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A completely different tracking and survival course awaits

So, we already offer a week long tracking course, what is so different about this one? Well, it is quite simple. On this course we learn tracking not from experienced guides but from the original masters of the art. But, it is more than just the tracking aspect. We have a rare window into the culture of one of the most fascinating indigenous people.

We explore so much more than that of track and trail. The San have a legendary ability to get into the mind of the animals they are pursuing. Almost everything out there can be used for something. Come and walk the wilderness with these incredible people and immerse yourself. What are you waiting for?



  • People with an interest in the culture of African tribes.

  • People looking to reconnect with themselves, who are searching for a back-to-basics bush skills experience that will help them recharge, renew, and reboot

  • Seasoned safari goers who now seek a deeper, more holistic, African wilderness experience

  • School- and/or university-leavers who are looking for a life-changing gap-year experience

  • People with a spirit of adventure who are looking beyond a typical back-packing experience

  • Survivalists wanting to gain the skills required to thrive in the wilderness.

  • Guides wishing to learn many of the practical aspects that are often only discussed in theory.

Learn & Experience

  • Walking with the San

  • Tracking and trailing

  • Encountering potentially dangerous animals on foot.

  • 4×4 vehicle game drives

  • Ethnobotany

  • Practical survival skills

  • Cultural immersion with the San

  • Birding

  • Plant identification


There is only one Okavango Delta.  In contrast to larger, more corporate guiding schools which operate in typical savannah habitat generic to Southern and East Africa, we’re a small, intimate family-run business operating in a unique, spectacular location that’s a world heritage site.


Course length: 7 nights

Qualifications: no prior experience is required.

There is no minimum group size. Maximum group size is 8. Due to the fact that this is not a formal qualification, there is no sponsored student on the Bush Skills Course


  • Tented accommodation

  • All meals at Kwapa Camp

  • Drinking water, tea and coffee

  • All training and activities

  • One scheduled transfer from Maun to Kwapa Camp and return


  • Unscheduled transfers to/from Kwapa Camp

  • Travel Insurance

  • All flights

  • Personal effects, including toiletries

  • Staff gratuities

  • Drinks other than those mentioned above can be purchased in Maun before leaving for Kwapa Camp

  • FGASA/ BQA registration and exam fees

Letaka Safari

How about a gentle end to your course, with a fully catered mobile safari or river safari

Luxury Lodges

Would you like to package your training course with some of Botswana’s luxury lodges?

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