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Longing for a fun-filled gap year but want to make it worth your while? Fancy adding some sizzle to your CV or learning a brand new skill? There are so many opportunities worldwide to experience new things or develop your knowledge and career kudos. Want to test your physical limits? Learn to sail or dive, learn to surf or brush up on your Thai boxing. Stretch your brain by learning a local lingo; become sensational at Spanish or marvellous at Mandarin. Or get paid work and see the world at the same time!
Want a career in conservation or a teaching taster? From wildlife conservation projects to medical volunteering there are great career paths waiting for you around the world. If you want fun and adventure, a new challenge or some serious career cred, there are incredible opportunities for learning and self development on your gap year trip.
Become a welcomed member of a US family, working as an Au Pair for a year or more in amazing locations all across America.
Want a paid hospitality job in Australia’s coolest venues? Sign up for this paid work package and get set for stylish work experience in stunning Sydney.
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...
See another side to Africa with this rewarding and life-changing gap-making a difference to kids' lives in orphanages in Tanzania.
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!
Looking for a professional job in Australia? This professional paid work package in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane includes a 3-day introduction plus a...
Work and travel in Australia! This paid work and travel package includes 1 week of fun in Sydney, 12 months of job support and a travel pass along the East Coast.
Aged 18-30 and looking for paid work in Oz? Learn the ropes of ranch life as you saddle up on this Australian gap, exploring Rainbow Beach before getting stuck in to a ranch role!
Become a childcare or teaching volunteer in Surin, a stunning rural area of Thailand near to the Cambodia border. Includes two days in buzzing Bangkok!
Fund your travels by working abroad: See the globe on a shoestring, working to pay your way. The ultimate gold-digging gap year!
Be blown away by the buzz of Buenos Aires on this brilliant 1-week Argentinian adventure. Stay in an awesome hostel and enjoy a fun-packed week bursting with inclusive activities and party...
Take 120 hours of TEFL training in the beautiful beach resort of Hua Hin in Thailand before taking on a paid teaching role in schools across Thailand and earning up to USD1200 per month!
Explore Thailand and Cambodia in one amazing Asian trip. Experience 4-weeks in Thailand and 22 days in Cambodia, including volunteering, hill treks, elephant experiences, Angkor Wat, beach &...
Work and travel in New Zealand! This paid work and travel package includes 12 months of job support and a bus pass around the stunning North and South Islands of New Zealand!
Join monkey rehab for 2 - 8 weeks, & have a swinging sanctuary time helping to support and return apes, monkeys & other animals to the wild.
Are you a medical student or professional looking for a medical internship abroad? Become a healthcare volunteer on this amazing internship in rural Thailand.
Gear up for a sensational summer with a paid hospitality job in fabulous Ocean City USA. Earn money, have beach-based fun and get a job confirmed before you leave the UK!
Tailored to your skills, this community development gap focuses on volunteering at local settlements, schools, crèches, with disabled children and at adventure clubs.
Enjoy an epic 6-day surf adventure in incredible Indonesia. Surf from paradise beaches & island-hop from beautiful Bali to Nusa Lembongan & lovely Lombok.
Discover Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia in one awesome Asian adventure trip. Spend 25 days in Vietnam, have 4-weeks of fun in Thailand and enjoy 22 days in Cambodia!
Learn Spanish in Costa Rica and live with a Spanish family in a homestay as you learn a new language and explore amazing Costa Rica on this Spanish-speaking experience!
Explore Thailand, Australia and New Zealand on our awesome Adventure, Work & Party programme. Enjoy a Thai Adventure, find paid work in Oz and tour New Zealand - don’t miss it!
Our Global 360s are ideal round-the-world packages packed with all our favourite programmes! This flexible adventure allows you to customise your trip and add in your dream destinations.
A 5 day jobs and orientation package for 18-30 year olds, helping you to find work in Australia in no time! Get advice and the essential job support you'll need to secure an Aussie job.
Volunteer with kids at a school project in gorgeous Kerala. Help teach in schools and make your mark as a vital volunteer in inspirational India!
Have an unforgettable 3-week experience in Costa Rica, including turtle conservation, volcano visits, adventure activities, surfing, jungle camping and beach bliss – epic!
Feel the satisfaction of becoming a wildlife sanctuary volunteer as you rescue and rehabilitate some amazing animals in South Africa.
Spend 1 or 2 weeks on a fantastic and fun building project helping communities in Kerala!
Nuture young minds and develop the brains of Tanzania's tomorrow as you teach in Tanzanian nursery and primary schools.
Become a volunteer at an amazing Wildlife Park in Australia for a chance to get up close to wonderful wildlife such as kangaroos, wallabies and koalas!
An amazing 4-week experience in Ecuador, learning Spanish, volunteering and going on an Amazon jungle or Baños mountain adventure.
Calling all football fanatics! Become a sports coach in South Africa and inspire kids to pursue a passion for the great game on this amazing African volunteer experience!
Get a paid teaching job guaranteed before you travel to beautiful Burma (Myanmar): Earn up to USD1200 a month, and gain that all-important TEFL qualification too!
Gain NSCV Commercial Crew Course qualifications: training to become a skilled and uniformed member of the yacht crew with a potential offer of employment at the end of your trip.
Go off the beaten track in beautiful Belize. Enjoy a marine conservation and dive adventure and stay on an idyllic island in the Caribbean Sea!
Experience India on this Volunteer & Adventure experience which includes an amazing 3-week tour, plus 2 or 4 weeks volunteering in Kerala.
Become a valued volunteer on this challenging but rewarding project looking after disabled children in beautiful Kerala, India.
Volunteer with kids and in the community in gorgeous Goa. Help with teaching, childcare and community projects and make your mark as a vital volunteer in inspirational India!
Volunteer with kids and the community in stunning Nepal: Teach kids and help with community & childcare projects and add in cultural adventures!
Calling all animal lovers in search of an Amazonian adventure! Help care for wildlife at a rescue centre in the amazing Amazon jungle in Ecuador.
Explore the best of Australia's East Coast on this ultimate tour, which includes six of our most popular Aussie programmes for some awesome adventures Down Under!
Learn to dive in Australia and scuba dive at the gorgeous Great Barrier Reef, then take part in Marine Reef Conservation on this 12-day PADI diving and conservation experience.
Enjoy a 5-day surf adventure Down Under! Stay at Surf Camp, ride the waves with surfing lessons and hang out on Gerroa beach on this epic Aussie surf experience.
Spend 4 weeks in cool Cuba. Learn to speak Spanish, take dance lessons and enjoy awesome cultural city and weekend excursions in this colourful country!
Go wild in South Africa on this incredible 360 trip, including an African adventure, a breathtaking road trip, community volunteering in Cape Town and wonderful wildlife sanctuary projects!
Volunteer with Big Cats and meet lions and cheetahs when you support this valuable volunteering project in stunning South Africa.
Help protect, preserve and restore Australia’s wild habitats on this Australian conservation work adventure. Get into the great outdoors Down Under and make a difference!
Become a teaching volunteer in the breathtaking Yasawa Islands in Fiji. Make a difference and experience the real Fiji off the beaten track in this island paradise!
Aged 18-30 and want a New Zealand internship? Become an intern in New Zealand and gain amazing work experience in a range of professional industries: Make your CV shine!
Learn Kung Fu from the masters and live in stunning surroundings at a Buddhist temple in China. It’s a truly unique martial arts experience!
Become a marine conservation volunteer in fabulous Fiji. Make a difference and scuba dive around the stunning Yasawa Islands on this unique volunteer experience.
Learn Spanish is Costa Rica, live with locals in a homestay and volunteer with kids, communities or wildlife conservation projects in this stunning Central American country.
Travel to Malaysia's picture-postcard Perhentian Islands; get involved in community volunteering and sea turtle conservation projects in this slice of paradise!
Have incredible wildlife adventures in South Africa on our unique 360 trip. Go on safari and volunteer with wildlife, big cats and mischievous monkeys in Africa!
Aged 21-35? Got a degree? Earn money with a paid teaching job in China! Gain a 120-hour online TEFL qualification then spend 1 year as a paid teacher in China.
Gain amazing animal welfare and pre-veterinary experience for your CV, working with wildlife, livestock and domestic animals at game reserves, farms and rural villages in South Africa.
Try an underwater Aussie gap to earn your PADI Open Water certification in the incredible waters of the Great Barrier Reef!
Improve your Spanish in the shadows of Machu Picchu, the Andes & the Amazon, climbing to new Spanish language heights in the ancient city of Cusco!
Spend 2 weeks learning to speak Spanish in Cuba and live in an authentic homestay in the heart of Havana.
Spend six sensational weeks in Cuba: Learn to speak Spanish, join dance classes, get cultural and volunteer by the beach!
Inspire kids in gorgeous Guatemala as a teaching or childcare volunteer. Make a difference and become a mentor to kids on this unique volunteer experience!
Take the Marangu Route and scale to the highest point in Africa at the summit of Kilimanjaro, trekking for 5-6 days through majestic rainforest and stunning snow-scape scenery.
Spend 4 - 12 weeks on this volunteer gap, raising health awareness & education through improving standards, treatment and support for rural communities.
Have an awesome animal adventure in South Africa, volunteering at elephant and monkey sanctuaries as well as enjoying other wildlife conservation experiences.
Spend 4 or 6 nights on a surf camp spectacular between Sydney and Byron Bay. Hang ten and learn to surf and ride the waves from some of Australia's most stunning beaches -...
This 3 day liveaboard dive and snorkelling adventure is unmatched for experience and value and will show you the very best the Outer Great Barrier Reef has to offer.
Swim with Whale Sharks and gain a scuba diving qualification on this marine conservation project in magical Mozambique. Contribute to Whale Shark research, conserve coral reefs, watch...
Learn Spanish and stay in an amazing party hostel in Buenos Aires for the ultimate fun, language and cultural experience in Argentina!
Spend 11 weeks training to become an NZSIA qualified ski or snowboard instructor in the snowscape of Queenstown's mountains.
Spend five days swimming through our PADI scuba diving course, mastering your submarine skills in the waters of the idyllic Koh Tao Island.
See it all on this Ultimate Adventure 360 tour around the world! Explore up to 4 continents in one epic trip and discover South Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the USA!
Spend up to four weeks mastering your Muay Thai fighting skills on this intensive Thai boxing training trip on the idyllic island of Koh Tao.
Become a ‘gappie’ assistant in an Australian boarding school. Spend 6 months or more gaining amazing work experience abroad and discover Australia at the same time!
Enter our Ecuadorian language school in Quito, taking four weeks of Spanish lessons in small group classes tailored to your unique learning needs and talents.
Be blown away by this awesome Aussie Adventure 360 packed full of fun, amazing activities, adrenaline action, beach bliss and outback adventures.
Become a volunteer in stunning Sri Lanka: Enjoy a cultural orientation week, then gain great experience at childcare, teaching or community projects in colourful Kandy. Add on an amazing...
Become a volunteer teacher and teach English to kids in Costa Rica on this rewarding volunteering and cultural experience.
Volunteer with Costa Rica's amazing sea turtles and help to protect this endangered species. Intermediate/ high level Spanish skills required.
Aged 18-30 and want an Australian internship? Become an intern in Australia and gain amazing work experience in a range of professional industries: Make your CV shine!
Help conserve and protect native wildlife at conservation projects in Costa Rica on this Spanish-speaking wildlife experience.
Go wildlife crazy on this worthwhile volunteering project working with animals in inspiring Indonesia. With rescue care combined with teaching English it's the ultimate Indonesian adventure.
Saddle up into a five day saddle-school special, riding through a ranch-full of intensive horsemanship skills as you bond with your trusty steed and learn about the outback cowboy life.
Learn Spanish in our Peruvian language school in Cusco before volunteering in rewarding community projects and make a real difference in Peru: Choose from 6 or 8 weeks.
Spend 2-4 weeks on this awesome shark and whale conservation project in stunning South Africa; go on research and cage diving boat trips and get up close to amazing marine wildlife!
Help understaffed & under resourced primary schools on the edge of Lake Malawi; giving kids the education they deserve on this rewarding gap.
Experience authentic life on a rural Canadian ranch or farm for 4 weeks! Live and work with a farming family and immerse yourself in the cowboy/cowgirl ranchstay lifestyle. Don’t forget your...
Want to inspire the sporting stars of the future in South Africa? Become a sports coach and pass on your sporting knowledge to kids in South Africa on this volunteer experience.
Aged 21-45? Got a degree? Earn at least USD 20,000 per year as a paid teacher in South Korea, plus a TEFL Course, cultural course, free flights, cultural excursion weekends and accommodation...
Make a difference as a medical intern in Ghana, challenge yourself and gain CV-boosting skills on this medical internship opportunity of a lifetime!
Sign up for a unique professional internship working with charities in Canada. Choose from a city-based internship or head to the wilderness for an environmental internship experience.
Searching for a rewarding teaching and childcare project, seeking year-round sunshine and the ideal, friendly introduction to Africa? Get going to gorgeous Ghana and volunteer with kids...
Puts your sports skills to good use as a sports coach on this African adventure! Explore Africa and inspire the next generation of sporting stars as you share your sports know-how with...
Head to stunning South Africa for the conservation experience of a lifetime as you become a conservation volunteer and work with wildlife at a private game reserve.
Student or graduate aged 18-25? Want work experience abroad? Become an intern in Singapore, add international work experience to your CV and see the world!
Try sports with a twist on this regular teaching and sports coaching combo; providing fun, games and a crucial education for Malawian kids.
Cut your way through Colorado's famous deep dry powder for 12 weeks, training to become an internationally qualified ski or snowboard instructor.
Gain a top, internationally-recognised teaching qualification with this 120-hour Online TEFL course which can be completed at home – it’s your pass to teach and travel around the world!