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Veterinary Internship in South Africa

Program Duration

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


Spring, Fall


You can take part in this programme from 2 – 12 weeks from March – November. 2016 dates are between March 7th and November 21st.

Travel Types

  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology

Intern Types

  • Animal Sciences
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences


  • English

Cost in US$:

2 weeks costs £1216; each additional week costs £295 per week excluding flights.

Program Fees Include:

Before booking: Dedicated period of time on the phone or in person to discuss the project, answer any questions that you might have and find out more about you

- Pre-departure briefing
- Advice on visa requirements
- Help and advice from our UK office before departure and whilst away
- Pre-arranged veterinary internship in the Chintsa area with accommodation.
- Meet and greeted warmly at East London airport
- Transfer from the airport to the accommodation
- Accommodation in a shared volunteer house with bath and shower rooms, hot and cold water, and a washing machine
- Three meals per day
- Meal and drink vouchers for local restaurants and bars
- Free wi-fi
- Linen and bedding
- Oyster will prepare you thoroughly before you leave and support you while you are out there.
- ATOL financial protection (if Oyster books your flight)
- All project transport costs
- Return transfer to East London airport at the end of your stay
- Free access to InterHealth’s Travel Health Advice Service

On your return:

- Welcome home pack
- Certificate of Recognition (on request)
- References (on request)

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

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

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi and South African Participants.

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is

1 day from recepit of form to booking interview

Post Services Include

  • Re-Entry Debriefing at Home