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Operating for 27 years, EcoTraining is the pioneer and leader in safari guide and wildlife training in Africa. EcoTraining is widely recognised by the safari industry for its credibility and standard of excellence in nature guide training. We offer accredited career courses, gap year and sabbatical programmes, nature programmes, high school and university study abroad programmes, custom courses and on-site professional guide training at safari lodges. All courses are run directly from EcoTraining’s unfenced bush camps in prime wilderness areas across South Africa, Botswana, Kenya and Zimbabwe. To date, EcoTraining has trained over 13 000 people from 33 different countries around 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.

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