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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! ...

I’d always wanted to travel to Africa - Namibia Medical Clinic

I’d always wanted to travel to Africa - Namibia Medical Clinic

Date:Friday, 25 January 2019

So I searched through lots of volunteering sites, and found International Working Holidays had a programme called “volunteering over 40”, which sounds ideal. And they had a programme that involved volunteering at a Medical clinic for San people.
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5 Reasons You Should Do a Volunteer Project.

5 Reasons You Should Do a Volunteer Project.

Date:Friday, 26 October 2018

There are so many good reasons to do a volunteer project overseas, here's our top 5! ...

Tess travels solo to Bali

Tess travels solo to Bali

Date:Tuesday, 2 October 2018

I learned that travelling solo was actually a lot of fun - you put yourself out there more and I met so many wonderful people from all over the world! I can’t wait to try travelling solo again!
I went over with very little expectations and had an ...

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. ...

Finding Your Perfect Overseas Experience!

Finding Your Perfect Overseas Experience!

Date:Sunday, 22 July 2018


With so many experiences on offer, it can be overwhelming trying to figure out exactly what you want to do. We want you to get the most out of your trip away, so here are some top tips and things to think about, before you start booking an Overseas ...

No Laughing Matter | Hyenas in South Africa

No Laughing Matter | Hyenas in South Africa

Date:Monday, 16 April 2018

Monday, 12th March, had the research team at one of our South African projects, rapidly responding to a call concerning one of Namibia’s “laughing” residents. This time it wasn’t a leopard taking centre stage, but a hyena. ...

What you should know about the Wild Mustang Rescue Centre

What you should know about the Wild Mustang Rescue Centre

Date:Tuesday, 6 February 2018

In 2017 I was lucky enough to visit the Wild Mustang Rescue Project in Florida, USA. It was incredible to see for myself the difference being made to the lives of these horses. ...

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 ...

Why You Should Choose International Working Holidays for your Overseas Experience

Why You Should Choose International Working Holidays for your Overseas Experience

Date:Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Booking an overseas experience can be a complicated process, not with us! We make sure you are supported through the whole process and get the right experience for you. ...

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! ...

Press Release: Volunteerism  – A Big OE With a Conscience

Press Release: Volunteerism – A Big OE With a Conscience

Date:Sunday, 30 July 2017

Press Release: IWH's most recent program gives Kiwi's the opportunity to volunteer in Nepal teaching monks English. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Hannah's Panda Adventure in China

Hannah's Panda Adventure in China

Date:Wednesday, 8 March 2017

My panda, a 17year old female called Le Shen (meaning life happiness) was the most gorgeous creature, who was shy at first, but once she realised that I was the one to bring her panda cake and apples every day, she and I were inseparable. ...

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. ...

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