Volunteer to work with animals in Africa on your gap year with our range of animal projects in South Africa. Work with lions, sharks, elephants, and more, to make your backpacking adventure on the wild continent something that will make your friends jealous for years to come.
Take part in vital conservation work in Africa (Zimbabwe, Zambia and Tanzania) on your gap year to preserve some of the most majestic and endangered wildlife on the planet.
This Vervet Monkey volunteer project in South Africa offers an incredible opportunity to gain hands on experience. You may even have the opportunity to be a surrogate Vervet Monkey parent.
Located on a Big 5 Nature Reserve, this offers a fantastic opportunity to assist with the long term studies of lion behaviour and monitoring black rhino, leopard, cheetah, and elephants.
Our Wildlife Veterinary and Game Farming course is an incredibly hands on and rewarding programme, allowing you to work closely with one of the Western Cape’s premier Wildlife Vets.
Help to care for abandoned Vervet Monkeys back into the wild to live a free and natural life.
Hands-on volunteering with these gentle giants - get to know the elephants as you feed them and monitor their behaviour. Also explore all that this magnificent country has to offer.
Work with a South African wildlife capture team and help relocate buffalo, rhino, giraffe and plains game.
Join marine biologists working closely with sharks, going cage diving with them and conducting valuable research into their behaviour. All on South Africa’s glorious Cape coast!
Provide a helping hand on an amazing private game reserve in South Africa, tending to the Big 5 and even helping care for rare Bengal Tigers!
Work hands-on with over 40 horses in rehabilitation, no previous experience required. Enjoy riding along the Indian Ocean coast whilst watching whales and dolphins!