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Game Ranger Course Volunteer, South Africa


South Africa: Grahamstown, Jeffreys Bay and 2 other cities

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks


2015 dates: 26 January 2015, 30 March 2015, 8 June 2015, 10 August 2015 & 12 October 2015.


-Minimum age: 16 years old.
-If you are travelling and are between the ages of 16-17 you must abide by the new South African immigration regulations. You can find more information here
-All training will be given on site, so no specific animal skills are required. You will need to be reasonably fit and be able to be out all day, as there is a lot of hard physical work involved.
-You should be flexible and willing to get involved and have a lot of fun!
-We welcome international volunteers, as long as they are eligible for a tourist visa.


  • English

Cost in US$:

388 per week, 200 deposit. The price in dollars can vary according to currency exchange rates.

Cost Includes:

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

Program Fees Include:

-Pre-departure information and advice
-Return airport transfers
-In-country assistance and support
-24 hour emergency contacts and support
-Induction, training and first aid
-Accommodation (volunteer or on-project residence)
-All meals provided during work days
-Sightseeing activities and weekly excursions
-Registration with FGASA
-Donation to the project

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Media
  • Wildlife

This Program is open to

Kiwi, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Other
  • Group living

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours