A hammock assembled under the canopy during a jungle survival course in Guyana

Survival Holidays in the Jungle: 3 Unique Challenges

Survival holidays is a phrase that will always transport any mildly-imaginative person to a certain location. It conjures up images of various scenes, from the brutal, stark beauty of antarctica to the alluring haze of Jordan’s deserts. Here at Bushmasters, we specialise in jungle survival trips; while we also work in other ecosystems, the jungle […]

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Why Survival Holidays Should be on Everyone’s Bucket List

It takes a certain type of person to want to join us out here in Guyana. Sometimes, the people who come are seasoned survivalists, while we’re also more than accustomed to welcoming inexperienced travelers. “Survival holidays” might seem like an odd phrase. We really should emphasise that Bushmasters don’t deal in holidays. Our survival trips […]

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How to Travel Light for Your Jungle Expedition

Bushmasters’ Jungle Expedition courses are truly like no other jungle survival experience. The team utilise a myriad of methods to explore the deepest, untouched areas of the Guyanan jungle, ranging from inflatable kayaks to soaring helicopters. Because this once-in-a-lifetime trip is largely unplanned and will send you into unknown terrain, you will have to pack […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Filming in the Jungle

The jungle is a gorgeous filming location, with untouched, luscious scenes sprawling for miles that will transport any viewer from their couch in an instant. However, the jungle can be an unforgiving place – harsh weather conditions, diseases, and unpredictable terrain can make for a tricky shoot, particularly if it’s your first time filming in […]

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4 Animals of Guyana You Could Encounter on a Jungle Survival Trip

Guyana is the perfect location for our jungle survival ventures; the dense, thick jungles and untouched stretches of horizon offering the ideal terrain for adventurers wishing to push themselves to their mental and physical limits. The Guyanan rainforests house an abundance of exotic wildlife, most notably reptiles and freshwater fish that thrive within the temperate […]