Swaziland is gaining popularity as a gap year travel destination due to its authentic atmosphere. You’ll know you’re in Africa the minute you touch down in Swaziland – from the diverse wildlife to the vibrant Umhlanga Festival, Swaziland wears its heritage with pride. For that all important African ambience and endless opportunities for adventure, choose Swaziland.
Swaziland is fairly compact, so can be much easier to get around than other African countries. This is ideal for student travellers who want to be able to get to grips with transport links quickly and have easy access to all of the fantastic must-dos that Swaziland showcases. There’s also a laid back vibe that gives the country a welcoming feel – perfect for getting stuck into new experiences!
Swaziland’s rich terrain makes it the ideal adventure playground! The mountainous landscape provides ample opportunity for climbing and hiking excursions, and visitors love white water rafting across the Usutu River! There’s also the chance to explore Swaziland’s network of caves for a unique and adventurous excursion. For action and adventure, Swaziland beckons!
If you’re interested in volunteering, Swaziland could be your dream destination! It’s great for travellers who have volunteered before, and for first time volunteers it features a diverse range of voluntary projects that could just ignite a new passion! From helping to teach young children to conservation projects in the savannah, Swaziland is always welcoming to a new helping hand.
Spend time as a building volunteer in Swaziland and give to the community on a rewarding and life-changing experience.
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.