Volunteer in Africa


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Volunteer in Africa Today

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Thinking about being a volunteer in Africa or a volunteer abroad? Amanzi Travel are the leading UK specialist in helping you live that dream. We are experts in tailor made itineraries that offer unique gap year experiences on this beautiful continent. 

Whether you are looking for a career break, post career break, gap year, or simply a holiday with a difference, Amanzi Travel will create your very own experience of a lifetime. We can help with wildlife conservationmedicalteaching, orphan care and sustainable community programmes. We offer great opportunities for you to join a course where you learn how to be a game ranger as well as a variety of exciting adventure overland trips - a great way to explore more of the African Continent. 

If you want to become a volunteer in Africa then you can get the ball rolling today by placing a deposit of £180. Not sure where in Africa you want to travel to? Don't worry, just take a look at our interactive map to the left and read through the areas we cover, until you find a place that suits you.

Being a Volunteer in Africa, could be the best thing you ever do! 

Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Conservation

Volunteer at one of our wildlife sanctuaries that offer a safe home to animals (especially big cats) in trouble or with ground breaking big cat research in Namibrand.


Community/Orphan Care

Community Care

Help to reshape the lives of orphans in Cape Town or on school feeding programmes, offering one good meal a day to children who would otherwise not have one.


Teaching/Sports Coaching


Help to Teach underprivileged but very enthusiastic children at nursery, primary and secondary schools throughout Africa as well as valuable sport coaching initiatives in schools.


Medical/HIV Education


Work with medical staff at the remote Namibia Bushman Medical Clinic or at the Livingstone Clinics and with the Home Based Care Group based by the world famous Victoria Falls.


Safari Courses


Join a one month trail guides or a one year field guides course in and around the Kruger National Park or develop and hone your photography skills in the African bush.




Embark on one of our overland trips from 2 – 56 days where you experience all the adventure that Africa has to offer - a cost effective way to get around the African continent.


Why Amanzi Travel?

'My experience with Amanzi Travel was excellent throughout the entire process. The website was informative and easy to navigate. The staff were very helpful and prompt in answering my questions while I was deciding which project was right for me. I will certainly recommend Amanzi Travel in the future as well as explore future travel with Amanzi Travel myself' Aaron, USA (Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary)Unrivalled service and tailor made trip specialists
Financially secure booking with our ATOL licence
Unique range of worthwhile and sustainable volunteer projects
Amazing adventure travel and overland experiences
Dedicated team of friendly and experienced staff
Committed to our projects and partner organisations
Focused on ensuring our volunteers are supported every step of the way
Committed to responsible travel
Full service including travel insurance and flights
Family run business - we are passionate about what we do!

We are confident that once you have travelled with Amanzi Travel you won't want to travel with anyone else!