Our partners

Amakhala Game Reserve

Amakhala Game Reserve

Come experience the warm hospitality of the settler family descendants who run The Heritage Collection of Game lodges, and you may discover some of our little “secrets”, like the prehistoric bushman burial ground, or the site of Africa’s most ancient dinosaur fossil finds.


Field Guides Association of Southern Africa – It is a non-profit organisation representing individual field guides, trackers, and organisations involved in offering professional field guiding services to members of the public.


CATHSSETA conducts its activities within the culture arts, tourism, hospitality and sports sector which comprises the following sub-sectors: Arts and Culture, Hospitality, Gaming and Lotteries, Conservation and Tourists, Sports/Recreation/Fitness, Tourism,
and Travel.

Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism

Collectively and boldly promoting responsible and sustainable tourism for the benefit of all South Africans.

Chipembere Rhino Foundation

The Chipembere Rhino Foundation is a privately run, non-profit organization committed to assisting in the protection and conservation of Africa’s rhino.This once highly endangered species, whose total population in the early 1950’s amounted to fewer than
500 animals as a result of the pressure of poaching has clawed its way back thanks to a small yet dedicated team of conservationists.

Outdoor Focus

Outdoor Focus is an SSI Diving Instructor Training Centre offering a range of diving courses as well as skippers training, First Aid courses and outdoor activities. We are located in the small town of Port Alfred at Kiddies Beach on the banks of the Kowie River.

Beetleloop Guesthouse

Beetleloop is situated in the heart of Nelspruit, yet nestled on the edge of a Nature Reserve allowing your senses to be captivated by the serene beauty and relaxed African ambience. The Guesthouse and Cabins blend beautifully into the surrounding bush
and gardens. Indigenous trees attract a wide variety of birds, ensuring a fascinating experience for avid bird watchers. Small mammals such as Red Duiker, Klipspringers, Banded Mongoose, Porcupine and Thick Tailed Bush Babies (Galago’s) may also make
an appearance. Here you will most certainly find peace and tranquillity.

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Quatermains 1920’s Safari Camp

Set in a secluded valley, 45 minutes from Port Elizabeth, flanked by subtropical thicket covered ridges, Quatermain’s camp embodies the original spirit of safari. Owned and run by Julie Brand a previous Ulovane student and her husband Riaan Brand.

Savannah Guides Limited

Savannah Guides is a not-for-profit member-based organisation.  Its members form a network of tour guides and tour operators with in-depth knowledge of the natural and cultural environments across Australia’s vast tropical savannahs. Training and professionalism
are fundamental to Savannah Guides’ operating philosophy. Savannah Guides Ltd was established in 1988 by emerging tourism operators to provide high quality, sustainable visitor access to unique natural features.  The organisation was to provide a
platform for members to learn from each other and from specialists.

Ulovane provides four opportunities a year for Savannah Guides to join us for a one-month nature experience. Enhancing both our and their knowledge, skills and passion for nature and guiding. Contact Samantha Boswell for more information boswell4@bigpond.net.au

Savannah Guides continues to raise the standards of professional guiding operations throughout Australia and partners with industry and government organisations to pursue its Mission. 

Brothers Safaris | African Vet Safaris

Offers tailor-made safaris throughout Southern Africa, specialising in wildlife and wildlife immobilisation and behind-the-scenes participation safaris (African Vet Safaris), but also offering conventional safaris and sightseeing tours – guided or self-drive (Traditional Tours & Safaris), and services to the corporate market. African Vet Safaris give clients a rare and unique hands-on opportunity to become involved in conservation while having a once in a lifetime experience not normally commercially available!

Medwise Safety

The training of Guides and Rangers is a passion for me, my lifelong love for conservation and a background in Emergency Services saw me start up MedWise Safety Services in 2009, with a goal to offer specialist training and consulting to the Field Guiding
industry as well as all conservation services. My passion for teaching became my new career; I’m a qualified American Heart Association Core Instructor in Basic Life Support and Emergency Cardiac Care as well as a First Aid Instructor. I am a qualified
Medic and am registered with the HPCSA. I have worked on both government and private ambulances as well as on the Incident Management Units. I completed my training as an Occupational Health, Safety & Environment Officer and am registered with SAIOSH as
a Technical Member. I have been a Horary Officer with KZN Wildlife and currently assist with a business conducting a workshop on environmental law, wildlife crime scenes management and arrest procedures. A retired Game Rangers words have guided my
life, “Many live off conservation, only a few live for it” – Doug Lang

Scorpion Adventures

Scorpion Adventures is owned and run by Jonathan Leeming, southern Africa’s foremost expert on Southern African spiders and scorpions. With over 25 years of studying these amazing creatures, no one else can offer such insight into the private lives of Southern African arachnids. For courses, field guide training, UV torches, field trips, training manuals and private events, free downloads and more, visit

TIA Safaris

We at TIA Safaris are giving This is Africa a new meaning. Our mission is to make you see the wonder of the most untamed and beautiful part of the world. There are endless companies who will usher you through Africa, but T.I.A. will give you the hands-on
experience and in-depth understanding to appreciate the people, the history, the flora, and wildlife. Owned by one of our previous students Mat Dry, an inspirational writer, and guide.

Nkwichi Lodge

A hidden hand-built lodge on the dazzling Mozambique shores of Lake Niassa. A rare chance to savour an unspoilt corner of real Africa. Explore on foot, by canoe, in sailing dhows. Laze in a hammock above a secluded cove. See for yourself how responsible
tourism supports local people and their timeless surroundings. Sugar-white ”squeaking’ sands, washed by clear fresh water teeming with tropical fish. Nkwichi. The ideal romantic interlude. The perfect match for an African safari.

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Kariega Game Reserve

Kariega Game Reserve is a family-owned and operated private game reserve in South Africa stretching across 10,000 hectares of pristine wilderness in the Eastern Cape. The Reserve is situated along the famous Garden Route, making it the perfect Big 5 South African
safari destination to compliment a Cape Town visit and a trip along the country’s beautiful coast.