Living with Elephants and Rhinos More Info -

Living with Elephants and Rhinos More Info

Volunteers stay in a two-story thatched house in comfortable rooms with 2-5 other volunteers. There are communal bathrooms plus two outdoor showers that can be used after those hot African days. The house is also equipped with a kitchen, dining room, lounge and bar area.
Monday: Volunteers arrive at the facility and will be welcomed and shown to their accommodation. Once settled in, volunteers are given a full orientation and will learn about the weeks activities.

Tuesday – Saturday:
7:00AM – 8:30AM: Morning maintenance including; cleaning and feeding the multiple animals
8:30AM – 10:00AM: Breakfast
10:00AM – 12:00PM: Morning activities which include delivering hay bales and feed to animals around the conservancy
12:00PM – 2:00PM: Lunch
2:00PM – 5:00PM: Afternoon activities which include working with the elephants, assisting with the rhino research and baby rhino monitoring, game count and patrol
*Schedule is subject to change

Sunday: Volunteers have the opportunity to go on an excursion or relax.

Included in this program are 3 meals daily; breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you have any dietary requirements, please make us aware prior to your arrival. Please note that if you wish to purchase any additional snacks there will be a shop run each week.
Each week volunteers are able to plan an excursion, options include:

  • Visit the local school
  • Trip to Victoria Falls
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Camping in the bush
  • Many more!

Please note that excursions are at an additional cost and range from between $40US – $200US.

Our team ensures that each volunteer receives a premium experience and we are happy to include the following items:

  • 3 Meals Daily
  • Accommodation
  • 2 Airport Transfers
  • Generous Program Donation
  • 24 Hours Emergency Support
  • Laundry (1bag/week)
  • WIFI (1 GB/week)
  • Fun and Rewarding Lifetime Experience
Arrival Airport: Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe (HRE)
Arrival Time: Anytime before 3PM on Monday afternoon
Once your flight arrives in Harare, a team member will meet you at the airport to take you to the program.
Departure Airport: Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Zimbabwe (HRE)
Departure Time: Monday afternoon/evening
There will be one transfer at 8AM every Monday from the Living with Elephants and Rhinos program to the airport in Harare.