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Adventure meets conservation

How do we work?

An organisation built by travel and environmental enthusiasts, for travel and environmental enthusiasts.


We've combined the thrill and personal reward of travel with giving you the opportunity to play an active role in conservation.

​Ensuring what you'll take from your journey with us are great memories, incredible experiences, new skills, knowledge and the satisfaction that you'll leave having made a positive impact.

Meet the local wildlife


Our Goals
Hamba Africa is committed to making valuable, sustainable contributions to the long term vision of preserving wildlife.


Work with local experts and communities

- We partner and support local existing organizations in their fight to preserve the environment.
- We assist and support local anti-poaching projects, rural communities and wildlife vets and animal rehabilitation centers.

Hamba Africa Programs
- These include Behavioural research, surveys, Habitat Management, rural education projects and tracking and monitoring endangered animals.

The Package

Our All-inclusive package is designed to take care of all your needs: accommodation, activities, internal transport and transfers, research equipment – everything you will need from the moment you arrive to the day you depart.

2 or 4 Weeks

Both offer flexibility for your own specific travel wants and wishes.

Trust our Knowledge and Experience

The Tour leaders at Hamba Africa have been involved with conservation work as well as guiding travelers across South Africa for years helping bridge the gap between the two.

Live and learn with the experts

What to expect

Animals, adventure and excitement

Together with your guides and fellow travellers, we'll be exploring some of the most incredible natural landscapes and scenery that South Africa has to offer, as well as getting to know the people and animals that call it home.

​Conservation work

You'll be helping out with various conservation programs, experiencing a unique perspective of Africa's wildlife, helping to protect it and gaining valuable skills for your future.

You'll get the chance to try and assortment of exciting activities such as white water rafting, micro light flights, exploring cave systems or target shooting to name a few.


Where will you go?

During your trip you will travel to and explore several different locations scattered across South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province, the Limpopo Province and the Kruger National Park.


What will you see?

Experience the open savannahs and grasslands of the Kruger National Park, with its abundance of resident wildlife, to the steep escarpments of the Drakensburg mountain range and its breath-taking views and topography; we will also be travelling to the various settlements steeped in history and local culture that litter this stunning country.

Your stay will surprise and delight you and we guarantee you will want to return again and again...