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Seal Rehabilitation and Environmental Education

Project name:

Seal Rescue Ireland (2)

Project purpose:

Seal Rehabilitation and Environmental Education

Project activities:

  • animal rehabilitation

  • environmental education

  • community awareness




average rating is 5 out of 5, based on 1 votes, Ratings


Weekly cost (approx USD):



Direct benefits you gain:

  • marine mammal rehabilitation experience

  • environmental education

Noteworthy conservation points:

  • ethical rehabilitation centre/practices

  • actively educating about environmental issues

Wild Sun Rescue Center


Participants in the program must be at least 16 years of age to participate

When does the project run?


local shops, nearby medical facilities, refillable drinking water, western toilet, wifi

How long can I stay?


  • Participants in the program must be at least 16 years of age to participate

Details of the day-to-day life on the project:

This short term programme (2 days to 4 weeks) gives volunteers the opportunity to work alongside our animal care staff and take part in our exciting marine mammal rehabilitation work. This programme will enable you to work closely with the seal pups while learning and participating in activities such as feeding, providing medical care, monitoring progress, keeping records, hygiene protocols and other important aspects of caring for rehabilitation animals. This is a part time programme that runs daily for 3 hours from 10am to 1pm. You get to choose the number of days you want to participate in during your experience. Accommodation is not provided by SRI however we can recommend a list of local hotels, hostels and B&Bs. 

Reviews & ratings



19 Dec 2021

An amazing project with amazing staff

average rating is 5 out of 5

I work as a travel agent, bringing volunteers to DAKTARI and other projects around the world. After helping a lot of volunteers fulfill their dreams of coming to South Africa, I managed to arrange 2 weeks to spend at the project. What a wonderful time I had starting with the staff who are so friendly and polite, the animals being taken care of as if they were family and the amazing food that was prepared catering to each of the volunteers individual needs. I can only say that if you are looking for an unique and quality experience involving a well thought out educational program and the preservation of native animal species, this is the one for you.


Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage



19 Dec 2021

great experience

average rating is 4 out of 5

i had an enjoyable stay here in DAKTARI. be surrounded by wild animals is a chance and i also loved the teaching part of my stay


Daktari Bush School & Wildlife Orphanage

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