Guide Interview: Cameron Inggs

Guide Interview: Cameron Inggs

We have a new guide on board! Find out a little more about Cameron Inggs with our interview below. The basics – what’s your name and where do you come from? My name is Cameron Inggs and I am a South African field guide in the greater Kruger Park, based in...
What’s a guiding internship like?

What’s a guiding internship like?

I’m currently almost at the end of my guiding internship, eagerly awaiting the start of my first ‘proper’ guiding job in just a few weeks time. Over the last few months I’ve learnt about all aspects of lodge life, from housekeeping and service to maintenance and, of...
Safari School

Safari School

I am often asked, what exactly is involved in training to become a Field Guide? Well, first of all we don’t go to a ‘proper’ school – our lecture hall is the bush itself! We sleep, eat and learn in the bush, 24 hours a day, for a minimum of 55 days. A typical...
The journey so far

The journey so far

In July 2017, I finally fulfilled a decade-long dream to begin training as a Safari Guide (also known as a Field Guide) with Ecotraining in South Africa. For nearly five months I studied hard – living and learning in the bush itself – and finally qualified...