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Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank davidhale74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Askari was my very first volunteer experience in another country and it has definitely set the bar high for the rest of my adventures. Katie, Ed, Phil, Gen and Robbie are all amazing human beings with a passion for what they do. I learned a...More

Thank Rachelle L
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Askari is a truly amazing volunteering project! Katie and Ed are very passionate about their work and put in a lot of effort to make this a great project. They always have time for your questions and are enthusiastically showing you the wonders of the...More

Thank Bianca v
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Askari is a genuine wilderness conservation programme which is run professionally and compassionately. Katie and Ed are doing a fantastic job running the programme for the Pidwa Reserve. Their knowledge is incredible and they share it with the volunteers with great enthusiasm. The volunteers are...More

Thank BeaArdee
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I spent 4 weeks at Askari and it was not enough, I needed more. I didn’t study anything related to wildlife conservation but I’ve always been interested in it so I decided to do this programme for 4 weeks. During my stay in SA I...More

Thank David M
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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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