Project updates, volunteer reviews and stories from around Africa
American volunteers, Jim and Steve, both first time Africa travellers in their early 70s, wrote to us about their ‘bucket list’ volunteering trip to Africa and how it turned into the trip of a lifetime.
A volunteer’s day at the Primate Conservation Programme in Zimbabwe. Enjoy hands-on work with primates and other small animal orphans, assist with feeding, husbandry and enrichment and work on release projects.
From July to September hundreds of humpback whales migrate into the warm waters off the coast of Mozambique. Our Humpback Whale Research project studies these whales, identifying movement patterns and making photo ID’s of individual whales. Read about Len’s time on the project.
Regular Conservation Travel Africa volunteer, Peter, talks about his time in South Africa on our Anti-Poaching Training course. “Tracking to 20 metres of a wild rhino without causing the animal any anxiety is just unforgettable.”
Find out how volunteers can assist in the conservation of Africa’s second most endangered carnivore. Often misunderstood, the African wild dog is another victim of the human-wildlife conflict.
September 13th-15th 2019: a truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get involved on the front line of conservation! Join experienced wildlife vets on a 3-day rhino collaring operation in Zimbabwe – book now!
To celebrate baby Khanya, we are offering all volunteers on the Rhino & Elephant Programme a whopping 15% discount! Book your place to start between 2nd September and 25th November and you will pay as little as $765!