Africa’s abundant wildlife is a trademark of this diverse continent, and many visitors travel to Africa especially to see the day-to-day movements of these animals. But being popular can come at a price. Many of these creatures have fallen prey to poaching activities,...
Throughout the last few months, we at GVI Chiang Mai have been hard at work to ensure that this project continues to go from strength to strength. We have been buoyed by the arrival of Kah Moon's daughter - a beautiful baby elephant; now, just over a month old....
Waking up at four in the morning, you move to pull on your shoes, only to find one of them is occupied by a small, bright green frog. You’re at the wildlife conservation base in Limpopo, South Africa. You might see an elephant visit the backyard of the base. You...
We are absolutely delighted to bring you the news that the rumours of Kah Moon's pregnancy were recently proved true, as she has given birth to a healthy female calf! We began to suspect this to be the case around March of this year, as it can be difficult to tell...
Tanzania ties together impactful volunteer projects with some of the best adventure opportunities in Africa. There’s a wide range of volunteer opportunities that cover sectors from healthcare to education and environmental protection. Whether you’re seeking to find a...
Costa Rica is leading the world in efforts to protect the environment. How is this tiny country making such big changes, and how can you get involved? Tiny but mighty Costa Rica is home to six percent of the world’s biodiversity. In a bid to protect the natural...
I volunteered with GVI in South Africa, where I was involved in the wildlife research program in Karongwe Private Game Reserve. The base is situated in the North of the country, in a province called Limpopo, home to the Kruger National Park and many other nature...
From travellers traversing the world without jumping on a plane, to vegans city-bouncing in pursuit of tasty meals, to a slow travel couple putting the environment first, we have put together a list of some of our favourite conservation travel blogs. These are...
A swift and steady pace we take To make it to the mangrove planks Donning nets and gadgets: gear galore! We shuffle ‘round about the shore. Warm water laps against our knees And we need speak in only whispers As we wait quietly in the murky blue pond. We spoke...
There are many different reasons for people to come and volunteer with GVI on the wonderful island of Curieuse, a well needed break from life at home, gap year travels, or as a part of your education to help get into a career in conservation. The internship programme...
- Cape Coast
- Cape Town
- Chiang Mai
- Community Development
- Fiji Islands
- Gap Year
- GVI Live
- Kampong Cham
- Limpopo and KZN
- Luang Prabang
- Mahe and Curieuse
- Marine Conservation
- Personal Development
- Phang Nga
- Responsible Travel
- Service Learning
- Study Abroad
- Under 18
- Wildlife Conservation
- Women's Empowerment