Kapama to host Safari Information of the 12 months Awards 2023


Kapama Personal Sport Reserve close to Hoedspruit will host this yr’s Safari Information of the 12 months (SGOTY) Awards this weekend, 2-5 June. 

SGOTY was based in 2011 and is a extremely anticipated annual occasion on the safari guiding and ecotourism calendar. The FGASA (Subject Guides Affiliation of Southern Africa) initiative recognises and honours the abilities and experience area guides throughout southern Africa have to ship a fascinating and informative safari expertise. 

Considered one of Kapama’s guides, Ruan Coetzee, is likely one of the six finalists nominated this yr. Becoming a member of him for a weekend of powerful skill-testing is Kimberlee Le Hanie from Lion Sands, Pioneer Moyo from Bushwise, Jan Dykema from Shamwari, Warren Deyzel from Imbali Safari Lodge and Francois du Plessis from N/a’an ku sê Assortment in Namibia. 

The finalists can be examined on numerous expertise, from bush walks to guided pictures, monitor and signal studying and hearth storytelling.  

As host of SGOTY, Kapama Private Game Reserve reaffirms its function as an business chief, particularly in profession improvement for guides. The occasion will convey collectively a distinguished panel of consultants to have a good time safari guides who’ve proven distinctive data, management and an unwavering dedication to conservation. 

The awards ceremony recognises safari guides’ excellent achievements and is a platform for discussing key conservation points and selling sustainable tourism practices. 

For reside updates over the weekend, observe SGOTY on Facebook, FGASA on Instagram and Getaway social media channels. 

Beneficiant sponsors of SGOTY this yr embrace Ruggedwear, Canon, Sapmok, FGASA, Kruger2Canyon News, OutonAir, FreeGo Canvas and Gear and Africa Direct Journey. 

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