Community Development Roadtrip

This specially designed and exclusively packaged expedition project combines the most ethical, innovative and inspiring community projects we have visited.

We believe in collaboration in the form of a connected community sharing successes and failures.

We believe in transparency in who we work with and our place in this collaboration.

We believe that as a social enterprise we are unique in our community partnerships and project spending. Our expeditions have a responsible travel ethos and include charity donations and several forms of community support, carbon offset via tree plantings and local business partnerships. Where your money goes is very important to us!

You can choose to go direct to any of our partnering projects, the cost is the same and the end result for those projects will be the same. However, by joining The EXPEDITION Project you join a collaborative network that focuses on building collaboration, transparency and responsible travel.

Dates: Enquire for availability

Join for anything from 2 to 6 weeks with airport pick-ups and drop-offs available. This expedition includes a never before packaged Community Partnership involving any number of our recommended exceptional community projects in South Africa.

Starting at £70 GBP / $100 USD / *R1455 ZAR (for 2021) per day (2 weeks minimum)
*Rate based on required South African Rand and therefore international currencies subject to change.

Read about our objectives, visions and where your money goes

2 to 4 weeks available at all projects

Our roadtrips focus on sustainable community & conservation projects, inspiring towns & people, and hospitality partners that support their local communities.

Read about our hospitality partners here

Plan a roadtrip with us to all of any number of the below:

Pebbles Project

Project USP – Creche and school projects

Programme summary РCreche and school projects | Education projects | Health support | Nutrition programmes | Community protection and resilience.  More details here.

Airport pick upCape Town (International)

Nearest townStellenbosch and Franschhoek

Accommodation optionsStellenbosch and Franschhoek

Nature’s Valley Trust

Project USP – Community integrated coastal, forest and wildlife conservation

Programme summary – Conservation education | Ecology research. More details here.

Airport pick upGeorge (Domestic)

Nearest townNature’s Valley

Accommodation optionsNature’s Valley, Tsitsikamma and Plettenberg Bay

Amakhala Volunteers

Project USP – Community art and health programmes

Programme summary – Community conservation education | Environmental education | Craft centre | Isipho charity trust | Education and skills development | Wildlife conservation and reserve management add-on available. More details here.

Airport pick upPort Elizabeth (Domestic)

Nearest townGrahamstown

Accommodation optionsAmakhala Reserve and Grahamstown

Kariega Foundation

Project USP – Youth and enterprise development

Programme summary – Enterprise development | Youth development | Conservation education | Domestic animal project | Wildlife conservation and reserve management add-on available: rhino, elephant, lion projects. More details here.

Airport pick upPort Elizabeth (Domestic)

Nearest townKenton on Sea

Accommodation optionsKenton on Sea and Sibuya Game Reserve and Kariega Game Reserve

Friends of Chintsa

Project USP – Surfing and sports

Programme summary – Community empowerment | Surfing programme | Food and health project | Football and sports programmes | Green and sustainability initiatives | School and uniform programmes. More details here.

Airport pick upEast London (Domestic)

Nearest townChintsa

Accommodation optionsChintsa


Project USP – Eco village

Programme summary – Community eco village development | Community upliftment | Social responsibility | environmental education | Local wildlife partnerships. More details here.

Airport pick upHoedspruit (domestic)

Nearest townHoedspruit

Accommodation optionsHoedspruit

Read about our day off activities here

Read volunteer reviews here

Register your interest

We would be delighted to have you get involved in a future expedition.
To register your interest and be kept up to date with all details please send us your email address.

We will not pass on emails to any third parties or other organisations.

Journey to drive change
Certified Social Enterprise 2021 Top Online Program Innovation in Online Programming