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Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme

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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
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

If there is a small quote which describes my stay in Askari that would be “Volunesia – The moment you forget you’re volunteering to help change lives, because it’s changing yours”. During my stay in Askari I learned a lot of things. Not only about...More

Thank KilianMH
Reviewed 28 November 2017

"Feeling like home is the best way to describe my stay at Askari. Askari, it’s been a pleasure to be part of your family. I will always remember all the experiences, the new knowledge and the people in Askari. I never experienced such a high...More

Thank Yvone G
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I went for a month to Pidwa Wilderness Reserve (the place of the Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme) last summer (August-September 2017) : it was truly the best experience of all my life. If you love nature and animals and want to contribute to simplest and...More

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Breakfast included
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US$63 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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