South Africa is the 2nd largest country in sub-Saharan Africa and boasts a coastline of more than 2,000 miles of beaches as well as a range of biodiversity that is virtually unparalleled. South Africa even has one of the largest national park areas in the world known as Kruger National Park. The gigantic game reserve area covers over 7,500 square miles and is a virtual paradise for all nature lovers. Its biodiversity is matched only by its diverse people, with scores of various ethnic groups living and working there for hundreds of years.

Cape Town

Affectionately known as the Mother City, Cape Town was founded in 1652 and is South Africa’s oldest city. Cape Town is rated as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with a backdrop of flat-topped Table Mountain juxtaposed by the sweep of the Atlantic Ocean in the foreground. You can hike or take a cable-car ride up Table Mountain to enjoy the breathtaking view of the city and peninsula, take a ferry to the historic Robben Island, or visit the Cape of Good Hope.

Please note that placements in Cape Town require at least a 6-week program.

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