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Country Guide to South Africa

Why South Africa?

South AfricaSouth Africa is a place with so much diversity that you will be hard to find other destination in the world with so much contrast.

South Africa has a rich cultural and economic mix and you will be amazed by the variance in lifestyle throughout just one country. For example, community leaders range from rabbis to rugby players, traditional faith healers can be found trading next to stockbrokers and mud huts can be located next to grand houses.

South Africa is also the most advanced country and economy in Africa and is the place to visit for a range of gap work opportunities in different industry sectors.

Facts about South Africa

  • The longest wine route in the world can be found in South Africa
  • Cape Town in South Africa is home to Table Mountain which is considered to be one of the oldest mountains in the world

Plan Your Gap Year to South Africa

Click on one of the links below for more information and useful advice when travelling to South Africa.

Top Things To Do

Top Things To Do in South Africa


Accommodation in South Africa


Emergency Information for South Africa