Bear Grylls Survival Academy

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Survival in Africa

Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Price: Pound 1 299 per person
Duration: 5 Days

Would you have what it takes to survive?

Survival in the Falls is an intensive 5 day survival skills course like none other. Set in one of our most challenging environments at Victoria Falls, this course culminates in a 36 hour expedition, putting skills such as tracking, skinning and crossing the ultimate in difficult terrain to the test. The course is delivered by a range of hand picked instructors who have been trained by members of Bears Man v Wild/Born Survivor crew. Each instructor is an expert in their chosen field of African Bush craft, Wilderness Survival or Extreme Adventurous Activity.
 
LOCATION
Bear Grylls Survival Academy – Survival in Africa takes place at Nakavango Conservation Centre on The Stanley & Livingstone Private Game Reserve at Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. This location has the most incredible, diverse environment and we will offer an extreme journey incorporating not only amazing wildlife, difficult and challenging terrain but also featuring spectacular gorges and the fast, white and ferocious Zambezi river.
 
COURSE CONTENT
This overview of a typical Victoria Falls itinerary provides an insight into what you can expect from a Bear Grylls Survival Academy. However, every course is different depending on the location, weather and the groups ability, and so, this is just a guide!

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Due to the limited flights in and out of Victoria Falls, we will accommodate you at Nakavango Conservation Centre for this evening.

Please note – all activities are weather dependent.

COURSE DATES
2015 Course Date

14 November – 18 November (FULLY BOOKED)
20 November – 24 November

This course is strictly limited to just 10 participants and costs just £1,299 excluding flights. Transfers are included from Victoria Falls Airport only. All meals and accommodation are included and a large amount of equipment is on loan for the duration of the course including: Knife, mug, sleeping bag and liner, sleeping mat, rucksack and liner, head torch, water bottle and all technical safety equipment. This means you do not need to bring any of the heavy stuff with you. On completion of the course you will receive the coveted Bear Grylls Survival Academy badge and certificate, and your very own Bear Grylls Ultimate knife.

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Ultimate Day Experience

Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Price: US$ 275 per person
Duration: Day Course

Would you have what it takes to survive?

The Bear Grylls Survival Academy is proud to launch a brand new Ultimate Day Experience at Victoria Falls!
Join Bear’s team of experienced instructors at Victoria Falls, where dynamic terrain is in no short supply; for a high-impact day course, learning survival skills and an adrenalin-pumping white water rafting experience!
 
COURSE CONTENT
This epic day course will comprise of a combination of survival skills and exciting adventure tasks designed to put participants to the ultimate test.
 
Activities for the day include:
  • Navigate harsh terrain
  • Water purifications
  • Emergency shelter builds
  • River Crossings
  • White Water Rafting
  • Fire Building and Knife Skills
  • Wild Food Preparation
  • Rope Skills & Abseils
An optional helicopter extraction can be added to the experience, with a low level flight through the gorge and over the world-famous Victoria Falls.
 
LOCATIONS 
The Ultimate Day Experience takes place at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, amongst the wild game, the fast-flowing Zambezi River, high gorges and undulating terrain, the participants will climb, jump, raft, abseil and navigate their way back to civilisation.
 
HEALTH AND FITNESS
As you would expect, the Bear Grylls Survival Academy is challenging both mentally and physically. In order to get the most out of the course, applicants should be fit and healthy.
Ask yourself these questions:
  • Am I active?
  • Can I hike or trek for one hour in trekking boots carrying a light 20lb daypack?
  • Am I a competent swimmer?
  • Am I determined?
If you have any questions about Health and Fitness for the course, please contact us.
 
KIT LIST
All you will need to bring with you is;
  • Sturdy pair of walking boots/trail shoes
  • Sun Cream
  • Sun hat
  • And a large bag of enthusiasm!

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Bear Grylls Ultimate day challenge

helicopter ride over the victoria falls

White Water Rafting Victoria Falls


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