Living with Cheetahs More Info -

Living with Cheetahs More Info

Volunteers will stay at one of our chalets with several rooms that accommodate 2-4 volunteers each with communal bathrooms. Each chalet is equipped with a full kitchen, pool, patio and braai area for socializing.
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 – Friday
7:00AM – 8:00AM: Breakfast
10:00AM – 12:00PM: Morning activity; including, preparing food and feeding the cheetahs, tour of the facility, feeding other animals (wild dog, vultures etc.), cheetah run and more!
12:30PM – 2:00PM: Lunch
2:00PM – 4:00PM: Afternoon activity; including, farm maintenance, mountain hikes and additional animal related tasks.
5:00PM – Late: Dinner and evening activity including; game drives, trivia nights and a braai each weekend.

Saturday: Volunteers are given this day to participate in any local excursions they choose.

Sunday: Volunteers are given this day off to enjoy the pool and relax by the accommodation.

*Schedule is subject to change.

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 is a curio shop on site or they can be picked up in town.
Each week volunteers will have the opportunity to participate in excursions. Program leaders will be happy to assist in organizing any of the below excursions:

  • Adventures with Elephants
  • Bambelela Wildlife Care
  • Zebula Golf Estate & Spa
  • Waterberg Zipline Adventures

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
  • VSA Crew T-Shirt
  • Generous Program Donation
  • In Country 24 Hours Emergency Support
  • Laundry (1bag/week)
  • WIFI (1 GB/week)
  • Fun and Rewarding Lifetime Experience

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

Arrival Airport: O. R. Tambo Johannesburg Airport
Arrival Time: Anytime before 11:00AM Monday morning
Volunteers who arrive after 11:00AM will need to arrange a special transfer for an additional $250US.
Departure Airport: O. R. Tambo Johannesburg Airport
Departure Time: Anytime on Monday