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South Africa

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

Optional Activity Package (OAP)

Each year, nearly 100% of our participants purchase ISV’s Optional Activity Package to enhance their adventure tour. The OAP includes a range of action-packed activities to do during some of your free days to make this the best adventure of your life!

The OAP is excellent value for money as ISV negotiates prices to ensure even the most budget-minded participants get an incredible deal. We've chosen a diversity of cultural, fun and challenging activities to complement the Tour's included activities that keep the adrenaline flowing while still allowing you plenty of time to relax.

Another bonus is that purchasing the OAP takes away the hassles of researching and booking your own activities. There are no risks of missing out due to limited availability - ISV secures your spot through this package- don’t miss out. Join the group!

Blyde River Canyon (South Africa): Kloofing/Canyoning
Blyde River Canyon (South Africa): Kloofing/Canyoning

Blyde River Canyon (South Africa): Kloofing/Canyoning ?

Blyde River Canyon (South Africa): Kloofing/Canyoning Photo

Combine high adventure, fun and magnificent mountain scenery as we go canyoning (kloofing) in the Drakensburg Escarpment. Navigate the canyon with professional guides by hiking, swimming and cliff jumping! ISVís highest rated activity each year.

Cape Town: Hike/Cable Car up Table Mountain ?

Cape Town: Hike/Cable Car up Table Mountain Photo

Experience the iconic Table Mountain with a three to four hour guided hike to the top or take the Cable Car to the summit. From there you will get to explore the mountain and all the amazing views it has to offer, a must for your visit to Cape Town!

Cape Town: Township Tour ?

Cape Town: Township Tour Photo

Experience the people and culture of Langa, Cape Town's oldest township. As part of the walking tour we will visit the community centre, try the local cuisine, see a variety of homes, visit the ISV "Happy Feet" volunteer project and much more. This experience will change your world view and understanding of life for many South Africans. Rest assured the tour is operated in line with our responsible travel ethics where the local guide is from the township itself and activity fees directly benefit those living in Langa.

Jeffrey’s Bay: Surf Lessons ?

Jeffrey’s Bay: Surf Lessons Photo

Enjoy a 2 hour surf lesson in the famous Jeffreys Bay, a surfer’s paradise! With local expert instructors you’ll soon be up and riding one of the most famous waves in the world, after which you can continue to try your hand at mastering the art in your own time.

Kruger National Park: Sunset Game Drive ?

Kruger National Park: Sunset Game Drive Photo

In Kruger National Park, sunset is the most magical time of day to explore the bushveld by safari vehicle, looking for African wildlife. This is an amazing opportunity for photography as the sun sets below the horizon, hopefully capturing images of giraffe, elephant, buffalo, lion and other animals that you may not have seen during the morning and afternoon game drives. A not-to-be-missed experience for South Africa!

How do I sign up?

To reserve your optional activity package please email au-info@isvolunteers.org and enter "OAP Signup" in the subject line and we will sign you up for this OAP.  The cost will be added to your invoice.  Full payment is due 65 days prior to your departure along with your final program payment. 

Please Note: The OAP package must be purchased as a whole rather than a selection of one or more of the activities mentioned above.  All activities are subject to change without notice. Any and all changes are within the discretion of ISV.  

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