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Gap Year in South Africa

Volunteer Abroad & Gap Year in South Africa

Shumba Experience is a leading gap year volunteer specialist in wildlife conservation projects, marine research and veterinary projects abroad. Projects based across Southern Africa give you the chance to work as a conservation volunteer on game reserves, veterinary, community and wildlife projects.

As volunteers you'll be working directly with conservation professionals on location in South Africa, Botswana or Namibia. Stay as a short term volunteer for 2 weeks or experience as much as can with projects ranging up to 12 weeks or more!

  • Lion Research in South Africa

    Conservation Projects Abroad - Join Shumba Experience on an adventure of a lifetime. Choose from a wide variety of wildlife conservation projects, marine research or community projects in Southern Africa. Keep your eyes peeled for some exciting new animal conservation projects starting in 2012.

  • Wildlife Veterinary Project

    Veterinary Projects Abroad - Students looking to gain veterinary experience or work hands on with animals can find a range of veterinary projects in South Africa. Working alongside wildlife vets is ideal for volunteers studying or looking to study a veterinary, veterinary nursing or animal care course.

  • Conservation Volunteer Research in South Africa

    Volunteer Abroad - Experience life on a game reserve in South Africa by volunteering abroad with Shumba Experience. Choose to aid conservation of elephants, lion, rhino, cheetah, leopard and more. You can volunteer abroad from 2 weeks to 12 weeks or more in South Africa, Namibia or Botswana.

  • Gap Year Volunteering in South Africa

    Gap Year in South Africa - Shumba Experience have been running gap year projects for 6 years all over Southern Africa. Gap year volunteers can choose from a range of conservation projects, veterinary, wildlife volunteering and marine conservation volunteer projects.

  • Whale Conservation Research off the Coast of South Africa

    Short Term Volunteering - Don't have the time for long term volunteering? Then we have the perfect solution! You can join any of our projects for as short as 2 weeks and gain some valuable volunteering experience before deciding on a longer trip. Or why not try our range of Summer volunteering opportunites.

Choose a Destination

NamibiaSouth AfricaBotswana

Join Conservation, Marine and Veterinary Projects in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.

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