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Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The days feel long, but the weeks go by way too fast. This coming from someone who couldn’t go to a friends house for a sleepover without getting homesick. I think I can safely say that I have never felt so comfortable away from home...More

Thank hannahbananasplit98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Askari was a dream come true. The early mornings were nothing in comparison to the joy I felt in making a difference. The satisfaction received when doing the smallest of tasks was unlike anything I’ve done before. All staff, Robbie, Katie were so helpful. I...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Askari really provided me with the basic knowledge of the South African bush. All of the staff were knowledgeable and approachable. My time spent here was extremely worthwhile and I would do it a million times more! Words really can’t describe how surreal this experience...More

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I volunteered with the Askari Wilderness Conservation programme from January to March 2018 and had an absolutely life changing experience. An environmental student, I had the opportunity to complete activities directly related to my field such as wildlife research and monitoring and herbivore sex/age ratios....More

Thank Mara V
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I can't say enough good things about Askari. I spent three months there, from January to April 2018 and had a fantastic experience. As someone that is passionate about ecology and restoration, this was the perfect volunteering experience for me. The program focuses on the...More

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Airport Transportation
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"This is a volunteer program, with shared accommodation in a roomy house in a beautiful garden setting."
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"Being a hardened Irish girl I was fairly confident they don't know the meaning of 'cold' in SA..."
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"look forward to sharing bathrooms with adorable little frogs! Each room is fantastic."
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"All the rooms are great, and the beds are so comfortable!"
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