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gap year abroad

Taking a Gap Year

Taking a gap year can be the perfect opportunity to travel the world and take time out to help you focus upon your return. As a career break or break from education, taking a gap year allows you to explore your interests or discover new ones, and gives you a new perspective on the world.

By volunteering on your gap year you’re also able to give your time away meaning; return home knowing you’ve made a valuable contribution to the global community, whether working in wildlife conservation, community development, or any number of projects Frontier has to offer.

A gap year is also the perfect way to add depth to your résumé as it demonstrates yourself as resourceful, adaptable, and a proactive global citizen. Taking a gap year can boost start your career as well as leave you with skills and memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime.

Gap Year Activities

Teaching English, wildlife conservation, raising healthcare awareness, gaining dive and field safari qualifications, internships, sports coaching, humanitarian work, the list of what you could do on your gap year is practically endless. What you do on your gap year is up to you, and is truly an opportunity to develop your skills and interests, share your passions, and learn from new, exciting cultures.

As with much of life you get out of a gap year what you put in, so expect to be challenged, but be assured the value of taking a gap year as you learn leadership skills and gain self-confidence, all whilst making a difference to underprivileged communities and vulnerable ecosystems.

Gap Year Destinations

Whether you choose your destination before or after you decide what you’d like to do, part of the excitement of taking a gap year is taking the opportunity to travel. Wherever you choose you’ll be fully immersed into new and vibrant cultures, learning ancient traditions and alongside seeing modern cities.

Travel down Central America into the Amazonian countries of South America; venture across the Pacific and up Australasia into South Asia; cross the Indian Ocean and visit exotic East Africa or travel the Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth before heading across Europe home.

With adventure travel and volunteering projects in destinations around the globe, Frontier can help make your fantasy a reality. Start planning your gap year today by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ link and one of our volunteer advisors will call you right back.

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Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Costa Rica Big Cats, Primates & Turtle Conservation

Contribute to vital conservation research in one of the most ecologically diverse locations on the planet.

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"Despite being nearly double the average age of the volunteers I have had a pleasantly memorable e..."

prices from €745

Region: The Americas

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: CBP

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Fiji Marine Conservation & Diving

Fiji Marine Conservation & Diving

Scuba dive in the crystal clear waters of the south Pacific. Live in paradise on a beach camp and carry out important marine conservation work.

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"Aside from the diving which was amazing, I really enjoyed the camp atmosphere. I’ve met som..."

prices from €1495

Region: Australasia

Activity: Marine

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: FJM

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Fiji Teaching

Fiji Teaching

Enhance your skills as you earn your TEFL certificate teaching underprivileged children in a local school, and soak up the true Fijian lifestyle in a friendly and laidback community.

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"I have been involved in the teaching project in Suva, Fiji and it has been great!..."

prices from €1245

Region: Australasia

Activity: TEFL

Duration: 4 week +

Project Code: FJT

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Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the least explored marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems and work towards a sustainable environment in Madagascar.

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"I joined the Madagascar marine project back in october 2011, I signed up for a 10week vo..."

prices from €1245

Region: Africa

Activity: Marine

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGM

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Madagascar Teaching

Madagascar Teaching

Teach in a local school in one of the most extraordinary destinations on earth. Provide vital, basic skills and environmental education and get involved with a variety of activities.

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"I took part in the Frontier Madagascar Community Teaching Program for 6 weeks, and Fores..."

prices from €1245

Region: Africa

Activity: TEFL

Duration: 4 weeks +

Project Code: MGT

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Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

An unforgettable teaching experience, a breathtaking trek through the prolific forests teeming with flora and fauna and scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in the world!

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"I would say the best thing about working with Frontier is that they give you a push forward in li..."

prices from €1045

Region: Africa

Activity: TEFL

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGA

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Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island with Frontier-Madagascar.

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"I spent four weeks on the Frontier Madagascar Forest Program and had one of the best times of my..."

prices from €845

Region: Africa

Activity: Wildlife

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: MGF

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Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Survey and monitor threatened species in this rich mosaic of untouched habitat on Mafia Island, and educate the local communities on environmentally friendly activities.

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"Since arriving on Mafia Island in September last year, my time has gone so fast and I'm not r..."

prices from €995

Region: Africa

Activity: Study

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: TZF

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Costa Rica Teaching

Costa Rica Teaching

Teach English and support local community projects whilst fully immersing yourself in the lives and colourful culture of Costa Rica's friendly, welcoming people.

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"No two days are the same, and I'm very happy to have shared this experience with all the love..."

prices from €535

Region: The Americas

Activity: TEFL

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: COS

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Belize Marine Conservation & Diving

Belize Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the most pristine and renowned marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems in Belize.

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"Had a great time in Belize. It's a really chilled country and the project was lots of fun. We..."

prices from €1245

Region: The Americas

Activity: Marine

Duration: 1 week +

Project Code: BZM

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