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

Here at Workaway you will find 182 hosts and organizations for volunteer work in South Africa.
Low cost travel without having to pay expensive agency fees.

Assist running an incredible Backpacker/Hostel in Wilde...
  • South Africa
Volunteer teaching in South Africa - Transkei, Eastern ...
  • South Africa
Help at a plant Nursery near Kruger National Park, Whit...
  • South Africa
Help a small off-grid farm practicing regenerative agri...
  • South Africa
Farm stay in the Drakensberg of South Africa
  • South Africa
Come and help us around a Boutique Surf Lodge in Victor...
  • South Africa
Help with our guest house near Addo Elephant National P...
  • South Africa
Volunteer at our laid-back hostel in the heart of Cape ...
  • South Africa

Travel to regions in South Africa

  • Eastern Cape  (42)

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

  • Gauteng  (5)

    Johannesburg, Benoni, Pretoria, Vereeniging, Springs

  • KwaZulu-Natal  (25)

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

  • Limpopo  (2)

    Polokwane, Thohoyandou, Tzaneen, Lebowakgomo, Musina

  • Mpumalanga  (5)

    Nelspruit, Middelburg, Bethal, Standerton, Volksrust, Komatipoort

  • North West  (3)

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

  • Northern Cape  (5)

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

  • Western Cape  (87)

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

Workaway feedback slides

There are 892 reviews for 122 Hosts and organizations in South Africa.
122 Hosts in South Africa were rated at least 4.9/5!

Staying at Pi and Vaughn' s place was my first workaway experience but I'm sure it will be one of the best! During one week I had the pleasure to help...


We volunteered at the Lodge for 2 weeks, and it was lovely. The work was straightforward: social media posts and mingling with guests to make sure the...


I had a very memorable stay with Hanneke and highly recommend experiencing her universe of diverse interests and social causes. She is a wealth of kno...


We really had a great time helping this place to be improved. Thank you to Paul and Kevin for their kindness and their welcoming. We felt like at home...


Shane and his crew make a geniune effort to do eco tourism right at a time when the term is applied too loosely. Shane's place is a mix of a working r...


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