Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing

xplore all the hidden treasures the Garden Route has to offer, and learn how to tell the world about your adventures


To be a successful environmental journalist you must have an understanding of current environmental concerns; be up to date with environmental policy decisions and organisations; understand scientific studies;  have knowledge of historical environmental events, and above all else, possess an inquiring and curious mind.

To make it in travel writing you have to know how to market yourself properly and how to “move beyond your location” to create compelling stories from your travels. Travel writing is a hugely competitive field and it is hard to break in to this market.

Come and learn invaluable new skills, revel in Africa’s unique environment and wildlife, experience first hand what to expect as you embark upon a career as a journalist. Let Fiona Ayerst and her team show you how to put into words, the wonders and challenges of Africa and its natural resources. Learn how to become a successful and popular writer, setting yourself up for an incredible career of travel and adventure. You will have the career that everyone else dreams of.

Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing movie:

Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing costs

  • $2, 300 USD – 1 month 2017

The price includes:

  • Dorm accommodation
  • Traditional meals
  • Program expeditions
  • Tuition and mentoring
  • Program instructors
  • Adventure of a lifetime
  • Gear and Equipment

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  • Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing
  • Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing
  • Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing
  • Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing
  • Environmental Journalism and Travel Writing

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Based in Mossel Bay, South Africa, Oceans Campus is your gateway to wild Africa. We host a wide variety of courses which are designed to bring aspiring adventure and discovery enthusiasts as close as is safely possible to the amazing wildlife of South Africa. From courses focussed on the study of and interaction with great white sharks, elephants, whales, dolphins, to internships based on education, adventure racing, environmental conservation and sky diving. We also offer facilities to make our guests and students stay as pleasant and worthwhile as possible, including a dedicated research centre, spa, lecture room, business centre, conference room, lecture room, restaurant and bar, adventure centre and more. This variety of courses and facilities makes Oceans Campus one of the most broad and exciting places to be, and your gateway to wild Africa.