Together, they inspired countless individuals, and walked more kilometers in the wilderness than the rest of us can even imagine.
Over 70 000 people from all walks of life have been on trail with the Wilderness Leadership School since we were founded by Dr. Ian Player and Magqubu Ntombela in 1957, the first organisation in Africa dedicated to providing a pure wilderness experience for people of all backgrounds, races and nationalities. Starting during the troubled days […]
Ian Player, internationally recognised environmentalist and conservationist. But Ian is a man of many facets and contradictions, not just a ranger: a man of culture and the arts, a deep thinker and Jungian, an irascible campaigner and a maverick. He is a writer, a lecturer and international diplomat and a deeply committed man to all […]
Ian Player – was a friend, mentor and an inspiration to many people around the world. He died peacefully, with family, at home in the Karkloof Valley of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, on 30 November 2014. In long obituaries, Ian’s life and work was recognised on many continents and throughout the global conservation community, a […]