JOIN LIKE-MINDED MEN FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD ON THIS EXTRAORDINARY EXPEDITION TO HELP SAVE AND REHABILITATE BABY ORPHANED RHINOS INJURED BY POACHERS
Dates: May 5-11, 2020
Duration: 6 days
Group Size: 6-13 guests
Physical Rating: 2/5
Countries: South Africa
Starts In: Johannesburg
Ends In: Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Deposit - $995 (refundable only if we cannot confirm your placement)
Payment Installment Schedule:
Installment 1 - $1,950 (Due within 7 days after waitlist deposit is paid)
Installment 2 - $1,950 (Due 30 days after Instalment 1 is paid)
Installment 3 - $995 (Due 30 days after Instalment 2 is paid)
*Payment Instalments are final & non-refundable. All payments must be in before October 31st. Flights not included
Your participation directly funds the costs to help save, rehabilitate and remove rhinos from the risk of being killed by poachers for their horns. Click HERE to see the impact your participation will make.
9am: Flight from Johannesburg to the Baby Rhino Orphanage host location
1pm: Lunch at our Rhino Project host lodge and some time to relax.
3pm: You will help feed the baby rhinos at the hospital, giving milk to them and other orphaned animals needing care.
7pm: Night game drive
6.30am Snack Continental Breakfast
7am: Preparing milk for the Baby Rhinos and helping with the disinfecting of their boma’s
8am: Help feed all the Baby Rhino’s their milk and pellets and patrol the reserve parameters with K9 dog units who are at the forefront of protecting the rhinos from poachers
9.am Main Breakfast
12pm: Lunch/down time
3pm: Second milk feeding for the baby rhinos and help to feed other rehabilitated wildlife on the reserve.
7pm: Night walk across the reserve with Ranger Units
8pm: Relaxation time
6.30am Snack Continental Breakfast
7am: Preparing milk for the Baby Rhinos for their 8am feeding
10am: Checkout and transfer to airport
12.30: Fly to Johannesburg where we will overnight before we fly to Kwa-Zulu Natal
9am: Road transfer to Rhino Rescue Project location and lodge (3 hours drive)
12pm: Lunch at our Rhino Project host lodge and some time to relax.
4pm: Sunset Game Drive
7pm: Pre-dinner drink
6.30am: After a quick breakfast we embark on the #ManExRhinoRescue Project. This is a protocol we follow to help protect and remove rhinos from the risk of being killed by poachers. You will have the opportunity to be directly involved in the ear notching, tagging and the medical/health evaluation process of rhino/s out in the wild. Your participation in this part of the expedition helps greatly to fund the infrastructure required to support the protection of rhinos from poachers and to restore the ever dwindling rhino population numbers.
1pm: Lunch and time to relax
4pm: Sunset game drive
8pm: Private Dinner
6am: Communal coffee/ tea continental breakfast spread
6.30am: Sunrise game drive
10am: Departure back to Durban to connect to your flight to Johannesburg for your international flight back home.
• Luxury Lodge accommodations at our Rhino Project Partner lodge (3 days) and basic bunk room accommodations at our Rhino Orphanage partner lodge (3 days)
• All meals, house wines, beer and spirits included at Rhino Project Partner lodge. Our Rhino Orphanage lodge offers all meals but there will be limited alcohol available for liability reasons.
• Activity transfers to/from accommodations
• Group leader from beginning to end of tour
• 4x4 Safari drives
• National Park Permit fees
• Wildlife Conservation Permits
• International and local Airfare
• Meals at airports and on transfer days
• Travel Insurance
• Local airfare costs approx. $190-250/flight (4 flights in total)
By joining this trip you are directly helping to fund the costs to save and prevent a rhino from being killed for it’s horn. You will literally be hands-on with our team during the process doing medical checks, ear notching and tagging the rhino. Your payment for this expedition covers the following:
1) Veterinarian fees.
2) Helicopter and pilot fees to track the rhinos at risk of being poached.
3) Costs associated with ear notching and tagging the rhinos for identification and tracking purposes.
4) Ground support teams.
5) Lodging costs during the expedition.
6) Medical supplies, milk, vitamins etc. for the baby orphaned rhinos
7) Daily maintenance of the baby rhino boma’s, living areas and hospital operational costs
8) 24 hour security patrols around the reserve parameters to safe guard the rhinos from poachers
Joining a Rhino Project Expedition is a great way to meet new people who are inspired to travel with a positive hands-on change approach through supporting local communities, environmental and wildlife conservation efforts.
NAMIBIA EXPEDITION - EXTENSION OPTION
Extend your time in Africa and join us on our annual Namibia Red Dune Adventure Expedition right after the Rhino Project Expedition finishes. Contact us for more information or click HERE