African Wildlife Conservation Experience
The African Wildlife Conservation Experience offers volunteers the unique and exciting opportunity to get hands-on experience in the conservation efforts of an African game reserve. Work alongside a team of passionate conservationists working tirelessly to save our endangered and threatened wild and marine life from extinction. Volunteers will take part in short and long-term projects which are intended to create sustainability for generations to come. Tasks may vary from physical work to interesting and interactive lecture-based content. Optional add-on RAID skipper course (applicable to 3+ week sessions – ask us for more details!). *This is primarily a conservation program- vet work is not planned or guaranteed but may be part of some sessions if veterinary care is needed*
2-week session: $1700 USD
Additional weeks: $850 USD/week
DepartureEvery Sunday - Year Round
Return TimeAnimal Lovers | Pre-Vet Students | Vet Students | Vet Techs & Nurses | Vets
Dress CodeTraining is provided for all activities. The program fee helps to support conservation efforts (National Park entrance fees and conservation levies) as well as volunteer activities, transportation, meals & accommodation, conservation module booklets, conservation certificates, and free t-shirt. Max 10 volunteers per field guide/game vehicle.
IncludedAccommodationAirport TransfersLaundry FacilitiesMealsOn-Site SupportPre-Departure SupportWi-fi
Not IncludedFlightsFree-time ActivitiesTravel InsuranceVisa Fees (if applicable)
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Expansive grounds to explore and a large swimming pool with BBQ area or in the lounge by the fireplace make perfect spots to relax and unwind from the adventures of the day. Volunteers will share comfortable twin-bedded rooms (2 per room) with en-suite bathrooms, including full board. Staff stay on site and bedding (pillows, sheets, and blankets), electricity, hot water, wifi, and laundry are included.Meals include 2 course dinners 5 nights per week, 2 hot breakfasts served per week. Food is readily available in the fully stocked kitchen for breakfast and packed lunches. Two nights per week volunteers can dine at a local restaurant, order out, or cook on site.
Single private rooms are available on request at an additional cost.
Activities:Wildlife Tracking & Monitoring: Spend your time immersed in Nature, on the trails of Africa’s Big Five. Regular monitoring and observation enable us to identify individuals, compile information about the family/ herd structure, evaluate body condition and determine feeding habits. Activity includes: Game Drives, Game Counts, Game Captures, setting up camera traps and track stations, learning Bush Skills.
Please submit an application for this program below. Our team will contact you with more information within 72 hours- if you don’t hear from us, please check your spam folder!