Volunteer Programme

KUDUS RUS predator park is a breeding park for lions, tigers, leopards and other carnivores. When volunteering at Kudusrus you will he chance to work closely with these majestic animals. Your tasks will include feeding and caring for the animals, raising cubs by hand and being involved in all the day-to-day activities of the Game lodge . A once in a life time opportunity! You will be working with highly skilled and motivated people who have years of experience in caring for lions. Cubs need a lot of attention and you'll have to give them that in the process of raising them. The game lodge itself is 220 hectares big.You will come face to face with lions, and tigers. It is an amazing experience, being accepted by these wild animals.The predator facility is in need of assistance and you will be of great help to the cats. You will have the opportunity to travel and experience South Africa and at the same time meet our wonderful guests from all over the world.
Please note that this project gives you the opportunity to work closely with lions, their cubs and other predators and is not focussed on conservation as lions are not endangered species.

Guidance & Supervision

The local staff will provide you with all the necessary supervision and will be there to help you at all times.


You will be working for 6-8 hours a day, lunch and other breaks being held at given times, depending on the amount of tasks. Days off can be arranged with the lodge manger and will depend on the current tasks at hand. These days can be used to enjoy some time in the town or do some site seeing. The world renowned Sun City is only 36km from the game lodge and will provide a memorable experience.

The first two weeks will involve trainings where you will learn how to feed, handle and care for these carnivores. Your trainers have years of experience and they dedicate their lives to these amazing cats, so you are in good hands.

Your tasks will include the following:

Hand feeding and comforting cubs.
Caring for young cubs.
Feeding the lions, and tigers.
Improvement and maintenance of the lion enclosures.
Taking guests on a guided tour to the lions.
Assisting in all aspects of lion, and tiger care.


Love for animals and wildlife.
No facial-piercing with studs or rings and heavy tattoos.
No high expectations to safe the African Lion, just the passion to work closely with these beautiful animals.
Age over 18 years.
You will be staying in a chalet with a bathroom and airconditioner . There is a lapa facility where meals can be enjoyed. The lodge is fully equipped with everything you need, including a television with satellite.

There's a swimming pool with bar for those warm African days. The best part is that the lodge is only 100 meters away from the lions. You'll have the amazing chance of lying in your bed and enjoying the African lion roar!


The park is situated 30 km from the nearest town Rustenburg that is in the North West Province of South Africa.. The area has superb bush and grasslands. It is easy to reach and to travel to other destinations. This is also a malaria free area.