South Africa - African Wildlife Ranch

Location: South Africa: George

Term: Throughout the year

Program Duration: 9-12 Weeks, 5-8 Weeks, 2-4 Weeks, 1-2 Weeks

Dates: Year Round

GoEco - Top Volunteer Organization

, Israel

Call Us

Phone: US: +1 646 240 4545 UK: +44 203 318 4004 AUS: +61 2 8014 9393 IL: +972 77 5527000

Fax: +972 153 77 5527000


The ranch is home to over 90 species of animals and reptiles and is one of the largest cheetah breeding centers in the world. The ranch is internationally recognized for its wildlife conservation efforts and is an institutional member for the World Association of Zoo’s & Aquaria (WAZA). The project aims to help wildlife conservation in South Africa while also educating the public about their efforts. Volunteers will gain hands-on experience working with wild animals and learn about the ranch’s educational programs. Some of your responsibilities may include cleaning animal enclosures, preparing food for cheetah and tiger cubs, and assisting with maintenance projects around the ranch.

Travel Types
  • Tours

18 years or older
Be at least 1,55m tall (if interacting with some adult cats)
Fit and healthy
Basic English

Intern Types
  • Zoology & Wildlife Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:

Contact Provider for Cost Details

Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

- Accommodations: Shared rooms in a luxurious volunteer lodge
- Food: Breakfast ingredients supplied at lodge and lunch and dinner on the Ranch, Monday to Friday.
- Airport Transfers: Transport to and from George Airport (domestic airport) on Mondays
- Orientation: Orientation provided upon arrival and includes a tour of the area and time for shopping. Orientation of the ranch and breeding centers is provided on the second day.
- Support: Comprehensive and professional pre-departure travel guidance, 24/7 GoEco emergency hotline, experienced local field team.

Credit Available


Volunteer Types
  • Wildlife
  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Conservation
  • Animal Welfare
Typical Volunteer
Volunteers with GoEco are united by their passion for travel and desire to help people. Our volunteers are from all over the world, representing a host of religions, cultures, and languages. Ultimately, GoEco volunteers are fun-loving, adventurous, and outgoing agents for change.
Age Range
This Program is open to

Worldwide Participant.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Guest House
  • Group living

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
Year Founded