki Guiding School
  • Mara Plains
  • Mara Toto camps
  • Kicheche camps
  • Karen Blixen Camp
  • Alex Walker Sirian camps
  • Laikipia Plateau
  • Segera
  • Loisaba Lodge and wilderness
  • Solio Lodge
  • Chyulu Hills
  • OI Donyo Lodge
  • Borana Conservancy
  • Borana Lodge
  • Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Sirikoi Lodge
  • Mbulia Conservancy
  • Kipalo Camp
  • Shaba Game Reserve
  • Cheli & Peacock – Joy’s camp


  • Chiawa
  • Lower Zambezi National Park


  • Khwai River Lodge, Orient Express guides
  • Eagle Island Lodge, Orient Express guides
  • Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Gope community
  • Mashatu
  • Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris
  • Mashatu Game Reserve guides and trackers
  • Nxamaseri Lodge on the Okavango River
  • Chobe Game Lodge
  • Muchenja Safari Lodge, Chobe area
  • Chitabe Camp
  • Kwando Safaris at Kwara Camp
  • Chitabe
  • Motswiri Camp
  • Chobe Game Lodge
  • &Beyond