Wild at Heart

Volunteer in South Africa

Experience the thrill of close encounters with elephants, lions, cheetahs and rhinos while working on conservation projects in the South African savannah.

Work in a private game reserve in the greater Kruger National Park, and refine your fieldwork skills with invaluable wildlife and animal volunteering and internship opportunities in a country defined by its vibrant diversity, unique habitats, and friendly people.

Critical science

Critical science

You'll contribute to vital conservation research targeted at protecting the earth's most valuable ecosystems.
Ethical engagement

Ethical engagement

Using the UN's SDGs as a framework, we've made a commitment to positive, constructive and sustainable impact.
Beautiful adventures

Beautiful adventures

You'll spend your days exploring some of the world's most breathtaking, exhilarating and remote wildernesses.

Get an exclusive offer on conservation programs!

Book by 31 May 2022



New and Exclusive: GVI Experiences

A locally curated selection of extra activities are now included across our programs.

Learn to make a potjiekos

Develop your wildlife photography skills

Discover the medicinal uses of indigenous plants

Master basic bush survival skills

Watch a magical sunset at a watering hole

Enjoy a night sky safari

Walk through a prehistoric cycad forest

Sleep in the open bushveld