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Kariega Big Five Game Reserve Volunteer Programme, South Africa

1 - 12 weeks from

£499
17+
minimum age

  • Volunteers in a Big Five Game Reserve in South Africa
  • Help to research and track elephants, rhinos and lions
  • Live and work in the middle of a stunning game reserve
  • Spend one day a week in the local township doing community work

Baby impala close up at Kariega

Project Costs

The project costs are as follows: 1 week is £575, 2 weeks is £950, 3 weeks is £1325, 4 weeks is £1705, 5 weeks is £2025, 6 weeks is £2385, 7 weeks is £2750 and 8 weeks is £2945 and 12 weeks is £4325. This cost includes all food, accommodation within the Game Reserve (use of plunge pool, BBQ), linen (bedding), laundry and cleaning, all on-reserve conservation activities and training, 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.

** One week special price available on 2019 selected dates below of £499 **

Volunteers looking at view in KariegaPayment Terms

To secure your placement on the project, you will need to complete and submit the application form with your application payment of £195 (included in the total project costs listed above). If for some reason, your application is not accepted, we will reimburse this payment fully. However, for those who are accepted, you will need to pay 25% of the balance within 14 days of being accepted on the programme, with the remaining 75% of the balance to be paid two months before arrival. Once we have confirmed your place, you will receive a pre-departure package with all detailed information on the project, details on the work in the Reserve, suggested items to bring etc.

Volunteers with giraffes on the horizon at Kariega game reserve

Project Dates

All volunteers should start on a Monday and you can join for a minimum of 1 week up to 12 weeks in duration, though at least 4 weeks is ideal. If you want to start on a Monday that is not listed above, that will be fine, all Monday starts are accepted throughout the year – please just note this on your application form.

Start End Availability
August 26th 2019 September 9th 2019 Fully Booked
September 2nd 2019 September 16th 2019
September 16th 2019 September 30th 2019
September 23rd 2019 September 30th 2019 1 week special price - 4 places left
September 30th 2019 October 7th 2019 Fully Booked
October 7th 2019 October 14th 2019 1 week special - 2 places left
October 14th 2019 October 28th 2019 Fully Booked
October 28th 2019 November 4th 2019 Fully Booked
November 4th 2019 November 11th 2019 1 week special - 2 places left
November 11th 2019 November 25th 2019 Fully Booked
November 25th 2019 December 9th 2019
December 2nd 2019 December 16th 2019
December 9th 2019 December 16th 2019 1 week special - 8 places left
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Kariega Big Five Game Reserve Volunteer Programme, South Africa

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