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Gap years to help protect the planet.

Say hello to planet-saving gap year experiences across South America, Africa and Asia. Reducing plastic in our oceans, protecting turtles and saving the rhino is just the tip of the melting iceberg. Come on in...

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Safety and Support
Travel to remote places

Knowing that your safety is being taken care of. All our programs are supported by overseas project leaders and UK staff - who are on duty 24/7, guiding and supporting the logistics and team dynamics.

Why Leap?

So you can be a contributing, responsible backpacker.

Travel responsibly to remote places where you can help local projects and NGO's achieve amazing things for the environment, communities and endangered wildlife.

The Leap Mix
Travel and Volunteering Intertwined

For those who seek a dynamic travel experience we have crafted programs which combine country highlights with a mix of 'off-the-beaten-track' projects and adventures. Best of both worlds springs to mind.

Gain International Work Experience

By combining work with travel to experience new environments and cultures.

Team Travel
Instant Social Life

Travel as part of a team of like-minded volunteers providing new friendships and great campfire moments.

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