Dolphin and whale research and coastal conservation, Knysna
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Dolphin and whale research and coastal conservation, Knysna


  • Animal Welfare
  • Conservation
  • Eco-tourism
  • Environment
  • Marine Conservation
  • Marketing

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks


This programme is available all year round, except from mid-December to mid-January. You should aim to get to the project on a Saturday, for orientation and training on the following Monday.

This Program is open to

Kiwi, Australian, Canadian, European and American Participants.

Cost in USD

467 per week - the price in dollars can vary according to currency exchange rates.

Program Includes:

•* Pre-departure support
* •Airport transfers from George Airport or from Cape Town International
•* Free return Baz bus ticket from Cape Town to Knysna
* •Assistance obtaining a local SIM card for your phone
•* 24 hour emergency contacts
* •In-country orientation and training
•* A coordinator that will help you on a daily basis
•* Work T-shirt(s)
•* Unlimited Wi-fi and computer access
•* Comfortable accommodation
•* All meals provided

Accommodation Options

  • Dormitory
  • Group living

Experience Required



* Minimum age: 16 years old. However, under 18s must have written consent from parents to attend the programme
* CRB Check required
* Genuine interest in animal welfare and wildlife conservation
* Hardworking, mature, motivated, and able to show initiative
* Good physical fitness
* Comfortable with being on the water for long periods of time
* Confident in speaking English

Application Procedures

  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview