In memorial: Godfrey Mathebula (Dec 1979 – Feb 2024)

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Godfrey Mathebula, a member of the FGASA Board of Directors and industry icon who tragically passed away early this morning, 15 February 2024.  Godfrey was more than just an incredible guide and exemplary member of FGASA, he provided expert [...]

February 15th, 2024|

The Centre of Applied Pet Ethology joins FGASA as a Specialist Delivery Partner

We are thrilled to share the exciting news that the Centre for Applied Pet Ethology (COAPE) has officially become a specialist delivery partner for FGASA, introducing three meticulously crafted courses that delve into the behaviors of three iconic African predator species: African wild dogs, African lions, and cheetahs.  Recognised as [...]

February 5th, 2024|

FGASA Welcomes New Executive Committee Members

We are proud and excited to introduce you to three new members of the FGASA Executive Committee. All three new additions have extensive experience in South Africa’s tourism sector and years of experience in their guiding careers after gaining their qualifications with FGASA.  We selected these members not only for [...]

February 5th, 2024|

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|