With 300 projects worldwide and 25 years experience providing volunteering and adventure travel placements, Frontier can find you the perfect adventure whatever you want to experience and achieve.
Frontier’s Fantasy Gap Year is an unforgettable 30-week trip spanning up to 10 different countries on 3 continents. With a mix of adventure sports and activities, sightseeing and opportunities to get involved in community or conservation volunteering, it’s a unique combination of adventure and meaningful travel, and also offers the chance to gain some new qualifications and experience.
Fantasy Gap Year travellers can choose a range of Frontier projects to feature during their travels, but the below itinerary is one of our most popular combinations:
- Central America Ethical Adventure Trail – This group adventure trail starts in Mexico and travels through Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. You will take part in activities including surfing and volcano boarding, visit the three greatest Mayan ruin sites, and have the opportunity to teach at a local school and work on a ground-breaking rainforest conservation project.
- Fiji Marine Conservation or Madagascar Marine Conservation – Gain your PADI scuba diving qualifications on exclusive reefs and learn marine conservation surveying techniques while staying in a fun and vibrant beach camp in Exotic Fiji or Madagascar.
- South East Asia Ethical Adventure Trail – Travelling through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam with a fun group of like-minded adventurers, as well as a professional guide, you will see sights such as the Angkor Wat temple complex and Halong Bay. You’ll also go elephant trekking and white water rafting and will take part in a teaching or marine conservation volunteer project.
To apply for any of our projects, just click on the orange “Apply Now” button on the Frontier website and fill in the short application form. One of our volunteer advisors will then give you a call back to answer any questions that you have.