WORTHWHILE AND REWARDING CONSERVATION PROJECTS
IN SOUTH AFRICA,
full of adventure and fun, too!
We have many conservation projects of all different types available.
They are listed below, so please click on the ones that appeal to you to
read detailed descriptions of the projects.
Get the total African experience while learning from and living with
conservation experts. You can work with
most of the famous Big 5 animals (Lions, Elephants, Buffalo, Rhinos and
Leopard). We also have marine projects with sharks and whales, and
hands-on projects with most species of animals.
and Dolphin Monitoring And Research in Knysna in South
Joining this Marine Research
programme will give you an opportunity to be exposed to all
aspects of this exciting industry, from conservation and research
of Whales and Dolphins, to all other aspects of
the day-to-day running, including marketing, liaising with
clients, crewing and guiding on the boats, doing land-to-sea
observations/spotting, assisting with community projects and
educating the local children about the sea and lagoon.
Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation in KZN in
best cage is an empty cage!
Work in a
that is also a wildlife hospital that
cares for injured and orphaned wild animals
with over 400 different animals and birds,
and lots of monkeys!
Become part of
an amazing team of wildlife experts
specialising in the rescue, treatment,
rehabilitation and release of various wild
animals that may have been injured or
Care for Animals in a Wildlife Sanctuary
near Port Elizabeth in South Africa
Hands-on work with injured or
abandoned animals of all types. This is a
very popular project. You'll assist in a
very caring Sanctuary set in a small private
game reserve in the Eastern Cape. You'll
help in hand-rearing, feeding and generally
looking after many different animal species,
This is a very hands-on experience and one
that leaves you immensely satisfied.
Vervet Monkey Care, Rehabilitation and
Release Project in South Africa
Help to care for, rehabilitate and release
injured and abandoned Vervet Monkeys back
into the wild to live a free and natural
life. This project encompasses all aspects
of Vervet Monkey Rehabilitation and
Conservation ... not to be missed!
Only available during certain periods of the
year, please check the web page.
Multi-Marine Project with Dolphins, Whales
and Sharks near Cape Town in South Africa
This placement is exciting! Work with
Sharks, Whales, Penguins, Tourism, Research
and Community Development, and you’ll also
regularly see Dolphins and lots of Seals.
You’ll be taught by skilled field teams.
You'll go out to sea frequently and get
involved with observing behaviour and
interactions of marine species around the
boat ... White beaches, blue ocean and two
hours from Cape Town.
The Great White Shark Project, near Cape
Town in South Africa
Come face to face with the Great
White Shark! Work in
organisation dedicated to the exploration
and conservation of
Sharks and the preservation of
data on sharks to assist in management
programmes for the ensured survival of the
Definitely one for your
"Top 10 things to do in your lifetime" list!
You'll get lots of training and much of the
work is out at sea. You'll learn a
Cheetah and Predator Conservation in a Game
Reserve in Northern South Africa
Help conserve Cheetahs and other predators
in their natural environment.
You'll live on a Game Reserve, in a
delightful bush camp where you get up close
and personal with the animals.
You'll be given training
in how to practically assist and will work
closely with the field staff to really make
a difference. The main aspects include
tracking and monitoring predators,
researching and collecting data, and
assisting on the Roan and Sable breeding
Zululand Wildlife and Game Reserve
Conservation Expedition, in KwaZulu-Natal,
four very different Game Reserves, each with
their own unique beauty and attraction.
You'll gain a wealth of
conservation knowledge and experience
working under qualified conservation experts
and on location out in the bush. You'll get
involved with some of the most exciting,
endangered and priority species conservation
work in the heart of Africa. This
project is extremely popular and gets booked
up very quickly, so we strongly advise that
you book early!
Wildlife Veterinary Medicine Internship on a
Game Reserve in Northern South Africa
This is a rare and unique opportunity to
gain hands-on veterinary experience
with wild animals on a Game Reserve!
A wide range of situations that you'll deal
with, across a few Game Reserves. You'll
shadow the vet and you'll learn an
for students studying veterinary medicine or
an associated career path, or people who
have qualified, or
unqualified animal lovers.
Marine Research Internship, near Cape Town
in South Africa
An excellent marine
internship program for interns working in
the unique marine environment at the tip of
Africa - home to one of the densest
populations of Great White Sharks in the
is the breeding area of the endangered
Southern Right Whale and home of one of the
threatened colonies of the African Penguin,
as well as resident populations of Dolphins,
Seals and thousands of Seabirds.
Located near Cape Town.
Lion and Big Cat Sanctuary Conservation near
Bethlehem in South Africa
Volunteer with the king of the
beasts and other big cats in South Africa's
largest Lion Sanctuary. The
sanctuary is home to other big cats and a
rich variety of game species, including
Zebra, Wildebeest, Impala, Springbok and
many more. You'll contribute to valuable
rescue and rehabilitation work
Projects: Do one exciting project in one place ... and then
do a second exciting project in a completely different part of the
Double your experience. Double your fun.
Double your help.