Crescent School

Join us for an adventure in South Africa!

Dates: 01 March - 10 March, 2025

Crescent School is partnering with GVI to embark on an adventure to Cape Town in South Africa, and we’d love for you to join us!

We know that deciding to join an expedition abroad is a big decision – that’s why we’re giving you all the information you need to feel confident and get excited about what’s ahead.

Read more about the program below, and then reserve your spot to join this trip of a lifetime.

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Trip details

Limited spaces! Spaces are filling up fast. Sign up before deadline date to secure your spot.

In March 2025, the GVI team is taking students from Crescent School on a 10-day expedition to Cape Town in South Africa!

What to expect from your expedition:

  • Contribute to sustainable projects led by local organisations.
  • Join thrilling adventure activities in the wild.
  • Experience authentic cultural and community immersion.
  • Attend progressive growth and development sessions.
  • Have loads of fun and make lifelong memories with friends.

The cost of the 10-day South Africa expedition for Crescent School ranges between $7,300 – $8,500.

To see exactly what your program fee will cover, take a look at the standard inclusions below. For a more detailed list, visit the “what’s included” tab.

  • Flights
  • All meals
  • A rest and relaxation activity/excursion
  • 24/7 backup and support 
  • A dedicated trip coordinator 
  • Access to local medical facilities 
  • Comprehensive health and safety procedures (Emergency Action Plans and Risk Assessments) 
  • First aid equipment 
  • Group leader and teacher 
  • Highly experienced and well qualified GVI field staff 
  • In-country transport is arranged 
  • Pre-departure information 
  • Up-to-date safety and country information

Can I fundraise for my program?

Yes, many participants have successfully raised funds to cover their program fee. We have a comprehensive Fundraising Manual to guide you through the process.

What are the payment options available for this trip?

We have three different payment options: full payment upfront, instalment plan and fundraising plan. Visit our payment plan page for more information on these options.

How do I know my spot has been secured?

Once you apply, you will be asked to process at least a deposit payment to secure your spot after which you will be contacted by a dedicated support coordinator.

What is the minimum group size?

We require a minimum of 12 students to guarantee the group’s departure.

What happens if we don’t meet the minimum group size?

We will do everything we can to ensure the trip still goes ahead! In the event that this number is not achieved, we will discuss alternative arrangements, which could be a surcharge, merging with another group or joining an under-18 program with GVI. Your fee remains refundable up until the point a group is confirmed. Please refer to our terms and conditions for more information.

Are flights & travel insurance included?

In most cases, flights and travel insurance are not included unless otherwise stipulated by your GVI representative

What is the staff to student ratio?

GVI has a 1:12 staff to student ratio. Our average chaperone to student ratio of 2:12.


The GVI team are experts in purpose-driven group travel and would love to help you! If you have any further questions regarding this expedition, please email us at [email protected].