Your Complete Africa, Australia and Thailand Gap Year 
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Trip code: QATA

  • Adventure 3 out of 5
  • Relaxation 3 out of 5
  • Culture 3 out of 5
Your Complete Africa, Australia and Thailand Gap Year Your Complete Africa, Australia and Thailand Gap Year Your Complete Africa, Australia and Thailand Gap Year 

Trip Highlights

 

  • Combine paid work, volunteering and travelling into one fantastic gap year!
  • Get up close and personal to adorable lion cubs in South Africa
  • Find the Bruce or Sheila in you as you work and travel around Australia
  • Immerse yourself in the Thai Culture and experience the best bits of this fascinating country

 

Trip Summary

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Three continents - three destinations you must visit! Spend your days playing, feeding and having cuddles with lion cubs in South Africa, travel and work your way round Australia taking in sizzlin' Sydney, buzzing Brisbane and the Great Barrier Reef, and party Thai-style in Bangkok!

 

This exciting trip allows you to explore the best of the African, Australasian and Asian continents with all the structure you'll need. It combines all the ingredients needed to make an unforgettable gap year allowing you to volunteer, travel, work and enjoy the ultimate ride!

 

Let us take the hassle out of the planning to allow you to set off on an adrenalin packed and worthwhile experience through South Africa, Australia and Thailand! In each country you’ll discover the irresistible sights, tastes and sounds that exist there. And remember, this itinerary is totally flexible so feel free to mix and match our trips to suit you.


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What will I be doing?

  • Stop 1 - Africa (2 weeks)

  • Stop 2 - Australia (Up to 12 months )

  • Stop 3 - Thailand (6 weeks)

Stop 1 - Africa: 2 weeks

Next Leg

Destination info

This trip does exactly what it says on the tin, and takes in the best we have to offer in Africa, Australia and Thailand. Whether you’re looking for culture, wildlife or stunning scenery, you’ll find it all in Africa. You could say the same for Australia, yet here you’ll also find a wide choice of cosmopolitan cities and sun drenched beaches with great surf spots. Finally, let’s not forget about Thailand – quite simply a fantastic destination where culture and exotic beaches will take you away from reality to a whole new world.

  • Location: Africa

South Africa Lion Cub Experience – 2 weeks

Two amazing weeks living next to wild animals in a 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- your chance to spot the Big 5 amd the perfect end to your African adventure

Stop 2 - Australia: Up to 12 months

Next Leg

Destination info

This trip does exactly what it says on the tin, and takes in the best we have to offer in Africa, Australia and Thailand. Whether you’re looking for culture, wildlife or stunning scenery, you’ll find it all in Africa. You could say the same for Australia, yet here you’ll also find a wide choice of cosmopolitan cities and sun drenched beaches with great surf spots. Finally, let’s not forget about Thailand – quite simply a fantastic destination where culture and exotic beaches will take you away from reality to a whole new world.

  • Location: Australia

Ultimate Aussie Paid Work - plus working holiday visa

Earn as you travel on a hassle free gap year, live the surfer dream, work your way along the coast or head to the outback for the outdoor travel experience!

 

Learn to Surf - 5 days

Perfect your boarding style as become a true Aussie and learn to ride Australia's highest waves, catch a movie at the outdoor cinema and work up an appetite for an Australian style Barbie!

Stop 3 - Thailand: 6 weeks

Destination info

This trip does exactly what it says on the tin, and takes in the best we have to offer in Africa, Australia and Thailand. Whether you’re looking for culture, wildlife or stunning scenery, you’ll find it all in Africa. You could say the same for Australia, yet here you’ll also find a wide choice of cosmopolitan cities and sun drenched beaches with great surf spots. Finally, let’s not forget about Thailand – quite simply a fantastic destination where culture and exotic beaches will take you away from reality to a whole new world.

  • Location: Thailand

Thailand Experience - 4 weeks

Gain an insight to the life, religion and culture of Thai people; visit its most idyllic destinations; and spend some time volunteering in the local community:

 

Thailand Volunteering – 2 weeks

 

Community and Elephants

Work and live within the local community, play a hands-on role in the care of Thai elephants and help to ensure their survival by preserving their habitat!

 

If you fancy doing something different in Thailand then have a look at our other trips.

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What's included?

  • Flights: London – Africa – Australia – Thailand – London

What's not included?

  • Any necessary visas apart from working holiday visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra activities not on itinerary

Additional Information & FAQs

Minimum age

18 years, maximum decided on potential participants health

 

Accommodation

You will be staying in a variety of accommodation during your trip. These will range from hostels and guesthouses to hotels, beach resorts and home-stays.

 

Meals

Depending on your choice of countries and experiences, some meals may be included but it will vary from place to place and project to project. Please refer to specific programme information to find out what’s included.

 

Advice & Safety

Throughout your programmes you will have the support and guidance of the programme co-ordinator and team. You will be provided with competent assistance and help with any questions or advice you may need during your stay.

You will be assigned a personal travel advisor who will co-ordinate your programme with you. Feel free to contact them at any time before you go, or when you are on your travels.

In addition, you will have access to a 24 hour emergency contact number so you can contact one of our UK staff at any time should you need to.

 

 

DBS

This trip requires a Police Check to be carried out - please contact us for further information on how to do this. 

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