Learn how to stay safe and get out of trouble when exploring the ocean and sea”
“Learn how to deal with ocean emergencies on this 3-day sea survival course”


Explore the ocean and learn how to use survival techniques to stay safe and get out of trouble if you ever have a sea or ocean emergency.

Survival techniques are expertly demonstrated by our instructors before you try the skills for yourself.

This beginners course is not an endurance course but is conducted in a safe and controlled environment where you will learn all the important skills and enjoy a great course in the outdoors.

This course is open to anyone regardless of age or physical ability. Kids under 16 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult.

Course Information


Survival meals, accommodation, all training kit,  STASA certification and course badge included.


28-30 October / 9-11 December


14-16 April / 18-20 August / 10-12 November

3-Days. We take small groups per course to ensure safety and personal attention to each student.

Starts: Friday – 08h00
Ends: Sunday – 15h00

Kids under 16 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult. This course is ideal to share with your friends or family.

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or EFT Direct bank transfer.

E-mail us at sales@boswa.co.za for invoice and banking details.


Frequently Asked Questions

This course is only available at our MOSSELBAY training branch.

Survival meals are included. You will not eat insects and weird foods unless you want to try it when we find it.

You will sleep under provided waterproof survival shelters and in shelters that you build yourself.

No, you do not need to be fit to do this course as the skills learned does not require a lot of physical activity. You do the skills at your own pace.

You do not need expensive kit to do this course. Download your free printable course kit checklist below to check if you have the required kit items.

Do not buy kit before the course please contact us and we will gladly advise you to get the right kit.

Any person over the age of 16 years  need to be accompanied by an adult.

This is a great course to share with family and friends.

Yes. The course is STASA (Survival Training Association of South-Africa) certified and you can add the qualification to your CV. After the course you can talk to the instructor on the course if you want more information on how to become involved in a career with Boswa Survival.

Skills you will acquire on this 3-day course:

  • Surviving in the outdoors
  • Packing sea survival kit
  • Staying safe in an ocean environment
  • Dealing with emergencies at sea
  • Dealing with emergencies on the coast
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