Spend a gap year in Zanzibar and take advantage of this picturesque paradise! The best part of any gap year is immersing yourself in an exciting new culture, and Zanzibar showcases culture in abundance, with Persian and Arab influences evident throughout. This beachside base is the perfect place to top up your tan while topping up your globetrotter kudos!
Zanzibar’s capital of Stone Town features plenty of volunteering opportunities. You may want to become an important member of the team at a local school, or take advantage of Zanzibar’s shores and get stuck into valuable marine conservation work! There are also plenty of community programmes away from the hustle and bustle of the capital that will help you to gain volunteer experience and jump into Zanzibar’s unique and welcoming culture.
Zanzibar’s beaches offer not only rest and relaxation but unrivalled opportunities for adventure! The crystal clear waters are yours to explore, and there are plenty of snorkelling, scuba diving and surfing adventures to get stuck into, and seeing Zanzibar’s marine life is a truly eye-opening experience. Quad biking excursions are also popular, and a great way to see Zanzibar in style!
Zanzibar is a student’s paradise, as it offers that sought after mix of beachside bliss and captivating culture! The capital of Stone Town is a hub of beautiful temples and architecture and vibrant bazaars. Step away from the capital and you’ll find unspoilt bays and miles of natural scenery to explore. The perfect combination for that unmissable travel experience.