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

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South Africa

Western Cape


  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 34
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
  • Feedback: 10
We are a backpackers in the beautiful beach and surf town of Mossel Bay, along the pristine coast, called the Garden Route on your way to the Wild Coast. We run our exciting lodge with our little close-knit family of staff. We love bragging about ......

  • Country: South Africa
This is a small micro scale organic farm 25km outside of Knysna in the Garden Route. We are on top of an hill, so we enjoy the moon rises and sunsets. We practice off grid living, grow as much of our own food as the environment allows and harvest ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 20
A new generation of backpackers in Cape Town. We are constantly looking to improve and give our guests the best possible South African experience. We are a funky design hostel that provides the very best accommodation at affordable rates for the ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 3
Our new tourist facility is situated on a small working farm and has been running for a year now with lots of projects such as a restaurant, more tent accommodation, campsite and a foodforest (permaculture) witch we are really excited about. We are ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 13
Our hostel is located at the centre of everything that is happening in Lower Main Road Observatory. Our building – a former museum of contemporary art – is full of character, personality, and the perfect place to meet both local and international ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 24
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
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
  • Feedback: 36
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
  • Feedback: 56
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
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
  • Feedback: 4
Hi There We are a family of 4. A single mum with 3 amazing young adult children who keep me in touch with everything exciting and up to-date. We would love someone old or young to come and spend time with us in Cape Town and experience this ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 4
We are a small friendly hostel in Cape Town's bohemian/arty/student area of Observatory who does alot of work with local charities in the surrounds, and we host many international young volunteers who come to work on these projects. We are looking ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 5
We are a family of six homesteading off grid in a permaculture way. Our electricity is supplied by a solar system, water is from a borehole. Our journey to self sustainability began eight years ago, but last year things changed to a whole new level, ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 5
*️*️*️*️24/05/2019 --> not currently taking volunteers*️*️*️*️ We are a boutique hotel & country house, offering accommodation & experiences to tourists and South Africans alike. Located right on the sea-front, we can offer a great base for ......

  • Country: South Africa
We run a small guest farm, that is part of a larger export fruit farm. We are situated on Piket-Bo-Berg mountains outside Piketberg, Western Cape, South Africa. We currently have three guest cottages and we are busy building mountain bike trails and ......

  • Country: South Africa
We are a Belgian Family who owns a Olive biodynamic-organic working farm with a Country lodge.The farm is 29 ha -we also accommodate for 16 people the Country Lodge with restaurant.We love to share our skills with volunteers Come and help us to live ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 4
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Hi, my name is Samantha, I have a son 11 years old, Kiran, who loves playing soccer and building lego. I run a successful global business I have built from scratch the last 7 years. I love walking in the mountains, and traveling. We live on a ......

  • Country: South Africa
We are a family of 3. I am a single mom with 2 children: 3 year old Sage and 8 year old Aya. We live in a beautiful coastal village with excellent waves and village vibe. I am a working mom and need help with my kids in the afternoons. Beach, park, ......

  • Country: South Africa
  • Feedback: 2
I currently own and run a small guest lodge and would appreciate additional assistance. Offering 5 ensuite-rooms supplied for international visitors during their vacation in South Africa and is located in the scenic village of Montagu, Western ......


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