Adventure Travel in South Africa

Adventure Travel in South Africa

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A Guide To Adventure Travel in South Africa

It can be easy to write off Africa as a vast desert land, a tropical continent filled with lions and tigers and hippos (oh my!). South Africa, however, is more than the sum of it’s beastly parts. From the arid grasslands of Highveld to the sandy beaches in Cape Town, adventure trips in South Africa vary widely. Prepare for a whirlwind trip (filled to the brim-of-your-safari-hat with thrills and new experiences!), as well as the chance to pick up some strange colloquialisms from the locals (like howzit?, a common greeting). Mountain and rock climbing in South Africa get points for being particularly epic in the Rainbow Nation. All adventurers must join us there!

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Africa Explorer with Gapforce

Visit four of Southern Africa's most beautiful and diverse nations in this epic adventure through South Africa,Lesotho, Mozambique and Swaziland! This 8 week travel and volunteer adventure begins in South Africa combining travel to Cape Town & the Garden Route with meaningful ...

Conservation, Community and Adventure Placements from $255

With more than 400 projects worldwide and with 25 years experience of providing ethical travel placements, Frontier can find you the perfect adventure whatever you want to achieve. We offer placements in more than 50 countries including Costa Rica, Madagascar, Fiji and loads ...

Adventure Guide Internship - Africa

Our program isn’t your usual African jeep safari experience. We go deeper into the mountains and jungles, beyond the tourist route to small game reserves and savannahs focused on sustainability. You’ll be surfing at J-Bay and horse trekking the Drakensburg range, viewing the ...

World's #1 Affordable Volunteer Programs. Trusted By 90,000+

IVHQ is the world's most trusted and affordable volunteer abroad organization with the largest range of top-rated programs, available in 40+ destinations year-round! We place over 18,000 volunteers abroad annually and have over 10 years of experience in providing safe, ...

Wildlife Research Expedition in South Africa

Play a hands-on role in the long-term conservation of African wildlife on this expedition. Enjoy first-class wildlife viewing and live on a game reserve in the heart of Southern Africa. This conservation expedition gives you the opportunity to participate in wildlife monitoring ...

South Africa - Wildlife Sanctuary

The animals at this wildlife sanctuary have been injured or orphaned leaving them in need of some assistance if they have any hope for survival. The animals become tame during their rehabilitation so they cannot be reintroduced to the wild, but this does allow for an ...

Broadreach Summer Adventures for Students

Broadreach offers experiential summer adventures for middle school, high school and college students, including scuba, sailing, STEM, animal science, marine biology, language learning and photography and multimedia programs that span the globe. Over the years, we've taken ...

Volunteering with Endangered Species up close and personal

At Cheetah Experience, you will make unforgettable memories with amazing animals in Bloemfontein! You will work closely with a number of endangered and threatened species, including cheetahs, leopards, non-breeding male lions, wolves, caracals and servals. There are no ...

Conservation and Ecology Internship

Our internship has been specifically designed to provide a means for young international students, looking to pursue a career in conservation, a unique opportunity to be exposed to current concepts and principles of conservation and ecology within a South African context. Led by ...

Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre contributes to the conservation of endangered species and the rehabilitation of injured wildlife in South Africa. Moholoholo also facilitates a number of successful breeding programs. Situated in the shadow of the majestic ...

Go on a Safari for a Mission!

Join Volunteer Safaris in our incredible 14-day trip in South Africa! This is a special invitation to all volunteers from all walks of life. No matter your interest, as long as you love the outdoors and motivated to lend a hand, help in mission work combined with an ...

Look After Horses With Experienced Riders in Namibia

Are you an experienced rider who loves horses? Join other riders in the Nambian Desert in this fantastic up-close and personal volunteer project with horses. You will surely bond with these animals as you care for their wellbeing! On this 2 week minimum program for ...

South Africa Professional Field Guide - 1 year

If you are considering on embarking on a career as a Field Guide and love the thought of taking lodge guests from all over the world out on safari, then this one-year Professional Field Guide course could be what you are looking for. Thos one-year exciting and comprehensive ...

Game Ranger Course in South Africa

If you are looking to work with wildlife in Africa, this game ranger course could be the perfect opportunity for you. Work as a trainee game ranger on a superb reserve, home to Africa’s Big 5 and learn about the practical and theoretical work that takes place to support the ...

Ranger course in Africa: Become a Professional Field Guide

Our Professional Field Guide course in South Africa and Botswana is for anyone who wants to combine active conservation and personal challenge with an officially recognised training course. You will acquire all of the skills you need to have in order to work as a professional ...

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