Conservation volunteering allows you to work directly in environmental projects all across South Africa and in Namibia. You will be able to work directly with wild and rehabilitated animals, in game reserves and with endangered species. Help make a difference in the lives of animals affected by hunting, poaching, and habitat destruction. Help domestic animals in a rescue centre, or birds in the Southern Hemisphere’s largest aviary. These projects are perfect for candidates that are passionate about Africa’s wildlife and protecting our natural heritage.
Get up close and personal with Africa’s greatest treasure - our wildlife. Be involved in the rehabilitation of some of South Africa’s most amazing creatures.
Work with local communities in the battle against poaching! Volunteer with one of South Africa’s biggest wildlife protection organisations.
Volunteer with Africa’s iconic elephants and educate the world about their plight.
Volunteer in an animal rehabilitation sanctuary near Kruger Park and assist in the battle against poaching, animal abuse and illegal wild animal trade.
A sanctuary designed to create a safe and beautiful home for abandoned and abused primates. Help rehabilitate and protect these playful animals!
Get the best of both worlds with this project that offers opportunities to volunteer in conservation efforts as well as with local communities and children.
Work with a variety of African animals in the exceptionally beautiful Namibian wildnerness.
Bring relief to animals in distress in Cape Town. Spend your day’s beach walking, playing and comforting man’s best friend.
Volunteer in an incredible bird and wildlife sanctuary in the beautiful Hout Bay area of Cape Town.
Ride and explore the breathtaking Drakensberg mountains on horseback.
Volunteer to support and protect these rare and precious lions on the doorstep of the Kruger Park.
Volunteer to help the rehabilitation, and possible release, of primates such as baboons, vervet monkeys and bush babies.
A once in a lifetime opportunity to work with Africa’s famous Big 5. Get involved in the important task of fighting for their safety and rehabilitation.
Volunteer with a groundbreaking project that has rescued 33 lions and tigers from circuses and zoos in South America. Volunteer and make a difference!
Volunteer with lions, tigers and other big cats, as they live out their lives under the African sun.
Learn about and gain practical experience in conservation. Interact with the local children through education and play whilst spreading the message of conservation.
This project will involve you in sea bird rescue and rehabilitation. Love a penguin today!
Work with local communities to guarantee our ocean’s future. Spend your days on the beach and in the ocean learning and inspiring others.
Volunteer in this award winning avery, which is home to thousands of birds from all over the world.