Gap Year Programs In Costa Rica

Why Take a Gap Year in Costa Rica

Costa Rica’s incredibly varied topography means you can cruise the cloud forest one day, visit an active volcano the next, and finish relaxing on a hot sandy beach. Choice and variety are the name of the game here.

The country’s huge variety of exotic animals, from howler monkeys to toucans, are common to see on a gap year throughout Central America’s most varied landscape. The beaches are World class; the beauty is staggering and the sluggish pace seductive. It’s a peaceful oasis in a stunning region.

It’s also an active traveller’s dream location, with surfing, hiking, snorkelling, zip lining and loads more! You can cruise the cloud forest one day, visit an active volcano the next, and finish relaxing on a hot sandy beach.

Costa Rica has some of the greatest Biodiversity on earth, a feat made more impressive by the fact that it is such a tiny country. Costa Rica makes up only 0.03% of the world’s land mass but is home to 5% of its biodiversity, more than 500,000 species can be found here. Around 25% of the country’s territory is under some form of protection making it the perfect conservation destination.

Gap Year in Costa Rica

Gap Year Programs in Costa Rica

If you're interested in a gap year in Costa Rica, the next step is to join one of our programs.

Costa Rica Jungle Survival

Duration 3 weeksPrices from from £1500
An epic 3 week jungle adventure combining survival training, trekking and activities in the pristine rainforests of Costa Rica!
Accommodation, Meals and Support
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Costa Rica Marine Adventure

Duration 4 weeksPrices from from £2450
Gain internationally recognised PADI qualifications & protect Costa Rica's Turtle population on the stunning Pacific Coast.
Scuba Diving, 3 PADI Scuba Qualifications, Sea Turtle Conservation
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Costa Rica Summer Trip

Duration 2 to 4 weeksPrices from from £1000
Get up close and personal with Sea Turtles on the stunning Pacific Coast - whilst surfing at the same time.
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Become an internationally approved Dive and First Aid Instructor with Expedition Leadership skills and great job options.
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Expedition Medicine Training

Duration 2 weeksPrices from from £1500
Experience Costa Rica's jungles and world-class practical and theory training in expedition medical training and rescue.
All Accommodation, Meals, Training and Support
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Train to become an expedition leader and gain qualifications for a guaranteed job travelling the world.
All Accommodation, Meals, Training and Support, Jobs offer.
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