Gap Year Destinations

However you wish to spend your gap year, from skiing or trekking to volunteering in community projects or wildlife conservation programs, Gapforce will have the perfect program for you. Explore the world and make memories that will last a lifetime with a gap year experience from Gapforce.

Places to go travelling on a gap year

Head to Africa for volunteer experiences in Mozambique, Ghana, South Africa and Swaziland. Whether you’re looking to work as a teacher, journalist or medic, you can enrich an African community as part of your gap year experience. You’ll also be able to visit the stunning scenery of Africa, from game reserves to Table Mountain.

Visit destinations in Africa including:

  • Mozambique
  • Ghana
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland

A European gap year experience takes you from skiing in the Swiss alps to touring the famous landmarks of London, Paris and Barcelona. Choose a European tour, an Oxford gap year, a trip to the Swiss Alps and more.

Experience all Central America has to offer, from the beaches of the Bahamas to the Costa Rican rainforest, with conservation projects, jungle survival and challenging treks, which will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career.

Visit destinations in Central America such as:

  • The Bahamas
  • Costa Rica
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama

If you choose to spend your gap year in South America, you can visit Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, trek to Machu Picchu and hike up active volcanoes in Peru, on an experience you will never forget.

From community projects in schools and orphanages to conservation work with orangutans and elephants, experience it all in Asia. Visit Buddhist temples in Bali and Nepal, explore the rainforests and trek to Mount Everest, before visiting India and Thailand.

Visit destinations in Asia including:

  • Bali
  • Borneo
  • Cambodia
  • India
  • Nepal
  • Thailand
  • Sumatra

From the famous East Coast of Australia and the South Pacific to marine conservation projects in the coral reefs of Fiji, a gap year spent in the South Pacific can be as diverse as you choose.