Volunteering Programs with horses close to Kruger National Park in South Africa!

Auersperg Safaris Ltd. in Phalaborwa, Limpopo / Northern Province
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this volunteer placement allow you to ride with some of Africa's iconic wildlife

Africa/Indian Ocean > South Africa > Northern Province > Phalaborwa, Limpopo

Nestled in 4000ha of Mopani woodlands and access to the greater Kruger, in the Limpopo Province, the Reserve offers guests beautiful accommodation. It is set in the tranquility and serenity of the bushveld. Its vision is to embrace the holistic approach of nature conservation with sound eco-management methodology to the area and conduct commercial activities on the land to improve the quality of the lives of the members of the Selwana Community with reference to their broad social, economic, cultural, educational and recreational needs. It was once a cattle farm owned by, Mr D Roux. The farm is situated in the well-known Phalaborwa area of the Limpopo province with scenic bushveld and grazing landscapes suitable for wildlife conservancy and breeding programs.
Map Northern Province

Additional information about the area

Excursions: Guests are welcome to visit the community, animal rehab projects in the area and take part in exciting adrenaline packed activities such as Game Capture (upon request)
Traveling by plane:
OUr guests will be picked up at Phalaborwa airport
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Lake/river for swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Mountain climbing, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
drive away

Restaurants, Shopping, Golf course
On safari
On safari
Breakfast with the horses
Breakfast with the horses
Information about the riding facility / horse farm/ranch


Holiday Company, Working Ranch
Guest Capacity:
Minimum age for guests:
age 16 & up

General description:

this volunteer placement allow you to ride with some of Africa's iconic wildlife

Amenities/equipment of the riding facility

  • Riding facility
  • Round pen
  • Riding area / bridle-path
  • Paddock - Pasture
  • Tack room

More details of the property

The reserve lies close to Kruger National Park, you will be accommodated in the volunteer house which is across from the stables, on the game reserve
What we have to offer
  • Horses for guests available
  • Weekly
  • Long Term stays
  • Family Trips
  • Group activities
  • Massage
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Evening program
  • Barbecues

Additional Animals on the property

Zebra, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Kudu, Impala, Leopard, A range of African big and smaller creatures inhabit this reserve and make it special.

Other offers and explanations

We offer horseback safaris and integrate work on the reserve and other activities such as camping and cattle herding, anti poaching and other which allows for a longer meaningful stay.
Horses available in our riding program
Kind of Horses:
For Beginners, For Advanced Riders, Horses height 148 cm & up
Riding (trained for / saddle):
English / Classic, For guided Trail Rides
More information of the Horses for rent (Breed - Training etc.)
We supply the horses for Safari, which are well adapted, hardy and responsive.
Riding program
  • with horses for rent
  • Guided Trail Rides
    Minimum age for Trail Rides:
    age 16 & up
    Riding experience:
    Average experience required
    Demand on rider:
    average demands
    Big/Heavy Riders:
    max. 90 kg - 200 lbs
    Notes and supplements for the Trail Rides / Riding Program
    Riders must be confident in all paces considering we will be riding with wild animals and spending 3-5 hours in the saddle daily.

    Guest lodgings

    Luxurious lodges overlooking the river and traditional spacious safari tents

    5 Tents, Tepees, Hay Stores etc. :
    Spacious canvas tents for overnights when on the riding circuit. They are spacious with a true african feel and decoration.
    Kind of Catering:
    • Full-board on request obligatory
    • Vegetarian Meals possible by arrangement
    • Wholesome food
    • Organic Farm
    More information of the Catering:
    Our safaris and volunteer placements are inclusive of meals, beverages, horses and guides. The meals are prepared by our talented cook. We take great care to exceed all expectations
    General information of the accommodation
    Special features:
    Pool available, Internet access, Internet-/ E-mail service
    More information of the accommodation:
    As a volunteer you will be accommodated in luxurious suites , on a sharing basis with one other. Animals are likely to visit at the lodge.

    Rates and contact

    Rates of the Horses for rent

    Rates for renting a Horse:
    Included in the Rates of the accommodation.
    Notes to the rental costs:
    Our rates are according to packages. Volunteering (participating safaris) require a minimum stay on 2 weeks. Safari Circuit minimum 6 nights 7 days.
    Auersperg Safaris Ltd.
    First name:
    Last name:
    + 34 952 826306
    Phone 2:
    + 34 609 571736
    + 34 952 860452

    You can contact us with the following languages:
    German, English, French, Spanish

    For immediate response please contact via email or mobile number

    E-Mail address: Inquiry

    Company: Auersperg Safaris Ltd.
    Zip/Postal Code: 1390
    Street: Croc Ranch Phalaborwa
    Country: South Africa -- Northern Province -- Phalaborwa, Limpopo
    Phone: + 34 952 826306
    Phone 2: + 34 609 571736