Country: South Africa,
Type: Environment & Wildlife Conservation,
Organisation: WorkingAbroad Projects
Join an award-winning conservation team in a Big Five Game Reserve in South Africa, boasting a huge variety of game over a vast 25,000 hectares.
The Shamwari Game Reserve Conservation Volunteer Programme offers a once in a lifetime chance to get behind the scenes and involved with the conservation efforts of the Game Reserve. Wildlife conservation volunteers take part in game monitoring, assisting at the Born Free big cat sanctuary, looking after orphaned animals at the wildlife rehabilitation centre and much more. Shamwari, meaning “my friend” in Shona, is the pinnacle of game reserves and home to the coveted Big five on one of the largest conservation initiatives in Southern Africa, and is located in a malaria-free environment. Research Internship opportunities also available.
Volunteers can join year round from 2 to 12 weeks in duration. Volunteers will have the opportunity to:
Volunteers must meet the following requirements:
The costs for the project are as follows: 2 weeks is £710, 3 weeks is £990, 4 weeks is £1270, 6 weeks is £1810 and 8 weeks is £2350. This cost includes all on site meals, accommodation within the Game Reserve, linen (bedding), laundry once weekly, cleaning twice weekly, all on-reserve conservation activities and training, tea and coffee, WorkingAbroad backup and support. What is not included is your flights and travel to and from the Game Reserve, visa costs, personal expenses, and your own health and travel insurance.
The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm
Telephone 1: 01273 479 047
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