The Off Road Experience, the original and much imitated 4x4 orientation center situated just 11 km from Nelspruit, offers you the opportunity to become intimately acquainted with your 4x4 and it's off road capabilities. All courses offered by the Off Road Experience are run under the guidance of qualified instructors.
The Course has been developed and designed around the Camel Trophy training methods and has been adapted into both one and two day training and practice sessions. Is designed for the four wheel drive owner or operator who wishes to know more about their vehicle, it's handling and maintenance.
The aim is to give a person the essential knowledge needed to successfully loaded vehicle through rough, remote off road terrain, and to take care of it and it's equipment.
The course will equip drivers to handle a variety of difficult off road situations as well as provide instruction on subjects like survival, maintenance and equipment.
All who wish to attend the course must be in good health. Preliminary training is carried out in the Land Rover vehicles supplied by the center. Trainees with Land Rover vehicles are welcome to practice in them. Due to the complexity and difficulty of the course it is encouraged that only Land Rover vehicles be used. However, with prior arrangement exceptions can be made.
Accommodation can be arranged at Umhloti Lodge. Just 15 minutes from Nelspruit by car and an hours' drive from Kruger National Park and neighbouring Game Lodges, Umhloti Lodge has its own abundant bird and animal wildlife populations with kudu, zebra, leopards and other African wildlife.
Offering superb service, cuisine and accommodation facilities, each of Umhloti Lodges twelve en- suite rooms come with their own balcony or patio, offering breathtaking views of the Lowveld. And for the perfect respite from the day's exhilaration take a seat by the evening camp fires alongside the sparkling natural pool.