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Volunteer Reviews

Name: Maria Ojajarvi
Country: Finland
Date: 4 April 2017

I had big expectations! This experience was even better than I hoped for.

I got good friends, good food, working days that felt like holiday and a lot of fun on free time. A learned a lot by hearing and seeing things and by doing things by myself and with a group. The working days are long, but because you really enjoy every minute it doesn´t feel like work. On Sundays you can relax and read a book - or like myself - wait for the next day to begin.. Because the work is so cool! Everything went smoothly from the beginning to the end. I'm already thinking about the next time to come to Leo. If you think of coming- buy your flight tickets. It's worth it!!



Name: Candi Browne
Country: United Kingdom
Date: 28 April 2017

I had the most wonderful two weeks here and it really wasn't long enough! Right from the start they make you feel right at home, and really look after you. The amount of time you spend on drive is amazing to really be able to see as much as you can. The staff were so knowledgeable and always happy to answer any questions. From the start they get everyone involved and really teach you about true conservation. Yes we saw the big 5, but you soon realise the amazing thing is just the bush and to experience all the different scenarios you come across. We did sleep outs and game capture which really was such a unique experience. I missed it as soon as I left and I wouldn't hesitate going back again. It is such an amazing place which such lovely staff and I can't recommend it highly enough!



Name: Flavia Petroni
Country: Italy
Date: 10 April 2017

What could I say?! Such a great experience!
I spent one month with LEO Africa in March. The contact with animals and nature is extreme, something different every day! Sabrina and Koos show all their passion and dedication to the project they’re conducting, in addition to their great organization, preparation and availability. You can be an active part of their work, and not just a tourist, which makes the experience, in my opinion, unequalled!
I had the luck, moreover, to meet excellent members of the staff: JR is, without doubt, one of the best people with whom you could go into the Bush, thanks to his great knowledge and experience, and Julie is an extremely talented girl, and this can be seen in everything she does.

I learned so much with all of them in just one month. Thanks a lot LEO, I’ll be back soon!



Name: Jenni Rowland
Country: Canada
Date: 10 April 2017

Hello! I recently spent 8 weeks with LeoAfrica and my experiences were endless! I could write a book but I'll try to Keep it short and simple. 
I can't even explain how much I learned during my time there, about the wildlife, plants, conservation as a whole, and just how important the work was that we did each day! Everyday was unique which made the time fly by, sadly. Don't forget to bring a camera because you won't want to miss a thing!!! Make sure you ask lots of questions as the guides/staff are all very knowledgable and you can really learn so much if you want too, they'll also keep you very entertained throughout the days- we had so many laughs:) I can't wait to go back, and see all my friends at LEO again♥ 
 If you have a passion for true conservation, don't mind getting your hands dirty and enjoy seeing African wildlife how it was meant to be seen- this is the place for you! 
Thank You LEO team for making my experience one I'll never forget.



Name: Katja Kalaniemi
Country: Finland
Date: 4 April 2017

I was with Leo three weeks and every day was different, different animals to monitoring. There is big five to see and so much more! It was so amazing to be so close with wild animals. Unforgettable moments and I will wanna experience more!



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