South Africa Gap Year Trips

Shark cage diving, skydiving and incredible bungee jumps are just the tip of the iceberg. Amazing cities, incredible landscape and awesome wildlife conservation projects make a South Africa gap year is a great choice if you want to get the most out of your travel budget.

The weak South African Rand and strong pound means your money goes even further. And because we include more in our trips you know that means you can have lasting crying and screaming your way around this incredible country.

Videos

There is much to do in South Africa sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Fear not the following videos will give you some inspiration as to what you can get up to. But of course remember nothing beats getting first-hand advice, so hit the contact us button with your questions and we will happily talk you through the best trip options.

Do an epic road trip on the garden route

As part of the South Africa experience, and South Africa adrenaline tour you get to do a six-day Garden Route road trip starting in Cape Town finishing in Port Elizabeth. You can see some the highlights of this in the video below. Please note this is also included on the South Africa adventure that just done in reverse (from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town).

Get wild on big five game reserves.

The wildlife conservation experience is an incredible opportunity to live on a big five game reserve. Every day you will go out with ranges to track animals, and have close encounters with some of Africa’s most amazing animals. You can also do this as part of the South Africa experience because the final week is spent on the game reserve.

Cango Wildlife Ranch

As part of the Garden Route road trip you can visit a working ostrich farm and race ostriches. So this is available on the South Africa adrenaline tour, South Africa experience and South Africa adventure.

Take on an epic 216 m bungee

Now this is just ridiculous. Scary ridiculous. Available on the South Africa adrenaline tour, South Africa experience and South Africa adventure.

 

Volunteer on the great white shark conservation project

Either as part of the South Africa experience, where in the second week there is the great white shark conservation option, or a several week placement on the project itself. If you want to get in the cage and try some shark cage diving, you can do this on South Africa experience, South Africa adventure, Cape Town adrenaline overload, and South Africa adrenaline tour

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