Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in South Africa

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South Africa


  • Country: South Africa
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We live Pretoria, a beautiful and safe city in South Africa just North of Johannesburg. I have a partner and two beautiful children, a daughter (16) and a son (14). I work full time from home, and sometimes travel in to town for business. We love ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Are you ready to explore the magical Klein Karoo? Then join us! We are a family of 5, that traded the city for farm life three years ago. We have been building up the farm over the last few years, but need some help, especially with the veggie ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 57
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We are a married couple, Danie and Suzanne, living and farming in the Northern part of South Africa, known as the Kalahari. We are boergoat farmers and permaculture enthusiasts, striving to cultivate a permaculture foodforest in this harsh ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 6
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I am 47 years old, mother of two adult children. We live in the Eastern Cape, my work is full time, though flexible, in a real estate business. I enjoy reading, art, cooking, hiking and sport, particularly tennis. I have attempted to learn Spanish ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 12
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Covid19 update: We are still officially closed until futher notice. The borders are still closed and we are depending on international tourism. We are a mixed (Belgian-Xhosa) family of 4 who started a backpackers in Sept. 2012 in a remote Xhosa ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Accomodation offered for easy going, non uptight, non neat freak, vegan friendly, animal loving volunteer in a rustic farmhouse in a beautiful valley in the jewel of the Garden Route crown - Plettenberg Bay.

  • Country: South Africa
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Ours is a small holistic family farm, based on sustainable principals. The farm is entirely off-grid, running on solar and rain water. We have awesome compost toilets and re-use all our grey-water. We hand milk 2.5 cows, have broiler and layer ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 43
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Our farm is part of the Compassberg Protected Environment near the top of the catchment of the Sneeuberg Mountains of the Great Karoo. We have a busy life farming cattle and hosting guests and home school our children. We would love help from people ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 4
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Hay, Thanks for checking us out. Looking for a Garden Fairy and handyman (builder) to assist with various projects leading up into the Tourism season, if its a good fit it would be great to have hands round to help with December where we get super ......

  • Country: South Africa
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This Covid crises is effecting us all but if you are in SA and are allowed to move , then we will consider inviting you. We live on the 10 acre smallholding 5 minutes from the beach. This tranquil, tree filled property is what remains of an original ......

  • Country: South Africa
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WE ONLY ACCEPT COUPLES - NO SINGLES Retired busy couple still managing our assets We enjoy good food and wine and cooking and entertaining We travel within SA frequently and overseas once of twice a year Both of us aged over 70 Two children and ......

  • Country: South Africa
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I am a single mom with 2 boys aged 13 and 9 so getting to all the maintenance around my house gets very daunting as I aslo work at a guest lodge which is on the farm. We have plenty of wildlife from a giraffe, zebra, buck, chickens, and a ......

  • Country: South Africa
We are founding an eco-island village in Panama for self-directed families and we are keen to develop our Spanish before we make the move. We welcome any singles, couples or families to come and stay with us. Unfortunately, we are currently still in ......

  • Country: South Africa
We rock. well we think we do anyway :-) we are a family of three, two parents, 35 and 39 and our 15 month year-old angel. We are positive, upbeat people, who enjoy the outdoors, good music and connections. We stay in a beautiful house in cock bear ......

  • Country: South Africa
AS WE ARE MOVING TO LEVEL 3 LOCKDOWN FROM THE FIRST OF JUNE 2020. THIS ALLOWS FOR TRAVEL WITHIN THE COUNTRY FROM DIFFERENT AREAS AND PROVINCES. WE WELCOME ANY WORKAWAYERS WHO WOULD LIKE TO JOIN US ON OUR WORKAWAY. EVEN IF YOU ARE IN SOUTH AFRICAN ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 1
Hello Volunteers, fun folk and coulourful peoples of the world! We are in the picturesque village of Greyton, in the Overberg region of Western Cape Province, South Africa. Greyton is about 1.5 hours away from Cape Town CBD, and can be reached via ......

  • Country: South Africa
I am a documentary filmmaker, a visual storyteller and a mother living in Cape Town. I live with my husband Stephen and our two children, Gabriel age 6, and Azara, age 8. We live in a family home in a beautiful part of Cape Town near a vlei (or ......

  • Country: South Africa
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What we do and need help with: - training and exercising our horses - working in our orchard and vegetable tunnel - helping with fencing, making compost and other small farm activities - help making goat milk cheese (and soon our cow can be milked ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 32
This project has been a coming back to nature for us. We often have friends and friends of friends visiting, who experience the connection with nature and we would like to extend this invitation to a wider range of people. We have a vision of the ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 6
We are a family of 4 on the adventurous path to self-sustainability. Our 8ha farm is on the edge of a rural village and we are building a straw bale house with all means of alternative power. We will be planting orchards, a vineyard, a food forest, ......


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