Gap years, travelling and career breaks in over 40 countries worldwide.
Volunteering – wildlife, community, conservation, paid work, travelling, sports, teaching English and adventure expeditions.
Realgap's unforgettable introduction to Thailand! Spend the night in a Buddhist temple, take part in a community project or teaching English. Trek through a national park, watch some fire dancing and snorkel off the island of Koh Samet.
Australia Fun Down Under is a perfect choice for shorter trips, or an excellent start to a working holiday in Oz. The programme will provide you with a memorable first week in Australia, it includes 7 days of fun stuff like pub crawls, wine tasting and surf lessons with a group of like-minded travellers.
Learn to scuba dive and help protect endangered turtles in Malaysia. Observe and record the turtles’ behaviour as they lay eggs and help clear the beaches of debris. Get an internationally recognised diving certificate, too.
Choose from several diving and marine conservation projects that take place around Ecuador. Your contribution to protecting the Machalilla National Park might be to tag sea turtles, map coral, monitor sharks or educate fishermen’s children.
Nurse injured and orphaned monkeys, plus baboons, snakes, crocodiles and any other animals needing attention. Longer-staying volunteers have the chance to work on sites that release monkeys back into the wild.
Fancy going somewhere completely different? You’ll love Vietnam! This is a complete cultural package including loads of great travel experiences. Choose either to teach children English in a rural school or go trekking in the jungles and rainforests.
Depending on the time of year you will spend a final week relaxing on beautiful beaches in Ha Long Bay.
Work abroad as an English teacher in China whilst discovering the country's culture, customs and people too. This programme takes place on the island of Hainan off the coast of South China, an island famous for its beautiful beaches. The perfect place to relax after a week in the classroom!
Make a real difference to the lives of people in Himalayan India. Your work in orphanages, day centres and schools will have a direct impact and will be much appreciated. Cultural activities and a trip to the Taj Mahal included.
Volunteer with zookeepers and learn about the likes and dislikes of sun bears, camels, elephants, tigers and more. Your tasks might include feeding, cleaning out and catching the animals and working as a guide.
Bruce Pass - This pass would be great for you if you want to start in Sydney and experience some of the best the East Coast of Australia has to offer before finishing in Cairns. With some excellent included activities like a Surf Lesson and Outback Cattle Station and the freedom to hop on and off whenever you want.
This pass would is perfect for you if want to start in Cairns and travel down the to Sydney at your own pace, while also experiencing some of the best the East Coast of Australia has to offer.
Whether you volunteer in an orphanage, women’s centre, school or clinic, you’ll be giving something back to an underdeveloped but extremely friendly community. Living with a local family will give you extraordinary insight into Ghanaian life.
Volunteer in the Andes and help with the day-to-day care and rehabilitation of animals that have been abused or injured. These might include monkeys, jaguars, lions, parrots and other native species.
Volunteer in a school, a childcare centre or a school for children of snake charmers! Your time in any of these places will be rewarding and gratefully received. Excursions including camel and tiger safaris are included.
Pass on your computer and sports skills to deprived children in rural South Africa. You’ll stay just two minutes from the beach, surrounded by some of Africa’s most spectacular scenery.
Volunteer with Africa’s wildlife, from Black Mambas to Baboon Spiders. As a reptile centre volunteer, you’ll be involved in research, feeding, building enclosures, demonstrating and much more.