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South Africa

Vets-In-The-Wild Expedition

Take part in a field study program offered by Ecolife Expeditions in South Africa. The program is ideal for students from the fields of Veterinary and Wildlife Conservation....

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South Africa

Wildlife & Conservation Expedition

Ecolife Expeditions offers a wildlife and conservation expedition in South Africa. The program is open to students, who will be interacting with skilled experts during wildlife...

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Ecolife Expeditions Reviews

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    9

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    9

  • Program Administration

    9

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Community

    9

An incredible journey I'll never forget

My Journey to South Africa with Ecolife expeditions was truly something special and I will never forget my experience there. The hands-on experience and the skills I learnt put me ahead for the second year of my veterinary nursing diploma. I am working hard to return someday. I definitely recommend their program to anyone who wants to work with animals.

Program: Vets-In-The-Wild Expedition

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Academics

    8

  • Living Situation

    10

  • Cultural Immersion

    9

  • Program Administration

    10

  • Health & Safety

    9

  • Community

    10

A phenomenal experience

There is a lot of advice that I would give myself if I could. I would bring a zpack if possible. I would bring loads of tick repellant(I ended up getting a tick-born illness). The itinerary makes the trip seem more hard core than it is, which isn’t necessary a bad thing. I had an amazing group, with an amazing trip leader. It was incredibly educational and yet very relaxing(you know, when we didn’t have a rhino in camp). Learn some Africans. Just some basics will do.

Program: Wildlife & Conservation Expedition

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Academics

    7

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    8

  • Program Administration

    7

  • Health & Safety

    7

  • Community

    8

A great experience worth recommending

Doing the capture release was by far my favorite part. Immersing myself into the life of a wildlife veterinarian was the experience I was looking for and EcoLife did not disappoint.

I chose this program because it was highly recommended at my school and by many other people when I had done the research. Plus, it seemed to follow the goals I had in mind.

Camping. A lot of camping. But we did stay in a few bungalows here and there. Overall, the accommodations were nice for what we were doing! :)

Program: Vets-In-The-Wild Expedition

Overall Rating

10 / 10

  • Community

    6

  • Health & Safety

    10

  • Program Administration

    8

  • Cultural Immersion

    6

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Academics

    9

Amazing trip!

I loved this program! I got to meet amazing people and see the beauty of South Africa. The only issue I had with the program is that there were too many people in a group. This is only because it is hard for everyone to get ample experiences with each activity. Aside from that, this trip was perfect! I loved camping in the parks! If you have the chance to participate in this program do it!!

Program: Vets-In-The-Wild Expedition

Overall Rating

9 / 10

  • Academics

    7

  • Living Situation

    9

  • Cultural Immersion

    8

  • Program Administration

    7

  • Health & Safety

    8

  • Community

    8

One Amazing Adventure!

EcoLife was a great experience that I would recommend to anyone wanting to go to vet school, participate in conservation work, or just wants a new experience! The hands-on experience is some that you will not be able to get anywhere else and the people you meet are life long friends!

Program: Vets-In-The-Wild Expedition

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