Adventures Booking

Now booking for our popular adventure running from the 23rd April 6th 2018. This incredible adventure a mix of campsites and lodges and is a journey across awesome landscapes where you will see desert elephants, giraffes and possibly Lion. This adventure will cost from £4100 per car (includes hire 4x4) with two tents so a family of four to five can enjoy this adventure.
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This adventure is running between August 13th to 27th 2018 and will cost £2300 per car. The route is a wonderful mix of forest tracks, river crossings and sandy beaches.
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Impala Support Range Rover on Plage BlancheDates 23rd October to 9th November 2017 and will cost £2650 per car. This new adventure in Morocco follows some of the infamous Legionnaires routes across the Moroccan Sahara. The reconnaissance went extremly well and has resulted in a varied and very interesting route across the east of Morocco. [More]
 

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Off Road and On Road Driver Training

Impala Adventures has Off and On Road Driving Instructors who are experienced and industry trained to give you the highest standard of training possible.

Our Chief Instructor, Neil Hopkinson has more than twenty five years of experience in teaching clients the art off and on road driving. His experience on Road, Track and Off Road driving has been honed in a variety of vehicles from Porsche to Range Rover. He qualifications include RoSPA Gold, ADI Grade 5 as well as being one of the core group of Porsche Driving Consultants at The Porsche Experience Center located alongside Hanger Straight at the Silverstone Grand Prix Track.

Neil also trains the Impala Support Teams and Instructors to the highest level so that the important skills required to become a very competent Off and On Road Driver are kept to the highest possible standard.

Your training can be either in your own car (road or off road) or if you prefer it is possible to hire one of Impala's Range Rovers or a Land Rover Discovery Series 2 TD5 for £350 per day.

We specialise in bespoke courses can be tailored to your exact requirements, which could be as diverse as  Expedition Preparation or Car Control

Impala Driving Courses

Off Road Driver Training from £400 per day

Neil Hopkinson and his team of instructors have unsurpassed experience gained in the field. The skills that we have in off road driving are continually being put to the test in the trackless Kola Peninsular (some 200 miles above the Arctic Circle) as well as in the immense Dunes and River Valleys of the Sahara Desert and have become second nature to us all.

The Impala team always delight in introducing you to the skills and excitement of off road driving.

We run one, two day and bespoke courses. The one day course will introduce you to the basic skills of off road driving whilst the two day course brings in the skills of recovery and winching.

Outline of the Off Road Driving Course

The Courses are run from The Halford Bridge Inn in Warwickshire, including lunch and afternoon tea. The off road courses are very close by. Each course is always tailor made to your exact requirements.

Below is an example of our basic off road training day.

1. Introduction to the theory of off road driving. This session covers both the vehicle as well as driving techniques and can be tailored to your type of off road car and lasts for an hour or two.

2. We then move on to a nearby off road site where you will be given a demonstration of the techniques of off road driving sitting beside an instructor, who will talk you through hill climbs, descents and failed hill climbs.

3. Now it is your turn to drive. You will spend the rest of the day driving. The instructor will guide you through the required skills and will ensure that you have understood them well. Towards the end of the day your instructor will set out a course to test your ability.

4. During the de-brief  a program can be developed to further improve your off road skills which can include expedition preparation and advanced road driving.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advanced Road Driving from £400 per day

The Official Driving Test for most of us is where the training stops. Driving is a very skilled art that should be continuously developed and many people do not take driving seriously enough, it becomes a distasteful necessity which leads to carelessness and dangerous practices. Every driver has a responsibility to drive with tolerance and understanding to other road users and it is very important to make allowances for other drivers mistakes and skill levels.

The courses that we at Impala have developed are for the driver who wants to learn new driving skills and extend the skills learnt from the official driving test. You will find that your driving becomes smoother and safer and your enjoyment of this art will increase tenfold.

The course lasts for a minimum of one day and focuses on all of the driving environments from motorways to countryside lanes. It is possible to make each course fit your exact requirements and one very popular bespoke course is Accident Rehabilatation.

Outline of The Advanced Road Driving Course

1. We meet at a Hotel that is local to where you live and discuss the art of responsible road driving over coffee. This gives us a chance to assess your attitude and driving situation knowledge before moving onto the roads and you the time to get to know your instructor.

2. Normally we use your own car but it is possible to hire one of Impala’s cars to assess your road driving.

3. The day is split into one hour slots of experience. You will drive a route that encompasses all types of roads.

4. Your instructor assess your driving ability in two ways, firstly as you drive they will ask relevant questions concerning what is actually happening on the road as you drive and at the end of each hour they will give a de-briefing on your ability and suggested improvements.

5. The day ends back at the Hotel over coffee where you will be given a written report outlining your strengths and weaknesses. You will leave us a better driver and reap the benefits every time you are behind the wheel of your car.