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Volunteer at the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Sanctuary in South Africa

4 Days - 2 Weeks from

minimum age

  • Volunteer at the only Chimpanzee sanctuary in South Africa
  • Help to conserve and protect rescued chimpanzees and support their welfare
  • Learn about chimpanzees and global conservation efforts to protect this endangered species
  • Live and work alongside a team of volunteers from around the world


Volunteer at the Jane Goodall chimpanzee sanctuary in South Africa. A chance to experience these amazing endangered species up close and contribute to chimp rescue and conservation efforts.

About Jane Goodall

About Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is a pioneering figure in primate conservation. Her research transformed perceptions of the relationship between humans and animals. This sanctuary is part of the Jane Goodall Institute, a global leader in the effort to conserve and preserve endangered chimpanzees.


Click to watch a video of volunteers working at the Chimpanzee sanctuary.



Being the first and only chimpanzee sanctuary in South Africa, this project aims to bring the world of chimpanzees closer to humanity through education and tourism.



This ethical chimpanzee sanctuary is located within the 1000 hectare Umhloti Nature Reserve, in beautiful bush surroundings with free-roaming antelope, 15 km from the town of Nelspruit.

Free Time

Free Time

During your free time you can visit the nearby Kruger National Park, Sudwala Caves, Lowveld National Botanical Gardens and travel the famous Panorama Route of South Africa.

Volunteer at the Jane Goodall Chimpanzee Sanctuary in South Africa

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