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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

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Featured projects

Rhino & Elephant Conservation Programme in Zimbabwe

Join a unique conservation programme, dedicated to the protection of the black rhino. You will play a vital role in securing the future of Africa’s iconic animals.

From $900

1 - 8 weeks

Endangered Wildlife Conservation Programme

Support vital conservation work to protect endangered wildlife in South Africa. You will monitor key species including lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, rhino and wild dog.

From $1,515

2 - 16 weeks

Anti-Poaching Training Course

Gain practical experience in advanced anti-poaching techniques, where you will learn from South Africa’s most experienced conservation professionals.

From $1,695

10 days

Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary Programme

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!

From $1,125

2 - 12 weeks

What volunteering means to us

Our projects allow people to volunteer in Africa with a purpose. We believe volunteering is about making connections. Connecting with people of different cultures, with nature and wildlife and re-connecting with yourself. It allows you to open up to new and remarkable experiences. Volunteering means having new physical and cultural experiences, taking the time for personal growth and reflection, and contributing time and energy to volunteer projects dedicated to Africa’s vulnerable wildlife and communities.

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