AERU volunteers live with us, and the elephants, at the Knysna Elephant Park situated between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the Western Cape. Many members of staff live within the park boundaries, which are fenced and gated at night, and thus it is very safe.
Volunteers are housed either in the Bunkhouse (next door to the admin building) or the main house Annex (a short 5 minute walk from the main buildings). The rooms sleep 2-3 people per room with en-suite bathroom with a toilet and shower.
Fully-equipped kitchens are available at both houses – including fridges, ovens, stoves, microwaves, kettles, toasters, etc. Communal lounge / dining areas and outdoor patios allow for ample area for volunteers to relax after hours, with books, TV, or just cuddling with our house cats!