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C.A.R.E. Baboon Sanctuary


South Africa: Limpopo, Phalaborwa

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks


Training will be given in all aspects of animal care for this project. During your stay you will learn a huge amount about the baboons, as well as about the African bush in general.

Volunteers must be 16+ years of age in order to join this program.


  • English

Cost in US$:

Volunteer Contribution: 2 weeks: GBP 595 / USD 995, 3 weeks: GBP 695 / USD 1195, 4 weeks: GBP 795 / USD 1395, Extra weeks: GBP 175 / USD 295 per week. Volunteers receive USD 100 discount when joining multiple Enkosini programs.

Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Food
  • Housing

Program Fees Include:

* Pre-departure support: You will have a staff member available to support you throughout your time preparing to go abroad. In addition, you will be provided with a detailed pre-departure email with information you need regarding your travel, preparation and destination.
* Accommodation at C.A.R.E.
* Transfer between Phalaborwa and C.A.R.E.
* Meals
* Activities at the sanctuary
* Project donation
* Reference letter and/or compliance with your college or university for course credit (upon request)

Not Included:
* Airfare
* Travel/medical Insurance
* Vaccinations
* Pocket money for personal purchases, excursions away from C.A.R.E., and pre/post project travel
* We do not have discounted rates for partial weeks

Credit Available




Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Health Care
  • Nursing
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

15-30 minutes