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Volunteering in South Africa – Lions, Cheetahs and Caracals… Oh My!

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Volunteer in South Africa – Wild Cat Sanctuary Free State, South Africa My experience volunteering at the Wild Cat Sanctuary in South Africa was incredible. We woke up each morning to the sound of lions roaring and started off the day by bottle feeding a baby lion and serval. Volunteers helped out around the farm on a daily basis by ... Read More »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – A Love for Lions

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation in Antelope Park Antelope Park, Zimbabwe Ever since I was 3, when I watched the Lion King for the very first time, I knew that some day I would get the chance to get up close up and personal with the rulers of the Savannah – I’m talking about lions of course. Twenty years later, I ... Read More »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – A Day in the Life of a Volunteer

A GoEco volunteer helped fix and build fences

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe After extensive research, I decided to volunteer at the African Wildlife Orphanage. I was very excited to begin volunteering because I love animals and wanted to help them. I decided on the orphanage because of the diversity of animals living there and the volunteer work sounded interesting. After a very long ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – Incredible

Jack, the only zebra you can interact with

Volunteer in South Africa – Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa I recently volunteered at the Wildlife Sanctuary in Hartebeespoort, South Africa. I went in the middle of August, which resulted in beautiful, warm weather during the days and cooler weather at night. The volunteer work was to help the sanctuary by maintaining the animal enclosures.  We did this mostly by painting ... Read More »

Walking with Lions – Volunteering in Zimbabwe was the Experience of My Life

A GoEco volunteer visits Victoria Falls

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation & Conservation Project Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe I wanted to volunteer for a long time now, but I didn’t know what options were out there. When I started researching and found GoEco, I couldn’t have been happier. I was so inspired and excited to start my journey to make this happen. I originally wanted to ... Read More »

Full On! Volunteering in Zimbabwe at the African Wildlife Orphanage

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Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage Bulawayo, Zimbabwe As part of a six month travelling adventure with my partner Josh, we spent two weeks volunteering in Zimbabwe at the African Wildlife Orphanage which is located just outside Bulawayo. This orphanage has been owned and run by the very dedicated Wilson family for more than 40 years. Our time there ... Read More »

Volunteering in South Africa – A Wildlife Sanctuary Beyond My Wildest Dreams

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Volunteer in South Africa – The Wildlife Sanctuary Hartebeespoort, South Africa My name is Jens; I am 21 years old and from Germany. I volunteered at the Wildlife Sanctuary near to Johannesburg, for a period two weeks. It the first big journey I had taken on my own and besides volunteering in South Africa, I had also planned a three ... Read More »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation

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Volunteer 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. Read More »

Volunteering in Kenya – Masai Mara Wildlife Reserve

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Lion and Wildlife ConservatioN Volunteer Project Masai Mara, Kenya As I got off the plane, I knew I wasn’t in “Kansas” anymore…My weary eyes focused on the hoards of people clamoring to get to the front of the group. Each was holding a sign indicating a passenger’s name.  I didn’t see my name. Panic began to fill my empty stomach. Read More »

Volunteering with Lions in Zimbabwe

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Victoria Falls is an amazing town! People are smiling and friendly, wild animals wander freely in, the residence was beautiful, and the volunteers were awesome! Work with the lions is enjoyable, rewarding, and not too difficult.  In addition to volunteering with lions the volunteers also participate in education and ... Read More »