Join Tamandua and the VETPAW organization for an incredible, family-friendly expedition to South Africa. VETPAW’s goal is to help end the African poaching crisis and conserve endangered species. Take part in the conservation efforts at their beautiful sanctuary in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Your immersive safari will leave you with a true appreciation for the magnificent beauty of African wildlife, and the realizations of the imminent threats to their survival. Most importantly, you will head back home with a sense of confidence in these animals’ continued safety and a sense of achievement for taking part in such a crucial task.
The reserve you will be visiting is a scenic 20,000+ hectare wildlife area diverse with flora, fauna, and ecology. This protected region is in the beautiful Eastern Cape of South Africa, with panoramic views of one of the most beautiful ecosystems in the country. It is home to many iconic animal species, including Elephant, Black and White Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Leopard, Cheetah, Hippopotamus, and a wide range of exotic antelope.
You will have a trip of a lifetime while getting hands-on conservation experience with some of the most critically endangered species in the world.
The deposit to secure your spot on the trip is non-refundable for any reason.
The balance of payment is due no later than 45 days before the trip begins. The balance of payment is non-refundable for any reason 45 days or less before the trip begins.
The meeting point for this trip is Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth), South Africa. Please book the earliest arriving flight that is available when flying to Port Elizabeth. When departing Port Elizabeth, book a flight that is later in the day. Please wait until you hear from us before you book your flight.
Depending on your flight details, you may need to book a hotel during your layovers in Johannesburg. This is NOT covered in the cost of the trip. We recommend: City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport. Please book your own accommodations if needed.
You would need to book this the night before arriving in Port Elizabeth and the day of departing Port Elizabeth.
Arrive in Gqeberha / Port Elizabeth.