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Our placements

We operate a variety of placements and packages across a number of different locations in South Africa.

Each placement is designed to have its own unique projects and exciting activities, meaning you can find the volunteer role or gap year travel experience that resonates best with you and your style of adventure.

Stay in the world-renowned Greater Kruger National Park.
Work alongside local experts, protect wildlife with projects and meet local communities and people. Explore the area during our travel week, staying at different locations and trying activities like microlight flights and white water tubing. 

people standing on a rock in south african wilderness

4 weeks

Greater Kruger NP

From £2600 p/p

Long-term Endangered Species Volunteer

Live and work on a private game reserve in the Waterberg region. This placement is focused on long-term projects, such as endangered species monitoring, ecological management, wildlife research and emergency vet work. Help give species such as cheetah and rhino a better future.


4 - 12 weeks



From £1700 p/p

people with rhino in south africa

Marine Diving Conservation Placement

Receive internationally accredited CMAS / PADI diving training. Reef dive off the coast of South Africa. Work with the team who discovered the coelacanth. Support marine conservation projects like turtle monitoring, scientific research and reef surveying. Dive with whale sharks, humpbacks whales or ragged tooth sharks and other species!  

person diving with whale shark south africa

4 - 12 Weeks


£3125 p/p

Become A Field Guide - 2 Month Course

Gain skills, knowledge and industry qualifications allowing you to work professionally as a field guide across Southern Africa. Launch a career in Africa. Join for an unparalleled adventure! Learn it all with practical skills such as tracking to approaching dangerous wildlife on foot.

lion walking past volunteers in south africa

2 Months

Bela Bela

£3665 p/p

Community Development Volunteer

Become part of a rural Shangan community and charity. Help with development projects focused on education, economic investment, sustainable agriculture, tourism and conservation. A flexible placement, you'll have the freedom to volunteer with the projects that complement your own passions and skills. 

people in a rural community in south africa

2 week min



From £600 p/p

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