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10-WEEK V&T PROGRAM

Embark on an extraordinary journey with Volunteer & Travel, where the thrill of adventure meets the joy of global impact. Introducing our unrivaled offering: the ULTIMATE 10 WEEK V&T EXPERIENCE.

 

Immerse yourself in a fusion of cultural exploration, culinary delights, responsible travel practices, and an unforgettable road trip odyssey through the heart of South Africa. Unveil the genuine essence of this captivating nation through the lens of a local, gaining insights into its rich tapestry of traditions and ways of life. But this journey is more than discovery alone – it's about making a tangible difference.

 

Engage in meaningful volunteer projects that touch lives and leave lasting positive marks on communities. Whether it's teaching, conservation efforts, or community development, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping brighter futures. Seize the opportunity to create memories that will forever define your perspective. Join us, and together, let's script the adventure of a lifetime across the breathtaking landscapes of South Africa.

 

Your transformative voyage awaits.

ITINERARY

10-Week Volunteer & Travel Experience 

 

Welcome to South Africa! This 10-week Volunteer & Travel experience is designed to provide you with an immersive and impactful journey while exploring the rich cultural and natural diversity of this beautiful country.

 

Week 1: Arrival & Orientation Day 1

  • Pick up from the airport.

  • Transfer to the volunteer center in the South of Durban.

  • Welcome dinner and orientation with fellow volunteers.

 

Weeks 2-9: Volunteering & Cultural Immersion 

 

Mondays & Wednesdays

  • 8:30 am: Start the day at the volunteer center.

  • Engage in various activities, including cooking for the children, teaching, playing sports, hygiene routines, feeding, tending the vegetable garden, and painting the center.

  • Administrative tasks at the Durban office.

  • 3:30 pm: End of the day at the center.

  • Optional beach time in the afternoon.

Tuesdays & Thursdays

  • 8:30 am: Drive to Kwa-Mashu Center (45 mins away).

  • Distribute food to children, local community, caregivers, and staff.

  • Food pickup for volunteer house.

  • 2:00 pm: Return to the volunteer house.

  • Optional mall or supermarket visit.

 

Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays

  • 6:00 am: Depart for weekend road trips to different destinations.

  • Explore Johannesburg, Soweto, Kruger National Park, Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park, Addo Elephant Park, Blyde River Canyon, and more.

 

Week 10: Farewell and Reflection

  • Reflect on your volunteering and travel experiences.

  • Share stories and insights with fellow volunteers.

  • Farewell dinner.

 

Volunteering Highlights

  • Make a meaningful impact on children's lives through teaching, sports, and care activities.

  • Assist with essential tasks at the volunteer centers and in the local communities.

Accommodation

  • Stay at the volunteer center in the South of Durban.

  • Comfortable accommodations with shared rooms and facilities.

Food Supplements

  • Enjoy locally sourced, nutritious meals prepared at the volunteer center.

 

Cultural & Natural Excursions

  • Visit Kruger National Park, Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park, Addo Elephant Park, Blyde River Canyon, and more.

  • Explore Johannesburg, Soweto, Drakensberg Mountains, St. Lucia Hippo Boat Cruise, Durban City, and Eastern Cape Wild Coast.

  • Experience Jeffrey's Bay surfing, Garden Route exploration, Cape Town City Tour, scuba diving, and Zulu tradition food tasting.

  • Embark on a walking safari and learn about the local wildlife.

 

Departure

  • Bid farewell to South Africa with cherished memories and new friendships.

 

*Please note that this itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions, unforeseen circumstances, and local considerations. We aim to provide you with a rewarding and unforgettable experience that combines meaningful volunteering with enriching travel adventures across South Africa.

 

*Please note that this itinerary is a general suggestion and can be tailored based on the preferences of the volunteers and any specific requirements of the volunteer program. Additionally, the availability of activities and destinations may vary depending on the season and external factors.

*Please note that this itinerary is based on the information you provided and may require coordination with our volunteer program and our local logistics. Make sure to double-check timings, availability of activities, and any necessary reservations. Additionally, keep in mind any travel advisories, health and safety guidelines, and COVID-19 protocols that might be in place during your travel dates.

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