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"Intimate wildlife experiences and specialist safaris"

Nature Guide Training


Updated Phase 1 and 2 training courses will be available shortly


FGASA Practical Assessments - Country-wide Year Round

Talon Safaris has fully accredited and endorsed FGASA, CATHSSETA and City and Guilds Assessors who offer FGASA practical assessments across the country in the following FGASA disciplines

FGASA Level 1 Practical assessment                          

FGASA Level 2  Practical assessment                        

FGASA Back-up/Trails guide

Back-up trails guide Practical assessment                            

VPDA/Trails guide Practical assessment                           

FGASA Level 3  Practical assessment                         


Basic Rifle Handling practical assessment                                 

Advanced Rifle Handling practical assessment                                  


Travel and Accommodation

Assessment fees include travel up to 60km from office. Additional travelled kilometers are then charged for at a pre-determined rate as per the AA rates

Accommodation and food needs to be provided for the Assessor for the duration of the assessment period as well