Wildlife in Africa

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South Africa, The Southernmost Country On The African Continent, Renowned For Its Varied Topography Great Natural Beauty, And Cultural Diversity, All Of Which Have Made The Country a Favored Destination For Travelers. From Breathtaking Mountains To Wild Coastlines, From Wine Country To Urban-Chic Foodie Heaven, South Africa Really Does Have It All. It’s The Unbelievable Diversity Of The Big Five Safari Experiences Which Get Our Hearts Racing.

Marvel At An Elite Grouping Of Africa's Most Famous Residents: The Big 5. Comprised Of The Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant, And Rhino, The Big 5 Are The Crowning Glories And Likely The Most Recognized Symbols Of Africa. The Mere Mention Of The One Cannot Continue Without The Other! 

The Real Wild African Bush Experience Will Include:

Gap Year Odyssey:

  • Big Five - Guided Game Drives and Endangered species Interactions. Observe and Photograph Wildlife, Watch a Rhino or an Elephant Charge, a Giraffe Drink and Explore Scenic Places and Natural Wonders

  • Hiking, Camping, Orienteering - Hiking, Being Self-Sufficient, Orienteering Using a Compass. Setting Up a Camp And Building a Shelter

  • Astronomy - South Africa Is One Of The Best Destinations To View The Magnificent Carpet Of Constellations Adorning The Sky

  • Foraging and Wilderness Bush Craft - How to Survive in the Wild and Live Off-the-Grid, Build a Shelter, Foraging For Food, Making a Fire, Outdoor Cooking, Tracking, Living Off The Rock Pools

  • Marine Biology - Marine Ecology & Ecosystems, Tides, Ocean Life, Rock-pools, and Conservation. Dolphins, Whales, Rays, Turtles, Sharks, Seals. Watch a Turtle Laying Eggs On The Beach, Watch The Baby Turtles Hatch And Make Their Way Into The Ocean

  • Guiding & Tracking - Species Identification & Diversity, Animal Behaviour, Tracking, Anti-Poaching, Climate, Geology, And Guiding

  • Bird Watching And Identification - Zinkwazi is a Phenomenal Spot For International Birders (Fish Eagles, Palm-Nut Vultures, Kingfishers, Barbets, and Hornbills)

  • Bee-Keeping - Understanding, Building, Managing, Robbing and Maintaining Hives and Keeping Bees

  • Snake Handling - Myths, Biology, Behaviour, Identification, And Catching Of Snakes, Treatment of Bites

  • Trees and Plants - Species Identification and Studies

MasterClass:

  • Big Five - Game Drives and Animal Interactions In Big Game Reserves. Go Up To a Reserve, Stay Overnight, And Do a Guided Private Game Drive. You Will Also Get To Visit The Cheetah Rehab Institute

  • Hiking, Camping, Orienteering - Hiking, Being Self-Sufficient, Orienteering Using a Compass. Setting up a camp.

  • Astronomy - South Africa Is One Of The Best Destinations To View The Magnificent Carpet Of Constellations Adorning The Sky

  • Marine Biology - Marine Ecology & Ecosystems, Tides, Ocean Life, Rock-pools, and Conservation. Explore Rock Pools On Foot And With a Snorkel. Watch a Turtle Laying Eggs On The Beach, And See The Baby Turtles Hatch And Make Their Way Into The Ocean

  • Bird Watching And Identification - Zinkwazi is a Phenomenal Spot For International Birders (Fish Eagles, Palm-Nut Vultures, Kingfishers, Barbets, and Hornbills)