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Sarah does Soweto Orphanage in South Africa

Sarah does Soweto Orphanage in South Africa

Date:Saturday, 29 September 2018

Boarding the plane was the most nerve racking thing I have ever done. I was by myself at only 19 and about to leave New Zealand for the first time! But I was also the most excited I had ever been in my life for the very same reasons.
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Help Save Pangolins at the Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary

Help Save Pangolins at the Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary

Date:Monday, 10 September 2018

Pangolins – the world’s most poached animals whose scales, bizarrely, are highly revered. Critically endangered, pangolin population numbers have declined by 90% over the past 21 years. ...

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 ...

International Working Holidays Shortlisted in the Global Youth Travel Awards!

International Working Holidays Shortlisted in the Global Youth Travel Awards!

Date:Thursday, 21 September 2017

We are incredibly excited to announce that we are finalists for the Global Youth Travel Awards, in the ‘Best Youth Travel Agent’ Category.
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International Working Holidays Reviews

International Working Holidays Reviews

Date:Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Here is what a few kiwis say about us ...

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. ...

Press Release African Wildlife Vet Course Big Hit With NZ Students

Press Release African Wildlife Vet Course Big Hit With NZ Students

Date:Friday, 26 May 2017

A unique African wildlife vet course is proving a big hit with New Zealanders looking to get ahead in becoming a vet or vet nurse according to Vicki Kenny, the founder of International Working Holidays (IWH), the specialist overseas employment ...

How does Volunteering with us help the Rhinos in South Africa?

Date:Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Africa Volunteer Adventures' mission is to create awareness, and to work with projects who track privately owned rhinos and discourage poachers from entering the reserves. The more activity on the reserve, the better. Every day that the volunteers ...

South Africa 2015 – Welgevonden Game Reserve

South Africa 2015 – 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 ...

Why You Just Need To Do The Kruger Tour

Why You Just Need To Do The Kruger Tour

Date:Wednesday, 22 February 2017

For the girls who were brave enough we signed up to do the big swing. A 70 meter drop into a gorge backwards and then into a giant swing. My legs shook and knees buckled as we were told to lean back. I somehow managed to get on the lap of the girl ...

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... ...

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. ...

Rapid Response Team Work - Namibia Wildlife Project

Rapid Response Team Work - Namibia Wildlife Project

Date:Wednesday, 5 October 2016

The Rapid Response Team at the Wildlife Sanctuary we send volunteers to in Namibia had an interesting September! If you love leopards then you need to see what happened. ...

Mother shot - baby saved at Wildlife Sanctuary

Mother shot - baby saved at Wildlife Sanctuary

Date:Wednesday, 5 October 2016

We say a huge hello to a tiny baboon baby. Found clinging to his mother’s dead body, having survived the horrific ordeal of her shooting, this wee bundle, estimated to be just two weeks old, was quickly delivered into the hands of the Wildlife ...

Saving Hope the Abused Baboon

Saving Hope the Abused Baboon

Date:Wednesday, 5 October 2016

July this year saw a baboon beating all odds. Having survived months of abuse at the hands of humans – being forced to succumb to the inexplicable cruelty and wrath that humanity so tragically embodies at times, Hope came to the sanctuary, ...

25 Reasons Everyone Needs to Travel from IWH

25 Reasons Everyone Needs to Travel from IWH

Date:Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Whether you’ve got the travel bug or not, it’s imperative that you spend time overseas (more than once!) during your life. Yes, it can be expensive and yes, we all have commitments with work and family - but the fact is, if you never get out there ...

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