Booking Information

Help us create a conservation legacy!

The aim of the Selati Research is to conserve and enhance the biodiversity of the ecosystem through the astute and sustainable management of resources. Selati Research also aims to be financially sustainable, with all of the monitoring equipment, vehicle costs, salaries, and wildlife operations paid for through the Volunteer-Programme.

Prices 2024*

14 days or less


28 days or less


29 days or more


*Prices valid from 1. March 2024


  • Flight & Travel

  • Insurances

  • Travel related costs (ex. Visas)

  • Vaccinations and medications

  • Personal kit and equipment

  • Meals out

  • other excursion

  • Snack, & alcoholic beverages


  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

  • Tea, Coffee & Cordials

  • Laundry service

  • All activities on Selati

  • Private paramedic service

  • Wifi access

Programme Dates

Starting dates are on Mondays only. We plan each programme around two, three and four-week “cycles.”  However, we can accommodate long-term stay volunteers too. We recommend a stay of at least two weeks to get the best benefit from the experience. Check out our available dates on our booking platform.

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How to get here

How to get here

From Johannesburg international airport the easiest way to get to Selati is by a connecting flight into Hoedspruit Eastgate airport. Shuttle services runs daily to and from OR Tambo airport to our drop off point at Three Bridges restaurant or Hoedspruit town.

When to visit?

When to visit?

  • Spring (Sept. – Nov): Mild to warm in the day, still cool at night
  • Summer (Dec.-Feb): Hot days and warm nights,
  • Autumn (Mar.- May): Mild to warm days and mild to cool nights
  • Winter (Jun. – Aug): Mild to warm days and cold nights

Insurance & Visa

Insurance & Visa

It is compulsory to get travel insurance before arrival at Selati Research. Ensure you use a reputable insurance provider and proper coverage.Please check if you need a special Visa to stay in South Africa.



Please consult with your doctor regarding which vaccinations you will require however, no vaccinations are compulsory for South Africa. Selati Game Reserve is in a low risk malaria area.