Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary Pty Ltd

South Africa

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Volunteering at the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary

The Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary's mission is to provide a self-sustaining African carnivore sanctuary for the purposes of wild species preservation through education, awareness and funding, especially pertaining to the rapid decline of large carnivores in Africa due to habitat loss, human-predator conflict, the illegal bush meat trade, unscrupulous hunting, disease and their illegal trade.

This ethical program offers volunteers the opportunity to experience the best that South Africa has to offer with its great mix of working with wildlife and conservation activities.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to make a real difference through this life changing project and perform work that will help maintain the habitat for the lions and other species in the greater reserve and sanctuary; also to help enrich the lives of the animals living in the sanctuary.

Location: The project is situated on a 1200 ha game farm which lies within the perimeters of the Dinokeng Big Five Reserve (18500 ha) situated in the Gauteng Province in Pretoria South Africa.

Duration: Minimum seven night stay - Maximum twenty-eight night stay (Extended stays available but not longer than three months)

Project Includes:

  • Return airport transfers

  • Accommodation in a bush location in a big five reserve

  • All meals

  • One excursion per week

  • Project Excludes:

  • Flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Visas

  • Requirements: Minimum age eighteen years and older


  • Meet the lion whisperer and see him interact with his furry friends as seen in the media and on his documentaries

  • Get the best of both world working up close to some of Africa's greatest predators at the sanctuary as well as in the big five reserve.

  • Meet people from around the world

  • A truly personal experience ensured by working in small groups

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