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Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation

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Bridge Road, Wedza, Zimbabwe
+263 77 443 3063
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Unique and Rewarding Volunteer Program

My girlfriend and I decided to travel internationally for a volunteer conservation program, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jpeters-pa
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Youngsville, Pennsylvania
Imire - an uplifting & rewarding experience from a tenacious oasis in rural Zimbabwe

By volunteering for a week at Imire, my daughter & I were rewarded with experiences & memories that... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
tonyginag
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Perth, Australia
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
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“game park” (8 reviews)
“day trip” (4 reviews)
“on arrival” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Bridge Road, Wedza, Zimbabwe
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+263 77 443 3063
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I decided to travel internationally for a volunteer conservation program, and selecting Imire was absolutely the right choice! From day one, we immediately felt like part of the team. Working alongside local experts in elephant and rhinoceros care was clearly one of...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

By volunteering for a week at Imire, my daughter & I were rewarded with experiences & memories that were outstanding. We were involved with a carefully orchestrated programme educating us on elephants, rhinos, buffalo, crocodile, lion & hyena, to name a few. The co-ordinatorrs &...More

2  Thank tonyginag
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ImireLodge, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Dear Tonyginag, Thank-you so much for taking the time to review us and we are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the volunteer programme. It seems as though you really did have a positive experience and realised the importance of what we do here,...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Imire is one of those places that is a piece of paradise. Not only do you get the reward of helping out with the conservation of wildlife but also with the local schools and communities. The house where you stay as a volunteer and staff...More

2  Thank andrewk_2141997
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ImireLodge, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear Andrew, Thank-you so much for these kind kind words! It is always so humbling hearing how the volunteer experience is life changing. Thank-you for your support as a volunteer, we really are grateful and rely on people like you to keep going! We hope...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I went on a tour of the game park as the sun was setting. The vehicle was vey good and safe, the guide was highly knowledgable and clearly loved his job. We saw so many animals and the guide was excellent at spotting them and...More

1  Thank Jilayne R
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ImireLodge, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear Jilayne R, Thank-you so much for taking the time to share your feedback! We hope you will come back to Imire one day in the near future! Kind Regards, The Imire Team

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks on the Imire Volunteering Project recently. It is an incredibly special, and dare I say, unique place, with wonderful hands-on experience with the wildlife, particularly the elephants and rhinos. There was such a range of activities organised,...More

1  Thank James C
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ImireLodge, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear James, Thank-you so much for taking the time to review us. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your volunteer experience. We certainly value all of the volunteers who come through more than anything! It is people just like yourself who make...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Imire is absolutely, unequivocally magical. I participated in the volunteer program for 3 weeks and it was a life-changing experience. Whether working with the community (and especially the local schools), interacting with the animals or just contributing to this amazing conservation project, the work is...More

1  Thank Genevieve S
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ImireRhino, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Dear Genevieve, Thank-you so much for these incredibly special words! We are so grateful for our volunteers, and we would not be able to achieve half the work we do without people like you. Thank-you so much for taking the time to review us, and...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

I had put a trip to Africa as #1 on my bucket list years ago, so when I started to plan the trip I wanted it to be perfect! After months of researching volunteer programs I stumbled across Imire. They definitely did not disappoint! The...More

2  Thank Gena K
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ImireRhino, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Dear Gena, Thank-you so much for your kind words and for taking the time to review us. We are so grateful for the ongoing support of our volunteers, thank-you for playing your part in our conservation efforts! We would love to have you back again!...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

I wanted to share with you what was the incredible experience of volunteering at Imire, Zimbabwe. Imire is a Gamepark for rhino and wildlife conservation launched by the Travers family. It all started in the 50’s when Gilly Travers, a farmer and great hunter realised...More

3  Thank anne-sophie p
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ImireRhino, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Dear Anne-Sophie, We are truly grateful for your support as a volunteer, and thank-you so much for sharing your experience and writing a review. We loved having you as a part of our programme and we hope you will be able to visit us again...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

My late husband , SIMON daughter HOLLY and self were so very lucky to visit Imire in approx. 1995, travelling on the back of a tractor viewing the game, inc The famous elephant who put stones on his head. We came up close and personal...More

2  Thank Coral R
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ImireRhino, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Dear Coral R, What special memories, thank-you for sharing this with us! We hope you can visit again one day soon. Kind Regards, The Imire Team

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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

We spent two nights at Imire and have to say I wish it had been for a week. The chalets are wonderful and food was great. We spent a brilliant day out looking at game with a delicious lunch overlooking the lake. Absolutely incredible- thank...More

2  Thank JustineEdgerton
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ImireRhino, Manager at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2018

Dear Justine, Many thanks for your complimentary review, and we are really pleased to hear you loved the rooms and that you had such a great experience. Next time you will have to come for longer, we look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards,...More

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Debra C
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Hi Debra. Your daughter will have the trip of a life time. If she is to be stationed at Imire you have nothing to worry about, other than the usual travel safety suggestions. Check the British Embassy recommendationso for... More
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