Askari WCP

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I could not reccommend The Askari WCP more. The two months I spent on the reserve were the most unique an satisfying of my life. If you have even the slightest interest in animals then this is the place for you. You will be blown away by the professional set up and complete dedication and enthusiasm of all involved in the project. From day one you will become a valuable member of the team and when your time comes to head home you will look back and see all of the ways in which you have made a difference.Not only that, with your fellow volunteers you are garunteed to have an amazing time and after all of your hard work you will have plenty of opportunity to let your hair down. However, without doubt, the stars of the show are the animals. I could not believe how easy it was to sit and watch them in action. More often than not you would have to drag yourself away. Even the most mundane of animal behaviours became mindblowing and would leave you wanting more. The breathtaking scenery didn't hurt either.
I have experienced other volunteer projects but this was far and away the best. Not only do you get what you have been promised but you also get alot more. If you get the opportunity you have to go!! I am already planning a return visit.

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Posted: March 8, 2010
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This was one of the most amazing experiences I have ever had. Interacting with a staff of experts, who care enough to bring the reserve back to its indigenous plant life and wildlife base, ensured a wealth of knowledge was heading my way. The staff was always friendly and knew how to make a mundane task fun. Seeing the wild animals up close and personal was brilliant as a co-volunteer would say. There is no describing sitting within a herd of elephants as they are grazing or watching lion cubs peak their heads out to look at you. Strutting zebras, rhinos and the birds of prey were other non-descriptors. Amazing. The people and the location are well worth the trip and time. I would highly recommend this volunteer activity to anyone interested in seeing animals as they should be seen.

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Posted: March 2, 2010
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Askari Wilderness conservation project was amazing, since I meet Joe and Katie in the airport I felt at home. This program is perfect the accomadations couldt have been better ( air conditioning, kitchen, dining area, Tv, bedrooms) the program itself hit the spot for me, do a physical job and the carry all day seing and admiring the wilderness and its animals. I learned so much, really productive weeks, learning how to shot elephant rifle was of the top as well as 4*4 driving, the lectures where awesome super intresting . The people where super warm and super nice, so much that it was hard to say goodby and being at home I miss them. I recommend this program to ANYONE who wants an experience which they will learn a lot, interact with animals, and wants to see a reserve which is runned correctly by really good and nice guides, not only that but a 5 star accomodation for a volunteer program. Garanteed you will want to go back. If the oppurtunity comes take it its beautifull, im sure you will love it. It left me speechless..

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Posted: March 1, 2010
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