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Join Eckhard Druschke, a birding, hiking, star-gazing, and nature enthusiast for a relaxing getaway in the beautiful Groot Marico Bushveld for a weekend of walks & talks on bird and tree identification. In the evening Eckhard will talk about our amazing Southern African sky, identifying various constellations, planets, and stars, while also providing a little insight into our vast and fascinating universe.

Feel the earth beneath, See the birds above, Explore the sky beyond, Rest the spirit within.

Bring your walking shoes and binoculars, field guides and notebooks, and swimming costumes to enjoy some time in the bush. Suitable for all levels of fitness.

About your guide:

Eckhard Druschke is a passionate nature enthusiast who has laid out all the self-guided hiking trails around TRC. He has hiked and climbed extensively in Africa, Asia, South and North America, including Patagonia, the Hindu Kush, and Mount Kailash, and not forgetting the Magaliesburg, the Lowveld, and the Drakensberg. He is a highly experienced and caring field guide.



The cost includes accommodation and all meals from Friday supper to lunch on Sunday, and a voluntary R 60 enviro levy. It excludes staff tips and dana (show of appreciation) for the guide.

  Camping (own tent)   R 900
  Dormitory   R 1100
  Twin/double room with shared bathroom (per person):   R 1400
  Twin/double room with en suite bathroom (per person):   R 1600
  Single room with shared bathroom (only 3 available):   R 1800
  Single-use, en suite   R 2000


To Book:

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A 50% deposit will confirm your booking. Here are the banking details.