Adventure Travel + Volunteering

Gap year and summer travel programs in Africa & Asia

All DestinationsAll Activities

Adventure Travel + Volunteering

All DestinationsAll Activities

At Africa & Asia Venture (AV) we believe in a different type of gap year travel.

Where there’s adventure and excitement but also where you find your second home.
Where you don’t just look at the scenery, you become part of the community.
It’s more than travel.
It’s a different way to see the world.



What you’ll do on our gap year programs


Make an impact

Carefully selected projects where you can make a genuine impact by sharing your skills.

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Adventure travel

The opportunity to explore the region that is now your second home. Gap year travel with a difference.

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Cultural immersion

Experience a new culture and way of life by being part of it. It’s a whole new way to travel.

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A fantastic experience. Unforgettable and highly recommended…. being immersed in the culture and meeting lots of different people was amazing.

Georgie, Gap Year Program

I loved meeting and integrating with the local community through the teaching, building, transport and playing football with the local children and adults.

Toby, Summer Program

AV Volunteers

Man-years of service



Unique experiences

Where will you go?

As an established gap year travel organisation, with more than 20 years of experience, we have long term partnerships with communities across Africa and Asia.

Our communities

We run volunteer and gap year programs in nine countries across Africa and Asia.

Where will you go?




South Africa





India - Lepchas

What will you do?

Whatever you are passionate about, we can find the placement where you can have the greatest impact.

Make an impact

We are passionate about the impact young people can have on the world around us. You have an abundance of skills, talents, passion and enthusiasm which have the potential to make a difference.

Tell us about your skills and talents and we’ll find the perfect placement for you!

Why do we do what we do?

It’s simple.

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