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Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 9

10 Sep
Wes (7)

Apprentice Field Guides And just like that everything starts coming to an end. Our second last week where everything we learned gets put to the test in the form of our final assessment game drives, in which we host and guide real guests who have been invited to Ulovane especially for the game drives. The […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 8

03 Sep
Lion Track

Marine Guides: Week 1 After a brief but well-rested break, myself, Wesly and Therien started on the first week of our four-week marine guide course in Boknesstrand, Cannon Rocks here in the Eastern Cape! The first week was a real eye-opener for the three of us newly appointed marine guides. Our first day out on […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 7

27 Aug
Melle (4)

Apprentice Field Guides Week seven of our course started off with a mammals lecture and I learnt why the ‘Big 5’ animals are called the big five!! They coined their distinctions a long time ago for being the most dangerous animals to hunt on foot. This week we also started with our mock drives in […]

Inspirational Woman in Eco Tourism Careers: Taryn Ingram-Gillson

26 Aug
Taryn (2)

Highly motivated, strong, brave, patient and kind – this is one woman that has truly inspired us over the years. We have been working with Taryn for many years now and have always been so impressed by her positive attitude, her professionalism and her connection with nature. From starting out as a guide to now […]

Ulovane Update: July Semester Week 5

13 Aug
Wes

Apprentice Field Guides Since I arrived at Ulovane, I have enjoyed every minute of my time here. Every week is full of new experiences and packed full of knowledge. This was the fifth week of our course, already halfway through! It was quite a busy week learning about amphibians, reptiles, conservation management, amongst other amazing […]