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

Belize Trekker Group (Week 1) – Basic Jungle Training

Written by Michelle Bos When, on the 12th of July, the crew returned to San Ignacio there is no denying there was a swagger in our step. When I say swagger, imagine the grimy hero of an action movie walking away from an explosion whilst putting on his sunglasses. The resemblance between us and that action hero was uncanny, except … Read More

Greenforce boat used for traditional Fijian ceromony

Greenforce had the honor of having our Fiji project boat being used for a traditional Fijian ceremony where one village passes “the light” onto another. All the volunteers were invited to join in on this traditional Fijian event!…

Bahamas April Phase (Week 7)

This week due to stormy weather we haven’t been able to dive much, however, the rain didn’t get us down too much. Monday through to Wednesday we finished off all our reef check tests and did some extra bits of education for example, Ian went through how a first and second stage works and showed us some of the moving … Read More

Bahamas April phase (week 6)

In between dodging thunderstorms (on the boat, at camp, while litter picking …) it’s been a great and eventful Week Six for Greenforce Bahamas. We’ve taught at the local primary school, had our dead skin nibbled off by the fish in the Rainbows blue hole (as weird as it sounds … but so soft!), and in the water we’ve checked … Read More

Bahamas April phase (week 3)

Week 3 started with a bang -literally- the island was hit by three thunderstorms which despite hindering one day of diving provided us with a late night light show that we all loved.  Due to the loss of dive time we haven’t managed to  get our Open Water under our (weight) belt this week but our plan is to be … Read More

ELT January Group updates

Day 48 14/3/13- Day 57 23/3/13 Advanced medical, learnt abit more about the medical side of expeditions, recognizing and diagnosing symptoms and how to treat some cases. Got to practice through scenarios and at the end we all had assessments through scenarios and written test which we all passed! A highlight of the week was chicken night, where we got … Read More

ELT January Group: 4th week

Day 21 – 23. 15-17/2/13 We had a belated pancake day in town which everyone loved! For the following days we chilled out in town, sorted out the lessons we would teach the Trekker group and getting any extra equipment we needed. Did get to see a Keel Billed Tucan which was awesome to see, very bright colours! Met the … Read More

Greenforce Bahamas January Phase: Week 7

Four of us have started our rescue diver course and spent Friday practising rescue scenarios, we ended the day exhausted after carrying each other out of the water and up the beach several times. Everyone else had a nice relaxing day having their feet nibbled by fish in a nearby blue hole after all their hard work this week helping the Bahamas … Read More