2003 South Africa

Safari Field Guide Training in South Africa (June-August 2003)

Six weeks at Antares Field Guide Training Centre
Grietjie Nature Reserve near Phalaborwa


This field guiding course was the start of my (Natalie’s) fascination with Africa!

There were eight students on the course (including me). It was a bit nervewracking venturing so far away from home on my own for so long but it was more than worth it and I would definitely do it all over again, without a doubt! I had an incredible amount to learn in such a short space of time with exams every Friday and a first aid course too – but I absolutely loved every minute of it.

Read some extracts from my travel journal…