Volunteer, work and travel in
South Africa

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

Here at Workaway you will find 184 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  (42)

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

  • Gauteng  (10)

    Johannesburg, Benoni, Pretoria, Vereeniging, Springs

  • KwaZulu-Natal  (25)

    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  (5)

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

  • Western Cape  (82)

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

Workaway feedback slides

There are 938 reviews for 120 Hosts and organizations in South Africa.
120 Hosts in South Africa were rated at least 4.9/5!

Stayed at Once for a little over 3 months and I could have stayed more. It was such a great experience. The hostel is right in the center of Braamfont...

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What a cool spot! Was able to meet/hangout with locals and see amazing wildlife. "Work' wasnt hectic and volunteers were able to choose what area they...

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I have a nice time in Once, this was my second host by Workaway and my first time outside South America, I love to know a new culture, new food and ne...

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I spent 3 weeks at the sanctuary and I cannot thank Nicky enough for the amazing experience I had at the farm.I really enjoyed being around all the an...

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How am I supposed to sum up 5 months full of sweat, laughter and crazyness in only a few paragraphs?

I can't, the only thing I can do is to tell you,...

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Popular Hosts and organizations in South Africa

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