South Africa Summer, 2025




Mid- July to early August

$3000 per person is a GUESS

  • Dive Sodwana Bay Marine Sanctuary in KwaZulu-Natal Province
  • Hike the famous High Five Trail in Mpumalanga Province
  • Horseback Safari and Conservation Project in Gauteng Province.

High Five Hiking Trail

  • Crew of 6 Scouts and 3 Adult Leaders
  • Year-long preparation in teambuilding and required skills (backpack hiking, swimming and SCUBA, horseback riding)
  • Planning finances, travel logistics, medical
  • Fly from Washington-Dulles to OR Tambo in Johannesburg
  • Day 1: drive fours hours to The Cowboy Ranch in Mpumalanga, camp overnight.
  • Day 2: drive four hours to Sodwana Bay National Park in KZN; diving orientation and set up at Emoyeni Dive Lodge
  • Day 3-4: Dive at Sodwana Bay
  • Day 5: drive to High Five Trail in Mpumalanga; set up camp
  • Day 6-8: Hike the High Five Trail
  • Day 9: Drive to Colin’s Horseback Africa and Wildlife Education Center; set up camp
  • Day 10: Horseback Safari and 3-D Archery Course
  • Day 11: Conservation and Partnership Project with Scouts SA
  • Day 12: Drive to Pretoria; settle in guest house
  • Day 13: Braai at the Residence of ASM Brigety
  • Day 14: High Adventure ends; depart SA via OR Tambo or continue on private vacation
  • Potential to earn SCUBA, Horsemanship and Hiking Merit Badges, as well as Messenger of Peace Badge