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Five Intriguing Facts About the Desert

While we are probably best known for the work we do in Guyana’s jungles here at Bushmasters, we also frequently visit the deserts of Jordan. Our desert venture and survival trips are extremely popular, and they offer something completely different to our rainforest trips. A relatively unknown biome to many, the desert holds many secrets […]

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5 Rather Unusual Rainforest Animals

It is believed that Guyana holds the greatest amount of uncharted Amazon rainforest in the world. Around 80% of the country is untouched, tropical rainforest. For a country roughly the same size as Britain, that’s a lot of jungle. We’ve spoken plenty of times before about the rainforest animals of Guyana, and this time we’re […]

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4 Reasons to Visit Guyana

Guyana is a truly wonderful place. It’s an untouched haven for both exotic wildlife and daring adventurers, but can also provide the perfect destination for a relaxing break. Stunning natural landscapes and Georgetown alone offer enough reason to visit Guyana, but there’s plenty more to this English-speaking, Caribbean-esque country than that.   Whether you’re seeking […]

An image of a runner tying their shoelaces on a park bench. Cardio fitness is an essential part of preparing for a jungle survival course

How to Get Fit for Your Jungle Survival Course

You’ll probably have heard us mention this before, but it’s worth repeating. If you’re going to last on our jungle survival course, you’ve got to be fit. We always advise anyone joining us out in Guyana to train before they arrive, as a lack of physical fitness makes the experience significantly more difficult. Here, we’ve […]