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Lion sanctuary in South Africa

Du möchtest eine besondere Reise erleben und dich dabei sozial engagieren?

Über das Projekt

The park was founded in 1998 to help animals in need. This park is an award-winning and internationally recognized sanctuary for lions born in captivity.

  • Assist with the feeding of lions
  • Learn about the lives of lions and help protect them
  • Live with international volunteers and learn new language skills
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From 550.00

Pay a deposit of 150.00


The park covers 50 hectares of land and in cooperation with animal welfare organizations will ensure a safe future for individual animals in need. The park is not involved in commercial breeding or trade.

Tasks in the project:

  • Monitoring visitors to protect the animals
  • Preparation of food for the lions
  • Maintenance and cleaning of the facilities
  • Fence construction & maintenance
  • In summer: fire-fighting and maintenance of fire breaks.

Duration of stay: 1 – 4 weeks
Start of the project: Saturday


  • Placement in a selected project
  • Airport transfer from/to Cape Town
  • Local accommodation in a volunteer accommodation, self-catering
  • English-speaking support on site with orientation day
  • Donation to the NPO
  • Help with flights
  • Provision of information material about the project and South Africa
  • Advice for the language school in Cape Town
  • Support also during the project period
  • Information and help with choosing a travel insurance
  • Certificate

Living arrangements

During your stay in the project, you will live with other participants in a volunteer house. Upgrades for single or double room possible – request by mail!
In South Africa, a driver will take you from the house to the project and back every day.
Meals: Self-catering

At the weekend, you can cook with the others in the evening or go out to one of the many restaurants. The volunteer house is within walking distance of many stores, restaurants, entertainment options, bus stops and the beach. So the possibilities are almost endless in your free time. You can look forward to enjoying all the benefits that Cape Town has to offer.

Typical day in a project

A typical working day lasts from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. You will always have breaks in between. These times may vary slightly depending on the capacity requirements of the center and the number of lions in care. However this is what a typical day might look like:

7:15 Breakfast at the volunteer house
7:45 Departure for the project
8:00 Briefing of the day, allocation of tasks
8:30 Preparation of food and subsequent feeding
11:00 Tea/coffee break
11:30 documentation of the behavior of the lions
13:00 Lunch break and lunch
14:00 Cleaning the rehabilitation enclosures
16:30 free time e.g. watching the sunset on the beach or games/movie night


Language course in Cape Town

Echte Geschichten, echte Erlebnisse

Wir sorgen dafür, dass wir unseren Reisenden die bestmögliche Unterstützung und einen guten Einblick in die neue Kultur bieten können. Projekte im Ausland bieten dir eine einmalige Gelegenheit, ein neues Land und deinen Traumjob kennenzulernen.

Soth Africa - country information

South Africa - the fascinating country at the southern tip of Africa. Whether it's a safari in the majestic Kruger National Park, exploring the vibrant metropolis of Cape Town, encounters with the fascinating Big Five or relaxing on the endless coasts - South Africa offers unforgettable adventures! Immerse yourself in the diverse cultures, breathtaking nature and warm hospitality of this country. South Africa will delight you with its diversity and beauty.

Official language

Afrikaans and English


Cape Town


1.220.000 km²


59,39 million (2021)


Rand (ZAR), you can also pay with US-Dollar in the most shops

Telephone code




All programs can be booked with friends. If you would like to book a program as a group, we recommend that you enquire in advance. Each person must book the project individually.

Ideal for all programs are at least three months in advance. In principle it is also possible for us to place short-term applicants (volunteering and language study travel) in South Africa.

South Africa is a safe country and the people are very friendly and warmhearted. In big cities, as in every big city in the world, there is petty crime. When travelling, the following things should be taken into account: always keep an eye on valuables, always keep your hand luggage on your lap in buses, and at night you should not travel by bus or withdraw money from ATMs. Up-to-date information on the situation can be found at the Embassy or Foreign Office.

Please note that in South Africa all electronic devices can only be used with an adapter. They are available in many electronics stores.

In principle, no language course is mandatory in advance. However, depending on the volunteering program, certain levels of the language of your destination country may be required to complete the project. We would be happy to advise you individually on your chosen project.

Depending on the program, we work with host families in the vicinity or there are volunteer houses at the project site.

For all programs you have to be covered by foreign health insurance. We will be happy to help you find a suitable insurance policy.

During the language school and in the volunteering projects, you will always have a direct contact person to help you with any problems. Of course you can also always contact us.

Application process for a volunteering program

Apply for a project on our website.

Make your deposit to secure a place for your project - you are welcome to contact us in advance to make sure there is still a place available for this period.

You will receive a separate booking confirmation from us by e-mail with further information.

For some programs we still need your resume.

You will receive an information package with the confirmation e-mail and have a fixed contact person for questions.

We plan your journey and help you with your travel arrangements.

Let´s start - be ready! we will contact you again and you will receive final information about 3 weeks before the start.


Before you set off for South Africa, you should always take out travel health insurance, accident insurance, emergency insurance, liability insurance and, if possible, luggage insurance.

over 3 months

International health insurance for long-term trips

When you book a trip, you can conveniently book your international insurance with our insurance partner here. The international health insurance for long-term trips is particularly popular with our interns. This is particularly interesting for stays of more than 3 months. For all information, individual calculation and quick and easy booking, please click on the button on the right. Recommendation: Book comfort cover at a reasonable price and enjoy even more security*.

less than 3 months

All-round carefree protection

For travelers going abroad for a shorter period, less than 90 days, our partner offers a very good all-round carefree protection. For all information, individual calculation and easy booking, click on the button on the right.

*All insurance information and liability can be found on the website of our insurance partner. Please note that Jamso Trainee cannot accept any liability for the completeness and accuracy of linked pages. This is the responsibility of the respective insurance provider.

Are you ready to start your adventure abroad?

Apply today!

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