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Current vacancies in this area

Sabi Sands South Africa.



· Provide an excellent experience to guests including game drives and bush walks

· Ensure that vehicle and field guide equipment is kept in excellent working condition

· Firearm procedures are in line with statutory requirements

· Hosting of guests

· Assist with bush clearing/road maintenance/lodge duties as needed and allocated


· 3 to 5 years’ experience guiding in in a similar lodge environment

· FGASA Level 2, ARH & Full Trails Guide Qualification

· DEAT Registered

· Valid South African Driver’s License and PrDP

· Valid First Aid Certificate

· A passion for nature, animals, conservation and the environment

· General vehicle maintenance knowledge

· Good command of the English language, written and spoken

· Ability to cope with pressure

· Excellent organizational and planning skills

· Co-operative and happy to work with the balance of the team in the interests of the lodge and the


· Organized with attention to detail and time

· Able to anticipate guests needs and facilitating the small touches that enhance the guest


· Excellent social and interpersonal skills

· Professional and neat in personal appearance and image

For more information please click “read more” at the bottom of this advertisement.

To Apply 

Contact Consultant: Nicole Stärk.

email: nicky@safaristaff.com

Apply on line via our website.

Level 2 Sabi Sands Guide


We are working on it!

Position now Filled!

Overlooking the Ocean, surrounded by amazing fynbos and the best coastlines. This is a beach experience one will never forget. Being part of all the wonders of the coast and staying at the best luxury accommodation one can wish for.  We offer Bush – Beach – City! A South African Dream Holiday. This beautiful reserve is a favourite for hikers, cyclists, and bird and whale watchers. The reserve, which is 33 000 hectares, is just three hours from Cape Town, in the Overberg. The neighbouring marine reserve, which extends 5km out to sea, is one of the largest marine protected areas in Africa


What we are looking from an ASSITANT MANAGEMENT COUPLE:


The ideal couple must have at least 2 years’ experience in a bush/lodge
environment, ideally in a management position. Between the couple, one
needs to have strong guiding/trails skills (knowledge of marine life and
fynbos an advantage) together with reasonable maintenance skills, the other
having strong lodge management/admin skills.

Other requirements include:

- Valid first aid certificate
- Good computer skills and competent in Excel
- Strong administrative skills
- Motivation for excellence with a fine eye for detail
- Experience in staff management and labour relations
- Excellent organisational skills
- Excellent guest relation skills

Start date: As soon as possible
Renumeration: Industry related salary per couple per month depending on skills
and experience, plus accommodation and food.
Working cycle: 3 weeks on and 1 week off 


If you think this is the Position you were always looking for, please send your CV to:

to nico@safaristaff.com


We are looking forward, to Interview you and get to know you better to make this position real for you. 

Beach Lodge, Western Cape.

​We are acting on behalf of our client as an exclusive mandate to recruit a number of experienced field guides in the following capacities:

  1. 1Head Instructors: should have a minimum of 

 NQF 4, VPDA, FGASA Level 3, Advanced Trails Guide and Current Advanced Rifle Handling

5 years related industry experience

 Current NDT Registration

 Current PDP

 Current FGASA Membership


2. Assistant Instructors should have a minimum of:

NQF 2, FGASA Level 1 preferably Level 2, FGASA Trails Guide and Current Advanced Rifle Handling

 Guiding and other related industry experience

 Current NDT Registration

 Current PDP (desirable)

 Current FGASA Membership.

These vacancies are a one off lifetime opportunity to be part of a very dynamic group of people who all show incredible passion for what they do and take pride in providing world class training courses for future safari guides, with students entering their magnificent courses from all over the globe. These vacancies are available in different locations. If you have the relevant experience and qualifications set out above, please do get in touch we would love to hear form you. Contact Nico via email: nico@safaristaff.com and supply CV’ with all relevant proof of qualifications and registrations, contactable references and a colour head and shoulder picture in the work environment.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Join the team of an internationally recognised training provider


We are working on it.


We are working on it!

We are recruiting for a top reward winning game reserve in the Western Province with a cluster of five star lodges on a 40 000 hectare wildlife big five game reserve. We are searching for a qualified and experienced head guide. Position Reports to: General Manager & Hospitality Manager.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Preferably FGASA Level 3 (NQF 4)

  • Preferably FGASA Professional Trails Guide

  • FGASA Assessor

  • Competency for business use of a rifle

  • Advanced Rifle Handling

  • Full Tracker Qualification Level 2

  • The collective strength and vision of the Team has carried the vision to ensure the reserve is a pioneer of conservation, reserve development and eco-tourism within the Western Cape.

  • The luxury lodges operate independently, each of which being fully staffed with their own management team, chef brigade, hosts and hostesses and experienced field guides.

  • Our conservation teams are staffed by wildlife veterinarians, ecologists, conservation managers, security operatives and field staff.

  • The conservation and hospitality teams are supported by competent and driven administrative staff who ensure the holistic operation of the reserve and support of its vision.

  • The Team is more than a team and more like a family.  A community where every member plays an important part, no matter how big or small the role.

  • If this working environment appeals to you, please get in touch and for more information read the job specification below. email nico@safaristaff.com.

Take charge of a world renowned reserve and team