14 Day FGASA Nature Enthusiast Course

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Prepare for a Great Adventure

Why learn in a classroom when you can immerse yourself in the African Bush itself.

During this two-week course you will be exposed to a diverse range of flora and fauna, developing an introductory knowledge of a field guide whilst having the world famous Victoria Falls on your door-step.

Come and share our passion for conservation and wildlife by becoming a Nature Enthusiast.


During the 14 day Nature Enthusiast course, you will be based on 2000 hectares of private wildlife land in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

Most of your days will be spent in the private safari park, with some of your training also being conducted in the nearby Zambezi National Park.

Just a 10-minute drive from one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, during your free time you will have access to the variety of activities on offer.

Bungee jump over the Zambezi River, brave the turbulent rapids and go white water rafting or enjoy a relaxing sunset boat cruise down the river.

Your course

Our 14 day Nature Enthusiast Course is endorsed by the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA), a professional authority which sets the regulatory standards on nature guiding in Southern Africa.

The course will incorporate an exciting mix of theoretical and practical based training, covering a wide variety of topics.

Have the adventure of a lifetime and earn a FGASA Nature Enthusiast Certificate along the way!


The Nature Enthusiast course embraces all aspects of nature. Our expert guides and trainers will be there every step of the way, taking you through the following areas of study.

  • Introduction to the Natural Environment
  • Weather and Climate
  • Astronomy
  • Ecology
  • Taxonomy
  • Biomes of Southern Africa
  • Plants (trees and grasses)
  • Arthropods
  • Fish
  • Amphibians
  • Reptiles
  • Birds
  • Mammals
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Conservation Management
  • Bush Survival
  • Animal Tracking
  • Navigation

→ Prices start from $1,450

Our start dates:

  • 10 May 2021
  • 19th July 2021
  • 13th September 2021

*Please note: participants must be at least 18 years of age, fluent in English and enjoy a good level of personal fitness.