A short gap is a trip for those who don't have a full year free to travel. Maybe you have a few months or even just a few weeks to spare? Think of a short gap as an extended holiday with a difference! We offer short gap trips all over the world in a wide range of destinations. Spend a summer abroad or take a winter break from work. See the world in a short spring break or add excitement to your autumn with a short gap adventure abroad.
Choose from amazing activities on your short gap trip. Enjoy adventure travel, tours, volunteering, learning new skills and much more. Short gaps are the perfect break from the daily routine. You can book a short gap trip without resigning from work or leaving your university course. It will give you a taste for travelling though, so watch out...you might find yourself booking a much longer trip when you get home. Get a gap year taster on a short gap trip and set off to see the world!
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Are you seeking new adventures abroad? Are you short on time? Never fear, on a short adventure gap you can pack loads of fun into a short timeframe. Sign up for a South African Wild adventure and enjoy safaris and adventure activities in a fantastic 4 weeks! Join our epic Thai Adventure tour and see and do it all in Thailand in one magical month. Or explore awesome Australia on our Big Aussie Adventure. Make your short gap an unforgettable one on an adventure experience!
Joining a guided tour is one of the best ways to max out the time you have to travel. Go on our brilliant Bali Intro tour and enjoy 9 or 12 days in beautiful Indonesia. Discover Asia on our exciting Cambodia, Vietnam or China Adventure tours. Explore the Aussie East Coast, wander through New Zealand or go island-hopping in Fiji. Take an overland tour in Africa or go on a road trip in the USA. See the best bits of South America or enjoy Europe’s highlights. Group tours are the ideal way to make new friends too. Even if you don’t have long to travel, you can pack in the highlights on a short gap tour!
Do you want to make a difference in the short time you have to travel? Go on a rewarding and worthwhile volunteering gap break. Want to work with children? Volunteer with kids abroad as a teacher or in a childcare project. Are you an animal lover? Spend a few weeks at an amazing wildlife project. Care about conservation? Get involved with vital conservation or marine conservation projects abroad. Becoming a volunteer is an experience you’ll never forget!
If you only have time to take a short trip, why not learn some new skills while you see the world? Learn to scuba dive or surf from some of the planet’s best beaches. Gain teaching skills in paid or voluntary teaching projects around the world. Learn to speak Spanish in stunning South America. Or learn incredible martial arts skills in Asia. Add exciting new skills to your CV on a short gap with a difference!
Go on a short but sweet gap trip and pack in amazing adventures abroad!
22 or 29 days
Beaches, Culture, Elephants, Partying, Trekking and more!
Spend 3 or 4 weeks in gorgeous Thailand on this unforgettable group adventure!
Be immersed in the rich culture of Bangkok, enjoy a breathtaking elephant experience, volunteer on Koh Samui, explore the serene northern foothills, and party on beautiful white-sand beaches on Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!
9 or 12 days
Discover the magic of beautiful Vietnam!
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.
12 days of adventure in this perfect paradise!
Combine adrenaline rushes with beach relaxation on this incredible island-hopping adventure! Discover the beautiful islands of the Philippines as part of a small group and explore breath-taking underground caves, swim with magnificent whale sharks and sunbathe on perfect white-sand beaches.
13 days of wildlife and safari adventures in South Africa!
Live on a South African game reserve, volunteer with wildlife conservation and in the local community, go on amazing safaris and explore Kruger National Park on this 13-day Volunteer & Safari Adventure!
Have fun and make friends on this unique 22-day adventure tour!
Travel the length of Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, and take in floating villages, gorgeous green forests, and unforgettable sunsets. This epic group tour through Vietnam is not to be missed!
3 days to 6 months!
Drive across America on a budget in a unique campervan!
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!
Unforgettable 18 days exploring New Zealand's North & South Islands!
A fantastic adventure tour of New Zealand. Explore all the main sights of both the North and South islands, including Auckland, Tongariro National Park, Fox Glacier and Queenstown.