What’s the difference between a cheetah and a leopard?

  Do you know how to tell the difference between a cheetah and a leopard? It’s true that they both have spots and are big cats, but there’s a lot more to know about these majestic cats. Read time: 5 mins Cheetahs have some very distinctive features that will catch your eye immediately. If you...

Winners of Safari Guide of the Year 2022

The Safari Guide of the Year 2022 competition was nothing short of spectacular. The five finalists spent the week showing off their skills in multiple events, from advanced rifle handling to bush walks, game drives, and track and sign. It was the ultimate show of skills and knowledge in the guiding industry, and Bushwise was...

Celebrating the newest class of Bushwise graduates

We’re taking a moment to celebrate our Bushwise graduates – a group of incredible individuals who have just completed their six-month Professional Field Guide course. As they head on to the next stage of their career, Bushwise’s Louise Pavid bids them farewell with this thoughtful story. Six short months ago, 34 fresh new faces arrived...

Safari Guide of the Year 2022 – what sets them apart, brings them together

At Bushwise, we can’t hold back our excitement for Safari Guide of the Year 2022. We’re excited because we’re hosting this year’s prestigious event in the Greater Kruger National Park. We’re also excited because one of our very own trainers, Nico Brits, is one of the top five finalists for this award. But mostly, we’re...

Bushwise Field Guides to Host Safari Guide of the Year 2022

BY: Annie DuPre, FGASA NQF2, Apprentice Trails Guide and Bushwise Conceptual Copywriter Bushwise Field Guides is thrilled to host the the Safari Guide of the Year 2022 competition, along with key sponsors FGASA and WildEarth! Bushwise Field Guides is the host sponsor for the Safari Guide of the Year 2022 competition, to be held from...

World Wetlands Day 2022: Wetlands Action for People and Nature

BY: Annie DuPre, FGASA NQF2, Apprentice Trails Guide and Bushwise Conceptual Copywriter Each year on 2 February, the world celebrates World Wetland Day. In this article we take a look at the importance of wetlands around the world, with an emphasis on South Africa.  World Wetlands Day is a celebration of all things wetland. From...

Ten of the best World Environment Day quotes

BY: Tasneem Johnson-Dollie How can you honour World Environment Day? By reading ten of the best World Environment Day quotes to get inspired to get out into the field!  World Environment Day comes about on 5 June every year and it’s all about promoting environmental awareness and encouraging everyone to add to environmental conservation.  Let’s...