Wildlife Warriors – Conservation &
Anti-Poaching Volunteer Training


South Africa

7 - 14 days


Up to 8 people

Age 18+

From $1,395

South Africa

7-14 days



Up to 8 people

Max 8

Age 18+

From $1,395

What's the project about?

Rhino poaching in South Africa has increased 10-fold during the last decade, and the rhino again faces mass extinction. This Conservation & Anti-Poaching Training Programme is run by one of the most experienced and decorated rangers in southern Africa, who is a recognised anti-poaching expert. This anti-poaching course in South Africa gives participants an understanding of conservation challenges, strategies and ethics. You will learn practical anti-poaching techniques in one of South Africa’s finest wilderness areas.

Group of rhinos in South africa
anti poaching volunteer with instructor and rhino

What will I be doing as an anti-poaching volunteer?

The programme is 20% theory and 80% practical, so most of your time as an anti-poaching volunteer will be spent in the field, learning first hand about the environment around you. You will learn African wildlife identification, animal behaviour and big game tracking skills, plus anti-poaching techniques and firearms handling. You’ll discover the background behind the poaching industry and illegal wildlife trade. Study ecological relationships, wildlife law and bush survival.

What makes this project ethical?

Your instructor and rangers are participants in the front-line poaching fight in South Africa. Your participation in the course allows these rangers to continue their battle against the illegal trade of protected wildlife. By participating in this anti-poaching course, you are contributing to the protection of Africa’s endangered wildlife. As an anti-poaching volunteer, you’ll learn about the economic and environmental impacts of poaching, and experience counter-measures to prevent poachers from targeting wildlife.

anti-poaching instructor watching rhinos from vehicle

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