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Kwapa Training Camp- Okavango Delta

This blog covers the activities and the adventures of the students at Kwapa Training Camp in the Okavango Delta as they go about their BQA and FGASA Safari Guide Training Courses. These adventure courses bring people from all over the world to experience the thrill of learning about the wilderness in the shoes of a safari guide

Elephants in camp

Elephants in camp In the first blog I wrote about a herd of elephants in the middle of the Okavango Delta. This where females with calves and at the end of that trip we saw an elephant bull. However, when the night had fallen this bull entered the kwapa training camp! In this blog I will tell the exciting story …

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10 traits of a great guide safari guide

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Who are the great safari guides? People often ask me, who do you reckon the best safari guide in Africa is? Every year there are awards through FGASA and various bodies for the top guides. In my opinion there are many fantastic guides out there and there is no way to put one above the other. There are so many …

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Guide Training in the Okavango September 2017

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Nature Guide Training September 2017 The flood waters of the Okavango have finally peaked and the Kwapa Training Camp concession is awash with water in its myriad of floodplains and channels. Our students in the Okavango are undergoing our nature guide training course. Winter is at an end and the first migratory birds have returned. We move now into the …

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Nature Guide Training Course – June 2017

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So what’s been happening on our June Nature Guide Training Course? A great mixutre of students from Botswana and elsewhere in the world came together at the remarkable Kwapa Training Camp to share in their love of the wilderness. This is an exciting time of the year to be at Kwapa Training Camp. With the transition from autumn to winter …

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FGASA Nature Guide Training Course – March 2017

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FGASA Nature Guide Course March 2017 This early kick-off to our safari guide training courses at Kwapa Training Camp has been incredibly rewarding. So what has happened in the first 3 weeks of our FGASA Nature Guide Course March 2017? Once again, our course has been a wonderful mix of local and international students. The course begain in the tail …

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