South Africa

South Africa's cultural richness, amazing wildlife and stunning scenery will capture your imagination.

South Africa Adventure Tours

Explore the highlights of three of southern Africa's most scenic countries

You will have the chance to explore the highlights of three of southern Africa's most scenic countries. Enjoy the exuberant local cultures and explore the wildlife havens for elephant, lion, rhino and many other species in South Africa; feel the adrenaline as you squeeze through the caves systems of Swaziland; and experience the “mountain kingdom” of Lesotho.
Depending on your allocated project, the itinerary will be different; inclusions are the same, but the order of destinations is slightly rearranged to accommodate better project to tour logistics.

Day 1 - Arrive in the Magaliesburg Mountains via Johannesburg
Day 1 - Arrive in the Magaliesburg Mountains via Johannesburg

Day 1 - Return to Johannesburg after your Volunteer Project, meet up with the rest of your tour group and then drive northwest to the Magaliesburg Mountains. Upon arrival at our accommodations, unwind after the ISV Tour Orientation meeting with a Braai (BBQ) and bonfire under the stars and listen to the lions roaring.

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All accommodations have been carefully selected for their comfort and ideal locations. Accommodations range from lodges, funky backpackers to African safari lodges.


Half of all meals are provided by ISV. ISV groups also stay in many accommodations with kitchen facilities to allow students to prepare some of their own meals. 


ISV includes a minimum of five amazing activities to make your experience unforgettable. Activities are subject to change but may include activities such as:  Lesotho Experience, Kloofing/Canyoning in Blyde River Canyon, a game drive in Kruger National Park, an Elephant Encounter in the Magaliesburg and a visit to a local Swazi village.

Please note: Exact dates, itineraries, accommodations and included activities will be given to participants in the ISV Participant Travel Manual approximately 30 days prior to departure. ISV reserves the right to change the ISV tour itinerary, accommodations and activities without notice. Any and all changes are within the discretion of ISV, Inc.

Wild Africa Excursion

The Wild Africa Excursion is available for the May 27, June 24 and July 22 four-week program departure dates only. For more information visit our Wild Africa Excursion Page.


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