Volunteer Opportunities in South Africa

South Africa

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South Africa

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About Destination and Volunteer Opportunities

About South Africa

South Africa, is the southernmost country on the African continent with access to the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. South Africa has a rich mammal life, fertile agricultural lands, abundant mineral resources, and plenty of tourist attractions.

voyage humanitaire en Afrique du Sud

Volunteer opportunities in South Africa

Volunteer opportunities in South Africa are many. Whether it’s supporting communities, working in a game reserve, or participating in an environmental conservation project. South Africa has many NGOs that need volunteers. Work as a volunteer to protect wild animals (such as protection of the Big 5), or on a community project as as surf volunteer in Cape Town.

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Practical info


For a stay of less than 90 days, a visa is not required.


Please check with your doctor or travel clinic in regards to the vaccinations you need for your project destination. You can also check the pasteur institute for the up-to-date health recommendation per destination at


Travel insurance is compulsory to study or volunteer abroad. Please contact a specialised insurance company or your bank to contract a travel insurance before you go.