Expedition: Southern Africa – The Ultimate 3-Month Volunteer Roadtrip

1 expedition. 3 months. 6 countries. Are you ready?

Highlights of this expedition:

  • See all the best that South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana have to offer, and lend a helping hand along the way
  • Gain skills in early childhood development care, health sciences, sustainable architecture, wildlife conservation, lion rehabilitation, photography, astronomy, geriatric care, teaching, language, cultural sensitivity, farming, and in the culinary arts, all in one trip
  • Enjoy one of the World’s New Seven Wonders of the World 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
  • Visit St Lucia, home to South Africa’s largest population of hippos and crocodiles! Enjoy the bustle of tropical town while relaxing by the warm Indian Ocean
  • Enjoy a couple of days in paradise when traveling to Mozambique to swim with the dolphins and enjoy beautiful white sand beaches
  • Get up-close-and-personal with Africa’s Big 5 (leopard, rhino, lion, buffalo and elephant) while visiting Tembe National Park
  • Go on a unique trip to the landlocked Kingdom of Swaziland and come face to face with beautiful animals, in the stunning setting of the country’s mountains, roaming fields and rocky outcrops
  • Explore South Africa’s vibrant heart while visiting the city of Johannesburg and learning from its past, present, and future while visiting the Apartheid Museum and South Africa’s largest township, Soweto
  • Experience close and unique encounters with the endangered white rhino while walking through the Zambian Bush
  • 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
  • Camp under the stars while spending 3 days on a safari searching for Africa’s unique wildlife in the world-famous Chobe National Park in Botswana
  • Travel with other like-minded volunteers from around the world

The Destinations

South Africa

Table-Mountain-from-Waterfront

Mozambique

Volunteers On The Beach Mozambique

Swaziland

Swaziland

Zambia

Zambezi River at sunset

Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe

Botswana

The Finer Details

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
  • Hippo and Croc Tour, St Lucia
  • Hluhluwe Game Drive, St Lucia
  • Zulu Cultural Night, St Lucia
  • Dolphin Swim, Mozambique
  • 4 game drives in Tembe National Park, South Africa
  • Kloofing, Greater Kruger Area
  • Panorama Route, Greater Kruger Area
  • Safari, Kruger National Park
  • Visit to Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
  • Soweto Tour, Johannesburg
  • Rhino Walking Safari, Livingstone
  • Devil’s Pool, Livingstone
  • Visit to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
  • Cruise on the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls
  • Dinner and show at the Boma, Victoria Falls
  • Lion Walk, Victoria Falls
  • Chobe National Park Safari, Botswana

What else is included?

  • A professional guide who will join you for the entire trip
  • All accommodation for the 3-months
  • Airport pick up and return
  • All internal flights and transportation from your arrival until your departure
  • All meals (except for a handful of weekend meals in Cape Town, St Lucia and Livingstone) ember will be waiting to meet you
  • 24-hour support on every volunteer project, with on-site staff who live and work with you
  • Laundry

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
  • Snacks, soft drinks, souvenirs and items of a personal nature
  • A handful of meals at weekends while in Cape Town, St Lucia and Livingstone (please speak to our team for full breakdown)
  • Optional ‘big’ activities that are not listed in our full breakdown. This could include sky-diving, bungee-jumping, whale watching or paragliding, for example.
Expedition Brochure

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