See the stunning sights and safari sensations of South Africa in one of the planet's premier gap year destinations. The country is bursting with amazing things to do and is a must-see for any intrepid explorer! Take in the dizzy heights of Table Mountain, the gorgeous glories of the Garden Route, go safari-crazy in the African bush or ride an ostrich in Oudtshoorn. Get your pulse racing with a bungee jump or swim with the great white shark...Try an adventure package for the complete thrill-seeking experience. South Africa is the holy grail for any animal lover; volunteer on an amazing range of conservation projects and get up close and personal with mischievous monkeys or charismatic cheetahs. Discover the addictive magic of South Africa and you'll be hooked in no time!South Africa Key Facts
Wonderful wildlife adventures in South Africa!
Our 15-day epic South African volunteering and safari adventure! Combines wildlife conservation, community volunteering, stunning safaris, camping in Kruger National Park, adventure activities and exciting excursions. It’s the ultimate African experience!
Volunteer by day, relax or party by night
Make a real difference to the lives of local communities in beautiful Cape Town. Choose from a range of fantastic volunteer projects, and transfer vital skills to local settlements, schools, and crèches. An unforgettable experience!
2 - 8 weeks
Hands-on experience with exotic furry friends
Become a wildlife sanctuary volunteer and rescue and rehabilitate some amazing creatures in South Africa. Get up close to a range of African animals including monkeys, big cats and servals!
A 17-day overland adventure tour in South Africa & Swaziland!
Travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town via Kruger National Park & Swaziland and along the gorgeous Garden Route. The king of all road trips!
34 or 35 days
An epic overland experience across amazing Africa
Explore the wonders of Africa on this epic overland adventure tour. Discover South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania en route!
Share your footy skills and coach kids!
Spend 5 – 12 weeks as a football coach in beautiful South Africa and teach kids how to play the beautiful game! Pass on your skills, inspire kids and make a difference on this fantastic volunteer programme.
Volunteering and road trip in stunning South Africa
A full-on, hands-on experience in South Africa! Combine community volunteering in Cape Town with the ultimate South African road trip. See stunning scenery and wildlife along the way and try some awesome adrenaline activities!
The ultimate South African Road Trip adventure!
Discover the best of South Africa on this week-long Garden Route Adventure. Go on a game drive in Addo National Park, head underground at Cango Caves and sample some of South Africa’s world famous wines on Route 62!