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Gap Year in Africa
a continent of riotous colour & cultural depth

All of our African projects are perfectly tailored to deliver your ideal gap year in Africa, and at Frontier we love to have gap year volunteers on board! Become a volunteer in Africa with Frontier and you could be protecting endangered species on a wildlife conservation project in Africa, and that would be just the beginning. How about teaching projects in Africa? Or you could even get paid work in Madagascar and Tanzania. Anything is possible in this vast and multi-layered continent, just waiting for you to explore!

Gap years and career breaks are for anyone and everyone who want to volunteering abroad and with our gap year placements in Africa, you’re spoilt for choice.

Take a look at our gap year projects and see where your trip could take you:

Africa

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Tanzania Marine Conservation and Diving

Crystal clear waters host a wealth of marine habitats and wildlife, making this a perfect location to learn to scuba dive and explore this pristine and magical underwater world.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$445

  • Prices: from US$445
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: TZM

Madagascar Marine Conservation & Diving

Dive in some of the least explored marine sites in the world, helping further the research and protection of these pristine ecosystems and work towards a sustainable environment in Madagascar.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$445

  • Prices: from US$445
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Marine
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGM

Madagascar Teaching

Teach in a local school in one of the most extraordinary destinations on earth. Provide vital, basic skills and environmental education and get involved with a variety of activities.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$295

  • Prices: from US$295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 4 weeks +
  • Project code: MGT

Madagascar Teaching, Wildlife & Diving

An unforgettable teaching experience, a breathtaking trek through the prolific forests teeming with flora and fauna and scuba diving in one of the best diving spots in the world!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$295

  • Prices: from US$295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: TEFL
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGA

Madagascar Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Discover, monitor and assess the huge variety of Madagascar's exotic and rare species as you trek through remote regions of this hugely exciting island with Frontier-Madagascar.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$295

  • Prices: from US$295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Wildlife
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGF

Tanzania Wildlife Conservation Adventure

Survey and monitor threatened species in this rich mosaic of untouched habitat on Mafia Island, and educate the local communities on environmentally friendly activities.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$295

  • Prices: from US$295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Study
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: TZF

Tanzania Whale Sharks & Turtles

Assist in work contributing to the conservation of the majestic whale shark and beautiful turtle in these crystal clear waters around Mafia island.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,295

  • Prices: from US$1,295
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: 1stTime
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: TZW

Madagascar Teaching Aid - 1 week

Teach in a local school in one of the most extraordinary destinations on Earth. Provide vital basic skills, environmental education and get involved with a variety of activities.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$795

  • Prices: from US$795
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Children
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGC

Madagascar Sports Coaching

Inject enthusiasm and creativity into the children's lives and become more than just a sports coach as you work in one of the most extraordinary destinations on Earth.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$795

  • Prices: from US$795
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Sports
  • Duration: 1 week +
  • Project code: MGS

Madagascar Healthcare

As a Madagascar healthcare volunteer you will work to promote a positive lasting change in the health and lives of the people of Madagascar in this dazzling and compelling destination.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$795

  • Prices: from US$795
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Medical
  • Duration: 1 weeks +
  • Project code: MGR

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