If you want to volunteer in Zimbabwe, The Great Projects can help. We have a choice of projects that you can volunteer on where you will make an important difference to Zimbabwe conservation efforts, while at the same time having an experience that you will cherish for the rest of your life.
Our projects are all located in the diverse and beautiful Victoria Falls region of Zimbabwe. You can follow in the footsteps of the explorer David Livingstone in the Victoria Falls Conservation Experience, or work with elephants in the Elephant Relocation in Victoria Falls project. Both are vital and amazing experiences.
Zimbabwe is home to 10 National Parks, 9 recreational parks, 4 botanical gardens, 4 safari areas and 3 sanctuaries, and collectively these are called the “Wildlife Estate.” Here is where the vast majority of the wildlife in Zimbabwe lives, and with the estate covering 12.5% of the country’s land mass, the animals have plenty of space to roam. Within the estate you may be able to spot the “Big 5” which is:
However it is not only the Big 5 which are roaming the Zimbabwean wilderness as you should also keep your eyes peeled for antelopes, zebras, and giraffes amongst many other animals. The only question is now is in which park should you start your animal adventure?
It is believed that San Bushmen were the first inhabitants of the land which is now known as Zimbabwe, and they were soon joined by Bantu speaking people who migrated from the north. This mixture of cultures influenced the Zimbabwe we know today. Zimbabwe has a longstanding culture of art, food, and dance, so here are some of the key things you need to know!
You’ll definitely have fun learning all about the culture!
There is a lot to see in Zimbabwe. This vibrant and exciting country provides you with the chance to lose yourself in breath-taking landscapes, witness some of the most well-known animals in the wild, and take a look at incredible artwork from some of Africa’s most renowned artists. Some Zimbabwe Highlights include:
Why are you still here reading this? Go and visit Zimbabwe now!