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Volunteer and work in South Africa - low cost travel abroad - Workaway

Here at Workaway you will find 164 hosts and organisations for volunteer work in South Africa.
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Travel to regions in South Africa

  • Eastern Cape  (36)

    Port Elizabeth, East London, Uitenhage, Bhisho, Umtata, Queenstown, Grahamstown, Graaff Reinet, Cradock, Aliwal North

  • Gauteng  (10)

    Johannesburg, Benoni, Pretoria, Vereeniging, Springs

  • KwaZulu-Natal  (21)

    Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Vryheid, Ladysmith, Port Shepstone, Ulundi, Ubomba

  • Limpopo  (3)

    Polokwane, Thohoyandou, Tzaneen, Lebowakgomo, Musina

  • Mpumalanga  (5)

    Nelspruit, Middelburg, Bethal, Standerton, Volksrust, Komatipoort

  • North West  (4)

    Klerksdorp, Rustenburg, Potchefstroom, Mmabatho, Brits, Vryburg, Bloemhof

  • Northern Cape  (4)

    Kimberley, Upington, De Aar, Kuruman, Prieska, Colesberg, Springbok, Carnarvon, Poffader, Alexander Bay

  • Western Cape  (73)

    Cape Town, Paarl, George, Worcester, Oudtshoorn, Saldanha, Knysna, Beaufort West, Mossel Bay, Hermanus

Workaway feedback slides

There are 918 reviews for 114 Hosts and organizations in South Africa.
114 Hosts in South Africa were rated at least 4.9/5!

We stayed 10 days with Ross and Kath and it was a wonderful experience. We absolutely loved the scenery. A permaculture veggiegarden was a new expiere...

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I had an absolutely fantastic workaway experience with Debby and Theo!

I felt very welcome in their home and was fortunate to be part of a great team...

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I really enjoyed my stay with Riette and her family. Myself and another volunteer - Damien - worked together to harvest several kilograms of almonds. ...

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We stayed at the sanctuary for a month and a half. We absolutely loved volunteering here and definitely recommend it to anyone who loves animals. Nick...

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Although it was not the first volunteering adventure, it was the first one on Work-Away. We stayed at the place from 2 March 2021 and departed 26 Marc...

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