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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!

6 days

Spend five days swimming through our PADI scuba diving course, mastering your submarine skills in the idyllic waters of Koh Tao Island. Spot gorgeous underwater wildlife and gain a qualificaiton that will let you dive all around the world!

from £459.00

6 or 11 months

Become a ‘gappie’ assistant in an Australian boarding school. Spend 6 months or more gaining amazing work experience abroad and discover Australia at the same time! You could expect to earn between AUD75 to AUD200 a week PLUS enjoy all-inclusive accomodation and meals during term time! 

from £1,399.00

3 days

Live on board a gorgeous cruise vessel and explore exclusive dive spots in the Outer Great Barrier Reef. See breathtaking underwater architecture and vibrant marine life with up to 11 dives in this spectacular location. Includes two enchanting night dives!

from £599.00

5 days

Saddle up into a five day saddle-school special, riding through a ranch-full of intensive horsemanship skills as you bond with your trusty steed and learn about the outback cowboy life.

from £499.00

2-4 weeks

Spend up to four weeks mastering your Muay Thai fighting skills on this intensive Thai boxing training course. Train hard with expert trainers, then cool off in the idyllic island seas of Koh Tao! Perfect!

from £459.00

5-12 weeks

Head over to South Africa and teach kids your favourite sport! Volunteer in beautiful Port Elizabeth and share your passion for netball, hockey, rugby, tennis or swimming. Get sporty and make a difference!

from £1,099.00

2-12 weeks

Puts your sports skills to good use as a sports coach on this African adventure!  Explore Africa and inspire the next generation of sporting stars as you share your sports know-how with kids in Ghana.

from £429.00

4-8 weeks

Spend sunny African afternoons coaching volleyball, football, netball and rounders teams on this life changing volunteer experience! You’ll share your sporting skills with Malawian kids, and provide crucial education in local schools.

from £999.00

3 days

Spend 3 days skiing in Andorra! Hit the Pyrenees slopes and ski, party and relax. Do weekends get any better?

from £269.00

7-28 days

Go off the beaten track in beautiful Belize. Enjoy a marine conservation and dive adventure and stay on an idyllic island in the Caribbean Sea!

from £899.00
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