Drone Pilot Training

The GCF is focused on making use of the latest technology to make advancements in anti-poaching strategy as well as data collection in conservation. Jolandie Botha of the GCF is currently completing a drone training course which will assist Gondwana’s Ant-Poaching unit in aerial surveillance. The drone will also assist in collecting relevant data for […]

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Anti-poaching Canine school workshop at Camp Charleston

Gondwana recently hosted an Anti-poaching Canine school workshop at Camp Charleston and we had the privilege of witnessing some of the training first hand.  Members of Gondwana game reserves field ranger team as well as other teams from different reserves in the area took part in this training. Dogs are known as a man’s best friend, […]

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GCF, Riding to Save Rhino – Cape Pioneer Trek

The poaching of Rhino in Southern Africa, and in South Africa in particular, has been increasing exponentially over the past five years. In 2013 more rhino were killed than born. To combat this increase in poaching incidents, the Gondwana Conservation Foundation launched the Rainbow Rhino Initiative. The GCF’s Rainbow Rhino Initiative has 3 tactical approaches […]

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GCF Anti-Poaching Training

The Rainbow Rhino Initiative’s (RRI) objective is to distribute rhino with trained anti-poaching soldiers throughout Southern Africa. The plan is to develop a core breeding population of rhino on Gondwana from which small populations can be distributed on a custodianship basis. Simultaneously the GCF will be sponsoring the training of field rangers and anti poaching […]

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Training Course Sponsored by SPORTINGBET

A huge thanks to you, Sportingbet, for your sponsorship of a Counter Insurgency Training course held at Camp Charleston, our dedicated Anti-Poaching Training facility on Gondwana Game Reserve. Those participating were exposed to tracking and counter insurgency techniques and spent many hours practicing these skills on the reserve.     Formal classroom education covered the […]

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Gondwana Game Reserve Celebrates World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day was celebrated today, Thursday the 22nd September and Gondwana, through our Gondwana Conservation Foundation, hosted 125 school kids from numerous schools in the Mossel Bay area for a carnival style celebration. There were educational talks, hands on activities, SAPS K9 unit, music, food and fun for everybody concerned. We celebrated our Rhinos […]

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Gondwana Game Reserve and GCF Race to Save Rhinos in Cape Pioneer Trek 2016

Two avid mountain bikers, Devon Carl Naude and Roy Hannington from Table Mountain Bikers club in Cape Town are embarking on their first Cape Pioneer Trek Race from 16 – 22 October to raise funds for the Gondwana Conservation Foundation (GCF) . The 7-day race stretches a grueling 496 kilometers in distance with an overall […]

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GCF taking part in the Cape Pioneer Trek

Stage 1 of the Cape Pioneer Trek ‪”Gondwana Glory”‬‬‬‬‬‬ showcases the newly developed mountain biking trails of Gondwana Game Reserve. This is a 1st time visit for the ‪#‎RaceWithSoul‬‬‬‬‬‬…. The Cape Pioneer Trek is a legendary event which takes place from 16 – 22 October 2016 and follows a picturesque route through the Garden Route and Karoo. […]

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