Don't follow the crowd on your gap year, turn your hand to some original volunteering opportunities abroad and dare to do something different. As original volunteer opportunities are more widely available than ever before, there's no limit to what you can try on your gap year if you're prepared to stand out, not be a sheep!
15 days from £874 £899874
Wonderful wildlife adventures in South Africa!
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!
11 days from £1,544 £1,5791544
Culture, islands, wildlife and rainforests in Borneo!
Pack your bags and fly out to beautiful Borneo for 11 days of exotic rainforests, incredible wildlife, peaceful surroundings and paradise off the beaten track islands. Laze on white sandy beaches and zipline through jungles on an adrenaline pumping adventure. What are you waiting for? Borneo is waiting for you!
37 days or longer from £2,239 £2,2892239
Discover Thailand and Bali on this brilliant combo adventure!
Our favourite Southeast Asian adventure tours smashed together to make one epic trip! Our 25 day Thai Adventure includes elephant experiences, hill treks, volunteering and Thai Island time. Then hop across for 12 days in beautiful Bali including beaches, relaxation and partying!
35 days or longer from £1,959 £2,0091959
Enjoy two of our unique Asian adventure tours in one epic trip!
Explore Thailand and Cambodia in one amazing Asian trip. Experience 25 days in Thailand and 10 days in Cambodia, including hill treks, elephant experiences, Angkor Wat, beach & party time!
13 days from £1,4191419
Care for endangered pandas and explore China!
Get involved with some super-rewarding wildlife volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Research Centre, before journeying through China with a group and guide. Includes a Kung Fu lesson in Shaolin and a night camping on the Great Wall of China!
2-12 weeks from £719719
Hands-on rehab project with cheeky primates!
Join monkey rehab for 2 - 8 weeks, & have a swinging sanctuary time helping to support and return apes, monkeys & other animals to the wild.
2 - 4 weeks from £929929
Head to the edge of the Amazon and help care for wildlife!
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.
Up to 60 days from £629629
Volunteer by day, relax or party by night
Make a real difference to the lives of local communities in beautiful Cape Town. Choose from a range of fantastic volunteer projects, and transfer vital skills to local settlements, schools, and crèches. An unforgettable experience!
2 - 8 weeks from £749749
Make a difference as a volunteer in rural Thailand!
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!
2-4 weeks from £909909
Have an awesome elephant experience in stunning rural Thailand
Get up close to these amazing creatures at an elephant project and live in a rural Thai village community. Help bathe the elephants, plant crops and harvest bamboo, and get involved with local community projects. A magical experience!