forest coastal conservation project
Terrestrial Surveying
September 19, 2016
Join our Ambassador Program Today!
October 20, 2016

Forest & Coastal Conservation

conservation volunteer opportunities

Join us today and enjoy our conservation experience covering the key topics of basic ecology and biodiversity; and contribute to a variety of forest and coastal conservation projects!

  • Immerse yourself in the unique forest and fynbos habitats of the famous Garden Route
  • Work along one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world
  • Gain hands on experience of a variety of scientific research methods
  • Increase your knowledge of fundamental scientific principles
  • Educate local children about the wonders of the natural world
  • Contribute to important conservation and research projects

More details...

Sunday Free Day Free Day
Monday Lecture/Forest Species Survey Workshop prep
Tuesday Lecture/Bird survey Alien eradication
Wednesday Conservation Education Workshop/Lecture Recycling Swop Shop
Thursday Lecture/Coastal survey Forest Species Survey
Friday Lecture/Alien eradication Cultural Activity
Saturday Excursion Excursion


The people were all really friendly, the landscape was breath-taking and the projects were all really interesting

Johanna Guth - Germany

  • All project operating costs, equipment, tools and resources
  • Return Bus Ticket from Cape Town or Johannesburg to Knysna
  • Pick up & drop off from arrival points (George airport or Knysna bus stop)
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Orientation & Training
  • Accommodation in our Volunteer House
  • 3 Meals a day
  • Project Related Transport
  • Project T-shirts
  • Dedicated coordinators to assist you daily
  • Project support and feedback sessions throughout your stay
  • Assistance with optional activities and tours
  • Assistance obtaining a local SIM Card for your phone
  • Additional cultural and outdoor activities on Friday afternoons (and some evenings)
  • Free, unlimited Wi-Fi and computer access in the Knysna volunteer house
  • Post-project involvement, and an exclusive return volunteer discount

Challenge Level: Comfortable

comfortable-1hand1You will have access to all amenities including running water, electricity. Most bankcards work at local banks (VISA, MasterCard, AMEX) and you will have access to the Internet. You will also find that you can purchase almost anything at local shops.

Recommended for those who enjoy having access to restaurants and shops as well as daily communication with friends and family at home.

These are some of the projects you will be involved in when you join this program.

You'll be in Knysna, South Africa


Knysna is one of the most beautiful parts of South Africa. Stunning views, impressive mountain passes, lush green forests and white sandy beaches.

Knysna really is paradise and it’s no surprise that it has been voted South Africa’s favorite holiday town on many occasions!


Programme Price

2 weeks $1,095
4 weeks $1,895
+1 week $450
2 weeks ₤745
4 weeks ₤1,285
+1 week ₤315

*Please contact us for pricing for stays of more than 8 weeks and group bookings.

Ever dreamed of volunteering in Africa?

Now you can!


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