VOLUNTEERING IN Namibia

AFRICA

Namibia is located on the south-west coast of Africa and is distinguished by dramatic desert landscapes and endless horizons. It is the perfect destination for wildlife lovers; desert-elephants and lions live alongside Africa’s largest population of free-ranging rhinos.

Desert Elephant Conservation

Desert Elephant Conservation

Namibia

Join an elephant conservation team to help protect and research the desert elephants. Build walls to protect farmers' water points from the elephants and monitor the wild elephants.

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Top 5 reasons to visit and volunteer in Namibia

  • Night skies – stargazing while under the dark skies of the Namib desert is an incredible experience, it’s hard to distinguish when you are awake and when you are dreaming!

  • Remote wilderness – as Namibia is the world’s 3rd least populated country you can travel for hours through without seeing another person, this makes your encounters with the wildlife even more special.

  • Sand dune safari - in Namibia it’s not just about the big 5 safari animals, you can explore the dunes to find the little 5; from dancing lizards, side winding snakes to dew-drinking beetles. The sand dunes are an easy day trip from Swakopmund.

  • Etosha National Park - during the dry season you only need to find a watering hole in this national park in order to locate a whole host of wildlife including zebras, elephants and giraffe, the perfect African photo opportunity

  • Fish river canyon - take a selfie at Africa’s largest canyon and you could be mistaken for being at the infamous Grand Canyon in America.

We are driven by the needs of the projects we support. We only offer sustainable volunteering projects that have lasting and positive impact on the local community.

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AWARDS AND ACCREDITATIONS

  • Wall Street Journal
  • Best Volunteering Organisation
  • Year Out Group
  • Sunday Times
  • the independent
  • theguardian
  • DOFE
  • Right Tourism
  • Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust
  • Tourism Concern

POD VOLUNTEER

RESPONSIBLE VOLUNTEERING
Sustainable needs-based volunteering projects that have lasting and positive impact on the local community. Volunteers of all ages are needed to make a difference overseas.

Pod IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION WITH ASSOCIATED CHARITY
Structured to minimise costs for volunteers and maximise benefits for the projects we support.

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