Gap Year Destinations

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Africa

Big 5 Wildlife Conservation

Are you ready to get stuck in and help South Africa’s Big 5? This wildlife conservation project is dedicated to conserving these amazing animals including lions, rhino, elephants, leopards, buffalo and other native wildlife.

Sports Coaching South Africa

Change the lives of disadvantaged kids in Port Elizabeth South Africa through the power of sport. As a hub for all sporting abilities, you'll make friends from all over the world, inspire kids and leave lasting memories at every school.

Volunteer Kruger National Park

Roll up your sleeves and help with conservation research in the Greater Kruger National Park this year. Working in the Balule game reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park, you'll get a hands-on experience with Africa's greats!

Asia

Teach Internships Thailand

Embrace the extraordinary Thai culture with this incredible 2 month TEFL Internship experience. If you want to gain a TEFL qualification for life and gain unique teaching experience in one of the world’s most sought after travel locations, then the Thailand Internship may just be the perfect option for you.

Volunteer Borneo and the Philippines

Explore Borneo and the Philippines on this volunteer journey through Asia. Get involved in a mix of conservation, community and eco-tourism projects giving you a well-rounded and exciting volunteering opportunity.

Teach Internships China

Experience the real China by spending 5 months living and teaching English in one of the culture capitals of the world. Explore China’s seemingly endless landscapes and historical sites whilst earning a generous monthly living allowance to provide you with a really comfortable standard of living!

Volunteer Nepal - Construction

Immerse yourself in the historic and fascinating culture that is Nepal to join an international team of volunteers working to improve the lives of the local communities after the 2015 Nepal Earthquake by building and renovating essential basic infrastructure and facilities.

Volunteer Nepal - Teaching

Immerse yourself in Nepali culture when you travel to Pokhara and volunteer in education centres and overcrowded schools, helping students grow and discover their potential. Explore Kathmandu, visit Hindu and Buddhist Temples, and embrace your adventurous side!

Volunteer Nepal - Childcare

Travel to Nepal's beautiful city of Pokhara and volunteer alongside an international team in a care centre, providing educational and personal development support to children. Visit traditional Hindu and Buddhist temples, try white water rafting and trek the Himalayas in your free time!

Volunteer Cambodia

Live in the backyard of the Eighth Wonder of the World, take in the neon-tinted raves of ‘Pub Street’, paddle in crystal clear seas and walk with the largest mammals on Earth. Cambodia will have you soaking up spell-binding ancient culture this summer!

Ski Internships Japan

Boasting an average of 16 metres every winter, Japan is an undeniable heavyweight in the ski industry, and the secret is out. BUNAC work with English speaking interns to offer them jobs at impressive mountain resorts and snow villages Japan wide.

Volunteer Thailand

Discover Thailand's coastal province of Phang Nga and assist local schools with teaching English to Thai children. Or gain insight into Thailand’s environment and communities by assisting hands-on with climate and conservation issues!

Volunteer India

Stretching from the summits of the Himalayas to the white sandy beaches of Goa India is a country thriving with culture, teeming with people and home to some pretty stunning landscapes! Pulsating with life; this destination should be on everyone’s hit list!

Teach Internships in Vietnam

Get TEFL qualified and a paid teaching placement in Vietnam all on our Teaching Internship in Vietnam. You'll gain valuable skills and experience whilst exploring the beauty of this truly unique country.

Australasia

Work & Travel in New Zealand

Working in New Zealand is a fantastic way to experience everything this magnificent country has to offer. Choose from our three Work New Zealand packages that are tailored to your travel needs. We also offer an IEP visa package, exclusive to BUNAC, for those who have already had a working holiday visa before.

Work & Travel Australia

Working in Australia is the best way for you to experience the real culture of this vast country. Whether you're a fully independent traveller or need a little a little help along the way, we have a choice of four packages to suit your needs. Our team of Work Australia experts will help you with everything from getting a visa to finding a job. Start your new Aussie adventure today!

Volunteer Australia

Take a different route around Australia and share your love for conservation by taking a volunteer experience Down Under. From the sunshine state of Western Australia to the driest state in the south, explore Oz whatever way you like and do something meaningful in the process.

Volunteer New Zealand

Join this exciting volunteering experience whilst ticking this country off your bucket list! With a range of projects to get your teeth into throughout your stay and wherever your interests lie, you can be sure you will be making a positive impact and making great friends along the way.

Intern New Zealand

Calling all students and graduates...We know how hard it can be to make your CV stand out to potential employers, which is why we’ve been working hard to make it easier for you! This year you could find yourself pairing an incredible overseas experience with an amazing career building opportunity in New Zealand!

Intern Australia

As a graduate we know how important it is to make your CV stand out, so what better way to do that than with international industry experience? With opportunities ranging from marketing and events to engineering and architecture you can be sure to find the opportunity for you Down Under this year.

North America

Marine Internships Mexico

Start your career the right way: with an adventure! Located in the stunning Yucatan Peninsula, enter the marine conservation industry by gaining valuable first-hand experience and contributing to the largest databases in existence to the condition, health and changes of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.

Summer Camp USA

Spend a summer building leadership skills while being a big kid yourself! Summer Camp USA is your key to a taste of a true American summer complete with sun, games, sports and much, much more. Shape a child’s summer and have the experience of a lifetime with BUNAC.

Intern USA

Test-drive your career with an internship placement in NYC. Sorted your own internship? We can help with J-1 visa sponsorship. Stand out from the crowd and set yourself apart from your peers in the competitive job market.

Work in America

If you're a student and like the sound of spending your summer living and working in the U.S, then look no further than our Work America programme. Our team of travel experts will help you with everything from finding your perfect job to securing your visa, you'll also get a month extra to travel the States when you've finished working.

Work & Travel Canada

Start your new working Canadian adventure with our Work Canada programme. Whether you want to spend a winter working on the slopes or a summer in mountains, we have packages to suit you. Our team of travel experts will help you with everything from finding a job to securing your visa.

Volunteer Mexico

Earn your PADI diving certificate when you discover Mexico’s Mesoamerican coral reef and its abundant wildlife. As a member of an international team of volunteers you can be sure your marine conservation efforts are making a serious and valuable impact.

Soccer Coaching USA

Take your love for the beautiful game to the US of A this summer on our soccer coaching programme. Teach kids from as young as 3, all the way up to 18 on this rewarding summer experience across the pond!

Intern Canada

Intern in one of the best cities in the world, Vancouver. Whether you are looking for a placement during your studies or you're a graduate looking to kick start your career, with an international internship you can show off your skills in whole new country.

South America

Volunteer Ecuador

Prepare for an epic adventure that will take you through the Andes, down into the jungle, and into the Galapagos and Pacific Coast. Steer off the regular backpacker trail and into traditional indigenous communities, where you’ll live and work alongside some of the world’s most remote cultures and wildlife.

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