Academic Field Trips to South Africa

Working closely with your higher education institution, we develop and facilitate Wildlife, Conservation, Equine and Agricultural Field Trips to South Africa that complement, enhance and enrich academic study programmes.

Our current academic programmes:
Wildlife Conservation South Africa – Zululand and Kruger National Park 2021
Wildlife Conservation South Africa – Zululand 2021
South Africa Equine Field Trip
Farming in South Africa

Features and benefits of our academic field trips:

Increase course appeal + student recruitment

Enhance the appeal of your institution’s study programme and recruit more students by including a life-changing and fully-accredited field trip to South Africa in the curriculum.

Customise the field trip to meet course objectives

Academic field trips are designed at any level to include experiences that meet specific learning outcomes of each group. Depending on the aims and objectives of the institution, field trips can form part of a formal academic module or a supplementary experiential learning nature.

We provide a complete academic field trip planning and facilitation service

Our experienced academic programme coordinators work closely with trip organizers to ensure that the desired outcomes are planned for and achieved. We take care of every aspect of the field trip.

Students learn from and work alongside some of South Africa’s most experienced wildlife and conservation guides

Our field trip guides are true pioneers of conservation in South Africa. To learn from them is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students who are passionate about the environment.

Give students an authentic and educational African safari experience

During their trip, students stay in our purpose-built tented safari camp, with all the mod-cons of comfortable beds, hot showers, well-appointed dining facilities and “boma” area.

What students will learn about and experience:

Why work with African Insight Academy?

Why visit South Africa?

South Africa is a meeting point of the first and third world. It boasts a first world economy with educational institutions, communication networks, medical facilities and a road infrastructure to rival the best in the west. With access to extensive wilderness, wildlife, authentic traditional culture and outdoor adventure resources on its doorstep, South Africa is the perfect destination for those looking to learn more about conservation in a safe, practical and supportive environment, guided by experienced mentors.

Our current programmes:

Wildlife Conservation South Africa: 2021 Zululand and Kruger National Park Programme

A life-changing 14-day field trip into the heart of South Africa’s most spectacular and wildlife-rich game reserves:  Zululand and Kruger National Park. Students will learn first hand from South Africa’s most experienced conservationists and stay in a safari-style camp with all the mod-cons.

Wildlife Conservation South Africa: 2021 Zululand Programme

A life-changing 14-day field trip into the heart of South Africa’s most spectacular and wildlife-rich region:  Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal. Students will learn first hand from South Africa’s most experienced conservationists and stay in a safari-style camp with all the mod-cons.

South Africa Equine Field Trip Programme

This 14-day field trip will introduce participants to some of the leading professionals in the South African equine environment. The programme is structured to enrich the formal academic curriculum and also include a horse trail adventure into the mountains of Lesotho and a visit to Hluhuwe-Umfolozi Park for a “Big 5” safari experience.

Farming in South Africa Programme

Academic field trip to the KwaZulu Natal region of South Africa looking at four significant sectors within the overall agricultural sector. Participants will have the opportunity to: Engage on the ground with leaders and experts in their fields; critically evaluate each of these sectors; learn about Game Farming which is unique to South Africa; and Visit some iconic tourist destinations.

Learn more about our academic field trip programmes

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African Insight Academy holds international health and safety accreditation from the British Standards Institute. We also adhere to the highest possible standard of liability insurance and hold a two-decade incident-free record.

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