Discover survival and learn amazing skills on this 4-hour outdoor survival course”
“Discover the incredible world of survival on this 1-day outdoor survival course”


Discover what survival is all about on this 4-hour outdoor survival course where you will learn amazing survival skills.

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 comfortable bush camp where you will learn all the important skills and enjoy a day in the outdoors.

This course is open to anyone regardless of age or physical ability. Kids under 16 years of age need parental consent to join and kids under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Course Information


Survival lunch, STASA certification and course badge included.


2 July / 3 September / 5 November 


7 January / 4 February / 4 March / 1 April / 6 May / 3 June / 1 July / 5 August / 2 September / 7 October / 4 November / 2 December

4-hours from 09h00 – 13h00. We take small groups per course to ensure safety and personal attention to each student.
Starts: Saturday – 09h00
Ends: Saturday – 13h00

Kids under 16 years of age need parental consent to join and kids under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by an adult. This course is ideal to share with your friends or family.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This course is available at any of our training branches. Please go to our BRANCHES page to find the nearest branch to your location.

A survival lunch is included. You will not eat insects and weird foods unless you want to try it when we find it.

This is a 1-day course and you do not sleep over on this course.

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 can attend the course on his/her own with parental consent and if you are under the age of 16 you need to be accompanied by an adult. As long as you can hold a knife and understand the skills you can join the course.

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 4-hour course:

  • Surviving in the outdoors
  • Packing your own survival kit
  • Preparing natural tinder
  • Lighting a fire
  • Finding shelter
  • Finding water
  • Finding food
  • Signaling for rescue
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