Shamwari Field Guide Training Program is open for bookings!

Welcome to our Shamwari Field Guide Training Program! Volunteer World International are proud to offer aspiring field guides the opportunity of a life time to gain their FGASA endorsed guiding qualification at world famous Shamwari Private Game Reserve! The new field guide training program is custom developed to provide aspiring guides with a comprehensive skillset so […]

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Ebola – to volunteer in South Africa or not?

Africa – the world’s 2nd largest continent and at 30 million square kilometers, comfortably large enough to fit the whole of the United States inside of it 3 times over! The recent outbreak of Ebola has been highly publicised throughout this year across all forms of media – be it electronic or printed, you are […]

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Its baby season at the Vervet Monkey Foundation!

Baby season starts anytime from October / November and represents a great opportunity for those that really want to gain experience nurturing little orphans, consoling them after their loss , teaching them to drink from a milk bottle and slowly getting  them use to the outside world and for those that can volunteer for longer […]

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Kariega Big 5 Conservation Volunteer Program – July

Kariega Conservation Volunteer Programme: July 2014 Newsletter Where did July go to?! Apologies about our July newsletter being a bit late, but this month was truly a busy volunteering month. Below is what our July volunteers got up to. Happy reading! Research Projects Lions prey study The Kariega Conservation Volunteers have concluded that our lions […]

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Kariega Big 5 Conservation Volunteer Program – April

Kariega Conservation Volunteer Programme April 2014 Newsletter April has come and gone so fast – most probably because we were so busy working hard and having fun. The last two weeks of April, the Sunshine Coast of the Eastern Cape were blessed with some greatly needed rain. Most mud wallows are now small ponds and […]

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Kariega Big 5 Conservation Volunteer Program – March

Kariega Conservation Volunteer Programme March 2014 Blog Update! The month of March is still marked in the Eastern Cape with balmy weather and lovely hot days.  The days are however becoming shorter and the nights cooler and we can tell that winter is slowly creeping up on us.  The Kariega volunteers have been very busy […]

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Canned Hunting and the Pet-a-Cub Experience

Pet-A-Cub Programs – Don’t believe the hype and ‘know before you go’. Walking with predator volunteer experiences – valuable conservation or not? A contentious issue in South Africa. Within South Africa, the opportunity to walk with and get up to close to predators such as lions and tigers is a hugely lucrative opportunity for organisations […]

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