Welcome to Boswa Survival, South-Africa’s leading outdoor and online survival training academy.

  • We specialize in providing hands-on practical outdoor survival courses from beginners to professionals including BASIC SURVIVAL, ADVANCED SURVIVAL, NAVIGATION, BUSH MEDIC, EXTREME SURVIVAL and RANGER courses.
  • We offer online survival courses for adults and kids that you can complete in the comfort of your home anywhere in the world.
  • Our outdoor bushcraft courses, kids survival course and survive life gap camp give anyone the opportunity to learn new skills.
  • The basecamp training academy is located in the Magaliesberg, Gauteng and we have branches in Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

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Welcome to Boswa Survival,
your passport to adventure !

Boswa Survival was established in 2007 by Herman Roos as a survival training academy where anyone can learn amazing skills.

Herman has created a range of bushcraft and survival courses that will teach you the important skills to be able to explore incredible extreme locations and stay alive in the outdoors.

Boswa now has 3 training branches in Gauteng, Limpopo and Mpumalanga and we teach people survival from all walks of life regardless of age, ability or previous experience.

We are excited to bring you survival tips and news in our monthly newsletter, seasonal survival magazine and regular podcasts.

We look forward to welcoming you around the campfire on a survival course soon !


All our training courses are accredited by the Survival Training Association of South Africa.


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