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Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme

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Pidwa Wilderness Reserve, Gravelotte 0895 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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All reviewsthe reservehard worklife changing experienceafrican bushamazing experiencetwo monthswonderful placemakes you feelstayed longerwild animalslearning experienceexciting thingsfeel at homefood chaina lot of funbeautiful settingcommunal atmosphere
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

I went to Askari on my own not really knowing what to expect. Katie, the manageress, set my mind at rest right from the start. I drove there alone and was greeted by all on arrival. The newbies had a two hour briefing as there...More

1  Thank dhvardi
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Joining Askari as a volunteer has been a great experience for me. You are really working on animal and nature conservation, and the staff make sure all activities are fun. We have worked on a lot of different projects during the 4 weeks, like; removing...More

1  Thank Julie_mmh
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Staying at Askari was a fantastic adventure! Unlike travel or safaris, the volunteers are here to help, to learn and to make a difference for the south African wildlife and environment... while having as much fun as we would during a travel/ safari! Askari purposes...More

1  Thank Nadine B
Reviewed 13 June 2018

At Askari, I have spent an amazing 4 weeks contribution to conserving and protecting the local plants and animals. All while learning a lot and having an absolute blast with the group of volunteers and the lovely staff. A month truly flies by but at...More

1  Thank jelmerwijnsma
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I knew my time at Askari would be incredible, but I never imagined it would impact the course of my life the way that it has. I was well cared for, and learned so much from Katie and Robbie about the conservation of habitat in...More

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Description
Askari is set within the 25000 ha of Pidwa Wilderness reserve in the heart of South Africa. Volunteers live in a fantastic house accommodating up to 10 volunteers. There are two spacious rooms with shared, ...More dormitory-style sleeping arrangements and a double room available for couples. Rooms have their own bathrooms and the house has a lounge, dining room, office, kitchen and outside area with barbeque facilities. All linen and a laundry service is provided. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$59 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme South Africa/Gravelotte
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Gravelotte
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$59 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Askari Wilderness Conservation Programme South Africa/Gravelotte
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Gravelotte
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Traveller (95)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
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Response from dhvardi | Reviewed this property |
This is a fantastic way to learn about and see.wildlife. you can add on a.trip and explore some.if.the country
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"This is a volunteer program, with shared accommodation in a roomy house in a beautiful garden setting."
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"Being a hardened Irish girl I was fairly confident they don't know the meaning of 'cold' in SA..."
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"look forward to sharing bathrooms with adorable little frogs! Each room is fantastic."
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"All the rooms are great, and the beds are so comfortable!"
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