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Because it’s really about the planet

Caring for the land, wildlife and people


Ever wondered what it took to put a tracking collar on a hyena, or what it would be like to walk alongside the most poached animal on the planet (the curious-looking pangolin), and what are the latest advancements in conservation technology?

&Beyond’s expert team of conservationists and specialists are ready to answer all your questions. Join us for an unforgettable virtual session with a dedicated member of our team who is working tirelessly to leave our world a better place.

This virtual experience is booked on a special request basis.

The booking entitles you to six (6) links, which you can share with friends, family members or co-workers (with a maximum 2 people per link) and is conducted in in English.

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Get exclusive access to &Beyond conservationists and specialists

Learn about Africa’s famed wildlife and landscapes

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Rhino Conservation up close

Explore the challenges, learnings and victories of white and black rhino conservation on the Mun-Ya-Wana Conservancy (KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) with &Beyond Phinda’s Conservation Manager, Simon Naylor.

Hyena – dispelling the myths

Engage with Craig Sholto-Douglas, &Beyond Phinda Ecologist, as he explores the high intelligence and social complexities of these misunderstood predators, and showcases the discoveries of the Spotted Hyena Project.

Pangolin – saving the species

Spend time with Charli de Vos, &Beyond Phinda Ecological Monitor, uncovering the fascinating world of this little-known species; discover how a groundbreaking reintroduction project holds promise for their future.

The Art of Wildlife Monitoring

Find out just what it takes to protect threatened species like rhino, cheetah, pangolin, leopard, lion and elephant. Join Craig Sholto-Douglas, &Beyond Phinda Ecologist, in this engaging and enlightening discussion.

Blue Conservation: Hope Spots

Dive into an ocean of hope spots: discover the brimming potential of these regions with marine conservationist, Dr. Tessa Hempson, a Hope Spot Champion for Dr. Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue global alliance.

Meet the team

Charli de Vos

Ecological monitor

Craig Sholto-Douglas


Simon Naylor

Conservation Manager

Tessa Hempson

Oceans Without Borders Programme Manager and Principal Scientist

Leaving our world a better place

Virtual experiences that go beyond the expected and care for the land, wildlife and people

100% of the profits from these experiences go towards funding crucial habitat maintenance, sustainability and conservation initiatives.

How to book

USD 250 for a group of six links

Speak to one of our experts from the &Beyond Conservation Team. This virtual experience offers the exciting opportunity to learn more about the conservation and sustainability practices that are helping to leave our world a better place.

How to participate?

You’ll connect with your conservation expert through video-conferencing software called Zoom. We recommend you download Zoom onto your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet, and test it before your booking.

You will need to have a stable internet connection – Zoom recommends a connection speed of 2mbps up/down.

Frequently asked questions

Before you sign up, here are a few of the most frequently asked questions about booking an &Beyond Virtual Experience.


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