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23-25 May 2025

Western Cape

3 DAY Survival Course

This survival experience adventure course is open to anyone regardless of age or experience.

On this internationally accredited training course you will learn how to survive in the outdoors and the skills you will learn include …

  • How to survive in an extreme environment.

  • How to face challenges and overcome your fears.

  • How to use minimal survival kit to survive.

  • How to make fire using only what nature can provide.

  • How to build a shelter and protect yourself against the elements.

  • How to find and purify water from the wild.

  • How to trap, hunt and fish for food.

  • How to create a bush camp in the outdoors.

  • How to provide in your human needs for survival.

Student reviews (7)

” This was the best experience that I have ever had and the course challenged me to face my fears and push hard to get through “
Riaan Fourie, 19 February 2023
“An amazing course and I would do it again anytime “
Willem Hanselaar, 28 March 2023
” I booked for this course with Boswa to learn survival skills and I have completed the course learning a lot about myself and my abilities. I would recommend this course to anyone that want to challenge themselves and find out what you are made of “
Cole Conway, 18 June 2023
“I flew in from the US to do this course with Boswa and it was one of the best experiences of my life. Highly recommended “
Arlan McCoy, 22 October 2023
“I joined this course to experience survival and I was surpirsed on how tough it really was. It chllenge dme in good ways and I feel that I have grown in confidence on this course “
Koert van der Walt, 22 October 2023
“A very good experience that taught me a lot about myself and what my abilities are “
Liam Smit, 7 May 2024

“This course has opened my eyes to the possibilities of survival and how I will cope in a true emergency situation. It was a great experience ” 

Myles Williams, 7 May 2024



STASA Certification, rations, and course badge included.

23-25 May 2025

This course is a 3-day survival course.

We start at 08h00 on day 1 and finish at 12h00 on day 3.

You will need the following kit to complete the course :

  • Survival knife

  • Firesteel

  • Water bottle

  • 15ft Paracord

  • Folding saw

  • Cooking pot & spoon

  • Headlamp

  • Sleeping bag

  • Groundsheet

  • Waterproof jacket

  • Hat or cap

  • Notebook and pen

You will build and sleep in a natural shelter on this course.

We provide very basic ration food items and you will be required to forage, trap and hunt for food.

Simply e-mail us at enquiries@boswa.co.za to book your place.

We will send you an invoice for secure EFT payment to confirm your place.

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