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Wildlife Reserve Volunteer Programme, South Africa

2 - 12 Weeks from

minimum age

  • Gain hands-on experience working at a game reserve in South Africa
  • Work and live alongside a team of conservation volunteers from around the world
  • See a range of magnificent species including giraffes, antelopes and hyenas
  • Family Special experiences offered including rhino horn trimming activities

Project Costs

The project costs are as follows; 2 weeks is £995, 4 weeks is £1545, 6 weeks is £1845, 8 weeks is £2345, 10 weeks is £2845 and 12 weeks is £3345. **Pls note, the family special dates are a different price – pls ask for more details**

This cost includes transfers to and from Johannesburg airport, accommodation in the volunteer camp, 3 meals per day, guides and trackers, onsite transportation, ecological research projects, visits to local places of interest and placement support and pre-departure assistance from WorkingAbroad. What is not included are your flights to and from South Africa, your medical/travel insurance, visa costs, and any personal expenses.

Payment 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, 15% of the remaining balance amount needs to be paid within 7 days of your booking being confirmed, and the remaining 85% to be paid at least two months before departure. Once your place is confirmed, you will receive a pre-departure package with detailed information on your project and the volunteer work you will be doing, travel info, suggested items to bring and much more.

Project Dates

Wildlife at a game reserve in South AfricaYou can join this wildlife reserve volunteer project in South Africa for 2 weeks up to 12 weeks, all year round. Start dates are on Mondays and departure dates are on a following Monday – this enables us to plan better for you and your fellow volunteers, and we will always pick you up from the airport on arrival. Should you wish to make alternative arrangements with us, we will always try and accommodate you. We can usually arrange pick-up on another day of the week other than Mondays, at an additional cost. Please email info@workingabroad.com if you have specific questions about dates or travel.

June 8th 2024 June 15th 2024 Family special experience
Wildlife Reserve Volunteer Programme, South Africa

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