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A Meaningful Gap Year in Africa

Spend your gap year with Africa’s award-winning volunteering and internship experts. Explore some of the continent’s most exotic and breath-taking locations while working with other international travelers to give back to communities and wildlife conservation efforts.

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Gap Year Abroad with Projects Abroad

Take a break before college and find your passion by volunteering with Projects Abroad. Gap years allow you to invest some time to gain an international perspective and develop new skills, while making a tangible contribution to communities in need. Projects Abroad has been arranging gap year programs since 1992. You can join a worthwhile volunteer program or internship from a few weeks ...

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Gap Year Adventures with Love Volunteers

Whether you want to support vulnerable communities in developing countries, help conserve the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, or protect animals in the Amazon, Love Volunteers has a program for you. With over 200 projects in 40 countries there's something for everyone! For over 7 years Love Volunteers has provided safe, affordable and ethical volunteering and gap year projects. Join a progr...

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Gap Year In South Africa

Planning to head towards the Rainbow Nation during your gap year and go for some thrilling wildlife safari tours? Well, no doubt why South Africa is one of the best choices and there's immense scope to travel and work, making the gap year more meaningful. Go Discover Abroad has a wide range of exciting program and tours lined up in the country, that are perfect for solo travelers as well as for...

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Cross-Continental Gap Year with Global QUEST

Did you know that 96% of gap year participants reported personal development, as well as increased self-confidence and maturity? This makes your “free” year before college or university more than several months of traveling, but also a period of growth and bold decisions. If you’re interested in joining a gap year program, sign up for our Cross-Continental Gap Program at Global QUEST. Throug...

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Gap Year Travel with Oyster Worldwide

Interested in taking a gap year? Do it with an organization well regarded for its responsible travel and gap year travel opportunities - Oyster Worldwide. Whether you are taking a break before pursuing higher education or taking time off from university, we have the perfect opportunity for you! All of our programs and projects across 6 continents are open all year round. Sign up for a progra...

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Gap Year with Frontier: Madagascar Wildlife Conservation

Taking a break after graduating from high school or in the middle of your undergraduate study? Do more than travel and explore new places in this meaningful volunteer program! Go beyond volunteering and take on a gap year with Frontier! Stay for five months or longer in Madagascar, where you will assist with tasks and engage in activities centered around wildlife conservation. This program a...

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Central America Immersion - Carpe Diem Education Gap Year

Learn sustainable development and catch waves in the small coastal community of El Paredon. Practice Spanish with welcoming host families in rural Nicaragua. Get SCUBA certified in the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean island of Roatan. Explore the diverse traditions of Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Roatan in the tropical haven of Central America. Note: This is a 3-mont...

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Discover Africa Gap Year Program w Cross-Cultural Solutions

Africa is full of mysterious locations, hundreds of unique cultures, and an infinite amount of lessons to be learned. This gap year trip is guaranteed to enlighten, challenge and surprise you with an itinerary that takes you on an adventure through 3 contrasting areas of Africa. Morocco in Northern Africa is rich in Muslim culture and history. Ghana in West Africa with jungles, cities, and coas...

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9 months. 10 countries. 100 skills. The best gap year ever.

How much time do you have? What are your interests? Whether you spend a year or a week on a Winterline program, you will visit extraordinary places, experience new cultures, learn new skills and find out something important yourself. And you’ll have an awesome time doing it. Winterline offers both 9 month gap year programs and 1-2 week programs focusing on life and business skills. ...

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Spend your Gap Year in Tanzania

Focus in Africa offers exclusive packages for gap year students seeking to make the most of their time with combined adventures of safari, trekking Mount Kilimanjaro, and volunteering in a local community. By immersing in an unfamiliar country, culture, practices, and customs, students on a gap year can become better equipped to identify and interact with people from different cultures, whe...

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World's #1 Affordable Volunteer Programs. Trusted By 80,000+

IVHQ is the world's most trusted and affordable volunteer abroad organization with the largest range of top-rated programs, available in 40+ destinations year-round! We place over 18,000 volunteers abroad annually and have over 10 years experience in providing safe, impactful and affordable volunteer abroad programs. With program fees starting from just USD 10 per day and the best safety re...

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Adventure Guide Internship - Africa

Our program isn’t your usual African jeep safari experience. We go deeper into the mountains and jungles, beyond the tourist route to small game reserves and savannahs focused on sustainability. You’ll be surfing at J-Bay and horse trekking the Drakensburg range, viewing the big-5 but also so many other deadly and fascinating animals. From technical skills to emergency safety and group dynamic...

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2 Week Special Short Term Volunteer in Ghana

This is a unique opportunity for those looking to take a short volunteer trip as well as learn and explore this beautiful West African country. Volunteers in this program work in the northern region of Tamale wherein they teach in local schools and make a difference in the lives of the local community. Volunteers on this program will enjoy a rewarding experience by assisting the teachers to de...

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Morocco Semester (Gap Year)

Islamic art and diverse traditions combine in the enchanting cities whose very names strike colorful chords in the imagination: Casablanca, Marrakesh, and Fes. Within and beyond the city walls, we explore incredible sites, tastes, and experiences, accessible only to the intrepid traveler fueled by a curious spirit. Our journey will allow us to compare the vastly different rural and urban Moroc...