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Expedition: Southern Africa – The Ultimate 2-Month Volunteer Roadtrip

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3 countries. 2 months. 1 expedition. Are you ready?

Highlights of this expedition:

  • See all the best that South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe have to offer, and lend a helping hand along the way
  • Gain skills in early childhood development care, sustainable architecture , wildlife conservation, photography, animal tracking, teaching, language, cultural sensitivity, all in one trip
  • Enjoy one of the World’s New Seven Wonders of the World in Cape Town by taking a cable car trip up Table Mountain to explore this biodiversity hotspot
  • Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Robben Island, that has come to symbolize the oppression of the Apartheid Government in South Africa, and visit the very cell where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years
  • Take a trip down the Garden Route in South Africa and go whale watching, canoeing, hiking, craft beer and wine tasting, and more. We will also visit Africa’s southernmost point and go spelunking in the Cango Caves
  • Be part of daily game drives to research Africa’s ‘Big 5’ (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino), providing critical information that will protect them from poaching, starvation and misinformed culling
  • Explore the area surrounding the Greater Kruger by visiting Blyde River Canyon and taking in the sights of the Panorama Route, plus going for a safari in the world renowned Kruger National Park
  • Be amazed by one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders, when traveling to the world’s largest waterfall, Victoria Falls, right on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travel with other like-minded volunteers from around the world

The Route


The Finer Details

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What activities are included in the cost?

  • Volunteering at each destination we visit
  • Table Mountain Cableway, Cape Town
  • Robben Island Tour, Cape Town
  • Township Community Tours, Cape Town
  • Cape Peninsula Tour, Cape Town
  • Wine tasting, Garden Route
  • Cango Caves Adventure Tour, Garden Route
  • Canoeing in Wilderness National Park, Garden Route
  • Game Viewing in Addo Elephant Park, Garden Route
  • Panorama Route, Greater Kruger Area
  • Safari, Kruger National Park
  • Rhino Walking Safari, Livingstone
  • Devil’s Pool, Livingstone (in season)
  • Victoria Falls, Livingstone

What else is included?

  • All accommodation for the 2-months
  • Airport pick up and return
  • All internal flights and transportation from and to project destinations
  • All meals (except for a handful of weekend meals in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Livingstone)
  • 24-hour support on every volunteer project, with on-site staff who live and work with you
  • Laundry and WiFi at the volunteer lodges

Prices exclude (please speak to our team for a full activity break-down):

  • Flights to the start and end points of the expedition
  • Medical and travel insurance
  • Visa-related fees (please check with your Destination Manager for specific costs for each country)
  • Snacks, soft drinks, souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • A handful of meals at weekends while in Cape Town and Livingstone (please speak to our team for full breakdown)
  • Optional ‘big’ activities that are not listed in our full breakdown. These have been marked with an asterisk throughout the brochure
  • Transport to some weekend activities