Tree Planting & Reforestation Volunteer Program

Help restore rainforests! This project assist communities throughout the Western Cameroon Highlands with the design, establishment and management of tree nurseries, tree planting programmes and reforestation activities.

Help Save the Endangered Samango Monkey

Habitat loss and fragmentation is the greatest threat to primate populations worldwide.

Conservation Interns/Volunteers are needed for a Samango monkey research and conservation project based in the Midlands, Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa.

Desert Elephant Conservation Volunteer Project

Join an award winning volunteering project tracking desert elephants and working on a community construction program in Damaraland.

Volunteer at an African elephant sanctuary

Learn all about Africa’s most majestic mammal at a local elephant sanctuary. Gain hands on experience of a variety of scientific research methods. Increase your knowledge of fundamental scientific principles. Educate local children about the wonders of the natural world.

Wilderness Conservation & Wildlife Research

Enjoy world class wildlife viewing, complete reserve management projects, monitoring and research on a benchmark wilderness reserve in South Africa.

Volunteer at a Wildlife Reserve in Botswana

Situated approximately 15km south of Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana, this Nature Reserve is home to a variety of mammals including some rare and endangered species and a diverse array of reptile, amphibian and bird species.

Tropical Butterfly Surveys and Conservation in the Rainforest

Don’t miss this rare opportunity and immerse yourself in a tropical paradise where hundreds of exotic butterflies dance in the sunlight.

Seychelles Island Conservation Expedition

Are you looking to learn more about conservation, contribute to a meaningful project and want to spend some time in an unspoiled island paradise? You don’t have to look any further!

Wild African Animal Tracking Course

Learn and practice trailing animals, interpret mammal and bird alarm calls and assess the age of tracks. All learning takes place in the field using field-guides, photographs and presentations to supplement practical training.

Primate Rescue in a Tropical Beach Paradise

Are you interested in joining an animal rescue and conservation organisation focusing on the colobus monkeys and address the threats to their survival? The centre works in partnership with local communities to promote the conservation of the colobus and other endemic primate species, and the unique coastal forest habitat on which they depend.

Dolphin & Whale Volunteer Research

Experience the wonders of the ocean with the only eco-tourism company permitted to do close encounter whale and dolphin watching along the Knysna Coast!

Working with wildlife and underprivileged children

Would you like to get hands-on experience with injured and orphaned wild animals whilst educating local underprivileged children, giving both of them a brighter future?

Wildlife Rescue & Animal Caretaking at a Wildlife Centre

This Wildlife Centre is looking for dedicated and passionate volunteers for their busy wildlife rehab program. Join this exiting opportunity and gain professional skills in wildlife care and management.

Saving Cross River Gorillas and Chimpanzees

Volunteer in the Highland Rainforests of South West Cameroon. Spend two or more weeks volunteering on conservation projects saving these great apes from extinction. Students receive 20% discount!

African Field Guide Level 1 Course

This FGASA (Field Guide Association of South Africa) accredited course – field Guide Level 1 (NQF2) – is for anyone intending on becoming a Field Guide or following a slightly different career within the South African wildlife industry. You will constantly be exposed to the African bush and be submerged into nature for every minutes of this 55 day programme.

Professional African Field Guide Course

If you intend to become a Field Guide or pursue any other career in this field, as a FGASA (Field Guide Association of South Africa) certificate is essential, then this is the course for you.  The 55 day course covers a broad spectrum of subjects both out in the field and in the through daily lectures.  You will be continually on a learning experience exposed to the African bush and being submerged in nature.

African Trails Guide Course

Explore the wilderness of the majestic Makuleke concession in the famed Kruger National Park or Mashatu Reserve in the Northern Tuli – Botswana.

Wildlife Conservation Training

The Wildlife Conservation Training Program is focused on giving students and volunteers the experience necessary to be able to work on a wildlife reserve while making an active difference in the future of key African species. Students are exposed to the daily running of reserve projects and will assist in conservation initiatives set out by the game reserve.

Conservation Action in Forest & Coastal habitats

Experience the unique forest and natural habitats of the famous Garden Route, South Africa’s favourite destination. Work along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world and learn about conservation and ecological principles.

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