Volunteer with monkeys and baboons in South Africa
Oyster Worldwide (4)
Acting as surrogate parents to orphaned baby monkeys and baboons, volunteers help to raise the primates, guiding their journey back to the wild. Located in rural Africa, the rehabilitation centre cares for many orphans throughout the year.
- animal interaction
- animal rehabilitation
- habitat restoration/management
Weekly cost (approx USD):
Direct benefits you gain:
- cultural integration
- remote scenic location
Noteworthy conservation points:
- development goals (supporting local community)
- ethical rehabilitation centre/practices
Shared accommodation within the centre.
When does the project run?
Throughout the year.
accommodation included, food included, electricity, local shops, refillable drinking water, shower (hot), wifi
How long can I stay?
10 days - 12 weeks.
- general level of fitness is required
- participants must be 17+.
Details of the day-to-day life on the project:
10 days costs $1301, 3 weeks costs $1661 and each additional week costs $360.
For volunteers looking to stay for 12 weeks, there is currently an offer for 12 weeks for the price of 8 for departures between September 2019 and February 2020.
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