Game Ranger Guide Course - South Africa

Company : African Conservation Experience
Activities: Field Guide Training / Career Break / Animal Volunteer Projects / Conservation Volunteer Projects
Country: South Africa
Location : South Africa, various locations
Duration: 2 weeks to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 2000 to 2500 £ Pound (UK)

Study the wildlife and habitats in South Africa during an intensive 2 week course

A Game Ranger introduction to southern Africa, set in a sprawling game reserve, the Game Ranger Guide Course condensed two week course covering different aspects of ecology such as animal identification, behaviour, tracking and botany. You will also learn other ranger skills such as fire arms handling, safety in the bush and an introduction to astronomy.

Areas covered in the course;

  •  Bushveld ecology
  •  Mammal biology and identification
  •  Geology
  •  Animal behaviour
  •  Bird identification
  •  Tracking and spoor identification of game
  •  Dangerous game and their behaviour
  • Snake and insect identification
  • Astronomy


On completion of the course, an optional practical and theoretical examination can be taken. Each course participant will be awarded with a certificate.

Start Dates

14 - 28 March 2017
15 - 29 August 2017
10 - 24 October 2017

2018 dates on request

Costs / Benefits

£ 2,050 excluding flight / £2,925 including return flights from London to Johannesburg. Costs include accommodation, food, transfers from Johannesburg airport, all instruction, full ground support, T Shirt, certificate on completion


Minimum age 17

Booking / Enquiry

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