Are there certain arrival, departure and participation dates?
For N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary:
Included arrival dates from Windhoek or the airport are Mondays and Thursdays. Arrivals on other days will incur a N$ 500 fee. Departures can be on any day, included in the fee of the programme. The Wildlife Conservation Volunteer programme at the Sanctuary runs 365 days a year.
For Kanaan Desert Retreat & Neuras Wine and Wildlife Estate:
Transfers to Kanaan from the Sanctuary and Neuras depart every Saturday and return the following Saturday. Multiple week bookings are possible and encouraged, but stays for less than one week at Kanaan or Neuras are not possible. Please ensure you arrive at the Sanctuary at least one night prior to your early morning Saturday departure to Kanaan or Neuras (preferred arrival dates are Mondays and Thursdays) and that your departing flight is on the Sunday or any day after your Saturday evening return from Kanaan or Neuras. You will be based on the Sanctuary for any additional nights that you are not at the research sites.
For Mangetti Cattle Ranch:
Transfers to Mangetti from the Sanctuary depart every Tuesday and return the following Tuesday. Multiple week bookings are possible and encouraged, but stays for less than one week are not possible. Please ensure you arrive at the Sanctuary at least one night prior to your early morning Tuesday departure to Mangetti (preferred arrival dates are Mondays and Thursdays) and that your departing flight is on the Wednesday or any day after your Tuesday evening return from Mangetti. You will be based on the Sanctuary for any additional nights that you are not at the research sites.
For The Lifeline Clinic:
Clinic volunteers may arrive on any day prior to the transfer date to the clinic. Transfer dates run on a set schedule through the year with departures from the Sanctuary on set Sundays and arrival back to the Sanctuary two Fridays thereafter. Extended stays are possible, but a weekend at the Sanctuary might be necessary between rotations. Departures from the Sanctuary can be on any day, included in the fee of the programme. If you wish to travel to and from the Lifeline Clinic on any other day than a scheduled transfer day, with advanced warning we can arrange a taxi. This costs about N$ 2,300 for one person and N$ 2,500 for two people.
|Sanctuary to Clinic (Sunday)||Clinic to Sanctuary (Friday)|
|17 January 2016||29 January 2016|
|31 January 2016||11 February 2016|
|14 February 2016||26 February 2016|
|28 February 2016||11 March 2016|
|13 March 2016||25 March 2016|
|27 March 2016||8 April 2016|
|10 April 2016||22 April 2016|
|24 April 2016||6 May 2016|
|8 May 2016||20 May 2016|
|22 May 2016||3 June 2016|
|5 June 2016||17 June 2016|
|19 June 2016||1 July 2016|
|3 July 2016||15 July 2016|
|17 July 2016||29 July 2016|
|31 July 2016||12 August 2016|
|14 August 2016||26 August 2016|
|28 August 2016||9 September 2016|
|11 September 2016||23 September 2016|
|25 September 2016||7 October 2016|
|9 October 2016||21 October 2016|
|23 October 2016||4 November 2016|
|6 November 2016||18 November 2016|
|20 November 2016||2 December 2016|