Wildlife internships and programs in South Africa

Oceans Campus, located in the heart of South Africa’s Garden Route, hosts an unprecedented diversity of volunteer, internship and training programs for gap year adventurers, students or travellers of any age wishing to work with wildlife in a volunteer program or to gain career and study experience through an internship.

Our programs range from wildlife photography and film making internship courses, to hosting volunteers for wildlife conservation projects. These programs are designed to offer aspiring adventure seekers and wildlife enthusiasts the opportunity to develop specific practical skill sets, whilst immersing themselves in unforgettable encounters with the wildlife and natural environment of South Africa.

  • Programs


    Gain practical experience

    Oceans Campus is Africa's premier provider of wildlife based practical training, internship and volunteer programs.

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  • Short Courses

    Short Courses

    Augment your program

    For students, interns and volunteers attending programs at Oceans Campus, we offer additional short courses.

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  • Backpackers


    For the travelling adventurer!

    Travellers and adventure seekers alike come stay at Oceans Campus afforable backpacking and your gateway to Africa.

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Volunteer programs and internships in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Based in Mossel Bay, South Africa, Oceans Campus is your gateway to wild Africa. We host a wide variety of courses which are designed to bring aspiring adventure and discovery enthusiasts as close as is safely possible to the amazing wildlife of South Africa. From courses focussed on the study of and interaction with great white sharks, elephants, whales, dolphins, to internships based on education, adventure racing, environmental conservation and sky diving. We also offer facilities to make our guests and students stay as pleasant and worthwhile as possible, including a dedicated research centre, spa, lecture room, business centre, conference room, lecture room, restaurant and bar, adventure centre and more. This variety of courses and facilities makes Oceans Campus one of the most broad and exciting places to be, and your gateway to wild Africa.