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Noah's Ark Wildlife Centre


Namibia: Gobabis, Rural Areas, Windhoek

Program Duration

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


Training will be provided by staff at the project. A full introduction covering all aspects of working at this project is given to volunteers upon arrival. Volunteers are then allocated a supervisor, who will oversee the volunteers' daily work. A manual is given to each volunteer which will include details of responsibilities, policies and procedures of the farm, the organizational structure, code of conduct and clear guidelines of all aspects of working practices.

Noah's Ark is only accepting volunteers of 18-40 years. If you are over 40 years and had your heart set on a hands-on experience with wildlife, we would highly recommend the Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary, Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, Baboon Sanctuary or Vervet Monkey Sanctuary.


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Cost in US$:

Volunteer Contribution: 2 weeks: GB£945 / US$1595, 3 weeks: GB£1295 / US$2195, 4 weeks: GB£1595 / US$2695, Extra weeks: GB£345 / US$595 per week. Please Note: Volunteers receive a $100 discount when joining multiple Enkosini programs. Enkosini uses USD rates as standard due to currency fluctuations. GBP rates are indications of approx recent values. Currency convertor at

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 Noah's Ark
* Transfer between Windhoek and Noah's Ark
* Meals
* Activities at Noah's Ark
* 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 Noah's Ark., and pre/post project travel
* We do not have discounted rates for partial weeks

Credit Available




Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

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