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Waterberg Wild Dog Initiative

WWDI spreads awareness, gains accurate information, educates, mitigates conflict, and works with community members to protect and conserve the endangered, free-roaming African Wild Dog population living in the Waterberg, Limpopo, South Africa.

2022 Waterberg Wild Dog Ecotourism Project Now Booking

The Waterberg Wild Dog Ecotourism Project leverages the opportunity to view a pack of Waterberg Wild Dogs while they are relatively stationary in the area during their denning season and uses the funds raised to mitigate the impact of the pack on the private properties hosting them. For more information, please see the below document. For bookings, contact the WWDI at bookings@waterbergwilddogs.org.za OR via WhatsApp to (0) 73 791 6249.


Our Work


Community Support

Working alongside the community to understand human-wildlife conflict and create and provide conflict mitigation solutions that raise tolerance levels.

Awareness & Education

Increasing awareness on the conservation status of African Wild Dogs and educating the community about the importance of the Waterberg Wild Dog population.


Increase Understanding

Gaining accurate information about the Waterberg Wild Dogs to inform community members, contribute towards research, and assist management efforts.

Promote Ecotourism Potential

Leveraging the ecotourism potential of the Waterberg Wild Dogs to mitigate conflict during stationary periods.

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African wild dogs require vast expanses of land to hunt, breed, disperse, and live their lives. Unfortunately, South Africa is running out of suitable, safe space.

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Contact The Waterberg Wild Dog Initiative

Get in touch with the Waterberg Wild Dog Initiative to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

+27 0 73 791 6249

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