The Area/s where field guide training courses take place
The Kwhai River area is a popular destination for many Mobile Safari operators and boasts exceptional wildlife viewing all year round.
Species that may be encountered during the course range from elephant, buffalo, hippo, possible Rhino species, lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog, spotted hyena, serval, wild cat, genet, civet, porcupine, giraffe, roan, sabel, kudu, impala, wildebeest, tsessebe, zebra, lechwe, warthog and more. The bird life is terrific as well as other such as common reptiles, Nile crocodile, monitor lizards and a variety of snakes, various amphibians and an array of other smaller organisms to be encountered! One student from South Africa ticked off 76 new bird species in a month.
The camp is a mobile tented camp set-up and is run as close to a typical safari camp environment as possible. This allows learners to gain real workplace type experience during the course.
A central fire place is set up for evenings to sit and enjoy the African night sounds and discuss days learning and adventures.