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A life changing experience for me

A life changing experience for me

Date:Wednesday, 13 February 2019

I have always been drawn to all sorts of wildlife but the fact the the Save the Lions conservation centre research was mainly based on lions really interested me. It’s not often that you get the opportunity to help raise lion cubs and see amazing ...

Are you confused about where to go for your next Overseas Adventure?

Are you confused about where to go for your next Overseas Adventure?

Date:Saturday, 9 February 2019

There are so many countries - so many options and so little time! Right! I can relate! But don't worry - I have some ideas for you to help your confusion on where to go next in the world - no matter what your passion or budget! ...

A Fitting Future | Namibia Wildlife Conservation

A Fitting Future | Namibia Wildlife Conservation

Date:Monday, 16 April 2018

Human-carnivore conflict is an inevitable occurrence in a country where man and wild strive to maintain a peaceful coexistence. One of the projects we work with in Namibia works on avid research producing the evidence required to facilitate amicable ...

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Date:Thursday, 26 October 2017

I always wanted to do a project with animals and I really wanted to help volunteer to protect them! Not many people get to say they experienced wildlife so hands on. I thought the work would be more full-on and hard, but it was so much fun! ...

Why Volunteering is Good For You!

Why Volunteering is Good For You!

Date:Sunday, 22 October 2017

Ever bought someone the best Christmas present, and Christmas day all you could think about was their face lighting up when they opened it? It feels good to give and it can have a huge effect on you. Research by the ‘United Health Group’ found that ...

Baby Serval rescued at Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Baby Serval rescued at Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Date:Monday, 21 August 2017

Our African Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre have rescued an orphaned baby serval. ...

Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary give new Cheetah cub a Maori name

Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary give new Cheetah cub a Maori name

Date:Friday, 4 August 2017

Our wildlife sanctuary in Namibia have welcomed a baby Cheetah - and given it a Kiwi name! ...

5 Things to Pack for Africa

5 Things to Pack for Africa

Date:Monday, 26 June 2017

We'll help you out with what to pack for your trip to Africa.

Here's the 5 most important things to take. ...

South Africa – Welgevonden Game Reserve

South Africa – Welgevonden Game Reserve

Date:Wednesday, 10 May 2017

What a trip. Looking back on it now I can truly say I had one of the best times of my life at Welgevonden in the winter of 2015.
The breath taking scenery, magnificent animals and fantastic people all are my highlights of the trip. ...

Liana's Trip of a Lifetime at Welgevonden!

Liana's Trip of a Lifetime at Welgevonden!

Date:Monday, 3 April 2017

While the idea of travelling across the globe to undertake a two-month volunteer experience in a country you know nothing about isn't everyone's cup of tea-there's always those adventurous-by-nature sorts who I want to talk to now, so as corny as ...

Olivia's African Dream

Olivia's African Dream

Date:Friday, 10 March 2017

This was my first time travelling alone overseas so far from home so, naturally, I had some reservations and safety concerns. I can’t tell you how much stress and pressure was removed by directing my trip through IWH! I was able to book 10 months ...

Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari

Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari

Date:Wednesday, 9 November 2016

When I first got to the South Africa Dream Horse Safari, I was super nervous. Such a new situation with so many new people!
So many questions and thoughts ran through my head. I did not quite know what to expect... ...

Proving this leopard does not kill livestock - Wildlife Sanctuary

Proving this leopard does not kill livestock - Wildlife Sanctuary

Date:Monday, 7 November 2016

Re-fitted with a GPS collar on 12 October, Lightning has not only become the most successful Wildlife Sanctuary release study, but she also holds the record for being the world’s longest monitored free roaming leopard - seven magnificent years!
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10 Things You Thought You Knew About Volunteering Abroad

10 Things You Thought You Knew About Volunteering Abroad

Date:Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Find out the most common misconceptions people tend to have when it comes to volunteer adventures. ...

Meet the IWH OE Advisor

Meet the IWH OE Advisor

Date:Friday, 17 June 2016

Hi I’m Shelby Cooper and I am now working for International Working Holidays (IWH) as an OE Advisor and I love it!
This is a job which I scored from participating in the programmes myself and love of making a positive difference in other people’s ...

Rhino Guardian Project Starts Leopard Conservation

Rhino Guardian Project Starts Leopard Conservation

Date:Thursday, 7 April 2016

Exciting updates from the Rhino Guardian Project - the team are introducing Leopard monitoring and tracking. ...

Welgevonden Big 5 - Hard to pronounce - Easy to love!

Welgevonden Big 5 - Hard to pronounce - Easy to love!

Date:Thursday, 19 November 2015

by Pip Myram, Assistant Volunteer Co-ordinator at Welgevonden Game Reserve.
Having been a volunteer myself in South Africa, I can remember what I wanted out of my time while volunteering: I expected to meet new people, ...

Blood Lions Up-Roar

Blood Lions Up-Roar

Date:Sunday, 25 October 2015

In recent months the social media frenzy on canned hunting has really ramped up. A few animal activists in South Africa started a group to help "save the lions" and mostly they play on internet viewer ignorance and use emotional images and ...

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