Wildlife Research & Conservation

” In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous!”
-aristotle

Educate. Act. Empower.

​This adventure focuses on ethical research, positive human-wildlife coexistence, and the protection of natural ecosystems. Based the Western Cape of South Africa, you will be part of a program that protects wildlife and ecosystems as well as educates the global community on positive changes that can be made for the sustainability of free-roaming wildlife.

Here are 5 reasons why you should get into the Land Rover with us:

1. Best of both worlds
You will be staying in Mosselbay, a small seaside town with restaurants, beaches and cafes, facing the ocean.
You will be able to watch dolphins dancing in the waves and experience gentle giants, feeble antelope and lazy lions in the fynbos.

2. Be a rhino warrior
You will be supporting protection of these grey unicorns by monitoring them during your time on the reserve

3. Live the wild
Every day is a day in the wild, observing all wildlife, small and big.

4. Explore
On weekends, head off to adventures along the Gardenroute from horse back riding, to whale watching, to searching for the elusive Knysna forest elephant, to enjoying the vibrant life in Plettenbergbay or being a hippie for a day in Wilderness.

5. Do good
With your participation you are supporting this project and you are ensuring its continuity.

What is your adventure all about?

This Wildlife Research & Conservation Program involves various initiatives and projects within the game reserve.
You will assist in all current reserve needs, tied to the program and you will help with the daily operations.
You will be working alongside the researchers and helping with data collection, project development and data entry.
You will also get trained in some bush basics such as survival, track and sign, reading animal behavior and approach methods.
Several days a week you will walk on foot as the team will need to access remote areas through hiking trails and animal pathways.

Meet the team & have a smile

Prices: 1099.- € for fourteen days, 2099.-€ for a month stay.
(One week is possible upon request)
Package includes: transfers (to and from the airport (GRJ) & to and from the reserve), breakfast, lunch (monday-friday), conservation fees, daily access to game reserve, 24/7 emergency standby team, guided research and management activities, all training and training material, nkonzo wildlife textbook, housekeeping, shared accommodation (single room upon request), free wifi
Package does not include: flights, all dinners (fully equipped self-catering kitchen available and restaurants in the area), souvenirs, drinks, weekend activities, flights, visa (if applicable), laundry, anything not stated

For more information, please contact us via contact form or bootsonthegroundnpc@gmail.com
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