Get active!

A gap year is a time to push your boundaries, set off on new, exciting adventures and experience a range of amazing activities on offer around the world. Whether you want to get your adrenaline pumping with some adventure activities, take a leisurely tour and discover diverse destinations, teach kids abroad, learn a new skill, volunteer abroad or travel around the world on an epic trip, the activities you choose will shape your gap year experience and create unforgettable memories for the future.

Incredible activities

While you are on your gap trip you can choose from a wide range of incredible activities. Spice up your CV with some paid work abroad, get career kudos with an incredible internship abroad or become a trusted teacher and pass on your passion to pupils across the world. Want to make a difference on your gap year? Share your skills by volunteering abroad and make your gap year both remarkable and rewarding.

Activities in different destinations

There are loads of fantastic destinations to choose from abroad, or you can take the plunge and head off on an around the world gap adventure. Different destinations offer different activities, with New Zealand being famous for extreme activities, while Australia is the ideal spot to learn to surf, dive or even skydive, find paid work, or explore along the East Coast. South Africa is a safari and wildlife activity hotspot, while South America is the place to learn Spanish or experience Marine Conservation. If you want amazing adventures, party time and islands, Thailand is still the top travel destination. Asia offers incredible paid teaching opportunities, while the USA is brilliant for road trips or if you want to be an Au Pair.

More awesome activities abroad

Do you want to learn a new skill and impress everyone back home with your new surfing or diving skills, or do you wish you could learn a new language? Or maybe you just want to have fun with some extreme activities, adventure trekking or safari adventures? Alternatively, you can chill out and see the sights on a tour or take your time discovering the best bits of a destination using a hop-on-hop-off bus or a flexible travel pass. Whatever activities are top of your travel tick-list make sure you amp up the adventure factor and pack as much fun as you can into your gap year!

Head off on an ultimate gap year adventure bursting with awesome activities! 


What would you like to do?

  • Paid Work & Internships Abroad

    Travel & earn money? Sounds like a dream? Well wake up! It can come true. Working holiday visas, paid and unpaid internships are available to you!

  • Gap Year Adventure

    Are you a thrill seeker? Bungee off bridges and building, cage dive with sharks, jump out of planes, kite surf the waves... all this and more is waiting for you...

  • Teaching abroad

    Help others communicate in the worlds universally recognised language by volunteer teaching English or paid teaching placements overseas

  • Volunteer Abroad

    Bring happiness to deprived communities, rescue wildlife, protect the environment. Try a taster for 2 weeks, or stay longer...

  • Gap Year Adventure

    When it's time to go travelling, a bus pass is a great option... it's cheap, and you get to hop on and hop off where you please... available in lots of countries

  • Gap Year Tours

    Enjoy the company of like-minded people, learn loads about the places you visit, and relax while your tour guide does the hard work!

  • Learn & Development

    Learn a physical skill such as surfing, diving or boxing, or a mental skill such as learning Mandarin or Spanish, or what about Thai cooking?

  • Round the World Travel

    Go travelling in a big way and book a 360 all inclusive trip around the world or explore a region in detail. Choose a set itinerary, or design your own!

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Thai Adventure

Enjoy an awesome Thai Adventure including buzzing Bangkok, an Elephant experience, a hill trek, volunteering on Koh Samui, chilling on Koh Tao and partying on Koh Phangan! Add in a learn to dive experience or a Koh Phi Phi adventure too!

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From £929.00
Boat Party in Syndey Harbour

Aged 18-30? Earn money with paid work in Oz! Start with 7 days of fun in Sydney plus 12 months of expert job offers, advice and support - awesome!

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From £499.00
Au pairs in hollywood.

Work as an Au Pair in the USA for a year. Earn over USD10,000 and gain amazing childcare experience abroad. Flights, accommodation, meals and insurance included, plus a 4-night orientation in New York!

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From £449.00

Have an awesome 16 or 22-day adventure in Cambodia, including Angkor Wat visits, plus beach and party time!

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From £679.00
Group Selfie!

Live on a South African game reserve for 2 weeks as you volunteer with wildlife and the local community, take unforgettable safaris and explore Kruger National Park! All meals and accommodation included!

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From £599.00
Fun in Vietnam!

Enjoy an incredible adventure in Vietnam on this 25-day Vietnam Adventure, including beach breaks, treks, homestays and highlights such as Halong Bay, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City!

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From £1,099.00
Fun in NZ

Aged 18-30? Earn money with paid work in New Zealand! Start with 7 days of fun, adventure and Maori culture in Auckland and the Bay of Islands, plus 12 months of job advice and support.

Reserve your place (£29) ›
From £639.00
Summer Camp

Become a paid Summer Camp Counselor in the USA for a summer of work experience & fun in America!

Reserve your place (£99) ›
From £299.00
Group photo!

A 29 day epic South African adventure at a private game reserve, full of conservation, safaris, community volunteering, adrenaline adventures and trips to Swaziland and Mozambique!

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From £1,399.00

Explore Australia’s East Coast from Sydney to Cairns with this flexible travel pass, valid for 6 months. Have adventures off the beaten track and book your travel with an easy-to-use app!

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From £509.00
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