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Cambodia Experience

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

Ghana Experience

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

Koh Samui Teaching Volunteers

Want to teach on a paradise island, right by the beach? 'Yes'?! You've found the project for you Real Gapper! ...

USA Ranch Volunteers

Ranch holidays in the USA on your gap year

Experience life to the full volunteering on a real working ranch in the American Rocky Mountain West. During this 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 ...

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 ...

Ghana Teaching Volunteers

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

Ghana Childcare Volunteers

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

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 ...

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 ...

Uganda Community Volunteers

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

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 programme gives you ...

China Giant Panda Conservation Chengdu

Pandas are one of the most endangered animals in the world, and this conservation project is a fantastic opportunity to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

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

Malawi Teaching Volunteers

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Conservation Volunteers Australia

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

South Africa Sports Volunteers

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

Tanzania Community Volunteers

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

Argentina Community Volunteers

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

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. ...

India Himalaya Volunteer and Adventure

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

India Goa Community Volunteers

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

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 ...

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 ...

Malawi Medical Volunteers

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Nepal Community Volunteers

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

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 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 Support For Disabled Children

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

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-acre private ...

Malaysia Orang Utan Experience

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

Namibia Desert Elephant Conservation

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

New Zealand Conservation

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

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 ...

Nepal Monastery Teaching Volunteers

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

Live with lion cubs in South Africa

At this wildlife reserve and lion breeding centre set in the beautiful North West Province of South Africa, you'll be ...

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 ...

Malaysia Zoo Assistant

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

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, ...

USA Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida

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

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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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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Ghana Teaching Volunteers

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Ghana Teaching Volunteers

Get a real sense of achievement and become a teaching volunteer in Ghana. Many schools in Ghana are hugely underfunded and understaffed, meaning that lesson content can be limited and repetitive.

Learn to surf in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica Turtle and Surf

Set on some of the world’s finest palm-lined beaches, the surfing in Costa Rica and turtle conservation programme gives you the unique opportunity to protect the wildlife of Costa Rica while enjoying the incredible surf.

China Giant Panda Conservation Chengdu

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China Giant Panda Conservation Chengdu

Pandas are one of the most endangered animals in the world, and this conservation project is a fantastic opportunity to observe and help these amazing creatures.

Located within a beautiful mountain region of the Wolong Nature Reserve, 150 kilometres from Chengdu City, you’ll be working closely with the pandas! This is the largest Panda base in China, and the care you provide will genuinely help the Panda reserve to protect these animals from extinction.
 

Costa Rica Sea Turtle Conservation

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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 in which you can help is to assist during the turtle-nesting season, and this turtle conservation project in Costa Rica provides you with the opportunity to do just that.

Moldova Childcare Volunteers

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Moldova Childcare Volunteers

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

Minimum 14 days From £579
Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

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Peru Youth Outreach Volunteers

Become a Peru volunteer and get involved in some amazing community volunteer projects, helping to take care of some of the most disadvantaged children in the lovely town of Cusco, near the world famous Machu Picchu – a definite must see during your time off!

Minimum 14 days From £459
Malawi Teaching Volunteers

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Malawi Teaching Volunteers

Teach in Malawi and prepare to be creative, imaginative and flexible as you work with large groups of eager pupils. It’s not uncommon to have classes of up to 200 children so teamwork is imperative, as you’ll work alongside the teachers and other volunteers to try and give each student the attention they need.

Ecuador Street Children Care And Education

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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 a difference in the society. We work with a day-care project in the North of Quito, which provides children with education, care and meals.

Minimum 2 weeks From £649
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.

Minimum 4 weeks From £1,892
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.

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