Things To Do & See


Excursions will consist of trips to surrounding areas and students can enjoy activities such as hiking, whale watching, bungee jumping, water sport activities at their own cost. Students will be advised to bring warm and cool bush clothing, binoculars, hats, sun screen lotion, extra money for additional activities and meals etc. and an outgoing attitude towards life.

Various excursions are on offer while you are with us. The main ones would be to the city of Port Elizabeth, where there is a variety of entertainment and options to choose from. Other excursions would vary from the lovely seaside resort of Jeffrey’s Bay to Knysna, Grahamstown etc depending on the time of year and activities taking place in the area. These excursions are organized by the volunteer coordinator.

Weekend excursions from Kwantu are normally planned in accordance with the local events taking place in the area to ensure maximum exposure and enjoyment for volunteers.

The excursions are planned by the Kwantu Volunteer Team and are to local surrounding areas such as:

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Jeffreys Bay
  • Grahamstown
  • And other nearby towns

Included in the package cost is the weekend excursions, with only the transport and accommodation being provided. Volunteers normally depart Kwantu at 9am on a Saturday and return by 4pm the following day.