A truly unique experience
... Immerse yourself in nature and learn to understand the intricate and fascinating ecological interactions
... Learn the primitive skills of tracking African wildlife on foot
... Gain the skills required to be in amongst Africa's potentially dangerous animals on foot, vehicle, boat and mokoro
... Study the art of guiding in one of the most spectacular classrooms on Earth
What are you waiting for?
at African Guide Academy we do it all and more…
Most Popular Guide Courses
An unforgettable week of being fully immersed in nature and incredible advdenture on trail.
An incredible experience on foot in the Okavango. A classic mix of the primitive trails and slack-packing. Whether you are a trails guide looking to log a large number of hours in a short period of time, or an African enthusiast wanting the ultimate immersive experience, this course is for you!
Imagine being deep in the African Bush, the blazing sun beating down while beads of sweat trickle down your forehead. It’s just you, your fellow trainees, the magnificent African plain and your rifle.
TRAILS GUIDE COURSE
This 14 or 28-day course provides the student with an in-depth knowledge of walking on foot through the African Wilderness. Covering dangerous scenarios that they might encounter.
Feel Africa’s pulse on our ‘learn from experience’ nature guiding course in the Okavango delta, as we affordably bring the classroom to the wilderness for you in Africa’s last true Eden.
NATURE GUIDE COURSE
Coma and learn how to identify animals by their tracks, interpret their behaviour and use these clues to find them in the Botswana Wilderness.
Our school caters for anyone deeply curious about nature eager to embark on a life-changing journey of self-discovery as they gain a deeper understanding of themselves, through their interactions with nature in a pristine African wilderness setting.
Individual courses available
PRIVATE TRAINING COURSE
Okavango Guiding School also offers private safari guide training courses for individuals who would like a more personal training experience or groups who want to focus on specific aspects of training such as walking guiding, weapons training, bird guiding etc.