Navigating Namibia

Our Managing Director, Michelle du Plessis, recently visited Namibia with FGASA Assessor and Mentor, Mark Stravarkis. The purpose of this visit was to be present for the FGASA Professional Field Guide assessment of Francois du Plessis (N/a’an ku sê Ecotourism Collection), and the Track and Sign assessments for Francois du Plessis, Zane du Plessis (N/a’an ku sê Ecotourism [...]

December 7th, 2023|

Realising Resilience: The 100% Tracker

Nkosinathi Sibiya's journey began in the rural village of Lillydale, 4km west of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. His life began under the weight of adversity as his mother grappled with severe illness during her pregnancy. Doubts loomed over her ability to bring him into the world. She named him Nkosinathi—a [...]

December 6th, 2023|

#IAMFGASA Good News Story: More Rwanda Guides Receive FGASA Training

These bright, young, and immeasurably passionate lovers of nature and wildlife have officially begun their FGASA Nature Site Guide NQF2 training under the expert guidance of FGASA Assessor and Field Guide Trainer, Henry Parsons. We are thrilled to see the expansion of our presence throughout Africa, as we extend our [...]

December 6th, 2023|

FGASA ARH Guidelines

The South African Government's stance on weapons and especially firearms has always been incredibly strict. This is to ensure that anyone who owns and/or operates a firearm has all of the correct proficiencies, has the correct experience and knowledge, and most importantly, understands the law regarding firearms completely. FGASA has been [...]

December 6th, 2023|

FGASA becomes a full Member of the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations

The Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) has reached a significant milestone by attaining full membership with the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA). This confirmation, received just last week, marks an exciting moment for us at FGASA and carries tremendous implications for both our association and members. The [...]

December 6th, 2023|