- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Bolivia, Peru
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Credit Awarded: None
- Program Length: Six Weeks, Four Weeks, Two Months, Semester, Quarter, Three Weeks, Five Weeks
- Start Month: January, March, April, July, August, September
- Category: Outdoor Adventure
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 17, 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Dorm, Homestay, Hotel, Other, Tents
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships
- Minimum Cost: $1,000 - $2,999
Quest Overseas is dedicated to making a significant impact on small, disadvantaged communities and animal welfare in South America & Africa, as well as giving young people the exhilarating and hugely rewarding opportunity to contribute towards making this meaningful change possible. Amazing chances to travel too!
We are a Gap Year specialist organisation running 3 month Gap Year expeditions combining volunteer work and an expedition through Africa or South America, with the option of a language phase for South America teams. Quest Overseas also organise shorter summer adventures for 4-6 weeks that concentrate on either project work or an expedition, or a little of both. Team sizes are anything up to 16 students and are made up of 17 - 25 year olds that are usually on a Gap Year after school or are taking a summer break during university.
Current programs include:
Bolivia Gap Year- Join our gap year team in Bolivia and work on one of the most unique wildlife conservation projects on the planet. Spend a month working in the Inti Wara Yassi wild animal refuges, followed by an expedition through Bolivia and Peru.
Villa Maria Gap Year- Join our team in the shanty town of Villa Maria in Lima, Peru, giving thousands of children a summer holiday they will never forget. Then take on the Andes and Amazon in an adrenaline filled expedition through Peru and Bolivia.
Andean Expedition-- 6 weeks of adventure and challenge through Peru and Bolivia, taking on some of the most stunning areas of South America.