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LAPALALA WILDERNESS SCHOOL
Nurturing Future Conservation Champions
Our vision is to help the children and youth of our nation to discover the true value of the biodiversity of the natural world and our place within it, and to identify and nurture Africa’s future conservation champions.
Environmental Education for South African Children & Young Adults
From humble beginnings more than 30 years ago, our school has grown into a beacon of conservation, sustainability, education and hope for the future. We consider it an immense privilege to have the opportunity to instil a passion for nature in the hearts of young people and it is our hope that by doing so, we are playing a part in creating a better future for all South Africans, our country, and the planet.
Joint second place and a highly commended award at the World Architecture Festival
Lapalala Wilderness School has won JOINT SECOND PLACE and a HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD at the World Architecture Festival held in Singapore this week! Initially one of 14 designs shortlisted in the School Category of the 2023 ...
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Annual report 2021
"In 2022 we [have moved] to a new site adjacent to the Lapalala Wilderness. This superb facility, set in an equally attractive environment, has the potential to gain international recognition as a centre of excellence for its design and construction."
Dr John Hanks | Chairman Read more
Lapalala WildernessThe Lapalala Wilderness School is situated at the Lapalala Wilderness reserve - one of the lowest people-density Big Five sustainable conservation legacy and wildlife tourism destinations in southern Africa, spanning 48,000 hectares of breath-taking and diverse habitat on the Capricorn tropic in the Waterberg region of Limpopo province, South Africa.
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Read welcome messages from our Founder and Patron Clive Walker, Chairman Dr John Hanks and School Director, Mashudu Makhokha.