Wildlife Care Safari

A 14 day Expedition. Our hands-on, behind the scenes safari takes wildlife enthusiasts of all ages on an adventure, interacting with wildlife conservation experts and wildlife veterinarians in the wilderness areas where they are performing their day job. The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity to Animal, Wildlife and Nature lovers to learn, experience and participate in wildlife management and care interventions in Africa. In the words of Baba Dioum - "In the end we conserve only that which we love, We love only that which we understand, We understand only that which we are taught"


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Meet and learn from expert rangers, conservationists and wildlife veterinarians. This expedition forms the basis of understanding ecology and the economics that is fundamental to the management and conservation of wildlife. The Safari also goes to rural communities on a one-day visit where participants join an outreach project, supporting the wellbeing of their domestic stock and pets. Two to three days will be spent participating in actual wildlife darting and capture operations for the purpose of relocation, diagnostics or radio collar installing. A helicopter is used in this activity and participants will have the opportunity to fly with. A further objective is to provide an opportunity to learn and experience a different side of conservation that can broaden one’s outlook and personal development.

What is included

  • Accommodation and all meals in restaurants in lodges
  • Transportation for the duration of the program
  • Airport transfers as stated
  • Medicines and veterinary equipment donations
  • Permits and entry fees to conservation areas including Kruger National Park
  • Helicopter flights
  • Group activities
  • EXCLUDES - Air travel to and from South Africa


US$4 480per person sharing & US$500 single supplement

Scheduled departures for 2022

Code Date
WildCare 01 June 30 - July 13
WildCare 02 July 30 - August 12
WildCare 3 September 10 - 13

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Other ways to reach us

Prof Wouter van Hoven:
+27-82 557 3142
Suzanne van Hoven:
+27-82 770 9513

Mailing Address

457 Polaris Avenue
Waterkloof Ridge,