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Lion sanctuary in Africa

Lion sanctuary in Africa

Program description

This Lion Park is an award winning and internationally acclaimed sanctuary for captive born lions and hand raised that cannot be rehabilitated into the wild. was established in 1998 to provide lions in distress with sanctuary, where they could live in safety, free from abuse and persecution, and be treated with the compassion and respect they deserve. Today the Park provides these rescued lions with a lifetime home in an enriched environment, where they are allowed to live out their lives with dignity. The Park is situated in the scenic Cape Winelands and comprises of 50 acres of sprawling lion habitat.

The Park is actively involved in improving the quality of life of lions in captivity, locally as well as internationally, either by offering these animals a lifetime home or working in conjunction with other animal welfare organizations to secure a safe future for individual animals in dire need.

The Park is not involved in commercial breeding or trade and offers lifetime care to all of its animals. All the animals brought to the Park are captive bred / hand reared and cannot be rehabilitated to the wild. The animals at the Park are assured a chance of living out their natural lives in an enclosure that simulate their natural habitat (open grasslands) and safe environment.

Volunteer tasks

- Monitoring visitors to the sanctuary to ensure our animals well being.

- Food preparation for the lions.

- Cleaning the grounds and facilities.

- Maintenance / Cleaning of Enclosures

- Cleaning lion camps.

- Clearing alien vegetation.

- Clearing fence lines and general fence maintenance.

- Fence construction.

- Firebreak maintenance (and fire fighting in the summer!).

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2 Day Cape Town Orientation
Airport pick up
Transport to the project location from the Orientation venue
24 hour support and supervisor on project
Donation to the project
Bed sheets and towels

not included

Meals paid by the volunteers (count approximately 30-35 euros per week)
Bleaching service available (4.5 euros per bag of maximum 9kg)

Dates and prices

Every Saturday


Up to 66% tax reduction


Fees to be paid upon registration

Price after tax deduction*

2 Weeks
750 €
255 €
3 Weeks
1000 €
340 €
4 Weeks
1250 €
425 €
5 Weeks
1500 €
510 €
6 Weeks
1750 €
595 €
8 Weeks
2000 €
680 €

*Calculated on the basis of 66% tax reduction. For more information on donations to organizations of general interest, go to the official website of the public service


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