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Bateleurs / Africa Sky Runners Conservation Safari

Supporting conservation in southern Africa.

Embark on an awe-inspiring air adventure safari across South Africa – from the Cape to northern Kwa-Zulu Natal - traversing its varied biomes and tracing the footsteps of the dedicated volunteer pilots of The Bateleurs who have championed conservation missions throughout the country through their aerial support. Your pilot / guide Mike White, himself a Bateleurs pilot, will share the stories of the various missions at each stop.  

  • Follow 6 Bateleurs Mission from the Cape to the northern regions of Kwa-Zulu Natal

  • Explore and experience 6 Biomes across South Africa


Bateleurs/Sky Runners
Conservation Safari Itinerary
14 days
Max: 4 guests

  • Jeffreys Bay area | Eastern Cape

    • Conservation Mission: Leopard rescues

  • Cape Mount Zebra Reserve | Western Cape

    • Conservation Mission: Census and relocation flights

  • Kwandwe Game Reserve | Eastern Cape

    • Conservation Missions: Lion and leopard tortoises (endangered species) relocations

  • Babanago Game Reserve

    • Conservation Mission: Lioness relocations for genetic diversity, and rewilding project

  • Phinda Game Reserve | Kwa-Zulu Natal

    • Conservation Mission: Rhino dehorning and anti-poaching patrols, relocations of cheetah, lions, pangolin and elephant tracking

  • Rock Tail Bay | Northern KZN

    • Conservation Mission: Marine Surveys of Marine Protected Area's (MPA's) 

  • Manyoni Game Reserve | Kwa-Zulu Natal

    • Conservation Mission: Pangolin, vultures, lions and cheetah's protection

From $15,500 per person (for 4 people)


  • All internal flights with Cessna210 aircraft; departing from Cape Town International airport and drop off at OR Tambo, Gauteng 

  • Personal pilot/guide/host 

  • Accommodation: Mix of local authentic accommodation experiences to 4/5 star

  • All meals and drinks

  • Game drives and conservation related local activities at certain reserves

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