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Living with Lions, North West Province


South Africa: Johannesburg, Pretoria

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks


This program is available all year round. The day of departure is on a Sunday and arrival is on a Monday.


-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.
-Genuine care and consideration for the well-being of the animals at the project
-You are a citizen of a country that is eligible for a visa to enter South Africa


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Cost in US$:

From 475 per week. Deposit: 150. 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
-Welcome pack, including an international plug, work gloves and some other gifts
-Accommodation: comfortable cabins, provided with electricity
-All meals provided
-In-country assistance and support
-24/7 emergency contacts
-Horse-back safari
-Walking with Elephants experience
-Options of other additional excursions, see "project life" for further details

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Tree Planting

This Program is open to

Kiwi, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Letters of Reference
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

48 hours