Rewilding Training Tourism

Rewilding Training Tourism is a training programme focused on developing and upskilling the entrepreneurial, guiding and hospitality segment of Europe’s nature tourism sector.

Set up by Rewilding Europe, it aims to professionalise and scale up nature-based tourism in Europe. The Rewilding Training Tourism programme comprises three separate stages, with each of these including an assessment and a “Rewilding certificate” for participants.

It is designed for guides, hospitality and tourism entrepreneurs, and other tourism professionals in and outside rewilding areas.

Providing comprehensive rewilding and tourism training, it incorporates Rewilding Europe’s best practices.

Information: Dates and prices

  • 5 Webinars
  • 1 Certification
  • 10 Hours of meetings
  • 1 Community of professionals

Webinar dates and times

1. Wednesday, 12 January 2022 
2. Wednesday, 19 January 2022 
3. Wednesday, 26 January 2022 
4. Wednesday, 2 February 2022 
5. Wednesday, 9 February 2022

All webinars are from 10.00 to 12.00 CET


Stage 1 of the Rewilding Training Tourism programme costs €225,- per person
(ex 21% VAT, that will be included at checkout)
This includes five webinars, homework, assessments and examinations.
Those who pass will receive a Rewilding Training Tourism certificate and can elect to move on to Stage 2 Field Training.

Aukje and Simon

Meet the co-creators:

Aukje van Gerven is Rewilding Europe’s Rewilding Training and Tourism Manager and co-developed Rewilding Training Tourism together with nature-based tourism expert Simon Collier from Nature Tourism Development, which helps professionals acquire skills in service and hospitality, and in guiding through presential, online and field trainings. Together they successfully piloted the programme and will now lead it into its second year.
Patrick Jones - Course author