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   Open Day

Upcoming event

Wish you had a wilder career? You can become a field guide! It’s possible with Bushwise. Learn all about our wildlife and field guide courses at this free virtual event. Because there’s no denying it – the African bush is calling you.

Learn how to become a field guide with Bushwise!


20 July 2024

10:00–12:00 EDT

15:00–17:00 BST

16:00–18:00 SAST


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Bushwise Head Trainer

Since Wayne completed his training course in 2012, his career has been based in the Lowveld close to Hoedspruit. Wayne has worked in reserves around South Africa including Kapama, Madikwe and Greater Kruger National Park. He holds FGASA Field Guide and Trails Guide qualifications with more in the pipeline.


Bushwise Online Course Trainer

From a young age, Aneen visited the Kruger National Park which sparked her love of the bush. Her career journey started in the entertainment industry, eventually leading her to the African bush, where she shares her passion and knowledge with guests and students.


Bushwise Alumnus

Jordi is originally from the Netherlands but now lives and works in South Africa. His background is in Commerce and Marketing at the University of Rotterdam. He started his guiding career with Bushwise training in 2020 and after completion, he did his placement at Isambane Camp.

Virtual Open Day Presenters

Event Details

On 20 July 2024, we’re opening our virtual doors to all future field guides and nature enthusiasts. Join us for a live discussion about our in-person and online field guide courses, and learn how you can make a change and start your career as a safari guide or conservationist regardless of where in the world you’re from!

During this interactive online event, you’ll hear more about our career courses, online courses, internships and our employment guarantee. We’ll hear from a Bushwise alum about campus life, and a woman who made her way from the USA to South Africa to pursue a lifelong goal of working in conservation. 

As a bonus, attendees will qualify for a promotional discount of up to R40,000.00 off a 6-12 month course, R20,000.00 off a 60-day course and 10% off an online course  (foreign currency equivalent applies) if their full payment or payment plan deposit is paid by midnight SAST 5 August 2024 - terms and conditions apply. 


If you’re interested in a career in conservation or safari guiding, or just an epic gap year in South Africa, this is your chance to answer your wild calling!


Details: This event will take place as a live discussion over Zoom.* We’ll send you a link (via email and SMS) the day before the event. Our speakers will present and attendees can engage via the chatbox and ask the presenter questions in real-time. These questions will be answered live after the presentations.


*Please note that no Zoom account is needed. In the event that you would like to download Zoom, then the free version is perfectly suitable. Please note that the presenters and other attendees will not be able to see or hear you; and questions are taken via Zoom chat and Q&A.

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