South Africa

Live with lion cubs in South Africa

Set in a stunning location in the North West Province of South Africa, the reserve is involved in white lion ...

South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

Get involved with this exciting wildlife conservation programme on a real Big 5 reserve in a stunning part of South ...

South Africa Experience

South Africa is an epic country - which is perfect for travellers to explore. Between our Big 5 reserve in ...

South Africa Experience

South Africa is an epic country - which is perfect for travellers to explore. Between our Big 5 reserve in ...

South Africa Football Coaching

Having successfully hosted the 2010 World Cup (the first African nation to do so), the love for football in South ...

South Africa Game Ranger Internship

Spend your time on a beautiful game reserve in South Africa and split your time between volunteering and studying for ...

South Africa Schools and Development

South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you ...

South Africa Surf and Community Volunteers

Learn how to surf and then teach some fantastic children ensuring they are safe and following the instructions. You'll experience the ...

Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

This is a real Southern Africa adventure! Safari! Swim! Five days and a million memories in one of the continent’s ...

South Africa Lion Cub Experience

Two weeks of living next to wild animals in your semi-luxury tent, you’ll work with lions, care for cubs, cheetahs, ...

South Africa Sports Volunteers

Volunteering on our South Africa Sports Volunteers project, you will be assisting with sports activities at a school in the ...

South Africa Child Development Volunteers

This is one our most rewarding South Africa volunteer programmes which gives you the opportunity to really make a difference ...

South Africa Horse Riding and Conservation Experience

This is the ultimate programme for horse enthusiasts, who love working in the great outdoors surrounded by stunning scenery. As ...

South Africa Literacy Volunteers

This project presents a great opportunity to experience the real South Africa in a small community near Cape Town, as ...

South Africa Children's Hospital Volunteers

You will be Volunteering in South Africa, spending time enriching the lives of patients in a hospital dedicated to sick ...

South Africa Rugby Coaching

South Africans are extremely passionate about Rugby, renowned for being a very tough and technical force on the international stage. ...

South Africa Cricket Coaching

There is no need to state how passionate South Africans are about cricket! The sport is followed and played by ...

South Africa Great White Shark Experience

With the world's shark population becoming increasingly under threat and as a volunteer on this project you will play a ...

Your Complete Africa, Australia and Thailand Gap Year 

Three continents - three destinations you must visit! Spend your days playing, feeding and having cuddles with lion cubsin South ...

South Africa

Top trips - South Africa

Gap year South Africa

Diverse, exhilarating, spectacular, varied – South Africa is a gap year destination electric with possibility. It’s a vast, modern multicultural nation, in many ways as sophisticated and modern as any Western capital, but elsewhere as traditional as time itself. Then there’s the land itself: lush subtropics give way to deserts, savannah to scrubland, bushveldt to stunning coastlines. There’s extraordinary wildlife, including the world-renowned Kruger National Park. And there is, of course, the people and their history, the achievements of the post-apartheid regime, the struggles before that, and the ancient way of life beyond. If your interest lies in modern politics, South Africa should definitely be on your student travel shortlist.

Adventure travel South Africa

For those looking for adventure travel, South Africa is waiting. In Kruger National Park, the magical Big Five of rhino, leopard, buffalo, elephant and lion are yours for the watching. On the coast at Hermanus, you can dive with great white sharks (cages provided). Then there’s the local sport of kloofing – abseiling into canyons – and if you want to head off the beaten track, there are the wide open spaces of the Karoo.

Student travel South Africa

The sheer variety of South Africa makes it perfect for student travel, especially the hip urban centre of Cape Town, a modern and cosmopolitan world city that’s starting to spread its influence internationally, and that’s an exciting place to be. And there’s a wealth of history, from ancient tribal settlement to the recent troubles of apartheid, to explore, and for those after gentler pursuits, the winelands to tour.

Volunteer work South Africa

In South Africa, there’s hands-on volunteer work for those who want to give something back. You can work with the amazing African wildlife on conservation projects, or support valuable and rewarding work with disadvantaged children. It’s a great way to turn a memorable trip into an unforgettable experience.

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Live with lion cubs in South Africa

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Live with lion cubs in South Africa

Set in a stunning location in the North West Province of South Africa, the reserve is involved in white lion research and conservation and is home to a number of adorable lion cubs - and their older brothers and sisters, mums and dads!

South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

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South Africa Big 5 Wildlife and Community

Get involved with this exciting wildlife conservation programme on a real Big 5 reserve in a stunning part of South Africa; near Port Elizabeth on the world famous Garden Route.

South Africa Experience

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South Africa Experience

South Africa is an epic country - which is perfect for travellers to explore. Between our Big 5 reserve in Port Elizabeth and the cool Cape Town lies the ridiculously good Garden Route, which is known as one of the best road trips in the world, so guess what? We want to take you along this incredible journey, and trust us when we say you'll see SO much in the two weeks!

2 weeks From £744 (was £929)
South Africa Football Coaching

South Africa Football Coaching

Having successfully hosted the 2010 World Cup (the first African nation to do so), the love for football in South Africa could not be greater, and nowhere more so than in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth (PE), where 8 games were played in the fantastic, newly built Nelson Mandela stadium.

South Africa Schools and Development

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South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you with a diverse and varied experience, providing a great insight into the lives of underprivileged individuals in Cape Town.

South Africa Game Ranger Internship

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South Africa Game Ranger Internship

  • Experience life on a Big 5 Game Reserve
  • Learn the ropes of becoming a Game Ranger
  • Explore South Africa
  • Volunteer on a fantastic wildlife conservation project
  • Achieve your FGASA accredited qualification
8 weeks From £2,322 (was £2,579)
South Africa Surf and Community Volunteers

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South Africa Surf and Community Volunteers

Learn how to surf and then teach some fantastic children ensuring they are safe and following the instructions.

Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

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Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

This is a real Southern Africa adventure! Safari! Swim! Five days and a million memories in one of the continent’s wildest wildlife spots – South Africa’s Kruger National Park – a week with wild whale sharks, diving and exploring the coral reefs in the warm blue waters of the ocean. Soak up the culture and learn what life’s like in a Swazi village.

South Africa Lion Cub Experience

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South Africa Lion Cub Experience

Two weeks of living next to wild animals in your semi-luxury tent, you’ll work with lions, care for cubs, cheetahs, giraffes and hyenas, as well as loads of other species of wildlife, and then there’s the safari. When you work with lions, they may well get to recognise you, and you may have to explain to the giraffes and baby hyenas that at the end of the day, friends with claws or ridiculously long necks are not allowed through customs.

Minimum 2 weeks From £1,209
South Africa Sports Volunteers

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South Africa Sports Volunteers

Volunteering on our South Africa Sports Volunteers project, you will be assisting with sports activities at a school in the disadvantaged community on the South Peninsula.

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