South Africa Adventure Bonus Week

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This one-week program pairs perfectly with our South Africa Veterinary Service program. By adding this bonus week onto an existing program, students are given a fantastic opportunity to explore the southernmost coast of Africa. Each day is sure to be an adventure, with time spent enjoying Cape Town, tasting local cuisine, spotting native animals in their natural habitats, and adventuring outside the city. This one-week program is the perfect way to round out an already exciting program and go home with tons of new memories and stories to share!

  • Get a special view of Cape Town during a sunset ride off the coast.
  • Immerse yourself in history with a visit to Robben Island, the prison where Nelson Mandela was once held.
  • Leave the ground behind on a cable car adventure to the top of Table Mountain.
  • Snap photos of gorgeous flowers and unique wildlife.
  • Hike in the serenity of Agulhas National Park.

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Experience of a Lifetime!!!

This is an incredible, unforgettable experience! There was 8 of us in my group, and all of us had done the two week program in South Africa right before.
We started off with a bus tour of Capetown which was a great way to see the beautiful city while learning about its intricate history. We traveled to the top of Table Mountain and got a gorgeous view of the beach and Capetown, and even saw dassies, also known as a rock hyrax. We visited and toured Robben Island and saw Nelson Mandela's cell, while learning the history of the island from a former prisoner. We ate at many themed restaurants, including my personal favourite, an Ethiopian restaurant called Addis in Cape. After visiting Table Mountain, we drove down to Boulders Beach and saw the adorable African Penguins after having lunch on the beach. We traveled down to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa, climbed to the top of the Cape Agulhas Lighthouse and stayed at Cape Agulhas National Park for one night. There, we visited the beaches and even saw a shipwreck. One of the most important parts of this trip was visiting and touring Langa, a black township in Capetown. It is a truly humbling experience, and very important to see that not everyone in Capetown is able to live in luxury homes and apartments overlooking the water.
My group also had the pleasure of attending a South Africa vs England rugby game. It was an super fun cultural experience! We painted our faces and got rugby shirts from the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum.
Overall this trip was amazing, and I would rate it 12 out of 10 if I could!

Yes, I recommend this program

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Loop Abroad has been offering exciting animal and teaching programs abroad since 2009. We offer summer and semester programs for people who love animals, travel, adventure, and authentic experiences. With programs in Asia, Africa, Australia and...