Coral Nursery

Case Study: Costa Rica Coral Nurseries

Problem description A coral reef encloses its eco system like a protective barrier and ensures with this to provide a living space for thousands of different sea dwellers. Young fish are growing here, crabs are finding a protective natural resort in its caves and gaps. When corals die, it sets off a chain reaction. This also means sooner or later … Read More

CostaRica

Know Before You Go: FAQs, Costa Rica Adventure

Program: Costa Rica Adventure Location: Costa Rica Duration: 3 or 4 weeks Every year close to 3 million tourists visit Costa Rica- that is the equivalent to the size of the entire population! These days a trip to Costa Rica seems to be on everyone’s bucked list: if you are one of the lucky many that are planning to visit … Read More

southeast asia explorer

Know Before You Go: FAQs, Southeast Asia Explorer

Program: Southeast Asia Explorer Location: Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam Duration: 4, 6 or 8 weeks Southeast Asia is among one of the most magical regions on Earth. These countries are jam-packed with stunning beaches, historic temples, thriving jungles and bustling cities. Travel here is enjoyed by first-timers to expat backpackers, as there really are unexpected surprises for everyone to enjoy. Before … Read More

Marine Scientist Training

Know Before You Go: FAQs, Marine Scientist Training

Program: Marine Scientist Training Location: Costa Rica, Quepos Duration: 10 weeks If you have a deep passion for the underwater world, like to explore this environment and want to get active in conserving it for the future, Gapforce Marine Scientist Training is the right program for you.

australia adventure

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Australia Adventure

Program: Australia Adventure Location: Australia (East Coast) Duration: 4 or 7  weeks   Australia is a backpacker’s paradise. Travel from Sydney to Cairns with a group of likeminded explorers in Gapforce’s Australia Adventure program. Most Australians live along the coast, which makes the cities a whole lot of fun. This seven week travel experience is full of excitement and wonder; … Read More

Europe Tour Paris

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Europe Tour

Program: Europe Tour Location: UK, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands Duration: 2 or 4 weeks   Ever heard anyone say, “last summer I went traveling around Europe. It was one of the best things I’ve ever done!”? If you’re in need of a little adventure before, during, or after college, then a European summer may to be … Read More

everest base camp trek

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Nepal & India Adventure

Program: Nepal & India Adventure Location: Nepal, India Duration: 4 or 8 weeks   With Gapforce’s adventure travel program in Nepal and India, it’s time to think big. From giants of the animal kingdom like elephants and rhinos, to the Everest Base Camp Trek, to the vast and varied landscapes of India and the bustle of its metropoles, there is … Read More

machu picchu trek

Know Before You Go: FAQS, South America Explorer

Program: South America Explorer Location: Peru, Ecuador Duration: 4, 7 or 8 weeks   Travel in South America comes with a guarantee of adventure, and part of the magic comes from encountering the unexpected sights, sounds and sources of excitement. That being said, whether you’re a first time traveller or a seasoned explorer, it can be useful to find out … Read More

Expedition leader training

Know Before You Go: FAQS, Expedition Leader Training

Program: Expedition Leader Training Location: UK, Costa Rica, Panama Duration: 16 weeks   The Expedition Leader Training Course has a lot of moving parts and a huge number of important considerations, and the build-up to such an adventurous undertaking can seem daunting and fraught with uncertainty. Here we’ve put together our answers to seven of participants’ most frequently asked questions, … Read More

Footsteps of the Inca – the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Introduction Machu Picchu, Lost City of the Inca: one of the Seven New Wonders of the World, Relatively new, anyway – the fabled mountain citadel was constructed six hundred years ago as the spiritual heart of the powerful Inca Empire. It is thought to have survived the Spanish colonisation that all but destroyed the Inca civilisation, lying hidden in the … Read More