African Horse Adventures

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African Horse Adventures

from £930
Duration: from 2 weeks to 12 weeks
Countries: South Africa
Our equine volunteering program will enable you to ride and work with horses, combined with meaningful community projects, learning about wildlife, nature and lot’s of fun filled activities.

African Horse Adventures

Your adventure starts here!

Our programs are designed for you to experience South Africa at its best: its cultural diversity, natural, scenic beauty and wide range of activities guarantee you the adventure of a lifetime! Our location opens possibilities to explore, from pristine Indian Ocean Beaches to Big 5 game reserves and Cultural Interactions.

Our hands-on programs include day to day care of our horses, from feeding to training. The included educational sessions offer you the opportunity to learn about stable management, horse care, horse training and natural horsemanship. Our programs are not limited to working with horses but will also be fun-filled with activities and meaningful community outreach projects where you will get a glimpse of contemporary rural community life.

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Further Details

More information about this gap year opportunity...

Price details:

from £930

What's included

-During your time at African Horse Adventures you’ll stay in Shared en- suite accommodation (max 2 people per room)
-All Breakfasts, Lunches & dinners for the duration of the program
-Water, coffee & tea
-Laundry and housekeeping
-Transfer to and from Richards Bay airport
-Transfers to and from all included activities
-A dedicated volunteering coordinator
-A qualified field guide for all wildlife activities
-Several community outreach projects
-Included activities: daily horse rides, guided bushwalks, stargazing, pub nights, movie nights, cultural interaction, horseback picnics, anti poaching & Snare sweeps.
-Included Educationals: Natural horsemanship, knowing your horse, tracking, wildlife and bush management.
-All basic riding and safety equipment.

What's not included

-Flights to and from South Africa, Richards Bay Airport.
-Any drinks or snacks ordered from the bar.
-Optional activities
-Check with your local doctor or travel clinic for required vaccinations prior to your trip!
-Visa’s (if required, depending on country of residence)

Optional activities

-Big 5 game drives
-Beach visits, whale & Turtle tours
-Diving & Snorkelling
-Hippo & Croc boat cruise
-Snake & Croc park
-Big Cat rehabilitation center
-Elephant interaction

What to bring

You will be provided with a ‘what to pack checklist’ once you book your equine volunteering package.

The most important stuff:
-Riding trousers or jeans.
-Closed shoes, jodhpurs or riding boots.
-Walking shoes.
-Sunscreen, lot’s of it!
-A Flashlight could come in handy

Starting dates & Extensions

Our equine programs start every two weeks on Monday’s, 2 week ad-on extensions can be booked if required.

What's required

Anyone over 17 years old, with an adventurous mindset. A little horse riding experience will help!

Program highlights

Work hands- on with our horses, daily horse trails, lot’s of fun filled activities, meaningful community projects and equine, culture, nature and wildlife related educationals.


Photo Gallery

Lion sighting during our game drive
Lion sighting during our game drive
Several community projects are included in the program
Community outreach
Viewpoint in the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park
Fun on our horse trails
Elephants in the Hluhluwe Park during our Game drive
A visit to the Hluhluwe Dam for a sundowner
Riding along the lake's edge
Sunrise horse ride in False bay park
Your accommodation, sharing with a maximum of 2 people
Volunteering accommodation
bar and pool area
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