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Not for creatures of habit

Wild Places 2023

Apprentice Field Guide at 71

Wildside Magazine

Dwars Door de Afrikaanse Bush

Triptalk 2019

Met een ‘drie-in-een-doekje’ door de Afrikaanse bush

Wilderness Trekking

Da ist was im Busch Rangerausbilding in Sudafrika

Terra Reise 2019

Fährten finden Makuleke

Lufthansa Inflight Magazine 2019

Da Ist Was Im Busch

Reise & Preise 2018

Jetzt Wird's Wild!

JWD magazine

Einmal Wildnis und zurück

Sudafrika magazine 2017


Abendsonne Afrika News 2016

Walking back in time

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Appetite for Adventure

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The making of a good guide

Zambezi Traveller 2015

Girls gone birding

Intrepid Explorer 2015

Story of a British boy

Natura Magazine 2015

Sehnsucht nach wildnis

Abenteuer und Reisen 2015

Rich man, spoor man

Sunday Times 2013

Eco Visionary

GETIT Lowveld 2014

Vom exportleiter zum ranger

Afrika Viva magazine 2014

Mal Ranger spielenin Südafrika

Laura magazine 2014

Tracking a toktokkie

​Mango Inflight magazine 2013

Online articles

The World Is Your Classroom—5 Ways To Increase Your Travel IQ

South Africa travel report: Eco Ranger Experience


A walk on the wild side: Safari Guide Training in South Africa and Botswana

Unleash your potential with EcoTraining – become a qualified safari guide!

Home, Food and Travel

Bright Ideas in Travel 2023

Conde Naste Traveler

Bush magic — a two-week deep dive into the Kruger National Park

Daily Maveric

The nomadic holiday that offers a sense of connection – and is tempting Britons to quit the UK


My woke safari

The Ecologist

The programs range from seven-day classes to yearlong accredited curriculums

Travel + Leisure

Ecotraining celebrates creating opportunities for all on International Day of Education


Safari Guide Course in Kenya: 14 reasons to join!

Our Planet in my Lens

The Eco Training School In Africa That Is Changing Environmental Education

EcoTourism World

In the footsteps of safari guides in the African bush

Best Regards From Far

Father’s Day Gift Guide: The Best Vacation Deals For The Family


Young South African Living His Conservation Dreams!

Good Things Guy

Beyond the Tracker's seat

Xtreme Adventure

In the tracks of wildlife in Africa

Best Regards From Afar

EcoTraining is creating world-class safari guides and passionate guardians of nature

Home, Food and Travel

Learn The Guiding Arts From Home

Walking Safaris of South africa

Meer as 300 ietermagogs daagliks gestroop


EcoTraining field Guide Course in the Maasai Mara

Travel Tom Tom

Find the best African safari for you: 10 camps sorted by travel type

USA Today

EcoTraining: Unlocking Your Next Adventure

African Safaris

Exploring thrilling alternatives to big-game safaris

Metro UK

No, I said SHOO! Lioness chews on a ranger's BOOT after pride surrounded his tent in South Africa

Mail Online

Ed’s letter: Alone, on foot, in Kruger


Ranger-Ausbildung in Südafrika mit EcoTraining

Viel Unterwegs

Wilderness Photography course

Far and Wide Travel

20 of the best group trips for solo travellers

The Guardian

Hyena’s kiss under a Baobab

Baobab Stories

Mashatu: Learning from nature


What it is like to be a field ranger in the Masai Mara in Kenya


Field Guide Training: Mashatu, Botswana

Africa Geographic

Makuleke Trail

Getit Lowveld

This camp is offering the cheapest safaris in Africa

The Telegraph

Die Kunst des Fährtenlesens

Deutschlandfunk Kultur

How dung beetles give birth to baobab trees

Africa Geographic

Walking safaris: A trek on the wild side

Nationa Africa

Never ask to see a leopard on safari

Africa Geographic

Birds of a feather learn together


Baobabs and Elephants at Makuleke

Boabab Stories

Six adventure getaways you’ll want to write home about

The Globe and Mail

Tips for South Africa

Welt Germany

EcoTraining press room

World Environmental Day 2021

EcoTraining HQ

SA’s leading guide company, EcoTraining, appoints influential ex CEO of FGASA

EcoTraining HQ

EcoTraining features in the recently released ORIGINS film

EcoTraining HQ

EcoTraining celebrates 30 years of conservation excellence

EcoTraining HQ

EcoTraining supports efforts to save rhinos this World Rhino Day

EcoTraining HQ

Six camps, endless possibilities

Located across three countries, our six camps each offer unique experiences for EcoTraining guides and wildlife guardians.

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

Start your wildlife career

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