The first mobile professional safari eld guiding course of it’s kind, Pathfinders takes you on a journey not only through education & learning in the African wilderness, but through 4 different iconic wildlife destinations, guided every step of the way by some of Africa’s most experienced and highly qualified field guide trainers.
Over the 50 day course you will cover different terrains and wildlife-rich habitats to learn how to identity species, track behavioral patterns, apply conservation techniques and learn the basics on how to survive, Guide & protect in the African bush.
Zimbabwe is Africa’s original natural wilderness and through your time on the course you will visit and study in the following areas: Antelope Park, the Bubye Valley Conservancy, Matopos Hills and Victoria Falls.
TOPICS COVERED WILL INCLUDE:
Guiding in the natural environment, Geology, Weather & Climate, Astronomy, Ecology, Biomes of Southern Africa, Taxonomy, Plants (Trees & Grasses), Arthropods, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Mammals, Animal behavior, Conservation Management & much more. Combine classroom study with practical training out in some of Africa’s finest game reserves, apply hands-on techniques and gain first hand experience guiding with Africa’s Big 5; lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino, and other wildlife species of Southern Africa.