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Africa Wildlife Adventure
Volunteer in Mozambique on the Marine Research Project and help with hands-on Whale Shark research, coral reef monitoring, Whale monitoring and Manta Ray and turtle identification, in one of Africa’s best scuba diving and beach destinations. You will then travel to the beautiful Kingdom of Eswatini, with a few days to explore before departing on a 5-day tour of the world-famous Kruger National Park, in search of the “big 5”.
Following your safari, you will return to Eswatini for 3 weeks of volunteering on our Savanna Conservation project in the country’s northeast. Here you will help to conduct ecological research relevant to savanna ecosystems throughout southern Africa, including monitoring bats, birds, reptiles, ungulates, rodents, small predators and vegetation.
Accommodation & Meals
During your stay, you will be accommodated in a variety of lodges as you tour Southern Africa, but your home base will be the award-winning Lidwala Lodge in Ezulwini Valley. Three meals a day will also be provided, some on a self-serve basis and others cooked for you.
Project Start Dates
The start date for this project is the first Monday of the month throughout the year, with the exception of November & December when the project is closed.
Included in the cost
● Comprehensive 24 hours, 7 days a week support from
All Out Africa
● Volunteer projects specifically designed to enable you
to make an active contribution During your stay,
● Support of volunteer project coordinators who are
experts in their fields which ensure the volunteer experience is valuable
● Comprehensive orientation to the country, its culture
and your role As a volunteer, upon arrival
● All food and accommodation throughout your stay
● Tour guide for the duration of your tours
Where Your Project Fee Goes
By signing up with us you are donating your time and skills to work directly with communities in need through a structured project. There are many benefits of volunteering with an organization like ours. Sometimes it is hard to find projects to support in a foreign country that are safe, worthwhile and reputable. When you sign-up for one of our projects for 2 or 12-weeks, you become part of a bigger, sustainable plan that our team of qualified staff has carefully crafted. You will also receive travel and visa support, orientation, a safe place to stay, logistical support, in addition to clear expectations of the work you will do. This is why we charge a fee for volunteering or interning abroad.
Your project fee goes towards a company you can trust, an experience that is worthwhile and an opportunity that will make a positive and sustainable impact on the community you have chosen to serve.
Not Included in the Fee
8 Local transport fares to your projects
8 Medical/Travel Insurance
8 All Flights & Visas
There are 3 distinct parts to this travel experience each with its own interesting flavor. In Mozambique, your role will be to collect important data and conduct activities to support research and Conservation efforts of the marine life in the area. You will join other volunteers on the project to collect the data via beach walks, boat surveys, snorkeling and scuba dive off the coastline of Tofo in Mozambique. You can expect an excellent diving, snorkeling and beach experience whilst gaining first hand Marine Research skills and contributing to a worthwhile project.
In Kruger, you will be joining a camping safari holiday. Here your days will be spent on game drives searching for the incredibly diverse wildlife that this world-renowned national park has to offer while at night you will be camped out under the African stars, sitting around a crackling campfire listening to tales of the African bush. While In Kruger, your guide will teach you about the animals and plants of the African savanna and how important it is to protect this fragile Eco-system.
* Please note that the activities listed above are based on availability and may vary by season. These are samples of activities that are volunteers are likely to participate in.
Day in the life of a volunteer
7:00 Wake up to see the sunshine, jump in a hot shower and get
yourself started for the day with breakfast!
8:00 Travel to your placement and get ready to begin your day.
8:30 Participate in your volunteer project assisting with fun
12:00 Time to eat the packed lunch you made that morning!
12:30 Begin your afternoon’s work with a full stomach
15:00 Return back to your accommodation and share your day’s
adventures with other volunteers, maybe even a quick swim
18:30 Enjoy a delicious evening meal and relax……
Itinerary for your experience
Day 1-2 Fly into Inhambane, Mozambique via Johannesburg South Africa or Maputo Mozambique. At the airport in Inhambane you will be welcomed by an All Out Africa staff member who will accompany you to your accommodation in the beach village of Tofo. The second day begins with an informative presentation that will brief you on all you need to know about your volunteer experience in Mozambique.
Day 3-7 PADI Dive Course All dives and dive courses are dependent on weather and ocean conditions. In most cases it takes 4 – 5-day to get your PADI scuba course completed – then you are ready to go!
Day 8-26 Project Activities Begin your Marine Research Project!
Day 27-30 Ezulwini Valley, Kingdom of Eswatini You and the rest of your volunteer group will travel by private bus from Mozambique to Eswatini where you’ll spend 3 full days. You will be accommodated at a backpacker lodge in the Ezulwini Valley (the valley of heaven).
Day 31-35 Conservation tour, Kruger National Park, South Africa From Eswatini you’ll then venture on an exciting 5-day camping safari into the heart of the world-famous Kruger Park, including 4 nights camping in the park and unlimited game drives exploring the vast wilderness with of one of our wildlife guides.
Day 35 you will depart Kruger and return to Eswatini.
Day 36-56 You will be transported to the Savanna Research camp in Mbuluzi Game Reserve. Led by the resident field ecologists, you will visit some of the region’s most exciting wildlife areas to assist with a range of data collection and monitoring activities.
Day 57 Sadly all great adventures must come to an end and on your final day you will leave Mbuluzi Reserve in Eswatini and transfer by road to Johannesburg to catch your flight.
Airport transfer is included and provided by All Out Africa on the designated departure day, otherwise, early departures are responsible for their own transportation.
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