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Karin T Switzerland I chose this project because there was not a lot of volunteers taken and it looked more personal. When I got there, I knew had I made the right decision! I did so many things - feeding animals, spending time with them, helping the sick ones, assisting the vets at the clinic in neutering, helping at ...
Emma R Scotland Raising a baby Vervet Monkey Submitted by Emma R | March 2016 The whole experience was such a positive one, but I must say helping rescued animals get back to full health and fitness and being able to release them back into the wild had to be the most rewarding thing about the whole trip. Ge...
Sandra T Sweden Saving animals Submitted by Sandra T | 23rd February 2016 I had an absolutely wonderful time on the project and I got to feel that I actually helped out, and I have gained a lot of good experience. Everything from knowledge about animal behavior, anti-poaching, tracking and conservation, to ...
Cecilia S USA Never a Dull Moment Submitted by Cecilia S | February 05, 2016 For the first time in a very long time, I’m in a state of FOMO – fear of missing out. From day one of being here, I’ve learned that we are here to give these beautiful animals a second chance at life. It broke...
James G UK We chose this programme because it allowed us to bring our four children aged 8-12, enabling us to volunteer as a family. We stayed in a beautiful cottage with plenty of space and a lovely garden and the food was great - roast beef and yorkshire pudding was a highlight for me! On the old maps of...

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Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary Location: Namibia
How much: from US$975 (2 weeks)
Volunteer in Namibia at this world-famous wildlife sanctuary and help enrich the lives of orphaned and rescued animals. The centre provides a refuge for all sorts of wildlife and releases as many as p...
Cheetah Conservation and Research Location: Namibia
How much: from US$675 (1 weeks)
Help reduce the human-carnivore conflict in a remote area of Namibia. Monitor the progress of released cheetah and leopard in a spectacular environment and get back to basics as you live in Namibia s ...
Zimbabwe Animal Rescue Sanctuary Location: Zimbabwe
How much: from US$1,295 (2 weeks)
Join a small team of dedicated vets and conservationists at this incredibly rewarding, family-run animal rescue and rehabilitation sanctuary in rural Zimbabwe. Work alongside the trustees of the c...
Hands-on Wildlife Rehabilitation & Animal Care Location: Namibia
How much: from US$1,345 (2 weeks)
Join this hands-on wildlife sanctuary project in Namibia and be responsible for the daily care of large and small mammals, birds and primates. Volunteer at this well-established wildlife rehabilitatio...
Big 5 Wildlife Conservation, National Parks Location: Zimbabwe
How much: from US$1,995 (2 weeks)
A fantastic opportunity to work in two of Zimbabwe’s most magnificent national parks. Join a team of professional rangers, learn to track and monitor big game including elephant, leopard and lio...
28 Day Safari Guide Courses - South Africa Location: South Africa
How much: from US$3,495 (4 weeks)
If you want to experience a bush holiday, have amazing animal experiences and learn all about the environment, spend a month immersed in the natural world at a choice of wilderness camps in South Afri...
8 week Field Guide Course - South Africa & Botswana Location: South Africa
How much: from US$6,000 (8 weeks)
If you intend on becoming a Safari Guide, or want to immerse yourself in nature, this Level 1 Field Guide course is for you. Every minute is a learning experience, where you will be surrounded by icon...
28 Day Safari Guide Course - Botswana Location: Botswana
How much: from US$3,495 (4 weeks)
Immerse yourself in Botswana s stunning natural beauty and learn about the wildlife and landscapes which surround you. The perfect experience for nature-lovers who want to find out more about Africa s...
Malawi Hands-on Wildlife Sanctuary Location: Malawi
How much: from US$1,650 (2 weeks)
Volunteer in Malawi at its only wildlife sanctuary, dedicated to animal rehabilition and release. More than just a sanctuary, volunteers get involved with animal care, enrichment and behaviour researc...
Big 5 Conservation Experience Location: Zimbabwe
How much: from US$1,275 (2 weeks)
Explore one of the world’s most sought after destinations, get hands-on experience in conservation management, wildlife research and community development and live in the heart of a stunning pri...
Teaching & Big 5 Wildlife Conservation Location: Zimbabwe
How much: from US$1,795 (2 weeks)
A great combination of community work and conservation. Volunteer in Zimbabwe, teach English to rural children and experience daily life on a Big 5 game reserve in one of Zimbabwe s most incredible wi...
Veterinary Internship, Malawi Location: Malawi
How much: from US$1,650 (2 weeks)
Volunteer with local vets in Malawi and get involved in all aspects of animal care and husbandry, with a particular focus on animal health. Work with a diverse range of animals including primates, ant...
Veterinary and Wildlife Conservation Internship Location: Namibia
How much: from US$2,495 (4 weeks)
Step outside your comfort zone and use your skills to treat some of Africa s most endangered animals. This is the ideal opportunity learn new skills as you assist the project s vet team in a unique an...
7 day Northern Namibia Adventure Location: Namibia
How much: from US$930 (1 weeks)
The seven day Northern Adventure gives you a comprehensive safari around the highlights of Northern and Central Western Namibia. Track cheetah, leopard and wild dog, experience amazing wildlife in Eto...
3 day Etosha Safari Location: Namibia
How much: from US$340 (0 weeks)
Etosha is Namibia s premier game viewing destination. Its magnificent Salt Pan and unique topography makes it one of the country s must-see locations. The park is home to black and white rhino, elepha...

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