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.
Travel to South Africa and volunteer in the Great White Shark capital of the world. Cage dive with Great Whites and contribute to marine conservation.
Learn to dive or improve whilst contributing to whale shark, turtle and manta ray research in Sodwana Bay; one of the world’s prime dive locations.
Hand-rear rhino and other species in the Care for Wild Africa project.
Help to care for abandoned Vervet Monkeys back into the wild to live a free and natural life.
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.
Join an active research team researching and working hands on with Africa elephants. Live in a beautiful 110 hectare park located on the Garden Route.
Become an assistant game ranger in this stunning conservation area, and witness South Africa’s fabulous ’Big 5’ whilst helping to protect flora and fauna on this beautiful game...
Horse safari over a private game reserve whist helping with wildlife & environment conservation, teaching & community projects.
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.
Work hands on with cheetahs and be part of a pioneering project. Enjoy a trip to the Kruger National Park during your placement.