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Meet Our Captain – Lead Trainer Phillip Wessels

With over 20 years of guiding experience, our Lead Trainer Phillip Wessels is the perfect mentor for our students. We chatted to him about his work, his passions, and more… We know that you have a wealth of experience in guiding. How did your passion for nature begin? I grew up on a farm, and …
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Apprentice Trail Guide Course

Apprentice Trail Guide Course 2019- NJ MORE Field Guide College

On the morning of the 21st of May, there was a lot of excitement in the air at Schotia Camp as it was the first day of our apprentice trail guide course. Everyone was amped up as we started our journey to become Apprentice Trails Guides. We started the first few days with a 3-hour …
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Tracking my own progress

Tracking My Own Progress with NJ MORE Field Guide College

An opportunity to be sponsored for the NJ MORE Field Guide College intake was advertised on the noticeboard at Tinga Lodge. I applied and after the selection process, I was chosen to be a participant. I was beyond excited, I could finally follow my dream of becoming a field guide. As a tracker, I always …
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My journey at NJMORE Field Guide College

It is always gratifying to get feedback from our students about what they’ve learnt and experienced during their time with us. William Knight, one of the students from our January intake had this to say: “When I joined NJ More Field Guide College I had the amazing opportunity to follow my dream of becoming a …
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Placement

Placement at Madikwe Safari Lodge – A Hands On Experience

Going into the last cycle of my placement at Madikwe Safari Lodge, I can hardly believe how fast time went and how much I’ve grown. Almost a year ago I started this life-changing experience, not really knowing what to expect but with an eager to learn and a passion to follow. During my first six …
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The ability to track wildlife, both great and small, is a vital part of being a field guide. While out in the field, Our 60-Day Apprentice Field Guide Course students came across a leopard tortoise, which gave them the opportunity to test their knowledge on the reptile.

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Up-close is an understatement! Encounter, analyse and get to know Marataba South Africa's wildlife while studying to become one of our natural ambassadors.

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