Essential Details

Discovering the Details


This section gives you all the details that are maybe slightly less exciting than reading about the projects you can get involved in, but that are important nonetheless - so don't skip this part! It does not contain any dreaded fine print and it should answer a lot of the questions you might have, such as how much it would cost to volunteer in Africa, how you get to your project and what you need to organise before you go.


Fundraising for a conservation placement

How much will it cost?

Find out the details of what volunteering at a conservation project costs, where the money goes and how you can finance your placement.

To do list

Things to organise

Travelling requires some organisation. This section tells you more about whether you will need to arrange a visa, and what to do about flights and transfers.

Feeling safe in Africa

Safety in Africa

Africa is an amazing place, but it does not always get the best press in terms of safety. Find out how we make your placement as safe as possible.

The inner workings of a conservation placement

How does a placement work?

This section gives you a bit more detail on just how joining a conservation placement works - from the booking process to who meets you in South Africa and how you learn the ropes at the projects.

Any questions

Still have questions?

If you have read all of the above and you are still not sure about something, you will probably find the answer in our FAQ section. Someone else is bound to have asked about the same thing!


You've read all the details and still can't find the information you are looking for? Just ask us! We are always happy to answer all your questions.