Living With Big Cats-Wild Edition Quick Facts -

Living With Big Cats-Wild Edition Quick Facts

icon_type-of-project Type of project: Animal conservation
icon_minimum Duration of the project: 1 – 12 week(s)
icon_minimum Safety: Safe and secure location
icon_location Location: Limpopo Province, South Africa
icon_airport Airport: Hoedspruit Airport (code: HDS)
icon_minimum_age Minimum Age: 18
icon_maximum_age Maximum Age: None. Volunteers help with general reserve maintenance, animal tracking and data collection, building enclosures, and providing for the animals. As long as volunteers feel comfortable with the work they are welcome to join!
icon_included Included:
  • 3 meals daily
  • WIFI
  • 24 hour emergency contact
  • Generous program donation
  • Accommodation
  • 2 Airport Transfers
  • Fun and exciting lifetime experience
icon_excluded Excluded:
  • Flights
  • Visa (if required)
  • Travel insurance
icon_laundry Laundry: Laundry is included in the price and can be done once a week on site.
icon_accommodation Accommodation: Volunteers will live in comfortable shared rooms (2-3) with communal bathrooms when they are staying at the main research camp. Volunteers will also have an opportunity to stay in an eco-friendly tented camp when working on the monitoring team.
icon_work_schedule Work Schedule: Monday: Volunteer Arrival

Tuesday – Saturday:
6AM – 10AM:
Field Work including tracking animals, maintenance etc.
10AM – 3PM: At base camp entering animal data, eating lunch and resting etc.
3PM – 7PM: Back out in the field for game drive and animal tracking

Sunday: OFF

*Please note that the schedule will be posted for volunteers to see however is subject to change

icon_menu Menu: All food will be cooked by the volunteers. Set food schedules will be determined and volunteers will each have a turn in cooking for the team. All ingredients will be provided.
icon_outings Outings: Every second Sunday volunteers will be able to visit a local attraction such as Blyde Canyon, Snake Park, a Cheetah Santuary. If volunteers wish to visit Kruger Park or Blyde Canyon this can be arranged.
icon_required Required Travel and Medical Insurance