Co-Curricular Programmes

Co-Curricular Programmes

Subjects covered include Biology, History and Geography.

Having spent 15 years working with local communities in sub-Saharan Africa, to address the environmental, climactic, societal and economic changes that the continent has seen, we are well placed to deliver educational and experiential programmes in South Africa.

Our trips cover topics such as:

  • Apartheid
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Bio-diversity pressures
  • Human/Wildlife conflict
  • The Impact of Climate change on Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Wildlife Poaching
  • The impact of globalisation on communities in Africa
  • The Impact of Tourism on South Africa

Sites of Interest include:

  • Apartheid Museum
  • Blyde River Canyon, the world 3rd largest canyon.
  • Cradle of Humankind, World Heritage Site
  • Barberton, ‘The Gold Rush’ town
  • Table Mountain
  • The Panorama Route

Our Co_Curricular trips enable your students to look at these questions in more detail, while immersing themselves in on a life-enhancing African journey.

African Impact is an award-winning responsible travel organization that has been offering service-learning programs volunteer programs, internships, and expeditions across Africa for over 15 years.

What differentiates us from other providers is that we operate our projects full time and year-round. Our projects are developed alongside local communities to ensure the work we do is ethical, responsible, and relevant to the needs of their communities.

Our teams live and work alongside these communities, which allows us to offer sustainable and transformative experiences that provide real value where it is most needed.






Day 1

Depart UK

Depart UK


Overnight in Flight

Day 2

Arrive into Johannesburg

You will be met on arrival and transferred your accommodation

Settle in, orientation and welcome

Dinner at hotel

Day 3


Visit apartheid museum in Johannesburg,

Return to hotel

Day 4


Transfer to Greater Kruger area, approx 6 hours

Arrive at Olifants River accommodation Accommodation. Check in

Welcome and Orientation

Day 5

On Project

Outline project activities and goals

Survival activity – build a shelter!

Games night

Day 6


Local community visit

Bush walk, focusing on tracking and signs.

Prepare for Research Game Drive

Day 7

On Project

Research game drive

Game count

Human and Wildlife Conflict Presentation

Day 8

On Project

Meet Farmers on Farmers of the future project. Farmers of the Future provides sustainable community empowerment through environmentally conscious food security and income generation.

The impact of Globalisation on South Africa’s wildlife

Cultural night

Day 9

On Project

Set own camera traps

Physical conservation

Reviewing camera trap pictures

Day 10

On Project

Research game drive

The Impact of Climate Change on South Africa

Climate Change discussion

Day 11

On Project

The Impact of Tourism on South Africa Discussion

Sustainable Tourism Seminar

Review Session

Day 12


Visit Blyde River Canyon, worlds 3rd largest Canyon!

Panorama Route, full day excursion

Farewell Dinner, Reflection and Awards

Day 13


Visit Balberton, Gold Rush town

Transfer to Johannesburg.
Depart for UK

Overnight in flight

Day 14

Arrive Home 

Arrive back in UK 

Price Inclusions


  • Return airport transfers
  • Luxury private transport throughout
  • All Meals
  • Private group accommodation throughout
  • Experienced dedicated group leader
  • Management of project
  • Project materials
  • All activities and excursions as outlined in the itinerary
  • Security at accommodation
  • Pre departure information
  • 24/7 emergency support throughout
  • Single supplements for staff
  • Additional excursions
  • Visas
  • Covid testing (where necessary)