Boost your career with this fantastic wildlife veterinary training! Work hands-on with African icons of the savannah like lions, cheetahs, buffalo and many others.
South Africa is an amazing country, where you can do unbelievable things! With the Wildest Trail you have the opportunity to book several activities for when you won't be working. This can be arranged on your off-day or after your stay with the project. The Wildest Trail is committed to giving you your African experience of a life time!
Depending on your interest you can choose some of the following, but definitely not limited, activities:
The fee is an all-inclusive fee:
You can land in different airports due to VetZ at Wild's central location in South Africa, though Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport is easiest and recommended.
There are three options for accommodation:
Option 1 – The Barn: the ten bedroom farm stall is within walking distance to the main lodge. There is a fully functional kitchen, one bathroom and an extra bathroom facility at the camp site. 2 – 4 volunteers live in a room.
Option 2 - Private room ($18.00 per night extra): This option will give you a private room in our volunteer house. You will share the bathroom and kitchen with the other students.
Option 3 - Upgrade room ($55.00 per night extra): This option will give you a private with an ensuite bathroom, a television, air conditioning and floor heating. You will be sharing the kitchen with the other volunteers in the volunteer house.
Students are based on Zanchieta Wild Cat Rehab Facility, with fellow volunteers for the Big Cat Project:
Breakfast (self-help) – fruits, cereals, breads, spreads and eggs, and surprise daily.
Lunch – sandwiches/muffins, breads, spreads, salads and fruits.
Dinner – a hot meal will be served every night. These range from traditional BBQ, stews, casseroles and vegetables
Please advise us of special dietary requirements. We will try our best to cater for you, however you may have to buy some of your own items such as gluten free products. We will gladly drive you to town for specific groceries.