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Save Sibaya, South Africa


South Africa: Durban, Hluhluwe National Reserve, Johannesburg and 2 other cities

Program Duration

2-4 Week


Volunteers are welcome any time! Target dates: June 1-25 / Sept. 1-25


Interest in conservation is nice but not necessary. Much time will be spent outdoors and in communal settings, but there is plenty of time and space for solitude out by the Lake!


  • Afrikaans
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Flemish
  • French
  • German

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Written materials pre-departure
  • Registration fees
  • In-country staff support
  • Housing
  • Food

Program Fees Include:

Total cost is $1,800 per person for the 25 day program and includes the following:

- Transfer from Mbazwana or Sodwana Bay to Sibaya - possibility of airport pickup

- Accommodation at the base camp – tented or dorm depending on availability - approx. 21 nights

- All meals at the base camp - Cost does not include snacks, restaurant bills, and alcoholic beverages but we have a guest kitchen where you can prepare extra food.

- Program fees and local staff support

- Weekend trip to Mkhuze National Park, which includes safari, one night accommodation, and all meals

- Weekend trip to St. Lucia, which includes safari in Hlhuhluwe National Park, visit to a Cheetah Rehabilitation Center, one night accommodation in St. Lucia, boat safari, and a tour of the Zulu Cultural Village

- A place to relax and enjoy the beautiful landscape

- Time to explore Mabibi or 9 Mile beach

- Transfers to Sodwana Bay

- Sunset trip to Lake Sibaya

- An unforgettable experience!

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Biological Research
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Community Development
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Economic Development
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Organic Farming
  • Parks
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Science
  • Wildlife

Age Range


This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, Kiwi and Worldwide Participants.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Dormitory

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups

Application Process Involves

  • Other
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

7 days