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Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa

Some of the most exciting conservation work in Africa!
From US $1,330 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 15 Jan, 29 Jan, 12 Feb, 26 Feb, 12 Mar, 26 Mar, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 7 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa

Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa

Hands-on family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
From £547 to £647 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Guaranteed 2017 prices on your 2018 trip if you book before 11th December 2017.
Sports coaching volunteering in South Africa

Sports coaching volunteering in South Africa

Coach a variety of sports in township communities
From £895 7 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged subject to South African school term times
Game Reserve conservation in South Africa

Game Reserve conservation in South Africa

Exciting and rewarding conservation work at game parks
From £1,795 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
South Africa wildlife reserves conservation expedition

South Africa wildlife reserves conservation expedition

The Big 5 Game Reserve Expedition
From US $1,330 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Dec
2018: 3 Jan, 15 Jan, 29 Jan, 12 Feb, 26 Feb, 12 Mar, 26 Mar, 9 Apr, 23 Apr, 7 May, 21 May, 4 Jun, 18 Jun, 2 Jul, 16 Jul, 30 Jul, 13 Aug, 27 Aug, 10 Sep, 24 Sep, 8 Oct, 22 Oct, 5 Nov, 19 Nov, 3 Dec
Wildlife conservation vacation in South Africa

Wildlife conservation vacation in South Africa

Assist with conservation & research in Greater Kruger Park
From £995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2018: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 1 Nov, 15 Nov, 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2019: 1 Jan, 15 Jan
Animal project in South Africa

Animal project in South Africa

Hands on rehabilitation work in South Africa
From £1,395 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be arranged at any time throughout the year for up to 12 weeks
Family volunteering in Namibia, desert elephants

Family volunteering in Namibia, desert elephants

Family trip to research and conserve desert elephants
From £920 to £995 10 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Rhino and Elephant Conservation in Zimbabwe

Volunteer with rhino and elephants in beautiful Zimbabwe.
From £674 to £5,401 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
South Africa volunteering with the big five

South Africa volunteering with the big five

Take part in the conservation of Africa's wildlife.
From £867 to £5,201 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 11 Dec
2018: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec, 10 Dec, 17 Dec, 24 Dec, 31 Dec
Big five conservation in South Africa

Big five conservation in South Africa

Volunteer with the Big Five in South Africa.
From £744 to £3,219 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Nov, 4 Dec, 11 Dec, 18 Dec, 25 Dec
2018: 1 Jan, 8 Jan, 15 Jan, 22 Jan, 29 Jan, 5 Feb, 12 Feb, 19 Feb, 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar, 2 Apr, 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 21 May, 28 May, 4 Jun, 11 Jun, 18 Jun, 25 Jun, 2 Jul, 9 Jul, 16 Jul, 23 Jul, 30 Jul, 6 Aug, 13 Aug, 20 Aug, 27 Aug, 3 Sep, 10 Sep, 17 Sep, 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct, 15 Oct, 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov, 19 Nov, 26 Nov, 3 Dec ...
Wildlife conservation in South Africa

Wildlife conservation in South Africa

Aid lion, elephant and rhino research in South Africa
From £995 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 1 Dec, 15 Dec
2018: 1 Jan, 15 Jan, 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 1 Mar, 15 Mar, 1 Apr, 15 Apr, 1 May, 15 May, 1 Jun, 15 Jun, 1 Jul, 15 Jul, 1 Aug, 15 Aug, 1 Sep, 15 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 15 Nov, 15 Dec
2019: 15 Jan
Womens empowerment volunteering in South Africa

Womens empowerment volunteering in South Africa

Live in Sensational South Africa & help Women's Empowerment
From £459 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May
Volunteering in Kenya

Volunteering in Kenya

Work hand in hand with a rural Kenyan community
From US $2,590 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Mar, 31 Jul, 28 Oct
Hospital volunteering in Kenya

Hospital volunteering in Kenya

Hospital support in Kenya
From US $1,180 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Nov
Tanzania volunteering, female empowerment

Tanzania volunteering, female empowerment

Skills development volunteering in the heart of Tanzania
From £815 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Dec
Tanzania volunteering with the Maasai tribe

Tanzania volunteering with the Maasai tribe

Sustainable education for Tanzania's indigenous Maasai tribe
From £815 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 4 Dec
Rhino conservation volunteering in Uganda

Rhino conservation volunteering in Uganda

Conserve endangered rhinos in Uganda before a 3-day safari
From £1,695 15 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Dec
2018: 19 Feb, 14 May, 11 Jun, 9 Jul, 6 Aug, 3 Sep, 29 Oct
Guaranteed 2017 prices on your 2018 trip if you book before 11th December 2017.
Namibia elephant conservation

Namibia elephant conservation

Help protect and research the desert elephants
From £995 to £3,645 12 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 27 Nov
2018: 8 Jan, 22 Jan, 5 Feb, 19 Feb, 5 Mar, 19 Mar, 2 Apr, 16 Apr, 30 Apr, 14 May, 28 May, 11 Jun, 25 Jun, 9 Jul, 23 Jul, 6 Aug, 20 Aug, 3 Sep, 17 Sep, 1 Oct, 15 Oct, 29 Oct, 12 Nov, 26 Nov
Intensive veterinary course, Malawi

Intensive veterinary course, Malawi

Intensive Wildlife Vet course at top wildlife sanctuary
From £1,000 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 12 Jun, 31 Jul
7 day wildlife rehabilitation course, Malawi

7 day wildlife rehabilitation course, Malawi

Wildlife rehabilitation course at top African sanctuary
From £800 9 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Mar, 4 Jul, 15 Aug
Kenya community volunteering

Kenya community volunteering

14-day Kenya volunteering
From US $1,430 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Jan, 7 Jun, 4 Sep
Kenya volunteering experience, 1 month

Kenya volunteering experience, 1 month

Volunteering in the stunning Tsavo region of Kenya
From US $2,880 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Jan, 7 Jun, 4 Sep
Sports coaching in Kenya

Sports coaching in Kenya

Develop your sports coaching and leadership skills
From US $2,880 4 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 15 Aug
Kenya community volunteering project, 8 weeks

Kenya community volunteering project, 8 weeks

Immerse yourself in rural communities of Kenya
From US $3,730 8 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Feb, 4 Jul, 1 Oct
Community volunteering experience in Kenya

Community volunteering experience in Kenya

Immerse yourself in rural Kenyan life
From US $4,860 12 weeks ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 8 Jan, 7 Jun, 4 Sep
Veterinary internship in Chintsa, South Africa

Veterinary internship in Chintsa, South Africa

Hands-on veterinary experience in game reserves and farms
From £1,649 14 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
South Africa marine conservation diving vacation

South Africa marine conservation diving vacation

Learn to dive and contribute to research in Sodwana Bay
From £1,195 14 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 15 Dec
2018: 15 Jan, 15 Feb, 15 Mar, 15 Apr
Volunteer with school children in South Africa

Volunteer with school children in South Africa

Volunteer in the incredible South Africa!
From £449 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2017: 25 Nov, 2 Dec, 9 Dec, 16 Dec, 23 Dec, 30 Dec
2018: 6 Jan, 13 Jan, 20 Jan, 27 Jan, 3 Feb, 10 Feb, 17 Feb, 24 Feb, 3 Mar, 10 Mar, 17 Mar
Mozambique marine conservation with PADI course

Mozambique marine conservation with PADI course

Diving and adventure on the gorgeous coast of Mozambique
From £2,175 14 days ex flights
Tailor made
Endangered wildlife conservation in South Africa
From
US $1,330
excluding flights
Every day brought something new and memorable. So that's a minimum of 28 new, exciting memories! (more)Sue Shearman
This was so much more than a vacation and I'd book again within a heartbeat. (more)Sharon Williams
It is really hard to decide of many of the memorable and exciting experiences on this vacation which one stands out the most for me. Everyday it seemed that I saw something different in the bush, unexpectedly two male cheetahs appeared one morning, then there was the cheetah with her cub, there were rhinos and rhino babies, one interesting experience for me personally was a close encounter with an Assasin Bug(reduviidae, heteroptera). (more)Cathy Bisset
Wildlife conservation vacation in South Africa
From
£995
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Working with people who are dedicated, informed and enthusiastic about conservation in a practical and realistic way. And of course, seeing the wildlife as they are meant to be. Tips? Be prepared for it to change your views on life. Local benefits? Many local people were employed in the reserve and the studies that were being carried out influenced how the reserve was managed and that benefited the locals. As the research carried out was the same as the normal... (more)Louise Sexton
South Africa wildlife reserves conservation expedition
From
US $1,330
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Monitoring and tracking the wild dogs was a most memorable experience. We'd get up early in the morning and sit in the back of an open jeep and roar off to the last sighting. It was winter. It was cold. It didn't matter as it was a big adventure and the not knowing would we find them or not? Waiting and watching for the next time. Really great fun. Tips? For the winter, take lots of warm clothing layers as you can peel off as the weather warms up. Follow the list... (more)Keith Costelloe
Animal project in South Africa
From
£1,395
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Tips? Local benefits? Overall rating? Poor. Not much meaningful work. It was not well organized in keeping volunteers busy. There were lots of occasions when we ran out of jobs and were told to wander around and look for things to do. Myself and my grandchildren were extremely disappointed. We had a family meeting and left early. Still a bad taste in our mouth. After staying there I felt that the fee charged was excessive. John Brown. (more)John Brown
Shark conservation in South Africa
From
£1,297
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My last cage dive. We had one large female shark who did a slow pass right next to the cage. You could see her blue eye moving and focusing as she had a good look at what was going on inside our cage. Tips? I would recommend adding a few extra days on either side of the project so that you can explore Cape Town and do any additional activities that you haven't yet had the chance to fit in. The longer you are there, the longer your "to do" list will get. Local... (more)Annabel Marriott
Health care volunteering in Kenya
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US $1,130
excluding flights
Memorable parts? It is too early to say whether this vacation was life changing but for me, it was a homecoming as I used to live in Kenya and felt a mixture of feelings - sad at the corruption that exists in daily life at police checks, etc. but most of all humbled at the generosity, dignity and hospitality that I found in and from the locals around the project where I worked. These are people who have very little materially and work very hard to make ends meet and yet there is a joy and... (more)Jane Edington
South Africa wildlife volunteering vacation
From
£907
excluding flights
5 I couldn't of had a better time. I truly had the time of my life, I felt at home, happy and really didn't want to go home. It seems crazy now to think its all over but this whole experience couldn't have been much better. Best decision of my life. (more)Kirstin Runcie
A fabulous experience and I would be keen to return. (more)Mark Milligan
The best part was meeting the elephants and having contact with them. They are such amazing animals and I could spend all day long observing them, which I did even on some of my days off (more)Kim Mackie
Madagascar conservation volunteering vacation
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? I can't name that one and only moment I have to say. The whole experience was memorable. Not only the work but also the people I had the pleasure to meet. Tips? I was camping the first time in my life and did some research beforehand. However I did of course made a few mistakes. The next time I would definitely bring a bigger tent and 2 very strong head torches. My tent was ok for 2 weeks but for a longer period it would be to small. A very strong head torch is a... (more)Patricia
Healthcare volunteering in Uganda
From
US $1,515
excluding flights
Memorable parts? When I was marking out straight lines of the village's football pitch, the local community joined in to help. it showed me that little things can make a difference and put smile's on people's faces. Tips? Just go and throw yourself fully into the whole experience, the projects you help with and the people you share the house with. Also just relax, things are at a much slower pace so timings can be a issue, but its not really a big deal when you can go look outside... (more)James Bloomfield
Wildlife volunteering in Malawi, with Zambia safari
From
£1,600
excluding flights
This was a wonderful vacation for my granddaughter and myself. If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of animals and local people, we highly recommend volunteering at this wildlife sanctuary and their associate project, Kuti. Well organized and staff in charge who care about their project. (more)Carolyn Anderson
My time at there was fantastic - I would recommend the Center in a heartbeat to anyone wishing to have a conservation-oriented vacation. Work is not too difficult on the whole, and you will have enough spare time to develop solid relationships with other volunteers and otherwise enjoy your time. (more)Ben van Haeringen
Working with the young orphaned animals, helping to provide their day-to-day care, was a truly unforgettable experience. Seeing wild Lions, Leopards, Elephants (and many more) up close on safari was fantastic, surpassing all my expectations. (more)Philip Toole
Namibia carnivore conservation & research project
From
£845
excluding flights
Memorable parts? My most memorable activity was actually my first where I returned a greeting to a baboon as indicated by the guides, I later had to endure a grooming from one of the baboons. The most exciting part was heading to the Big Daddy sand dune in Sossusvlei. Kind of what I always imagined an adventure to be. Tips? Two weeks is not enough, to get the most out of your time at this project you'll need to be there at least a month and then there's the other sites to consider.... (more)Stephen King
Volunteer with monkeys in South Africa
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£847
excluding flights
There wasn't a single most memorable thing, I woke to lions roaring, to monkeys on the patio outside the door, chopping trees to building roads for manual labour... (more)Lisa Byron
Totally unforgettable. We didn't want to leave and wish that we had been there for longer. We will be going back. (more)Gillian McGowan
I loved it, I would give it a 9/10 (more)Jessi Brunetti
Family volunteering with monkeys in South Africa
From
£547
excluding flights
Swimming with the baboons! The people, the monkeys ... an incredible experience made special by Bob, Lynne, Mias and all the volunteers. (more)Helen Cook
Be prepared for fun but also a lot of work. Do not wear glasses, the monkeys love them! (more)Pagona Roussi
I'd rate our vacation as excellent and would recommend to anyone (more)Lee Jeanes
Malawi volunteering vacation
From
£1,306
excluding flights
Just do it, you won't regret it! (more)Chris Wade
Great from start to finish - the staff, the country, the project, the work - I was sad to leave and hope to go back. I went for the animal work which I really enjoyed but an unexpected highlight of the trip was getting out into the community to see one of their fuel briquette projects. (more)Kat Wendels
A great experience. I got to know some local people and volunteers from different countries and I learned about animal conservation and the social/ economic situation in Malawi. (more)Steve Boud
Namibia wildlife sanctuary volunteering holiday
From
£775
excluding flights
I had an amazing time!!! I felt like I was really making a contribution to the functioning of the wildlife sanctuary with food prep, cleaning enclosures, feeding and caring for animals and being responsible for the environment and impact on the ecosystem with recycling and conservation efforts . (more)Naomi Soffa
Staff were extremely knowledgeable and helpful, the volunteers all worked well together and a range of activities were provided... All in all, one of the most amazing experiences of my life. I will be going back! (more)Frances Toomey
The most memorable part of the vacation was being able to be near, feed and touch some majestic animals - lions, cheetahs, baboons. (more)Catherine Armstrong
Conservation & community volunteering in Uganda
From
US $1,515
excluding flights
Transformative, eye-opening and deeply satisfying...Going to a country that was almost the furthest from my mind, staying in a village that you can't find on Google Maps, being immersed in spectacular countryside and doing one of the most personally satisfying projects day in and day out with open, friendly and uncomplicated people. (more)Peter Thoem
The most memorable part of the vacation was being in a community without feeling like an outsider. Everyone was willing to help and also be open about their lives. I loved everything about the experience. (more)Christina Hanazawa
The most memorable parts were the women I met and worked with as a volunteer in Uganda. The women were strong, resilient, courageous, determined and inspirational. They were also welcoming of a white woman from Australia - making me feel one of them as we walked or sat in a circle to meet and explore opportunities. (more)Cheryl Phillips
Horse rehabilitation project in South Africa
From
£1,195
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Working with experienced people who are always willing to help and teach you Tips? To bring many working pieces of clothes and leave at home fashion dresses Local benefits? Yes Overall rating? Great and fulfilling experience (more)Giorgia Trevisan
Volunteer with children & animals in South Africa
From
€550
excluding flights
It was AMAZING! (more)tracy ciotti
My whole time at the reserve was so incredible with thrills everyday from hurtling along dirt tracks to see elephants, watching porcupines and honey badgers battle right next to camp to the first time you lead a class by yourself. (more)Deirdre McClean
Working with all of the animals and children, and meeting wonderful people were most memorable - the whole experience was memorable and exciting. The trip well and truly exceeded my expectations. I would happily recommend it to anyone. (more)Thérèse Hutchins
Volunteering abroad in Madagascar
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£1,445
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Getting to work up close to the animals Tips? Be open minded and prepared to work hard. Local benefits? Supported conservation. Overall rating? It was a very good experience (more)Margaret Kellaghan
Vervet monkey rehabilitation project in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
From
£895
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Without doubt the safari we went on to the Addo & Scotia parks but spending time playing with Serval Cats whilst volunteering at the African Dawn Wildlife Project was a close second. Tips? If you are volunteering - you might be a bit overwhelmed when you first arrive - give it a couple of days and you will love it. Local benefits? I hope that our small contribution in volunteering did help with the welfare of the birds and animals they keep, places like... (more)Beth Sanders
Mozambique marine conservation project
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£2,025
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The opportunity to see and feel a different culture. Launching the boat into and out of the water Tips? I was on doxycycline as malaria prophylactic and I had quite a few side effects and had to stop taking it at the time I was there I didn't see very many mosquitos and the dive shop is equipped with a nurse who can do a malaria test and they have the antibiotics if a person gets sick Local benefits? In some way, I picked up a lot of garbage along the beach... (more)Susanne de Montreuil
Elephant conservation project in Namibia
From
£845
excluding flights
Memorable parts? Seeing the elephants up close and personal nearly every day. Tips? Be prepared to work hard. Local benefits? The project is a good one -- building enclosures for water tanks to provide water for livestock. Otherwise the elephants drink the livestock water and the locals shoot the elephants. Overall rating? Yesterday, we completed an evaluation form from the organisation in which I provided detailed information about the administrative problems in... (more)Lois Vander Waerdt
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