"My three day sail around the Whitsunday Islands was truly a unique experience, it was so peaceful that it melted all your worries away. By the end of the trip no one wanted to get off."
- Volunteer Trips
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.
Volunteer with kids at a pre-school childcare project in Thailand. Stay in a rural Thai community off the beaten track and make a real difference!
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!
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!
Degree-holders, earn an astonishing USD800 per month on this unbeatable paid teaching programme in Vietnam. Already TEFL qualified? Great! If not, include our TEFL training in magical Malaysia...
Fund your travels by working abroad: See the globe on a shoestring, working to pay your way. The ultimate gold-digging gap!
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!
Become a volunteer teacher and teach English to Thai kids in a rural island community off the beaten track in Thailand for a rewarding volunteer experience
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.
Become an assistant teacher, or ‘gappie’, in an Australian boarding school. Spend 6 months or more gaining teaching experience abroad and discovering Australia!
Tailored to your skills, this community development gap focuses on volunteering at local settlements, schools, crèches, with disabled children and at adventure clubs.
Get going on the ultimate gap trip to Ghana on this three-week tour. Help out teaching or coaching kids in Accra before being blown away exploring Africa’s hidden gem, Ghana.
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.
Aged 18-30? Want paid work in New Zealand? Get going on this amazing working holiday and start earning money abroad!
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.
Relax in beautiful Bali on this Indonesian yoga and meditation retreat, including a one week cultural introduction in Ubud.
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, free flights and accommodation included!
Feel the satisfaction of becoming a wildlife sanctuary volunteer as you rescue and rehabilitate some amazing animals in South Africa.
Pick up the perfect work experience on a professional internship in Ghana. With internships available in media, journalism and law you can boost your CV skills in gorgeous Ghana.
Volunteer in a rural Thai community off the beaten track and make a difference! Teach English to kids, or help with childcare or community projects on this island experience.
Try sports with a twist on this regular teaching and sports coaching combo; providing fun, games and a crucial education for Malawian kids.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Help understaffed & under resourced primary schools on the edge of Lake Malawi; giving kids the education they deserve on this rewarding gap.
Volunteer with kids and the community in stunning Nepal: Teach kids and help with community & childcare projects and add in cultural adventures!
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.
Take 4 weeks of Spanish & cultural lessons in Buenos Aires before joining a volunteer project for four weeks.
Volunteer in the beautiful Himalayan area of Himachal Pradesh. Add optional cultural excursions to the Taj Mahal and Dharamshala & volunteer with kids and communities in the Himalayas!
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.
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!
Make a difference as a medical intern in Ghana, challenge yourself and gain CV-boosting skills on this medical internship opportunity of a lifetime!
Nuture young minds and develop the brains of Tanzania's tomorrow as you teach in Tanzanian nursery and primary schools.
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...
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.
Save Sea Turtles on idyllic islands, conserve coral reefs and do community volunteering on the picture-postcard paradise of Malaysia's Perhentian Islands.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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 four nights on a Sydney surf spectacular, learning everything about riding the waves of some of Australia's most secretly stunning and sensational 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...
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...
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 unforgettable, epic trip to South Africa, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and the USA!...
A 4 week Quito gap: Spend weeks 1 & 2 in Spanish & cultural immersion classes before joining volunteer projects for weeks 3 & 4.
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.
Seek out sun, sea and surf Down Under as you discover the ultimate surfer's paradise in amazing Australia on this three month surf instructor course.
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.
Lose your reservations & live right in the middle of a 'Big 5' safari park, as you conserve & protect some of Africa’s most iconic animals.
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.
Master the waves on a 3 day introductory sailing course, gaining NSCV Commercial Crew Course qualifications & logged Commercial Seatime.
Find a great job in Canada on this introduction to work programme. Get the Hot Jobs List, and practical advice on everything from CV's to where to live. Earn money and see the sights of Canada...
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 for 4 weeks before volunteering in community gap projects across Cusco for 4 weeks.
Enter our Ecuadorian language school in Quito, taking four weeks of Spanish lessons in group classes tailored to your unique learning needs and then spend two weeks volunteering at our animal...
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.
Are you a full time university student aged 18-28? Get a paid summer job in America for up to 4 months with a J-1 working visa - plus 30 days of optional travel time in the USA.
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!
Are you a full time university student aged 18-28? Spend up to 4 months working in America with a guaranteed paid summer job! Get your J-1 visa, enjoy orientation in New...
Gain an internationally-recognised field guide qualification on this brilliant 60-day all-inclusive Game Ranger Training Course on an amazing private game reserve in stunning South Africa.
Live with locals, try out tango, and learn Spanish in Buenos Aires for a complete cultural experience in Argentina.
Cut your way through Colorado's famous deep dry powder for 12 weeks, training to become an internationally qualified ski or snowboard instructor.