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Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary

Program Duration

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


Volunteers can arrive on any Monday or Thursday throughout the year.

Type of Programs

  • Community Service & Volunteering


  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 945 (2 weeks). We recommend a 4-week stay on this programme (USD 1,795).

Cost Includes:

  • Travel while in host country
  • Housing
  • Food
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • 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
- Transfers to and from Windhoek Hosea Kutako Airport to the project on a Monday or Thursday
- Full board and lodging for the duration of your programme including laundry (exc. any snacks, alcoholic or fizzy drinks from the bar)
- Three meals per day
- Full 24 hour support and training from your programme co-ordinators during your stay
- All programme-related transport and equipment required to do your work

The programme cost excludes:
- Flights to Windhoek
- Transfers from the airport on a non-transfer day (can be arranged for NAD 500)
- Visas fees - all volunteers must apply for a work permit at least 8 weeks prior to the project start date. The cost of a visa is currently around NAD 900 and this will be paid separately to your project fee
- 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

  • Animal Welfare
  • Business
  • Conservation
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

Typical Volunteer

We welcome volunteers with a passion and interest in wildlife and conservation and the ability to communicate suitably in English. You should be of reasonable mobility and fitness as there is some walking and foot-based tracking involved in the project.

Age Range

18 - 65

This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week