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Rates and booking policy

Backpacker Accommodation rates

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The following rates apply for accommodation on a /person/night basis:

Room #1 (Hadogenes) single bed in a 4-bed dorm. R250/person. Book entire room for 4 people @R900.

Room #2 (Hottentotta) single bed in a twin room. R250/person. R350 single supplement applies for private room.

Room #3 (Parabuthus) single bed in a twin room. R250/person. R350 single supplement applies for private room.

Room #4 (Uroplectes) single bed in a 4-bed dorm. R250/person. Book entire room for 4 people @R900.

 Minimum stay is 1 night.

Deposit required equivalent of 1st nights stay.

Cancellation fees:

If booking is cancelled more than 7 days before arrival date, full deposit refunded. If booking is cancelled within 7 days of date of arrival full deposit is non-refundable.

No credit card facilities available. Payment in cash or by EFT only.

Training Course fees

2016

A non-refundable deposit on booking and the outstanding balance no less than 28 days prior to the start date of the course. A place on the course will be reserved for the students once the deposit has been received.

Cancellation fees are set at:
Less than 30 days prior: 20% of outstanding amount to be paid
Less than 14 days prior: 50% of outstanding amount to be paid
Less than 7 days prior: 100% of outstanding amount to be paid

Students will be required to complete an Indemnity form and a Code of Conduct form on arrival at the centre. Should students be under the age of 21, these documents will have to be completed by their parent/guardian. These fees are subject to change.

More detailed information about specific course fees can be found in the table below.

  • R83950/course
  • Trails Guide Back up
    • Duration – 15 Weeks
    • Deposit – R 18 500
    • Balance Payment – R 65 450

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  • R73500/course
  • Level 1
    • Duration – 88 Days
    • Deposit – R 18 500
    • Balance Payment – R 55 000

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Costs include (All costs include 14% VAT.)

 

All course materials and related excursions, access to an extensive library and all training facilities. accommodation, all meals, teas, coffees and cordials, and comprehensive public liability insurance cover, (full details of the extent of the cover can be found on the Legal Documents page).

Also included: FGASA registration, first year membership subscription, one exam fee and a level 1 practical assessment to be taken during the course. On the 15 week course a Trails Guide theory exam is also included. Also provided will be 2 shirts as part of the Antares uniform.

Costs exclude

 

Transport to and from the centre, conservation fees into the Kruger National Park, personal toiletries, any medication and wireless internet connection for use on personal laptops that is available at the centre.

On the 88 day level 1 course there will be a charge of R200/person for transfers to and from Phalaborwa airport/town if required. Should students wish to arrive on the previous day there will also be an additional charge of R200.