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Coastal & Biosphere Conservation in South Africa with IVHQ

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 5-8 Week, 9-12 Week, Alternative Spring Break


Second and fourth Monday of each month


  • English

Cost in US$:

From USD 615 for 2 weeks

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

Volunteers pay a registration fee of USD 279 which covers 24/7 support from IVHQ staff, program marketing costs, information pack, administration costs, travel costs to inspect programs and communication costs with volunteers.

They then pay a program fee, dependent on the duration of their volunteer program, which covers accommodation and meals during volunteer placement period, airport pick up, orientation, program supervision, In-country 24/7 volunteer support and In-country administration costs. Volunteers are responsible for their own flights, visas, travel insurance and vaccinations (where required).

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Archaeology
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Water Projects
  • Wildlife

Age Range

18 and over

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Irish, British, Asian, Worldwide and Kiwi Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Apartment/Flat
  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-4

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 week

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad