Gap Year Programs In South Africa

Why Take a Gap Year in South Africa

Situated at the tip of the African continent, South Africa is a diverse gap year destination where you can mix wildlife and community volunteering with wine tours, skydiving, stunning savannah scenery, big surf and diving with sharks.

The “Rainbow Nation” has a huge abundance of wildlife: from hippos to penguins to lions to crocs, waddling and prowling through the country's Cape coast, mountains and myriad other terrains. It has a huge and rich history, from the medieval Mutapa kingdom to the troublingly recent politics of Apartheid.

Previous Gapforce travellers have encountered Zebras, summited Table Mountain and travelled the unforgettable Garden Route along South Africa's south-eastern coast.

Gap Year in South Africa

Gap Year Programs in South Africa

If South Africa sounds like your dream destination, the next step is to join one of our programs.

Africa Explorer

Duration 4 to 8 weeks
Visit four of Southern Africa's most beautiful and diverse nations in this epic adventure through South Africa, Lesotho, Mozambique and Swaziland!
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An incredible 4 week journey through the Rainbow Nation of South Africa, supporting two different volunteering projects along the way!
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