Homestays, Volunteering & Working Holidays in Western Cape, South Africa

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South Africa

Western Cape

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  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 34
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The Backpackers is situated on an amazing property overlooking the Garden Route Lakes, the Indian Ocean and also the majestic Outeniqua Mountains. We have been in business for 10 years and provide a unique Backpacker environment for local and ......

  • 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 ......

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I am a home birth midwife, and part of an NPO that works with women empowerment. Marc is a designer and runs his own business. We live in Muizenberg, it is a vibrant and very creative community. Its a great place to learn to surf, and meet ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Off-the grid sustainable eco living near De Rust village. Our farm is a wonderful example of eco-friendly living. We have abundant organic gardens that have been thriving for 12 years including 60 different fruit trees, a self built cob house and ......

  • Country: South Africa
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UPDATE! Specifically looking for people who have experience with building outdoor showers/(eco) toilets. Or someone who is really good at painting murals or sewing (cushions, curtains, that kinda stuff). Sorry, as much as I'd like to I currently ......

  • Country: South Africa
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In 2019, we have availability ONLY from 9th to 18th October. :-) And in 2020, we will be travelling (and workawaying ourselves) for the whole year. I am English, I grew up in France and lived 15 years in Spain. I have been living in South Africa ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are a family of four, a doctor, a teacher and two university students, living in a suburb of Cape Town. We live in an old Victorian, comfy house set in a moderately large garden of mostly indigenous plants. We are always trying to improve how ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are now well established on the family farm following a few successful seasons. Most of our longer term projects are finished or nearing completion. The contractors are finishing up the fencing of the horse paddocks and we hope to receive our ......

  • Country: South Africa
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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 65 Two children and seven grand children all living ......

  • 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, ......

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We are a Cape Town surf camp / backpackers / yoga centre / live music venue situated right on the beach at one of South Africa's most famous surf spots, Muizenberg. The waves are fun and consistent, with high quality surf, awesome natural ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are a backpackers hostel, catering to international travellers (usually aged between 22-35), but more and more we're seeing older people and families coming to stay too. It's an owner-run hostel, we opened in 1999 and it's a very popular place ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Situated in the heart of the Garden Route - on the far side of Homtini, about 35km out of town, right on the forests edge between Rheenendal and Barrington, the property supports a host of animals including dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, sheep, emu’s, ......

  • Country: South Africa
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I am a wife and mother of 5 children which led me to start a Backpackers. My house was always filled with my kids' friends , chatting around the kitchen table, sleeping over on my couches and I loved cooking for - and feeding them. The Backpackers ......

  • Country: South Africa
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*️️*️️*️️*️️ We have been busy upgrading and not taking interns for the past 2 years, however, we are BACK IN BUSINESS so send in those applications if you want to hang in paradise while working at the hostel. *️️*️️*️️*️️ We are a backpackers in ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We have a brand new hybrid Hotel that has a diverse type of clientel. We have all kind of diferent rooms from luxery self catering studios to dorm rooms with pods. We are a located in Sea Point Cape Town straigh at the sea and in the middle of this ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Thank you for taking the time to check us out. We can be found just off the N2 on the Garden Route in Plettenberg Bay South Africa, we are situated 4.5km from town in the forest between an array of fragrant Fynbos on a high cliff overlooking the ......

  • Country: South Africa
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Hi, we are Tess and Simon, we are marine biologists based in Muizenberg, Cape Town, a real surfer's paradise. We run a non-profit organisation focused on whales and dolphins in South Africa and Namibia. We often host local and international ......

  • Country: South Africa
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We are a small family run guest lodge set in the klein karoo of South Africa. We have plenty of wildlife, chickens, and a vegetable garden. The lodge consists of 4 older chalets that we are currently trying to upgrade and renovate and one large ......

  • Country: South Africa
We are a family of four, with a pigeon pair of children aged two and two months living in a suburb of the colourful city of Cape Town. We are both enthusiastic family people and working professionals and need some help with childcare style help in ......

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