6, 10 or 15 days
Do you dream of lazing on sandy beaches or hopping between idyllic islands on your gap year? If you are seeking sun, sea, sand and beautiful beaches then sign up for a brilliant beach break or go island-hopping abroad!
A beach-based break is ideal if you want to enjoy watersports, learn to scuba dive, go snorkelling, join a boat tour or even learn to surf. Australia is famous for its beaches, so relax on the golden sands of Fraser Island or sail around the stunning Whitsundays! Have fun on paradise Pacific beaches on a Fiji island hopping experience. Or make tracks for the gorgeous beaches of Goa, India. Be blown away by breathtaking beaches and islands all around the world!
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There's much more to beach or island life than just topping up your tan. You can swim, surf, snorkel or scuba dive from beautiful beaches everywhere, or go on brilliant boat tours. You can volunteer with wildlife along the coast, including sea turtles or as a marine conservation volunteer. You can get away from it all on unspoilt islands, enjoy lively beach parties or even find a paid job by the beach!
Australia is bursting with stunning beaches, from the famous Bondi Beach to the white sands of the Whitsunday islands. Many of the best Aussie beaches lie along the popular East Coast. Hang out on the beaches of Sydney, surf from Byron Bay or head across the water for some Fraser Island fun!
Bali is one of the best beach destinations in the world. This paradise island boasts gorgeous golden sands and idyllic islands such as the Gili Islands. Bali also boasts amazing surf spots, making this the ideal Indonesian location for a beach getaway. Enjoy a 'flashpacking' beach adventure with our Bali Intro Plus!
The beaches and islands of Thailand are some of the most sought-after destinations for gap travellers, and it's not hard to see why! Both our Thai Intro tour and our best-selling Thai Adventure programme take in magical Thai islands as part of their itinerary. These include Koh Samui, pint-sized Koh Tao and the legendary party island of Koh Phangan!
Be inspired by India as you make tracks to some incredible beaches. Get going to Goa or relax in Kerala and enjoy some of the planet's best beaches. You can also make the most of the fascinating culture, sights, sounds and sizzling sensations of India.
There are mind-blowing beach and island experiences waiting all around the world!
6, 10 or 15 days
13 days from £1,449
Epic 13 day Thailand trip with upgraded accommodationDiscover Thailand in style on this 13 day flashpacking adventure with premium accommodation and loads of included activities
3 to 12 months from £6,299
It's a bucket-list blockbuster!Taking a gap year? Postponing uni? We've got the perfect trip for you! Discover Thailand, Vietnam, Bali and Australia with the perfect mix of group and independent travel. Combine fun in the sun with a working holiday and add on extra destinations to build your dream package!
8 days from £599
2-8 weeks from £729
Help protect critically endangered sea turtlesVolunteer to protect hawksbill and greensea turtles on beautiful Nosy Komba, Madagascar. Stay for 2 weeks minimum in this remote and beautiful region.
Up to 12 months from £2,7794.5 7
4-6 weeks from £2,299
Help protect this unique marine environmentStay on an unspoilt island in stunning Madagascar and live and work on an amazing marine conservation project for 4 - 12 weeks.
15 days from £1,519
Adventure, culture, and nature in one of Asia's most exciting countriesCalling all adventurous travellers! Explore Vietnam's hidden gems and iconic highlights, including the unspoilt Sa Pa region. Spend time in authentic villages, meet ethnic people and see a side of Vietnam that most tourists don't.
10 days from £6994.5 2
10 action-packed days in beautiful Cambodia!Discover the beautiful cities, beaches and temples of Cambodia on this fantastic group tour. Explore Phnom Penh, relax on Koh Rong, see Angkor Wat, & more!
49 days or more from £3,839
Explore 3 of Asia's most exciting countries!What's better than an adventure round one amazing Southeast Asian country? A trip that hits three of them, that's what! This awesome combo itinerary hits all the highlights of Thailand, Vietnam, and Bali, with tons of included activities from sailing Ha Long Bay, to staying at a Thai elephant project.
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