Karoo Gariep Wildlife Conservation

Non-profit organization

Experience the incredible adventure that this wildlife research and conservation project has to offer!



We look forward to welcoming you to Karoo Gariep Volunteer program,

By taking up this adventure you will enrich yourself with a huge knowledge of the wildlife that roams this land in day and night time.

Also get to know the culture of the people who lived and still live here.

Your contribution will make a difference by collecting data and monitoring a wide range of animals, plants and birds.

Volunteers are involved with all aspects of animal care, wildlife monitoring, wildlife research and release.

There are also additional activities that volunteers can be involved during their stay, as bird watching, bush walks, horse riding, stargazing, etching,...

Reserve clean-up, land rehabilitation, fence maintenance, painting and building renovation.





Volunteers are housed in our beautiful restored farm situated in our nature reserve, 

in single, double or family rooms.















All accommodation has an en-suite bathroom and aircon or celling fans

You will be provide with bed linen and towels.


A typical day / week at our Nature Reserve

( All activities / days descriptions are depending on weather conditions, animals research, release,.. and can always be change at any time )


8:00 Am - Breakfast


9:00 Am- Drive to collect the camera trap that are used at night for the observation of our nocturnal animals.

                 Back to the camp, analysing the data and start identification, location and census of the species.


12:00 Pm - Lunch is served at our restaurant

                    After your lunch you can decide to have a nap or relax around the swimming pool.


3:00 Pm - Afternoon drive around the nature reserve, game counts, placing and/or collecting camera traps  

in different parts of the reserve, fence patrol and help with the daily work.


7:00 Pm - Dinner, a sumptuous 3 courses meal is served at our restaurant.


8:30 Pm - Night drive, let's go for a drive and try to find and identify the amazing creature that are living here, enjoy the beautiful nature and look at our magical sky full of stars.



- One week stay :  650€


- Two weeks stay : 1185€


- Three weeks stay : 1680€


- One month stay : 2150€


For longer stay, please contact us

Price include accommodation, 3 meals per day, all activities, ...






         We will provide you with breakfast, lunch and dinner.

          All meals are included in the cost of your placement  and are served at our restaurant.

          Please let us know when booking if you have any special dietary requirements.