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

Here at Workaway you will find 170 hosts and organisations for volunteer work in South Africa.
Low cost travel without having to pay expensive agency fees.


Travel to regions in South Africa

  • Eastern Cape  (37)

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

  • Gauteng  (11)

    Johannesburg, Benoni, Pretoria, Vereeniging, Springs

  • KwaZulu-Natal  (22)

    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  (75)

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

Workaway feedback slides

There are 909 reviews for 117 Hosts and organizations in South Africa.
117 Hosts in South Africa were rated at least 4.9/5!

It was such a great 4 weeks with this family in Kalk Bay. I felt very welcome from the moment I met Andy and Janna, they immediately made me feel like...

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I had the great pleasure of having Marie and her family be my first ever host s through workaway. I had a fanastic time there!. The family was kind an...

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This was our first experience at Workaway and it was truly a dream. Petra and her family are super loving and try to make you feel good at all times. ...

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I spend 3 wonderful weeks in December at the Animal Sanctuary.
This place is paradise for all animal lovers. You get the chance to learn a lot about p...

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We had such a positive and worthwhile stay on the farm. Thank you Karl for the awesome experience. We definitely learnt a lot about horses, enjoyed th...

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Popular Hosts and organizations in South Africa

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