Wilderness Trails

Wilderness Expeditions and trails for young people and students to destinations covering the UK, Europe and South Africa.

For over 60 years, the Wilderness Foundation has provided inspirational Wilderness expeditions for schools and other groups involving community programmes and wilderness trails.

See below for essential information on all aspects of our expedition trails.


We offer trails to a range of locations in Southern Africa, as well as Europe and the UK.


Find out more about how we plan and deliver the expeditions and what support we provide along the way.


Find out more about this important issue and safety guidelines on our expedition trails.


Read the feedback from our previous participants.


Find answers to common questions about our Wilderness Expeditions.

“In the beautiful, untainted realms of the iMfolozi, I experienced something special: calmness, serenity, and an escape from urban trivialities as I wandered in the open.”

“This expedition gave me a permanent appreciation for Wilderness. Digging for water, leaving no trace or ensuring we were quiet when needed, and simply sitting and listening to the world around you, made me so much more satisfied, appreciative of and perhaps even happier with life. Absent from modern technologies. I learned of a new way to live not simply in nature but with it, which I feel is unbelievably special.”

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