Wildlife, Environment &

Marine Conservation

If you are looking to give something back on your Gap Year and you are passionate about the environment or wildlife, here are some of our top Gap Year conservation programs.

African Conservation Experience logo

African Conservation Experience operates travel and wildlife volunteering programs in Africa.

Agro-forestry projects on the edge of the Soysambu Conservancy in Kenya where you’ll immerse yourself in a world of rich forest life, teaming with indigenous trees in need of protection for a greener future.

Africa Gap logo

Students experience and gain a passion for the African environment, its people, and wildlife through a range of expeditions and conservation programs.

African Impact logo Gap Year Conservation

African Impact offers the opportunity to spend time in the African bush in the Greater Kruger Area.

AMIGOS programs are built on the pillars of service, leadership and cultural humility in Costa Rica and Ecuador.

Blue Ventures logo - Gap Year Conservation

A science-led social enterprise that develops transformative approaches for nurturing and sustaining locally led marine conservation.

Responsible and affordable short term conservation projects and overland experiences in Kenya.

The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain is a learning community, Earth sanctuary and permaculture farm located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Free to be Wild is a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Zimbabwe founded by Baye Pigors in 2014.

Good Hope Volunteers logo

Since 2009 GHV has been supporting a wide range of community and conservation projects in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

The Leap provides links to community and conservation gap year programs across Africa, Asia and South America.

Based in Mozambique, Love The Oceans provide research expeditions and adventure programs supporting a Marine Protected Area.

Pacific Discovery logo

Pacific Discovery, based in New Zealand, operates experiential gap year semester and summer programs in the Pacific region and elswwhere.

POD volunteer logo

Pod Volunteer is an award winning non-profit organisation arranging ethical, inspiring and supported volunteering opportunities around the world since 2001.