Gap Year Programs in Africa

Why Take a Gap Year in Africa

Taking part in a gap year program in Africa is an experience like no other. You will encounter amazingly diverse wildlife and explore landscapes completely unique to the continent.

All of our Africa programmes include free time to travel with new friends and explore the diversity of scenery and opportunities for adventure that Africa offers.


Volunteer Projects in Africa

Africa is a great place to volunteer and make an impact during your trip. Be it medical volunteering or teaching, you will really see the impact of your work, helping under-resourced healthcare facilities or educating impoverished children.

All of Gapforce’s projects are thoroughly long-term and sustainable, so you can be sure that the time you put in is part of a broader vision and programme of support. Volunteering in Africa will give you the perfect opportunity to learn about this amazing continent and the cultures its people live day-to-day.

Gap Year Programs in Africa

Gap Year Programs in Africa

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

Africa projects:

Ghana Journalism Internship

Duration 4 - 12 weeks Prices from from$2250
Work with leading journalist professionals and learn about a new culture on your perfect Journalism internship.
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Ghana Law Internship

Duration 4 - 12 weeks Prices from from$1485
Gain valuable experience in the unique Ghanian law system since and shadow professional lawyers and boost your CV.
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Ghana Medical Volunteer

Duration 4 - 12 weeks Prices from from$1485
Provide basic health care to at risk communities. Great choice of options once you arrive, ideal first visit to Africa.
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Ghana Volunteer & Explore

Duration 4 - 12 weeks Prices from from$1485
Make a difference to children's lives as a volunteer teacher - in a classroom or outside coaching your favourite sport.
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South Africa Adventure

Duration 4 - 8 weeks Prices from from$2850
Explore South Africa's stunning landscape as both a wildlife and community volunteer in the Rainbow Nation.
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I went outside of my comfort zone and did some amazing things and met loads of amazing people that were interested in what I was interested in, which is really cool!
I feel so grateful to have met people that I no doubt will stay connected to for the rest of my life.
The instructors are some of the most professional, kind, hard working, good fun and just bloody awesome people you will have the pleasure of meeting and in my experience the same is true for the volunteers.
I would definitely recommend this project to everyone who loves meeting new people, diving, beach life and sun.
Met some of the most amazing people who I will never forget. Thanks for one of the best experiences ever Gapforce!