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Pridelands Camp - Become a Virtual Field Guide
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Becoming a Virtual Field Guide

Lee Bellware is currently on our first-ever EcoTraining Online Course where we have folks from all around the world, with a total of 15 different nationalities it couldn’t be more diverse. Lee has put down in her own words her experience and journey so far.

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The Great Migration - Sustainable Travel and Ecotourism - Kenya
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Sustainable Travel and Ecotourism in Kenya

Ecotourism is becoming an increasingly growing trend and should be rightfully so. After all, certain aspects of tourism are a large contributor to environmental degradation. Beyond that, tourism can also be a cruel industry where its profit falls into the hands of the few and not necessarily the local community. Such was the problem of Kenya…that is, until the dawn of sustainable travel and ecotourism – By Richards Cole

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Eco-Isolation with EcoTraining
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Eco-Isolation with EcoTraining

Jennifer Palmer is an impassioned wildlife biologist, a global educator, public speaker, and an intrepid lover of nature. She is one of the founders of Women for Wildlife, and through her work, she has become a trusted advisor to nonprofits, governments, foundations, film producers and business leaders around the world. We were very happy to host her at one of our EcoTraining Camps during the lock-down and help her ‘eco-isolate’ in a safe place that brought her so much joy.

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Online Field Guide Course - Ecotraining
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EcoTraining is bringing Nature Home

In response to Covid-19 we have been forced to find new ways of staying relevant. Like most companies, people’s lives depend on EcoTraining’s survival. We have chosen to embrace this new season, and in so doing we aim to offer even GREATER value to our students in the future.

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Fever Tree Wonderland - EcoTraining
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Fever Tree Wonderland

Experience Makuleke, and the Fever Tree Forest through fresh eyes. Jessica Watt recently visited our EcoTraining Makuleke Camp and has brought the Fever Tree Forest to life with her beautiful words.

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Sunset safari
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Let’s move forward

Although our normal cancellation policy stays in place, we do want to assist our clients as we value their support, and wish to be proactive

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Find a camp

Study wildlife conservation and accredited field guide courses at any of our pioneering African training camps, around Africa.

Enter your wildlife career. Explore our camps.

Mara Training Centre

Located on the banks of the Mara river,
the camp is nestled between communities
and wildlife conservancies.

Makuleke Concession

Explore the untamed wilderness of Kruger
National Park’s Makuleke Concession
with EcoTraining.

Mashatu Game Reserve

Located at the confluence of the Limpopo
and Shashe Rivers, in the eastern
corner of Botswana.

Pridelands Conservancy

A natural wonderland with free-roaming
elephants located in the Limpopo
Province of South Africa.

Selati Game Reserve

A sanctuary for wildlife, providing visitors
an opportunity to witness Africa’s
animals in their natural habitat.

Karongwe Reserve

A unique safari destination that offers
visitors an immersive and unforgettable
experience.

Start your wildlife career

Want to become a field or nature guide? Explore our immersive courses and training programmes for professional safari guides and guardians of nature, taught and led by experts in the industry.

EcoTraining offers career and accredited courses, wildlife enthusiast courses, gap year programmes and customised group travel courses.

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