Want to go on a massive, life changing journey? Whether you’re looking to depart on a full blown gap year or a shorter adventure, check out our massive range of trips and we promise you’ll have your heart set on travel, big time!
The great thing about Real Gap Experience is that you can completely choose your travel style - from four week big 'Experiences', lending a hand on a volunteer projects or shorter two week trips. You could explore Thailand from north to south on our 29 day Thai Experience, learn to scuba dive on our one week course or lend a hand at our Elephant Village. There are options on all sides of the world!
There’s so much to see, the question is: where will you go first?
We've listed our top 10 trips, tried and tested adventures designed for the gap year globetrotter. Get stuck in and see which one is for you!
Epic experiences that encompass the very best of your dream destination. Sightsee, volunteer and head off the beaten track. Your invitation to adventure!
Bite-sized adventures showcasing the best of what the world has to offer. Low on time but ready to feel high on adventure? We have a trip for you!
Get the low down on the high life! Live it up with a group of awesome mates in some exotic locations and enjoy high-octane hedonism designed with you in mind.
Maximise your skills in a dream location. We have a range of experiences to help you find your passion while exploring the world - the perfect gap year!
Calling all travellers! Our tantalising tours are tailor made so that you can explore with ease. Simply choose your dream destination and let us take care of the rest.
Gap year travel does not just have to be about exploring incredible countries around the world. It can also be a unique opportunity to explore the sports and activities you love at home in new and exciting locations.
We're know you guys love to travel and are always looking for another adventure - that's why we're constantly adding exciting new trips and destinations to inspire your wanderlust!
Explore at your own pace, and even create your own route with these fantastic independent adventures
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Live and work in Australia with 12 months’ job support and an awesome action-packed intro week in Sydney and Port Stephens. ...more
Up to 12 months
Starting from £599
Amazing Thailand is open for quarantine-free travel! Spend a week on the beautiful beaches of Phuket, then travel to Phi Phi, Ao Nang, Khao Sok, Bangkok and... ...more
18 or 25 days
Starting from £1,299
Contribute to the lives of young Buddhist monks and immerse yourself in tradition and culture as a monastery volunteer. ...more
Starting from £529
Journey to the East Coast of Australia for 5 to 6 weeks of backpacking paradise. Spend 2 incredible days exploring Fraser Island, explore bustling Brisbane... ...more
Starting from £2,129
Volunteer at an award-winning game reserve before travelling South Africa's famous Garden Route. ...more
2 or 3 weeks
Starting from £849
Starting from £1,249
Experience the best of Japan over 10 or 14 days on this action-packed group tour. Explore Tokyo, relax in Kyoto, party in Osaka and more! ...more
10 or 14 days
Starting from £1,529
Planning a gap year? This trip is the answer to your prayers! It’s a classic Asia to Australia backpacker route, through the highlights of Vietnam,... ...more
12 weeks to 1 year
Starting from £5,299
Travel the length of amazing Thailand, discovering all the country’s best bits, from the jungle-covered north to tropical paradise in the south. Loads of... ...more
18 or 25 days
Starting from £1,249
If sun, sea, and adventure feature heavily on your wanderlust list of must-haves, Bali should be your first port of call. ...more
8 or 13 days
Starting from £569