Volunteering in South Africa – Big 5 Wildlife Safari Adventure!

Volunteer in South Africa – Big 5 Wildlife Reserve

Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

For my GoEco experience, I volunteered on the Big 5 Wildlife Research and Conservation project in South Africa. For three weeks, I stayed on a private game reserve. I have never grown so much or learned as much as I did during such a concentrated period of time.


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Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Monkey cuddles all round!!!


Zimbabwe, Africa

I would love to talk about my experience volunteering in Zimbabwe with the Wildlife Orphanage. I had booked for a three months placement. I was met at the airport by the lady of the family, Nicky and was housed in a cute little brick cabin by myself as requested. It had a bed and a dresser which was enough. The bathrooms were about 50 feet away.

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Volunteering in South Africa – More than I Ever Expected . . .


Limpopo Province, South Africa

Volunteering in South Africa was the single most incredible experience of my life. I got to live in the bush, surrounded by incredible, exotic animals that I had only ever seen in movies, while having the adventure of a lifetime. I am a Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Bio sciences major, so I’ve had experience with animals, but this was everything I expected and more.

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Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation


Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

As the plane touched down in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, I could not have been more excited to start my time volunteering in zimbabwe with the Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation project. I was welcomed with open arms (and paws) and quickly settled into life at the project. Continue reading

Volunteering in Kenya at the Masai Mara Wildlife Reserve


Masai Mara, Kenya

Last October 2011, I spent two weeks volunteering in Kenya in the Masai Mara Big Cat, Wildlife Research & Conservation Project. What can I say about the project? … It was amazing!! Continue reading Marion’s post…

Volunteering in South Africa for Great White Shark Conservation

Volunteer in South Africa: Great White Shark Conservation

Gansbaai, South Africa

GoEco Volunteering in South Africa with Great White SharksMy adventure volunteering in South Africa at the Great White Shark Conservation project was a fantastic experience.  Being able to see these beautiful creatures “up close” was very exciting!

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Volunteering in Africa for Big Cat, Elephant, and Rhino Conservation

Volunteering in Africa for Big Cat, Elephant and Rhino Conservation

Zululand, South Africa

Volunteering in Africa at the Big Cat, Elephant, and Rhino Conservation project was a thrilling opportunity. In March 2012, I spent two weeks working on the project. Each volunteer is able to select which project they want to be involved with. Continue reading Jeff’s post…

My Experience Volunteering in Zimbabwe at the Wildlife Orphanage

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife OrphanagE

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

GoEco volunteer's story about ZimbabweGoing to africa was a lifelong dream of mine.  The experience was worth all the long flights and excruciatingly painful layovers in the world.  Upon arrival at my destination, I was greeted by 2 lion cubs at the orphanage.  There was a 5 month old male & a 20 month old female.  It was such a magical encounter.  Continue reading Winnie’s post

Volunteering in South Africa at the Teach and Surf Program in Cape Town

Volunteer in South Africa – Teach AND SURF in Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa

During my life I have visited some wonderful places where I have met a lot of amazing people. Each time I left I felt sad. But I have never felt as upset as I felt leaving Cape Town, the city where I spent the 16 best days of my life. I don’t exaggerate. At all.

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Weekly Update – 02.22.12: Volunteer in Cape Town at the Surf and Teach Program

VOLUNTEER IN South Africa – Surf and Teach Children in Cape TOWN

Upper Galilee, Israel

Every country in the world displays some diversity, but South Africa, from the hippos in Limpopo to the penguins on the Cape, is a world in and of itself. It befits its position at the southern tip of the planet’s most epic continent, with more types of awesome terrain than photographers can shake their zoom lens at. Continue reading this post…