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

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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 »

Volunteering in South Africa at the Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park

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Volunteer in South Africa – Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park Port Elizabeth, South Africa Volunteering in South Africa at the Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park is one of the best decisions I have ever made. I honestly did not know exactly what to expect, I knew I would be spending lots of time with animals, which was my primary reason ... Read More »

I Loved Every Second – Volunteering in South Africa at the Tiger, Lion & Wildlife Park

Volunteer in South Africa – Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park Port Elizabeth, South Africa I had the extraordinary experience of volunteering in South Africa at the Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park through GoEco last. Not only was this experience amazing, but it was eye opening and changed me as a person. 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 South Africa at the Tiger, Lion, and Wildlife Park

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Volunteer in South Africa – Tiger, Lion, and Wildlife Park Port Elizabeth, South Africa My name is Gabriella and I volunteered at the Tiger, Lion, and Wildlife Park in Port Elizabeth, South Africa for 5 weeks. It has always been my dream to work with lions and tigers and I finally fulfilled it. My jaw dropped when I was taken ... 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 »

My Welcome Home Party

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South African Tiger and Lion Park Port Elizabeth, South Africa I volunteered for two months in the South African Lion Park just outside Port Elizabeth in March, 2011. The park specializes in the rehabilitation and breeding of different endangered wildlife species. The park focuses most of its efforts on expanding the White Lion population. White lions are now extinct from ... Read More »