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Experience hosted by Bob

7 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 10 people
Includes food, drinks, and equipment

What you'll do

A fun filled day starting with wildland fire safety after which we will learn about fire weather, fire behaviour, vegetation fuels, plan a prescribed burn and conduct a prescribed burn. All participants will get to use drip torch , fire pumps, knapsacks, rake hoes and fire beaters. Burn is planned for 14:00 Hrs but could be delayed due to weather conditions. There is always a chance that the actual burn is cancelled due to adverse weather. On completion of the burn there will be a traditional South African "braai" (barbeque). After experience enjoy optional bonfire till late accommodation can be arranged.
Other things to note
In Autumn night temp can drop to below zero celsius . Days generally warm over 25 celsius. Bring warm clothes and enjoy the cool evenings in front of a log fire.
A fun filled day starting with wildland fire safety after which we will learn about fire weather, fire behaviour, vegetation fuels, plan a prescribed burn and conduct a prescribed burn. All participants will get to use drip torch , fire pumps, knapsacks, rake hoes and fire beaters. Burn is planned for 14:00 Hrs but could be delayed due to weather conditions. There is always a chance that the actual burn is cancelled due to adverse weather. On co…

What's included

  • Food
    Coffee & rusks on arrival. Light lunch. South African Braai. Please inform...
  • Drinks
    There will be beverages available. Guests can bring their own or replace wh...
  • Equipment
    Fire beaters, knapsack pumps and drip torch will be provided

Meet your host, Bob

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • Identity verified
I have a passion for prescribed fire for ecological management. With more than 30 years experience in fire ecology and wildland fire safety. I have implemented and advised South African National Parks in fire management. My wildfire management expertise has resulted in being invited to assist with fire in Chile, Brazil, Tanzania and Indonesia. As a fire ignition and management specialist I have coordinated the Fire Research for the Dept Of Environmental Affairs Working on Fire Program.
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From $93
/ person
Sat, 1 May
$93 per person
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
$93 per person

Where you'll be

The fire experience will be a day at Gunyatoo Trout Farm and Guestlodge. Guests will need to arrive by 09:00 on the day experience starts. Participants will spend time in the veld in the beautiful setting of Gunyatoo Trout at Rhenosterhoek.

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  • Sat, 1 May
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    $93 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

What to bring

Clothing for burn. Cotton clothes and underwear. Hiking shoes or boots. If required cotton overalls can be arrangnged

Warm clothes as evenings can be cool.