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Extreme Gap Year

Want a little extra out of your gap year? Find the travelling wow factor with your very own extreme gap year trip! Don't be content to idle away your gap year, take it to the max as you try some of the most extreme gap year activities to get your pulse racing!

Extremely awesome

Try some awesome activities and get your adrenaline pumping on an extreme gap year adventure: Why not try some adventure sailing in Australia? Or if you'd rather stay on dry land why not test your endurance levels on an extreme hiking adventure as you strap on your climbing boots and take a trek in Tanzania, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?

Extremely adventurous

Have some extreme aquatic activity in tempting Thailand as you learn to dive in the azure blue seas.  Swim with the fishes and discover the wonders of the deep and give yourself a gap year to remember! If you want to ride the crest of a wave, why not become a water baby as you take a dip Down Under and learn to surf in Australia? Become a Bondi beach bum or a serious surf dude in the land Down Under.
Go to the extreme on your gap year!

Extremely edgy

Try a toothy treat as you cage dive with a grinning Great White and take things to the edge, with an extreme ocean experience on a shark and whale conservation project in South Africa. What could be more extreme than coming nose to nose with some of the ocean's most fearsome and fantastic predators? Pick up the pace and get your pulse pumping in this extreme underwater adventure!

Extremely active

For a great gap year with a difference try an extreme ski and snowboarding experience and have some frosty fun. If extreme sports make you go weak at the knees try the ultimate thrill ride and skim through the skies on a soaring skydive, catch the breeze with some kite surfing or surf or sandboard your way round the world on an extreme sports sensation!

Extremely experienced

If you want an all-in extreme gap year experience, take a thrilling tour that takes in all the best buzzes on offer around the world. Pick up the pace and have some perfect pulse racing action, with some adrenaline activities in New Zealand, the world's centre of adventure.
Whatever extreme you're looking for you can experience it all on the ultimate extreme gap year adventure worldwide!

18 to 29 days

Spend up to a month in gorgeous Thailand on this unforgettable group adventure! Be immersed in the rich culture of Bangkok, enjoy a breathtaking elephant experience, explore the serene northern foothills, and party on beautiful white-sand beaches like Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!

from £1,199

Up to 12 months

Aged 18-30? Expect to earn £10 to £15 an hour with paid work in Oz! Start with 8 days of fun in Sydney plus 12 months of expert job offers, advice and support - awesome!

from £549

15 days

Our 15-day epic South African volunteering and safari adventure! Combines wildlife conservation, community volunteering, stunning safaris, camping in Kruger National Park, adventure activities and exciting excursions. It’s the ultimate African experience!

from £989

9-12 days

See the best of Bali on this 9 or 12-day group adventure tour. Party in paradise & enjoy beach bliss, island adventures, temples, awesome activities, culture and wildlife! 

from £599

9 or 12 days

Spend 9 or 12 days in Vietnam on this action-packed group adventure! Explore bustling cities, go off the beaten track into stunning unspoiled scenery, and learn about local life as you travel through the lush landscapes of Vietnam.

from £649

9 days or longer

Have unforgettable fun in Thailand on our amazing 9-day Thai Intro tour. Explore Bangkok, visit a National Park and party on Koh Phangan on this ultimate whirlwind adventure!

from £599

7 days to 6 months!

Hire a campervan and explore America at your own pace! Stay in funky hand-painted vehicles complete with bedding, cooking equipment and up to 100 free driving miles allowance per day. Whatever you want to do, wherever you want to go – you’re in the driving seat!

from £55

27 days

Discover China on an amazing 27-day round trip tour from Hong Kong. See the Great Wall, the Terracotta Warriors and much more on this epic China Adventure!

from £1,549

5-6 weeks

Spend 5 or 6 unforgettable weeks on Australia’s East Coast. Discover beautiful beaches, unspoilt islands and buzzing backpacker destinations.

from £2,069

10 days or longer

Spend 10 days touring the beautiful island landscapes of the Philippines! Experience authentic island living in seafront tents, and soak up fascinating local culture in isolated villages. Plus - enjoy perfect beaches and gorgeous turquoise waters. An unforgettable experience!

from £889