Guide courses in Botswana

Explore the heart of Africa and Botswana with our specialized Nature Guide and Trails Guide courses in Botswana's stunning Okavango Delta. Learn from experienced professionals and gain skills to become an expert in wildlife and nature guiding.

Botswana's diverse wildlife
and stunning landscapes

Botswana is renowned for its diverse wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. The Okavango Delta, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers an unparalleled experience for nature enthusiasts.

Expect to encounter a wide variety of animals, including elephants, lions, leopards, and numerous bird species. The Delta's unique waterways and lush vegetation create a perfect backdrop for both adventure and tranquility.

Activities range from game drives and mokoro (dugout canoe) excursions to guided walking safaris, providing a comprehensive exploration of Botswana’s natural beauty.

Testimonial

"I spent 2 weeks on an amazing Field Guide course in Botswana in the Okavango Delta. Lost Adventures took very well care of me through the whole booking process, during the trip and after my return. I always felt in good hands and had all the information I needed. I will definitely choose Lost Adventures again for my next trip to the Delta."

VANESSA KRESS, AUSTRIA

Trails Guide course

Botswana

2 - 4 weeks

3,995 - 7,990 Euro

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Trails Guide course

Dive into the Okavango Delta's wilderness on our Trails Guide Course! Led by seasoned guides, explore daily, learning essential skills for guiding through the bush. Join for two or four weeks, attend enlightening lectures, and create lifelong memories in Africa's stunning natural setting.

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Nature Guide Course

Botswana

2 - 4 weeks

3,995 - 7,990 Euro

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Nature Guide Course

Embark on an Okavango Delta adventure, mastering field guide skills in Botswana's heart. The Nature Guide Course covers ecology, geology, zoology, and practical skills like navigation and tracking. Join for an unparalleled blend of theory and practice in the African wilderness.

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Explore Botswana with expert guides

The guide courses are led by seasoned professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in Botswana's wilderness.

The owners of the guide courses in Botswana, known from the TV show ´Safari Brothers´ on Nat Geo Wild, bring a wealth of real-world expertise and engaging teaching methods. Learning from these experts and the other instructors ensures a deep understanding of the environment and the skills needed to navigate and interpret the wild.

These courses are designed to provide not just theoretical knowledge but also practical, hands-on experience that is invaluable in the field of wildlife guiding, elevating your adventures in Africa to a whole new level.

Nature Guide Course in Botswana

The Nature Guide Course in Botswana is perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in the ecology and wildlife of the Okavango Delta. This course covers a wide range of topics such as animal behavior, botany, geology, and the intricacies of the Delta’s ecosystems. Extensive practical sessions include tracking animals, bird identification, and understanding the complex interactions within the ecosystem.

Participants can join the course for either 2 or 4 weeks for personal enrichment. To achieve the FGASA qualification, participants must complete the full 4-week course and pass the exam.

Hands-on learning in one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, guided by experts with real-world experience, provides an unmatched setting for developing your guiding expertise.

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Trails Guide Course in Botswana

The Trails Guide Course in Botswana is designed for those who want to specialize in leading walking safaris and trail guiding.

This course focuses on the skills needed for safe and informative walking safaris, including navigation, safety protocols, and advanced animal behavior understanding. Participants learn essential survival skills, first aid, and how to handle dangerous game encounters.

The course includes scenario-based training to handle various situations you might encounter on foot in the wilderness.

You can join the course for either 2 or 4 weeks for personal enrichment. To gain the FGASA qualification, the full 4-week course must be completed, including passing the exam.

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