If you are interested in Southern Africa, an adventure seeker and outdoor enthusiast who would like to be more than a tourist and acquire new knowledge, Natucate gives you the chance to experience the African Bush in a more intense way.
Africa is ideally predestined for your particular wilderness experience programme on account of its climate, location, flora and fauna. Enjoy an exciting time in fascinating Kruger National Park, the magnificent Eastern Cape, incomparable Mashatu or the breathtaking Okavango Delta.
We offer a variety of educational wilderness courses in Southern Africa enabling students to gain valuable insights into the work of a field guide. You will learn how to read tracks and to observe wild animals in their natural habitat! Experienced guides and will be by your side to share their expert knowledge with you.
At the end of these courses you do a test to acquire a recognised FGASA-certificate which can help you to become a professional nature guide.
- Be part of a life-changing, educational wilderness programme
- Immerse yourself into unmatched locations
- Elephants, lions, leopards – witness wild animals in their natural habitat
- Learn with the help of experienced guides
- Obtain an official FGASA qualification at the end of the course
Natucate Conservation Scholarship 2020
The Field Guide Level 1 course is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about what it means to be a field guide. Experienced guides instruct you and your international team about Southern Africa’s flora and fauna within 55 days and teach you how to introduce visitors to Africa's fascinating natural landscape. After several incomparable theoretical and practical training lessons, you can obtain an official FGASA certificate.
The Trails Guide training course in South Africa and Botswana combines a mindful approach to experiencing nature with unique personal development. Experienced guides will show you how to navigate and orient yourself in the bush, familiarise you with the fine art of tracking and teach you how to keep an appropriate distance to any wildlife you encounter. Travel to Southern Africa and dive into the wilderness!
Living in the rhythm of nature, in the midst of Southern Africa’s untouched wilderness and surrounded by fascinating wildlife – this is what the Professional Field Guide has in store for you! Based in different camps across South Africa and Botswana, you and your team roam the African bush while acquiring profound hands-on ranger knowledge, instructed by experienced guides. At the end of the course you can obtain an official FGASA certificate! Learn more
You want to observe animals up close and personal and understand their habitat? Then take part in this four-week wilderness course in Southern Africa and learn what it takes to be a Safari Guide! You will either be based in South Africa or Botswana and – together with your instructor and an international team – roam the bush on daily walks and drives to get to know the local flora and fauna. The course can be finished with an official certificate.
The natural landscape of beautiful Kenya forms the spectacular backdrop for this unique learning experience. The four-week safari guide course provides basic information about the African wilderness and gives you an opportunity to broaden your knowledge about the local animal and plant life. You will be given an official certificate at the end of your course. A once-in-a-lifetime experience is ahead of you! Learn more