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

Here at Workaway you will find 163 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  (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  (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

Workaway feedback slides

There are 927 reviews for 111 Hosts and organizations in South Africa.
111 Hosts in South Africa were rated at least 4.9/5!

I really enjoyed my stay in this cute hostel!
From the beginning till the end the communication was absolutely perfect.
I had a call with the owner b...

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Working with these children is very fulfilling. They have had terrible experiences but are so resilient! The majority of the incidents took place year...

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I spent just over a month with Jurgen and Ninon. We did some road maintenance, hiking trail maintenance, cleaning cottages and other daily chores arou...

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I give five stars for each aspect of the Workaway: work, accommodation, food, week-ends (with a bonus for this one 😁) and cultural exchange.⭐⭐⭐⭐...

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Where to start….An extraordinary family who welcome us like someone from their family. We shared unforgettable moments together : tennis, pool, jacuzz...

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