South Africa Volunteer & Safari

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Group Size: Varies

Trip code: C360

Duration: 8 or 10 weeks

Combination of volunteering & adventure
Volunteer with communities & wildlife!
Explore across all of South Africa

Our epic South Africa Volunteer & Safari combines an exciting range of our fantastic projects in South Africa in one awesome adventure trip. This really is the ultimate South African experience! Go wild on a 15-day South Africa Wild Adventure, work with wonderful wildlife at a sanctuary and even meet mischievous monkeys at a monkey sanctuary. Take an awesome road trip along South Africa's stunning Garden Route and then volunteer with kids in Cape Town on this incredible South Africa Volunteer & Safari.

There are two options to choose from on our South Africa Volunteer & Safari:

OPTION 1: 15-day South Africa Wild Adventure + 17-day Wildlife Sanctuary + 7-day Garden Route Road Trip + 18-day Cape Town Community Volunteers

OPTION 2: 15-day South Africa Wild Adeventure + 15-day Monkey Sanctuary + 17-day Wildlife Sanctuary + 7-day Garden Route Road Trip + 18-day Cape Town Community Volunteers

All our 360 trips are fully flexible and tailor-made to suit you, so if you want to add in or take out tours then let your travel advisor know and you can plan your own perfect itinerary.

Trip highlights

  • The ultimate South African adventure, encompassing adventures from Cape Town to Kruger National Park and everything in-between, including awesome wildlife experiences!
  • Enjoy our 15-day South Africa Wild Adventure on a private game reserve: Spot incredible animals on safari, try adventure activities, and volunteer with conservation and in the community
  • Get hands on with a whole array of animals at an amazing Wildlife Sanctuary and even add in a unique experience meeting mischievous monkeys at a Monkey Sanctuary
  • Volunteer in Cape Town’s local communities at schools, local settlements, crèches or sports projects
  • Take an awesome road trip from Cape Town along South Africa’s famous Garden Route
Further trip information

Our epic South Africa Volunteer & Safari combines an exciting range of our fantastic projects in South Africa in one awesome adventure trip. This really is the ultimate South African experience! Go wild on a 15-day South Africa Wild Adventure, work with wonderful wildlife at a sanctuary and even meet mischievous monkeys at a monkey sanctuary. Take an awesome road trip along South Africa's stunning Garden Route and then volunteer with kids in Cape Town on this incredible South Africa Wild Adventure programme.

There are two options to choose from on our South Africa Volunteer & Safari:

OPTION 1: 15-day South Africa Wild Adventure + 17-day Wildlife Sanctuary + 7-day Garden Route Road Trip + 15-day Cape Town Community Volunteers

OPTION 2: 15-day South Africa Wild Adventure + 15-day Monkey Sanctuary + 17-day Wildlife Sanctuary + 7-day Garden Route Road Trip + 15-day Cape Town Community Volunteers

All our 360 trips are fully flexible and tailor-made to suit you, so if you want to add in or take out tours then let your travel advisor know and you can plan your own perfect itinerary.

South Africa Wild Adventure (Options 1 & 2)

Your South Africa Volunteer & Safari trip kicks off with our amazing South Africa Wild Adventure, a 15-day programme based at a private game reserve near Kruger National Park. Enjoy 15 days of wildlife conservation, safaris and adventure in South Africa! Stay on a private game reserve, enjoy game drives, and see animals up close as a member of a wildlife conservation team. Volunteer with kids at local community projects, experience horseback safaris, and go on guided bushwalks through gorgeous South African landscapes. You’ll also enjoy an unforgettable 2-night camping adventure in world-famous Kruger National Park! This unique South African adventure will take your breath away!

Volunteer at a Wildlife Sanctuary (Options 1 & 2)

Animal lovers will be in their element on this amazing South African wildlife volunteering adventure! Volunteer with amazing animals and help to rescue, rehabilitate and release animals at a stunning wildlife sanctuary. See big cats, servals, caracels, squirrel monkeys and marmosets and help to feed the animals and support the sanctuary in a volunteer role. You may even get a chance to care for new-born baby animals on this unforgettable wildlife experience! In your spare time you can enjoy the nearby surfing hotspot of Jeffrey's Bay. 

Volunteer at a Monkey Sanctuary (Option 2 only)

At our monkey rehabilitation sanctuary in South Africa you can help to rehabilitate injured, orphaned and abandoned monkeys, bush babies, baboons and other animals until they can be returned into the wild. Helping to feed your new monkey mates as a volunteer, typical tasks will include constructing new enclosures, planting vegetables and even bottle-feeding the babies! Experience other South African attractions such as seeing a 6000 year-old baobab tree, visiting local villages and soaking up the scenery.

Cape Town Community Volunteers (Options 1 & 2)

Spend 15 days volunteering in Cape Town and making a difference in local communities. Help support kids and communities by helping in local schools, crèches, after-school clubs and day care centres. Volunteer in settlement communities, teach in schools, assist at childcare centres, or help at a local swim and surf after-school club. It’s a rewarding way to get involved caring for local Cape Town communities and experiencing the buzz of this brilliant South African city at the same time.

Garden Route Road Trip (Options 1 & 2)

Enjoy 7 days of action-packed adventure and incredible experiences on this South African road trip. See the best of Cape Town and the Garden Route and meet wonderful wildlife such as elephants, penguins, cheetahs and lions. Explore the mysterious Cango caves, enjoy a canoe ride in Wilderness National Park and take a tour of the famous Addo Elephant Park. With an unbeatable range of optional adrenaline activities on offer all along the route, you will have the opportunity to swim with sharks on a cage dive, bungee from the world’s highest jump or go ziplining over a river. It’s a lifetime’s-worth of amazing adventures packed into a brilliant 7-day road trip!

2018

This is the 2019 itinerary. If your volunteer programme begins in 2018 you will follow a slightly different itinerary. Please download the trip notes for more information.

Our South Africa Volunteer & Safari trip offers a unique experience that includes our most amazing South African projects and makes for unforgettable memories. Have a South African adventure you’ll never forget!

Please note programmes on this trip are all subject to change and availability.

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