Arrive in Cape Town, South Africa on the flight of your choice. Airport assistance will meet you just outside the aircraft and escort you through immigration, baggage collection, and customs. Transfer your hotel in the eclectic Kloof St area.
Explore the "Mother City", Cape Town, South Africa today on a private tour of the city! Visit the Houses of Parliament, the Castel (South Africa's oldest building), Greenmarket Square, the Company Gardens, and Table Mountain. After an exciting morning of discovery you will be dropped off at the Waterfront to take in all the shops and restaurants. Explore the area independently this afternoon.
Spend these three days completing your Advanced Wilderness Life Support certification. Approximately half of the curriculum is delivered in hands on teaching sessions in small groups. Students will learn practical techniques and practice them in mock scenarios. Topics covered include:
• Animal, Insect, Arthropod, Marine Bites and Stings • Avalanche • Head, Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, Skin • High Altitude Related Problems • Hyperthermia • Hypothermia & Frostbite • Infectious Disease • Lightning • Medical Kits • Medical Problems • Moving an Injured Patient • Patient Assessment • Patient Packaging & Evacuation • Submersion Injuries • Water Disinfection and Purification • Wilderness Life Support Scenarios • Wound and Musculoskeletal Injuries Management
Transfer back to the Cape Town International Airport in time for your flight to Kruger National park. Kruger is home to cheetahs, leopards, lions, hyenas, zebra, and wild dogs, as well as kudu, eland, sable antelope, and impala. Not to mention white rhino, elephant, hippo, giraffe, and buffalo! You are sure to have an amazing safari experience!
Discover private reserves around Kruger National Park at 2 different camps during your exploration, increasing the variety of possible game sightings. Kruger National Park, and the private land owners adjacent to the park, have been working towards the conservation of the Big 5 since the 1950's. Explore by safari vehicle, by foot, or speak to your travel consultant about a hot air balloon ride, or other safari options.
Depart from Kruger National Park. You tour ends upon arrival at the closest local airstrip. From there you will catch your ongoing flights home or continue on with an extension to Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls, or Mozambique!
$495 single supplement
Additional $695 Course Fee