Driving Change

The EXPEDITION Project connects inspiring, sustainable projects and individuals with each other and with the resources they need, and it shares their stories with the world.

Since 2012 we have travelled 36535km (22701miles), visited 353 towns & 155 projects, with the help of 405 hospitality partners, to meet and understand the challenges communities face. We then connect projects, communities, ideas and individuals with each other, share their successes and help take them one step further with contacts, expertise and funding.

Take the Journey

Take your next trip with The Expedition Project

Do you want to spend 1 to 6 weeks exploring South Africa, meeting new people and trying new experiences?

​Our expeditions cater for researchers, journalists, gap year students, sabbaticals & career breaks, or simple explorers wishing to have a more meaningful holiday.

Our approach means we are a sustainable, partnership driven social enterprise providing a combination of multi-project volunteering and multi-destination travel. This means every expedition is different, some might be theme focused, but your involvement will most definitely be counted.

Join one of our roadtrips, or design your own trip with our help.


Our roadtrips  

Other Ways to Get Involved

Our Routes

Bounce markers are pick-up / drop-off locations with airports available

Search our projects and expedition partners

Our partners, which include projects, accommodation and restaurants, are our collaborators across Southern Africa. Our aim is to connect and collaborate within as much of a town or community as possible and therefore involve local business and projects together. Search our partners here.

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Join an annual expedition

One to eight weeks starting and finishing in Cape Town with airport pick-ups and drop-offs every week. Highlights include: volunteering experiences at several community and conservation projects, selected tourism activities and national parks, a combination of b&b and tented camp accommodation, breakfast and dinners at partner restaurants. Read about our expeditions here.

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Design your own expedition

We have many recommended towns, inspiring projects and volunteer opportunities and accommodation and food establishments to choose from. Only problem is, which ones to choose. Let us design the perfect adventure for you and your friends, group or family in your own vehicles or ours. Let the expedition begin by reading more here.

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Journey to drive change