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Here at Workaway you will find 163 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  (9)

    Johannesburg, Benoni, Pretoria, Vereeniging, Springs

  • KwaZulu-Natal  (22)

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

  • Limpopo  (4)

    Polokwane, Thohoyandou, Tzaneen, Lebowakgomo, Musina

  • Mpumalanga  (5)

    Nelspruit, Middelburg, Bethal, Standerton, Volksrust, Komatipoort

  • North West  (5)

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

  • Northern Cape  (3)

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

  • Western Cape  (71)

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

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There are 932 reviews for 106 Hosts and organizations in South Africa.
106 Hosts in South Africa were rated at least 4.9/5!

I have spent 3.5 weeks with Pieter and Anja to take a break from studying, and it was the best decision I could have made: Coming here gave me time to...

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Pieter has an exceptional business and integrates a volunteer program seamlessly with his nursery. We were fortunate to have learned from him. His vas...

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I spent just under 4 weeks with Mark and Sue. They immediately opened their homes, Sue allowed me free reign of the kitchen to make food which was app...

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Time and Volunteering at the farm in Swellendam, with Beneke can best be described as challenging, both physically and intellectually. Great conversat...

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Thank you Marie for hosting me during 6 weeks. It was an incredible experience to stay with you, Eunice, Ray and Jannie. Marie is an amazing lady with...

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Popular Hosts and organizations in South Africa

Other (16)

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