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adventure travel in africa
a continent of riotous colour & cultural depth

Overseas adventure travel is simply the best way to see the world. You can encounter the dazzling continent of Africa from every angle and get the complete experience, and give yourself a journey to remember – whether it’s a gap year, a career break or volunteering abroad. Volunteers can explore the innermost reaches of South Africa on a gap year in Africa, or travel through the vast and exotic country of Madagascar as you travel in Africa. Discover the captivating beauty of these countries and combine travel and volunteering in Africa to have an unparalleled encounter with some of the most beautiful landscapes and welcoming cultures in the world.

Take a look at all our adventure travel projects in Africa and discover your perfect trip:

Africa, Adventure Travel

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Kenya Teaching & Maasai Mara Safari

Use your knowledge, passion and creativity to inspire eager students and earn your TEFL certificate. Then head off to explore one of Kenya’s' greatest natural treasures.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,545

  • Prices: from US$1,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: KTM

Kenya Childcare & Maasai Mara Safari

Have an incredible time as you immerse yourself in this amazing country, exploring its natural beauty and helping to make a real difference to vulnerable children.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,545

  • Prices: from US$1,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: KOM

Tanzania Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Challenge yourself with one of nature’s ultimate tests, reaching the awe-inspiring summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and gaze down at the vast Tanzanian Savannah below.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$2,645

  • Prices: from US$2,645
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Project code: TMK

Swaziland Teaching & Adventure

Enjoy the experience of this unusual country that lies at the heart of southern Africa and enrich the lives of children here by teaching within a marginalised and deprived community.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$2,745

  • Prices: from US$2,745
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 4 weeks +
  • Project code: STA

Morocco Teaching & Trekking

Spend the first part of your project trekking across the Atlas Mountains with expert Berber guides, and then play a major role in a rural school with disadvantaged children.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$2,045

  • Prices: from US$2,045
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 4 weeks +
  • Project code: MTT

South Africa Garden Route

Venture on a week long journey along the twists and turns of the South Africa Garden Route. Pass through steep gorges and beautiful lagoons, around spectacular mountain ranges and dramatic coastlines.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$895

  • Prices: from US$895
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Project code: SGR

Kenya Teaching and Safari in Malindi

Engage with cheerful and optimistic kids in a school in beautiful coastal Mombasa and complete your stay in Kenya with an incredible wildlife safari
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,545

  • Prices: from US$1,545
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: KTS

Mozambique Horse Safari

This project is ideal for horse lovers who have an urge for adventure. Work at a riding school and trek across the stunning Mozambican landscape on your perfect trip!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$3,395

  • Prices: from US$3,395
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Project code: MZH

South Africa White Shark Research

Contribute to the conservation of great white sharks and other shark species in South Africa through research.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,745

  • Prices: from US$1,745
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 2 weeks +
  • Project code: WSR

Malawi Safari Adventure

Explore the majestic landscapes, diverse wildlife and beautiful culture of Malawi by taking on this once in a lifetime experience!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$3,145

  • Prices: from US$3,145
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 14 days
  • Project code: MSA

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