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Saving Cross River Gorillas and Chimpanzees

Program Duration

1-2 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 3-6 Months


Throughout the Year

Travel Types

  • Backpacking
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Climbing
  • Eco Tours
  • Ecology
  • Homestay
  • Mountaineering
  • Nature Tours
  • Off Road Driving
  • Photography
  • Rainforest Tours
  • Safari
  • Trekking


Expedition Members must be highly motivated and physically fit as the environment is very demanding. Some trekking and climbing experience would be an advantage. The local climate is hot and humid; temperatures are ranging from 25-40°C. It is important that expedition members can work as a team and assist the local staff in the daily tasks.


  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

  • Emergency evacuation services
  • Excursions
  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Registration fees
  • Travel while in host country
  • Written materials abroad
  • Written materials pre-departure

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts
  • Biological Research
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Conservation
  • Drama
  • Eco-tourism
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Microfinance
  • Tourism
  • Tree Planting
  • Wildlife
  • Youth

Typical Volunteer

Any person may volunteer with ACF as long as they are over 16 years old. The majority of our participants are 18-35 years old, but we welcome anyone who wishes to join us and make a difference.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Guest House
  • Home-stays
  • Other

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work

in Groups of 2-12

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

2 weeks

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network