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.
Here you have the chance to volunteer at the world’s only White Lion Conservation Project in the heart of their natural home, the Timbavati region in South Africa!
Work hands on with cheetahs and be part of a pioneering project. Enjoy a trip to the Kruger National Park during your placement.
This project gives you the chance to volunteer at the world’s only white lion conservation project alongside the Global White Lion Protection Trust in South Africa.
Horse safari over a private game reserve whist helping with wildlife & environment conservation, teaching & community projects.
Affordable project for students and volunteers to gain field work skills and learn research techniques, whilst having an enjoyable and memorable African bush experience.
This project is a very caring sanctuary set in a small private game reserve in the Eastern Cape. You’ll get to help out with the rehabilitation of wild animals and even young ones!
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!
Gain veterinary experience on a Big 5 game reserve in South Africa, closely shadowing the reserve vet and helping out in a variety of animal management and care projects.
Coach Sports to underprivileged children in South Africa, make a difference to local communities and get up close and personal with baby lions!
Combine wildlife and community volunteering with culture and adventure in the Rainbow nation, South Africa!