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wildlife conservation in africa
a continent of riotous colour & cultural depth

For over 20 years, Frontier has been at the forefront of biodiversity research and tropical habitat and species conservation. Frontier projects are internationally acclaimed. The work of our volunteers has served to protect thousands of species and precious ecosystems and is currently contributing to ground-breaking work on climate change. As a volunteer in Africa, whether you’re on a gap year, taking a career break or volunteering abroad, you have the opportunity to make a real contribution to one of our award-winning wildlife conservation programs as you travel in Africa. Work within the local community saving endangered species and provide vital help with conservation on your gap year in Africa.

Take a look at our wildlife conservation programs, all suited to every kind of wildlife adventure in Africa you could possibly imagine:

Africa, Wildlife Conservation

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island with Frontier-Madagascar.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGF

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

An unforgettable teaching experience, a breathtaking trek through the prolific forests teeming with flora and fauna and scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in the world!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGA

South Africa Wildlife Conservation Volunteer

Provide a helping hand on an amazing private game reserve in South Africa, tending to the Big 5 and even helping care for rare Bengal tigers!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,395

  • Prices: from $1,395
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Project code: SWC

South Africa Wildlife Adventure

Help with essential conservation work in South Africa to preserve the “big 5” – lion, buffalo, elephant, leopard and rhino – and get involved in the running of a game reserve.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $2,545

  • Prices: from $2,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 4 week +
  • Project code: SAW

Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

Come to Namibia and work with a team at the cutting edge of their field dedicated to researching the human-wildlife conflict of the Namibian desert elephants.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,395

  • Prices: from $1,395
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Study
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: NDE

Namibia Wildlife Conservation & Sanctuary

Deep in the Namibian bush you have the rare opportunity to work with some of Africa’s most extraordinary creatures – hand-raise baboons, care for injured animals and track and monitor big cats.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $1,545

  • Prices: from $1,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: NCS

South Africa Game Ranger Internship

Home to Africa’s Big 5, this reserve is ideal for undertaking the fully accredited FGASA field guide training course and become a skilled natural guide in stunning South Africa.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $4,445

  • Prices: from $4,445
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 8 week +
  • Project code: SFP

Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Survey and monitor threatened species in this rich mosaic of untouched habitat on Mafia Island, and educate the local communities on environmentally friendly activities.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $295

  • Prices: from $295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Study
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: TZF

Zimbabwe Black Rhino & Elephant Conservation

Zimbabwe is one of the most underrated yet beautiful countries of Southern African. Find out for yourself on this spectacular conservation project!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $2,395

  • Prices: from $2,395
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: ZBR

South Africa Kruger Wildlife Sanctuary

Help care for South Africa’s cheeky indigenous primates and work towards their rehabilitation as you explore the breathtaking Rainbow Nation.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from $895

  • Prices: from $895
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: AnimalCare
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: SWS

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