Bushwise provides the best training for field guides in South Africa. I seek to employ Bushwise graduates over other guides to work with me at Umkumbe

Jason Kipling, Head Ranger at Umkumbe Game Lodge, Sabi Sands

Bushwise is a professional organisation, committed to the welfare of its students and to ensuring that they enter the safari industry with the correct qualifications, a high level of knowledge and strong guiding ethics.

Kate Nelson, General manager of Camp Jabulani, Relais & Châteaux.

95% students offered permanent positions within a month

Since 2012 Bushwise has had the highest national average FGASA level 1 results, of all accredited training providers of long courses (6 month and longer).

Bushwise FGASA course

The Bushwise FGASA Level 1 Professional Training Course is one of the most comprehensive of it's kind. Get a taste of what to expect and the incredible wildlife you will encouter whilst training to be one of South Africa's top safari field guides...

Bushwise Hospitality Course and Work Placement

An insight into the unique and exciting Bushwise Hospitality program placing hospitality graduates and professionals into tailor-made roles at luxury safari lodges across South Africa!

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