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African Wildlife & Equestrian Experience

South Africa

If you have a passion for horses and want to experience African wildlife in a big 5 reserve, help at various outreach programs……this is the project for you!

The African Wildlife & Equestrian Holiday offers you the opportunity to do just that by experiencing the wildlife in Big 5 Game Reserves, take part in all equine activities, helping out at various outreach programs and enjoying the many sites and adventures the surrounding area has to offer on the various excursions.

Minimum Duration: 2 weeks

Maximum Duration: None

Greater Kruger

Conservation Project

South Africa

The Greater Kruger Conservation Project is a fantastic opportunity to assist with real African conservation efforts, no matter your experience level. Volunteers are exposed to all aspects of reserve management and maintenance, including everything from keystone species preservation to landscape rehabilitation and alien vegetation eradication. 

Volunteers will also be provide with a 2-night (3 day) safari through the famous Kruger National Park and with any luck will get a chance to view the 'Big 5' in their natural habitat. 

Duration: 15 Days

African Bush & Wildlife

Experience

South Africa

The African Bush & Wildlife Experience is an introduction to the natural wonders of the African Bush and the wildlife that lives within it. 

 

Over a period of 14 days, volunteers will participate in the conservation of the area with hands-on experience in the bush, which can include Alien Plant control, erosion management or working on sustainable projects. In addition, Volunteers will receive informal lectures designed to give the participants an understanding of both animals and nature to enhance their experience during game drives and bush walks.

Duration: 2 weeks

Small Animal

Rehabilitation Center

South Africa

The Small Animal Rehabilitation Center is not only a wildlife rehabilitation center for small mammals and birds but also specializes in the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned bats and is involved extensively in the conservation of bats through education and humane exclusions. 

 

No previous experience is required as this will be provided at the center, however project is not for those who prefer to sit back and watch as you will be required to work, but this can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life as you nurse small animals back to strength for release back into the wild.

Minimum Duration: 2 weeks

Maximum Duration: None

Marine & Wildlife

Conservation Project

South Africa

The Marine & Wildlife Conservation Project offers volunteers the unique and exciting opportunity to get behind the scenes and involved with the Conservation efforts of Sibuya Game Reserve. This is the perfect program, if you are looking for a meaningful travel opportunity abroad that – together with like-minded people from all over the world – puts your passion for nature, environment and wildlife to good use, trying to make a difference.


With a team of passionate conservationists working tirelessly to save 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. In order to provide an educational and impactful experience for each volunteer, the project works in small groups with a maximum number of 8 participants.

Minimum Duration: 1 week

Maximum Duration: None