I did the Elephant Desert Trek back in 1997 and loved it so much I went back to EHRA in 2010, 2012 and 2015 for the two week build and patrol. The conversation work done by EHRA makes such a huge difference to desert elephants as well as the farming community. Johannes, Rachel and the whole EHRA team are fabulous, with Chris and Matthias as excellent guides. The whole program is run smoothly and coordinated seamlessly from the onset of booking. I would highly recommend to everyone who is interested in conversation work, and in a beautiful setting. My visits to EHRA have definitely beenRead More →

“The best thing I have ever done in my life. Meaningful, hands-on, real conservation work in one of the most beautiful places on earth. As well as working to protect wild African desert elephant herds EHRA is making a real difference to the lives of the people of Damaraland. Founders Rachel and Johannes are genuine, passionate amazing people and so warm and welcoming. The volunteer program is well coordinated and carefully planned, down to the last detail. An adventure of a lifetime, with the friendships and memories to match.”Read More →

“I had a great time volunteering with EHRA. Hot hard dirty work with wonderful like-minded people. The staff were brilliant and patrol week was just awesome. Lots of laughs and fun along the way. I would highly recommend this if you want to make a little bit of a difference in life.”Read More →