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


Volunteer in South Africa – Tiger, Lion and Wildlife Park

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

MeVolunteering 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 for volunteering, but I was nervous about going alone and what would happen once I arrived. But that nervousness quickly subsided the second I was picked up from the airport by two members of the park’s staff. Continue reading Aidan’s blog post

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. Continue reading Jenna’s blog post

Full On! Volunteering in Zimbabwe at the African Wildlife Orphanage


Volunteer in Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

African pythonAs 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 can best be described as exciting, interesting, fun and just plain full on! Continue reading Carly’s post

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

Volunteer in South Africa – The Wildlife Sanctuary

Hartebeespoort, South Africa

MeMy 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 week trip through South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana afterwards (I can only recommend this combination). I always wanted to visit the southern part of Africa and get close to animals on a deeper level than what is possible as a normal “Kruger Tourist.” I looked for an animal sanctuary near Johannesburg and found this wonderful place! Continue reading Jens’ post

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

Volunteer in South Africa – Tiger, Lion, and Wildlife Park

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Continue reading Gabriella's postMy 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 for a tour of the park and I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw all the magnificent animals. Continue reading Gabriella’s post

Volunteering in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation

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. Continue reading

Volunteering in Kenya – Masai Mara Wildlife Reserve

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.

Continue reading Stephanie’s experience in Kenya…

Volunteering with Lions in Zimbabwe

Volunteer in Zimbabwe – Lion Rehabilitation and Conservation

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A GoEco olunteer feeding lions in ZimbabweVictoria 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 research: continue reading Joan’s post…

My Welcome Home Party

South African Tiger and Lion Park

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Volunteer abroad with GoEcoI 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 nature and only exist in wildlife centers such as this. Continue reading Shimon’s post…