Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in South Africa

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South Africa


  • Country: South Africa
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We are a married couple, Danie and Suzanne, living and farming in South Africa. We are boergoat farmers from a region in the Northern part of South Africa known as the Kalahari. We are also striving to cultivate a permaculture foodforest. In 2016 we ......

  • Country: South Africa
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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 are planting orchards, a vineyard, a food forest, ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are a magical peaceful Vegan eco Lodge & Retreat and Music Studio - we are 15 kms outside Knysna on the beautiful and magical Garden Route, South Africa. We are a beautiful country smallholding on the edge of the forest and we have an award ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Self-sustainable homesteading and center for permaculture in the heart of Tsitsikamma. Backapckers - Wellness Services - Local Community - Permaculture project We are running an eco-backpackers with permaculture and wellness service ......

  • Country: South Africa
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The forest retreat is a beautiful plot on the edge of the Knysna indigenous forest, being an hour away from the nearest town, it is a truly enchanting, secluded, forested environment, alive with transformational healing energy. As part of the ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are an off-grid eco-backpackers and working Permaculture Farm. We practice wise waste management with none of our waste going to landfills. Our buildings are all made using natural building techniques such as wattle and daub, cob and wooden ......

  • Country: South Africa
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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
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We live on the 10 acre smallholding 5 minutes from the beach. This tranquil, tree filled property is what remains of an original farm which is over 100 years old and steeped in historic stories. There are plenty of old buildings that have been ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Our community project is a non-profit organisation based in the rural villages of the wild coast , transkei in South Africa. It is mainly ran and managed by the local people,the population in the area is uneducated and lack motivation to uplift ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are a small organic farm, working towards sustainability and self sufficiency. We are looking for workawayers who can help with organic sustainable farming (veggies and almonds, herbs and worms) and anyone who has initiative, energy and skills to ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are Ninon & Jurgen and live off-grid at our eco-friendly Mountain Retreat (Guest Farm). We offer a digital detox eco-tourism, hiking trail, mountain trekking, canyoning and other adventure activities. Our organic/permaculture garden is growing ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Our suburban property is turning into a productive, sustainable space applying permaculture, organic and recycling principles to show that it can be done in a suburban environment. We try to involve our community and grow food on the sidewalk. We ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We have a Guest Farm in a stunning part of South Africa called the Garden Route. We have just started permaculture project and we are building more guest units and establishing the farm further. We are a married couple in our 50's English speaking ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Hello! My name is Vincent and I'm part of a small team working with nature in the wonderful mountains of Mpumalanga, South Africa. Our project seeks to establish a lifestyle of health and well being through holistic practices powered by self ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Nestled in the Groot Marico River Valley in the North West Province of South Africa you will find a space in the bushveld where some crazy guys are doing some crazy permaculture, natural building and working towards a self-sustainable future. ......


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