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Africa Gap Year

Africa = Adventure! This wild and wonderful continent is just waiting to be explored. Home to the world's most magnificent wildlife, majestic mountains and ancient cultures, a magical encounter with Africa is a gap year experience you will never forget.

Enjoy sensational safaris in Kenya, laze in the languid waters of Lake Malawi, swim with sharks in South Africa, zone out in Zanzibar or scale the summits of Mount Kilimanjaro.

5-12 weeks from £1,119

Spend 5 – 12 weeks as a football coach in beautiful South Africa and teach kids how to play the beautiful game! Pass on your skills, inspire kids and make a difference on this fantastic volunteer programme. 

7 days from £1,479

Take the Marangu Route and scale to the highest point in Africa at the summit of Kilimanjaro, trekking through majestic rainforest and stunning snow-scape scenery.

4-8 weeks from £1,079

Get some unbeatable hands on experience in beautiful Malawi! Work with rural communities and help raise awareness about health issues and provide treatment and support for local people.

4 months or longer from £6,019

Tick off four continents on this unforgettable globe-trotting experience! Look after wildlife in South Africa, get adventurous in Thailand, go beach-hunting in Australia, explore stunning landscapes in New Zealand and enjoy an unforgettable American road trip – all in one incredible package!

20 weeks or longer from £6,449

Travel the whole world with this incredible package trip! Tick off South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Brazil - you’ll have seen and done it all!

9-30 days from £639

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!

4-8 weeks from £1,079

This rewarding volunteer project will see you helping understaffed & under resourced primary schools on the edge of Lake Malawi. You’ll give kids the education they deserve and gain some valuable experience in the process!

5-12 weeks from £1,119

Head over to South Africa and teach kids your favourite sport! Volunteer in beautiful Port Elizabeth and share your passion for netball, hockey, rugby, tennis or swimming. Get sporty and make a difference!

4-12 weeks from £979

Challenge yourself and discover new cultures, gorgeous landscapes and amazing people on this medical internship opportunity of a lifetime!

2-12 weeks from £419

Get going to gorgeous Ghana and volunteer with kids for an unforgettable African experience. If you’re looking for a rewarding teaching project, year-round sunshine, and a super friendly introduction to Africa then look no further!

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