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Calling all sports lovers! Want to play sports abroad, become a sports coach or enjoy extreme sports on your gap trip? Fulfil your sporting dreams abroad! Have an action-packed travelling adventure in amazing destinations. Visit Australia, New Zealand, the USA, South America and more! Are you looking to amp up the sports factor on your trip? Try high-octane sports activities such as surfing, white water rafting, snowboarding, diving or swimming with sharks. Challenge yourself on an extreme sports adventure!

Do you want to become a sports coach abroad? Sign up for a volunteer sports coaching programme in amazing Africa and share your sports skills. Teach sports such as football, swimming and cricket to kids. Maybe martial arts is your thing? Do you dream of adventure trekking abroad? Want to skydive or become a ski instructor? Find your favourite sports adventure and pack your gap trip full of unforgettable sporting moments!


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Teach or play sports on your gap year

Wonderful watersports

Are you heading off abroad on a gap trip? Why not try the amazing range of watersports on offer around the world? There’s so much fun to be had on the ocean waves! Or you can try watersports along the world’s winding rivers. Enjoy a scuba diving adventure or go surfing from stunning beaches. Snorkel through gorgeous coral reefs and sail around idyllic islands. Kayak along peaceful rivers or get your heart racing with some white water rafting! You’re never far from your next watersports experience.

Coach sports abroad

Fancy becoming a sports coach abroad? Do you have some sports skills you’d like to share with kids around the world? Sign up as a sports coach and make a difference on your travels. There are plenty of awesome sports coaching opportunities in Africa. Coach sports to kids in South Africa, Ghana or Malawi. Spend a few months as a Camp Counselor at a Summer Camp in the USA and show off your sports know-how. Or apply to be a school gap assistant in Australia and help with sports coaching as well as other school duties. Whether you’re into football, rugby, tennis, basketball, swimming, hockey, netball, cricket or any other sport, share your sports skills as a sports coach!

Enjoy extreme sports

Calling all thrill seekers! Want to get your adrenaline pumping with some extreme sports adventures? If you’re looking to max out the action while you travel abroad, you can choose from an exciting range of extreme activities. Go bungee jumping and see the world upside down. Skydive above sensational scenery! Go ziplining in magical rainforests. Try caving or rock climbing in some of the world’s most rugged terrains. Or hit the slopes for skiing and snowboarding sports adventures abroad!

Seek out new sports adventures

Are you seeking some serious sports fun abroad? There are plenty of other sports adventures to be had! Try a new sports challenge and expand your sporting horizons. Why not try adventure trekking and hike through breathtaking mountains or awe-inspiring scenery? Test your limits with some amazing martial arts training in Asia. Or go on a unique outback horse adventure in Australia. When it comes to sports, the sky's the limit!

Sign up for an unforgettable sports adventure abroad!

5-7 days

Spend 4 or 6 nights on a surf camp spectacular between Sydney and Byron Bay. Hang ten and learn to surf and ride the waves from some of Australia's most stunning beaches - brilliant!

from £519

18-60 days

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!

from £619

4 days

Have an Australian adrenaline rush as you pack in four days of fun-filled adventure activities Down Under. Includes whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef, and an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands!

from £499

35 days minimum

Explore Australia's East Coast on this ultimate tour, which includes some of our most popular Aussie programmes: Have fun in Sydney, learn to surf, travel with hop-on-hop-off pass and enjoy adrenaline adventures in Cairns!

from £2,369

7 or 9 days

Discover gorgeous Indonesian islands on this 7 or 9-day tour. Choose from a range of awesome activities each day, including surf lessons, stand-up paddle boarding and snorkelling, and soak up the sun in paradise!

from £669

5-12 weeks

Spend 5 – 12 weeks as a football coach in beautiful South Africa and teach kids how to play the beautiful game! Pass on your skills, inspire kids and make a difference on this fantastic volunteer programme. 

from £1,119

3 days

Enjoy 3 days sailing around the Whitsundays on a beautiful private yacht! Discover the spectacular white sand beaches of these Australian islands and enjoy games and parties on board.

from £399

7 days

Spend 7 days in beautiful Cairns and earn your PADI Open Water certification in the incredible waters of the Great Barrier Reef! 

from £739

7 days

Spend 7 days exploring Peru's Sacred Valley and trekking the iconic Inca Trail towards the magical ruined city of Machu Picchu on this incredible Incan adventure.

from £729

7 days

Take the Marangu Route and scale to the highest point in Africa at the summit of Kilimanjaro, trekking through majestic rainforest and stunning snow-scape scenery.

from £1,599