The Wilderness Foundation is a project-driven conservation and leadership organisation that encourages, plans and protects wild lands and wilderness, uplifts the knowledge and lives of citizens and stimulates an environmental ethos among current and future leaders. We envisage a world that has sufficient intact natural ecosystems and wilderness areas that are valued and effectively protected for the benefit of all species.

We are a proud founding member of Wilderness Foundation Global



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Vietnamese youth embark on rhino conservation experience

“We are very excited to be in Africa for the first time, but we understand why we are here – we are here to learn so that we can take the message of rhino protection and conservation back to our country.”

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Stenden University supports Operation Rhino 2015

Please see below the amazing Operation Rhino campaign that Stenden University student’s did in Holland.


On the 8th of June 2015 “Hope”, the rhino survivor from a recent poaching incident in the Eastern Cape, underwent her third procedure to repair the catastrophic damage done to her by poachers who left her for dead. Hope, the four year old female white rhino, who has become the international symbol for the rhino crisis, was treated by Saving the Survivors, a team of vets dedicated to saving the victims of poaching.

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SAFE Alliance

Established in August 2012, the SAFE (Sustainable Alternatives to Fracking and Exploration) AllianceRead more

Plains of the Camdeboo

The Wilderness Foundation is working together in partnership with the Vincent Mai-Family Foundation to fast-track the restoration of the Plains of the Camdeboo Private Nature Reserve.

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Wilderness Foundation, SA

Bank: First National Bank
Account: Wilderness Foundation
Branch code: 211417
Account number: 50750071629