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Short Gaps

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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Short adventure gaps

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!

Short gap tours

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!

Short volunteer experiences abroad

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!

Learn new skills on a short gap

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!

12 days

Spend 12 days travelling around Bali in style. This flashpacker tour is jam-packed with awesome inclusions, such as a surf lesson and a dolphin-spotting boat cruise, and includes 11 nights of stunning hotel accommodation! Bliss!

from £999.00

14 days

Bounce along Australia‚Äôs epic East Coast on this brilliant 14-day tour from Sydney to Cairns, or reverse. Have fun on Fraser Island and sail the Whitsundays. Add on a Cairns Adventure package for extra adrenaline fun!

from £1,760.00
£1,584.00

8 days

Enjoy awesome activities on this group tour through Auckland and the Coromandel Peninsula. Visit Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove, New Chums Beach, Kauri Forests and much more on this awesome intro week in New Zealand!

from £599.00

14 days

Spend 14 days exploring the West Coast of America! From the star-studded streets of L.A., to the barren wastelands of Death Valley, this group tour takes in everything this incredible stretch of coastline has to offer!

from £1,549.00
£1,240.00

18 days

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.

from £1,860.00
£1,674.00

7 days

Get your kicks on route 66 enjoying 8 days of intense American adventures from LA to San Francisco, via Vegas, and exploring the great outdoors at Yosemite and the Grand Canyon!

from £849.00

21 days or longer

Combine our two most popular intro tours and enjoy an incredible introduction to Southeast Asia. Explore party hotspots and beach paradises in Thailand, before jetting across to Bali for surfing, dolphins, and massages!

from £1,289.00

10 days

Explore the beautiful temples of Angkor Wat, the historical districts of Phnom Penh, and the blissful beaches of Sihanoukville on this fantastic group tour through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

from £599.00
£479.00

8 days

Discover the beauty of Fiji on this epic 8-day group adventure! Cruise around the Yasawa Islands, enjoy beach barbeques and surf lessons, and soak up the sun on spectacular Fijian sands.

from £899.00

13 days

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!

from £1,329.00
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