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Top 5 Reasons to Travel to South Africa

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Top 5 Reasons to Travel to South Africa

South Africa is a captivating country that enchants travelers with its breathtaking landscapes, vibrant cultures, and abundant wildlife. From the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town to the vast plains of Kruger National Park, South Africa offers a plethora of experiences that will leave a lasting impression. Here are our Top 5 reasons why you should travel to South Africa.


1. Wildlife

If you love animals, the Volunteer + Wildlife Conservation program is for you! South Africa as some of the most magnificent animals, both wild and tamed. Imagine hanging out with a monkey or watching zebras gallop across the plains! No matter where you go, you will want to bring a camera to capture a photo of the smallest butterfly to the biggest elephant!

2. Culture

South Africa is known as the “Rainbow Nation” across the globe because of the diverse cultures, practices, origins, and religions. South Africa is also known to be the only country with 11 official languages! There are also many historical and cultural sites

3. Activities

While you’re in South Africa, don’t miss out on the adventures and activities!  By the water, you can do anything from kayaking to snorkeling to swimming in the South Atlantic Ocean. By air, you can bungee jump, zip-line, or even skydive across the South African landscape! By land, there are too many sports to count! You can also go on a wilderness safari – the world is at your fingertips!

4. Landscape – Mountains, Beaches, Etc.

While on your volunteering expedition, you will have the opportunity to see so many beautiful landmarks! South Africa is renowned for its towering mountains and hot beaches perfect for tanning.
From the rugged cliffs of Cape Peninsula to the pristine beaches along the Garden Route, the diverse landscapes will leave you breathless!

5. Cuisine

Foodies will love South Africa’s culinary scene, which is a fusion of traditional African flavors, international influences, and a growing wine industry.
You can indulge in traditional braai (barbecue), savour mouthwatering curries from Cape Malay, sample world-class wines in the picturesque vineyards of Stellenbosch, and experience the variety of street food markets to fine dining establishments.


South Africa is a captivating destination offering a blend of natural wonders, diverse culture, thrilling adventures, and culinary delights. Whether you’re seeking jaw-dropping landscapes, exhilarating wildlife encounters, or immersive cultural experiences, get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the enchanting landscapes of South Africa.