We have had 3x last minute spaces come up on one of our wilderness trails in iMfolozi Game Reserve from the 19th - 23rd April 2017
Our rhino protection work in South Africa is being supported by boys from Eton College through the Eton College Rhino Ambassadors programme.
The Wilderness Foundation UK has created a new Facebook group to launch our Wilderness Trails Alumni The aim of the group is to gather alumnus who have walked the unique trails of the iMfolozi, Drakensberg, St. Lucia, Ovango, Wild Coast, Pilanesberg and Kalahari with the guides of the Wilderness Leadership School.
Eight girls and two teachers from St. James Senior Girls School, London have departed the UK for an exciting wilderness adventure
Our Video of the Month provides a taste of what a wilderness trail in Africa offers. Adventure. Excitement. Reflection. Peace. A return home.
A group of young people recently returned from taking part in a Wilderness Trail led by the Wilderness Leadership School in South Africa
Imbewu Scotland is an inter-generational project which shares the knowledge and wisdom of stalkers, ghillies and other experienced countrymen and women,who live and work on rural estates, with young people from urban backgrounds who have demonstrated leadership potential , an interest in nature, and enjoyment of the outdoors. Each Imbewu Scotland experiential learning week delivers a [...]
Five Giving Nation youth ambassadors have recently completed a trip of a lifetime to witness the work of the Wilderness Foundation and learn about environmental sustainability on the Wild Coast of South Africa. The students, from Stroud High School in Gloucestershire, won this prize trip after entering the G-Nation video competition. They spent five days [...]
On 16th February 2014 five students from Stroud High School in Gloucestershire will travel to Durban, South Africa as winners of Giving Nation’s video competition. The students, who won the competition by setting up a range of fundraising initiatives including swimming the length of the English Channel to raise money for the Timmy Mason Trust, [...]
How to choose the perfect sleeping bag for your DofE expedition
Ellice Wray recently completed a South Africa Wilderness Journey with Brentwood School and the Wilderness Foundation UK. Read her blog.
"More than half the world is now living in cities and we are yearning to reconnect with nature," Jo Roberts, CEO of the Wilderness Foundation. The Wilderness Foundation was recently approached by Suzy Graves of the Sunday Times to discuss the increasing need for people to connect with nature. Suzy's article was published in [...]
Friend of the Foundation Ronit Shapiro will be travelling to South Africa in October 2012 and has asked us to raise awareness of the possibility of joining her party for a wilderness journey in the Umfolozi - the oldest wilderness reserve in South Africa. Southern Africa Trails Experience South Africa is one of the world's [...]
For a fourth consecutive year, a group from St. James Senior Girls School (London) have set off on a combined wilderness expedition and cultural immersion programme in South Africa, organised by the Wilderness Foundation UK and delivered by our sister charity the Wilderness Leadership School and our colleagues at responsible tourism business African Insight. [...]
Departing 6th May 2011 "I can easily say it has been the best experience of my life and I wish it could have lasted forever" - Tess, 17 Itinerary Your journey begins with an evening flight on 6th May departing the UK for Johannesburg. You arrive on 7th May and will be met by a [...]