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Desert Elephant Conservation

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks


This programme has two start dates every month, please email for details.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering
  • Cultural Exploration


  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 1,150 (2 weeks)

Cost Includes:

  • Housing
  • Food
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • Written materials pre-departure

Program Fees Include:

What does the cost include?

- Programme fee - financing which goes back into the programme your are involved with; this includes funding for equipment, supplies, vehicles and foodstuffs etc
- Transfers to and from Swakopmund or Walvis Bay at the scheduled date and time
- Full board and lodging for the duration of your programme including laundry (exc. alcoholic and fizzy drinks)
- Practical instruction on building and maintenance techniques and wildlife identification as well as spoors, tracking and animal behaviour
- All programme-related transport and equipment required to do your work
- 24 hour support and guidance from the volunteer programme staff

The programme cost excludes:

- Transport by air or bus to Walvis Bay
- Transfers from Windhoek - these can be arranged for an additional surcharge of N$480
- Visas
- Any expenses prior to your programme start date
- Any personal items such as alcoholic drinks, snacks, additional food or souvenirs
- Personal medical and travel insurance, which must cover the entire duration of your programme and should include cover for repatriation, air evacuation and any activities you may undertake or plan to undertake
- Any additional trips outside the volunteer programme
- Telephone calls and internet

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Wildlife

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Other

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week