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Volunteer in Africa
for the experience of a lifetime
Conservation Travel Africa provides meaningful and ethical volunteer travel experiences throughout Southern Africa. We are focused on supporting grass roots organisations, where volunteers and visitors have a tangible impact. Our volunteer projects in Africa include the conservation of endangered and priority species, wildlife rehabilitation, research and marine conservation.
We also offer ethical safaris and off-the-beaten-track adventures to some of Africa’s best-kept secrets!
“Africa will change you forever, like nowhere on earth.
Once you have been there, you will never be the same.”
– Brian Jackman
Wildlife conservation programmes
Marine conservation programmes
Join a unique conservation programme, dedicated to the protection of the black rhino. Play a vital role in securing the future of these iconic animals.
1 - 8 weeks
Support conservation work to protect endangered species in South Africa. Monitor priority species including lion, leopard, cheetah, rhino and wild dog.
2 - 16 weeks
Gain practical experience in advanced anti-poaching techniques, learning from South Africa’s most experienced conservation professionals.
Support staff in all aspects of daily animal care and rehabilitation at a busy sanctuary. Work with large and small carnivores, primates, and much more!
2 - 12 weeks
What volunteering means to us
Volunteering in Africa is about connections. Connecting with people of different cultures; connecting with nature and wildlife; re-connecting with yourself, and being open up to new and remarkable experiences. Our projects allow people to volunteer in Africa with a purpose. Where you will engage in new physical and cultural experiences, take time for personal growth and reflection, and contribute time and energy to long-term volunteer projects dedicated to Africa’s vulnerable wildlife and communities.