Living with Rhinos and Endangered Wildlife -

Living with Rhinos and Endangered Wildlife



icon_type-of-project Type of project:  Rhino and wildlife conservation
icon_minimum Duration of the project: 1 – 12 week(s)
icon_minimum Safety: Safe and secure location
icon_location Location: Mangwedi : Zimbabwe
icon_airport Airport: Harare International Airport (HRE).
icon_minimum_age Minimum Age: 18
icon_maximum_age Maximum Age: None, however you must be physically fit
icon_included Included:
  • 3 Meals
  • 24hr Emergency Contact
  • Generous Program Donation
  • Accommodation
  • 2 Airport Transfers
  • Laundry
  • WI-FI
icon_excluded Excluded:
  • Flights
  • Visa (if required)
  • Travel Insurance
icon_laundry Laundry: Washing is done on site
icon_accommodation Accommodation: Volunteers will be staying in a two storey thatched house. You will have a comfortable room, sharing with 1-5 other volunteers. There are two shared bathrooms plus two outdoor showers for those hot African days, a swimming pool and outdoor braai area
icon_work_schedule Work Schedule: Monday- Saturday
07:00-18:00
Deliveries – Delivering hay bales and feed to animals around the conservancy.
Elephants – Interaction and enrichment activities, feeding, cleaning out enclosures and hands-on work.
Rhinos – Feeding,research, cleaning out enclosures and walks with the black rhinos.
Baby Rhino monitoring – Tracking, monitoring and research
Game counts and patrols – On horse back and patrolling for poaching evidence.
Animal feeding – lion,hyena and crocodile
Sunday: OFF
Monday: Depart
icon_menu Menu: You will receive three home-cooked meals per day, except on a Sunday when you will cook for yourselves – all food is provided for you to cook with. We can cater for all sorts of dietary requirements, please just let us know before you arrive. If there are snacks which you know you will need (chocolates, crisps etc), please feel free to bring supplies with you as town trips are only once a week! Breakfast is usually around 9.00am, lunch around 1.00pm and dinner around 6.30pm.
icon_outings Outings: Fishing, canoeing, camp out in the bush, a trip to Victoria Falls.
icon_required Required Travel and Medical Insurance. Insurance is a requirement of this program, as you will be exposed to elements of wildlife and nature.