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Volunteer for the Penguin and Marine Bird Rescue Center

Trip Highlights

  • A one of a kind opportunity to volunteer for marine life, work for vulnerable African Penguins in Algoa Bay, a bay in the Eastern Cape, South Africa that’s located 425 miles east of the Cape of Good Hope
  • Get to make conservation efforts for marine birds such as gannets, cormorants, and seagulls
  • Duties handed out to volunteers for work in Sea School, and Bird School. 
  • Get to feed penguins, prepare their feed and vitamins and clean the area
  • Do something good for marine life, get to live in the incredibly diverse Algoa Bay and  explore the beautiful town of Port Elizabeth


If you have the urge to work with animals and care to protect the penguins in South Africa, then Volunteering Solutions has the perfect program you! The Penguin and Marine Bird Rescue Program aims at protecting and caring for the avian species who have been affected by the adverse effects of human behavior.

Volunteering Solutions, in association with a local South African organization, focuses mainly on caring for sick or injured African Penguins (also known as Jackass Penguins) because of their vulnerability as well as other marine birds such as gannets, cormorants, and seagulls. As a volunteer, you'll have to play an active role to rescue and rehabilitate, as well as to inform and educate the public through their different programs. The extensive displays at the center give tourists, school groups, and other visitors the opportunity to learn about these endangered birds but also a wider variety of marine life in the beautiful and incredibly diverse Algoa Bay.

This program would be a perfect choice for animal lovers, who wish to make a difference through active contribution. 

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