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Cambodia Experience 2015

Discover Cambodia's troubled past as well as its bright future on this fascinating tour from the enthralling capital of Phnom ...

Cambodia Experience 2015

Discover Cambodia's troubled past as well as its bright future on this fascinating tour from the enthralling capital of Phnom ...

Nepal Monastery Teaching Volunteers

Make a real contribution to the lives of Buddhist monks and immerse yourself in the culture by volunteering and living ...

Cambodia Experience 2014

Discover Cambodia's troubled past as well as its bright future on this fascinating tour from the enthralling capital of Phnom ...

South Africa Horse Riding and Conservation Experience

This is the ultimate programme for horse enthusiasts, who love working in the great outdoors surrounded by stunning scenery. As ...

Sri Lanka Elephant and Community Volunteers

Sri Lanka Elephant and Community Volunteers

This project was started because the owners of the elephants there could no longer look after them. It aims to ...

Live with lion cubs in South Africa

Set in a stunning location in the North West Province of South Africa, the reserve is involved in white lion ...

Argentina Community Volunteers

As a great way to introduce you to Argentine life and the local language, you’ll be enrolled on a Spanish ...

Costa Rica Sea Turtle Conservation

For the turtle species to continue to exist, much help is needed from both local communities and volunteers. One way ...

New Zealand Conservation

Breathtakingly beautiful scenery is the backdrop to this awesome opportunity to really get stuck in to some serious New Zealand ...

Conservation Volunteers Australia

This is real hands-on experience of conservation in Australia, and the team leaders know the areas like the back of ...

Zimbabwe Lion Breeding & Conservation - Midlands

Midlands is a serious lion conservation project, designed solely to do something about the dramatic decline in African lion numbers. ...

Zimbabwe Lion Rehabilitation - Victoria Falls

This programme of lion rehabilitation is a combination of two project areas; working on our lion breeding and rehabilitation programme ...

Argentina Volunteering with Underprivileged Youth

There are many underprivileged youths in Buenos Aires who are in need of help due to economic or family reasons. ...

Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who ...

Costa Rica Turtle and Surf

Learn to surf in Costa Rica

Set on some of the world’s finest palm-lined beaches, the surfing in Costa Rica and turtle conservation program gives you ...

Costa Rica Animal Rescue

In Costa Rica, ecotourism is a growing and fundamental part of the country's economy. Many people in Costa Rica illegally ...

China Giant Panda Conservation

China Giant Panda Conservation

The Giant Panda is one of the most endangered animals in the world, and this conservation project is a fantastic ...

South Africa Sports Volunteers

Volunteering on our South Africa Sports Volunteers project, you will be assisting with sports activities at a school in the ...

South Africa Children's Hospital Volunteers

You will be Volunteering in South Africa, spending time enriching the lives of patients in a hospital dedicated to sick ...

South Africa Child Development Volunteers

This is one our most rewarding South Africa volunteer programmes which gives you the opportunity to really make a difference ...

South Africa Lion Cub Experience

Two weeks of living next to wild animals in your semi-luxury tent, you’ll work with lions, care for cubs, cheetahs, ...

Thailand Community and Elephant Volunteers

This programme offers you the opportunity to become part of the local Thai community and gain a true understanding of ...

Cambodia Childcare Volunteers near Angkor Wat

Choosing to be a childcare volunteer in Cambodia could be a life-changing decision, for both you and the children in ...

Cambodia Floating School near Angkor Wat

Cambodia Teaching Volunteers

Help make a difference in Cambodia schools! Assist the teachers at a local Pagoda (temple) school and at a unique ...

Zambia Building, Community & Wildlife Experience

On our 'Zambia Building, Community and Wildlife Experience', you'll be getting stuck in to community life from the start! Get ...

Sri Lanka Sea Turtle and Community Volunteers

Make sure you don't miss this stunning island on any visit to Asia! Working on this project will enable you ...

Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of ...

Australia Wildlife Sanctuary - Kangaroo Island

Become a wildlife volunteer in Australia and help protect some of Australia’s unique wildlife.You’ll be involved in full-on essential conservation ...

Ecuador Animal Rescue

Volunteer in Ecuador and become a key member of this vitally important, over-worked rescue and rehabilitation centre. You will be ...

Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

This is a real Southern Africa adventure! Safari! Swim! Five days and a million memories in one of the continent’s ...

Malaysia Zoo Assistant

Travel to Malaysia and help out the zookeepers, learning about the likes and dislikes of the Malayan sun bear, chimpanzees, ...

Galapagos Island Teaching Volunteers

Go to the Galapagos and travel to one of the most diverse wildlife and marine hotspots on the planet. Being able ...

Ecuador Amazon Teaching Volunteers

This programmes offers a fantastic and unique opportunity for you to help teach English to children in rural schools to ...

Moldova Teaching Volunteers

Help those who need it in Moldova and volunteer with children. Help provide a chance of a better life by ...

Australia Koala Sanctuary

Helping out endangered animals in Australia is totally rewarding as well as just an amazing Australasia experience!Not only will you ...

Peru Support For Disabled Children

One of the Peru volunteer opportunities available to you, is this massively rewarding project that involves helping wash, feed and ...

Guatemala House Building Volunteers

Guatemala Building Volunteers

This is undoubtedly one ofthe most rewarding projects!Not only will you make ahuge difference to the people you are working ...

Guatemala Wildlife Rescue And Rehabilitation

The project focuses on the rehabilitation of native animals to Guatemala, with volunteers needed to not only play a central ...

Guatemala Community Outreach

Guatemala Community Volunteers

The Guatemala Community Outreach project is one of our most successful community development programmes - a direct result of the ...

Ecuador Street Children Care And Education

Teach in Ecuador as a volunteer on this programme and work in the poorest areas of Quito, helping to make ...

Nepal Community Volunteers

Choose to volunteer in Nepaland there area variety of volunteer projects you can get involved in. Make a real contribution ...

Malawi Sports and Community

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries, with over half of the population living below the poverty line and ...

Tanzania Community Volunteers

Becoming a community volunteer in Tanzania is a fantastic opportunity to give something back to the local communities near Dar ...

Kenya Healthcare and Community Volunteers

Volunteering abroad in Kenya is a great way to enhance your medical experience and make a huge difference with your ...

Malawi Medical Volunteers

Be a medical volunteer abroad in one of Africa’s most beautiful but deprived countries. Spend your time volunteering in many ...

Zimbabwe Rhino and Elephant Conservation

Live in close contact with Zimbabwe wildlife including black and white rhino, African elephants and buffalo on the 10,000-private game ...

Malaysia Orang Utan Experience

A brilliant opportunity to encounter and work with an increasingly rare and threatened great ape – there are probably no ...

India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

Based in a beautiful region of northern India, this Himalaya volunteer and India adventure program is an excellent choice if ...

USA Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida

On this worthwhile volunteer program, you’ll help care for exotic animals such as leopards, tigers, bears, cougars and wolves! These ...

Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

Take part in one of our most established programmes to help with vital conservation work and protect the future of ...

Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary Volunteers

This is your chance to make a difference to the lives of some of Namibia’s fascinating Wildlife including Baboons, Cheetahs, ...

Australian Jillaroo Jackaroo School

Take yourself away from the beaten tourist route and into what many describe as the real Australia, the Outback, to ...

Thailand Childcare Volunteers

Thailand is one of those countries that desperately need volunteers like you. You’ll find that teaching in Thailand is rewarding ...

South Africa Game Ranger Internship

Spend your time on a beautiful game reserve in South Africa and split your time between volunteering and studying for ...

Ghana Experience

Spend three fun filled weeks in one of Africa’s friendliest countries whilst experiencing its rich and diverse culture and unique ...

Thailand Building Volunteers

Volunteer on your gap year in Thailand

Help with a number of worthwhile renovation and building programmes including the development of a new educational centre, renovation of ...

South Africa Schools and Development

South Africa Schools and Development

Teaching in South Africa at this project involves various aspects of community work and development initiatives that will provide you ...

India Goa Volunteer and Adventure

Spending time on this option is a great way to sample the essence of India all in one go. You’ll ...

Uganda Community Volunteers

Dedicate your energy and skills to helping some of the world’s poorest children. Assist this community in Uganda – support ...

India Goa Community Volunteers

Ever wanted to take a short break doing something worthwhile? Community development in India introduces you to friendly locals and ...

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

An exciting and thoroughly rewarding experience awaits you when you decide to become a childcare volunteer in Ghana. Like many ...

Malawi Teaching Volunteers

Teach in Malawi and prepare to be creative, imaginative and flexible as you work with large groups of eager pupils. ...

Moldova Childcare Volunteers

Rewarding work in the eastern European country of Moldova. Care for Moldovan children in a rehabilitation centre or boarding school. You’ll ...

Ghana Teaching Volunteers

Get a real sense of achievement and become a teaching volunteer in Ghana. Many schools in Ghana are hugely underfunded ...

Thailand Teaching Volunteers

Teach in Thailand and help Thai Children prepare for a better future by teaching them English in the rural Surin ...

Zambia Expedition

Looking for the biggest adventure that the world has ever seen?! On this 48 day spectacular, you'll be experiencing the ...

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Volunteer on your travels and get even MORE out of your experience abroad!

Real Gap can help find your perfect volunteer project – whether that’s helping with conservation, looking after children, working with animals or helping to support a community in need!

Volunteering abroad lets you give something back to the world around you, which will no doubt give you a sense of fulfillment and purpose on your overseas trip.

With projects in Africa, Australasia, Asia, Central & South America, and North America, no matter where your travels take you, Real Gap’s got an opportunity to support a local community, rescue wildlife, or help keep the planet green with an environmentally responsible conservation project.

Find out more about our volunteering trips below! If you have any questions then ask our team here or you can also request a callback
 

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Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

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Kruger to Coast Volunteer Adventure

This is a real Southern Africa adventure! Safari! Swim! Five days and a million memories in one of the continent’s wildest wildlife spots – South Africa’s Kruger National Park – a week with wild whale sharks, diving and exploring the coral reefs in the warm blue waters of the ocean. Soak up the culture and learn what life’s like in a Swazi village.

Moldova Teaching Volunteers

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Moldova Teaching Volunteers

Help those who need it in Moldova and volunteer with children. Help provide a chance of a better life by teaching English or French. Be creative, be enthusiastic, take along games or toys, and you’ll make it fun for you and them.  This programme gives you the opportunity to get to know Moldova in a completely different way.

Guatemala Building Volunteers

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Guatemala House Building Volunteers

This is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding projects! Not only will you make a huge difference to the people you are working with, but you will see first hand in a short space of time how you have made a difference.

Ecuador Animal Rescue

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Ecuador Animal Rescue

Volunteer in Ecuador and become a key member of this vitally important, over-worked rescue and rehabilitation centre. You will be caring for illegally captured, abused and injured animals.

Minimum 2 weeks From $1,209
Ecuador Amazon Teaching Volunteers

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Ecuador Amazon Teaching Volunteers

This programmes offers a fantastic and unique opportunity for you to help teach English to children in rural schools to assist them in their future development, helping to support and maintain healthy communities in the rich, biodiverse Ecuadorian Amazon.

Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

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Costa Rica Care For Vulnerable Children

In Costa Rica a number of homes and care centres have been set up to care for the children who have been abandoned, neglected, abused or orphaned, as well as those whose parents simply can’t afford to take care of them during the day.

Minimum 4 weeks From $1,359
South Africa Lion Cub Experience

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South Africa Lion Cub Experience

Two weeks of living next to wild animals in your semi-luxury tent, you’ll work with lions, care for cubs, cheetahs, giraffes and hyenas, as well as loads of other species of wildlife, and then there’s the safari. When you work with lions, they may well get to recognise you, and you may have to explain to the giraffes and baby hyenas that at the end of the day, friends with claws or ridiculously long necks are not allowed through customs.

Minimum 2 weeks From $2,039
Conservation Volunteers Australia

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Conservation Volunteers Australia

This is real hands-on experience of conservation in Australia, and the team leaders know the areas like the back of their hands. They'll give you really great ideas of what to see and do in your time out. 

Minimum 2 weeks From $1,039
South Africa Sports Volunteers

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South Africa Sports Volunteers

Volunteering on our South Africa Sports Volunteers project, you will be assisting with sports activities at a school in the disadvantaged community on the South Peninsula.

Tanzania Community Volunteers

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Tanzania Community Volunteers

Becoming a community volunteer in Tanzania is a fantastic opportunity to give something back to the local communities near Dar Es Salaam and get involved in some amazing community projects. On top of all this, Tanzania is a rich and diverse country with an abundance of fascinating places to visit during your free time... all in all making it a must visit gap travel destination!

Minimum 2 weeks From $989
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