We Offer the Best Gap Year Programs at Warriors

Gap Year

Are you looking for an adventure Gap Year in South Africa? Then look no further than the Warriors Academy. Our gap year program is the perfect combination of travel, fun, adventure and self-development.

What can you expect from the Warriors Academy Gap Year Program?

You can expect to have new and exhilarating experiences while meeting people from around the world. During this year, you will be mentally and physically pushed out of your comfort zones. You will be supported, guided and tick off an array of bucket list items while learning more about yourself and your potential.

How Is Our Program Structured?

Our Gap Year program is structured to include four 7-week Quests. Each Quest has its own set of adventure activities, soft skill workshops and personal mentoring sessions. These focus on equipping young adults with emotional intelligence, time, stress and conflict management, leadership, teamwork, problem-solving skills, and so much more.

During each Quest, you will travel through different parts of South Africa, experiencing wild animal encounters, some of the most sought-after hiking exhibitions, scuba diving in Sodwana, wine tasting in Cape Town, river rafting on the Orange River and more.

You will be taught several different skill sets focused on equipping you with the skills needed to live the life you want to live, including TRE, Quantum Logic, Public Speaking workshops, Rebounding and more.

Battling with finding direction? We have you covered with career guidance and personal development workshops. We also aim to give back to the communities we visit through various community-building activities.

Gap Year Activities Per Quest


Adventure Activities:

  • Abseiling
  • Camp Craft
  • Cliff Diving
  • Cycle Safari
  • Ebenezer Mile Swim
  • Hiking - Serala And Kruger Park Hike
  • Mountain Biking
  • Cycle Workshop
  • Triathlon Race
  • The Art Of Gym
  • Self-defence Course
  • Conservation Education At The Endangered Species And Cheetah Project
  • Kinyonga Reptile Centre Visit
  • Meeting and Feeding Jessica The Hippo
  • Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre Visit
  • Nyani Culture Village Experience
  • Fire-walking

Soft Skills:

  • Self-Mastery Course - Focused On Emotional Intelligence and Fitness
  • Community Service
  • First Aid Level 1 Course
  • Public Speaking Workshop
  • Trauma/Tension Release Therapy (TRE) Session
  • Career Guidance Workshop


Adventure Activities:

  • Beach Clean-Up
  • Horse Riding In The Mountains
  • Scuba Course In Mozambique at Ponta do Oura or Sodwana Bay
  • Scuba Diving
  • Free Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Caving
  • Mountain Biking
  • Archery
  • Mountain Biking Expedition Tour
  • Hiking
  • Dancing

Soft Skills:

  • Ongoing Local Community Service Commitments
  • Cooking Course
  • One On One Personal Coaching Sessions With Rudi
  • Leadership And Followership Skills
  • An Introduction To Event Planning And Project Management
  • Workshop On Strategic Thinking And Planning
  • Massage Class With Glynnis
  • Quantum Energy Coaching
  • Quantum Logic Session With Dr Chris De Beer


Adventure Activities:

  • Ocean Sailing
  • Adventure Racing
  • Caving
  • Zip Lining On Tree Tops And Gorge Swing
  • Chain Ladder On Drakensberg Amphitheatre Trail
  • Cradle Of Humankind
  • Cycling And Cycle Expeditions
  • Natal Sharks Board
  • Ushaka Marine World Experience
  • Warwick Triangle Tour
  • Tugela Falls
  • Visiting An Elephant Sanctuary
  • Culture And Arts Festival
  • Chimp Eden Visit
  • Rhino Sanctuary Visit
  • Drakensberg Mini Traverse Hike
  • Rebounding And Lymphology
  • Scadfall And Soweto Tour
  • Iron Crown Trail Run
  • Mankele Cycle Park
  • The Big Swing Graskop

Soft Skills:

  • Basic Motor Mechanic Workshop
  • Practical Application Of Photography / Film Skills In Marketing
  • Leadership Development Courses
  • Sexuality Education Program
  • Ongoing Local Community Service Commitments
  • Personal Branding Course
  • Organic And Self-Sustainability Farm Visit
  • Pilgrims Rest Museum Town
  • Art / Painting Class


Adventure Activities:

  • Adventure Racing
  • Wild Coast Hike
  • Wine Tasting In Cape Town
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Rafting Training, Rafting Expedition - Orange River
  • Table Mountain And Signal Hill Hike
  • Sun City Experience
  • Day And Night Navigation
  • Shelter Construction
  • Cliff Diving And Canyoning
  • Skydiving - Tandem Jump
  • Survival Courses
  • Rock-Climbing

Soft Skills:

  • Ongoing Local Community Service Commitments
  • Introduction To Event Planning And Participation
  • Camp Facilitation For The Underprivileged
  • Presentation Skills Development
  • Fund-Raisers
Enquire About this Program

Experience the thrill and personal growth with the best adventure gap year programs at the Warriors Academy. As a proud member of the International Gap Year Association, we are committed to delivering exceptional experiences that meet the highest standards of quality and safety.

Our adventure gap year programs are carefully designed to provide participants with an immersive and transformative journey. Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping outdoor activities, cultural exploration, or community service opportunities, our programs offer a diverse range of experiences to cater to your interests and goals.

At the Warriors Academy, we prioritize your safety and well-being. Our experienced instructors and staff members are dedicated to providing expert guidance and support throughout your adventure gap year. From comprehensive risk management protocols to ensuring a supportive and inclusive environment, we strive to create an experience that allows you to push your boundaries while feeling secure.

As you embark on your adventure gap year with us, you'll have the opportunity to engage in thrilling activities such as rock climbing, wilderness expeditions, wildlife conservation projects, and more. These experiences not only foster personal growth and resilience but also provide you with valuable skills and a broader perspective on the world.

Our accreditation by the International Gap Year Association serves as a testament to the quality and excellence of our programs. It reflects our commitment to delivering impactful and well-rounded experiences that leave a lasting impression on participants.

Choose the Warriors Academy for the best adventure gap year programs that combine excitement, personal growth, and cultural immersion. Join us on an unforgettable journey of exploration, discovery, and self-transformation. Enroll now and embark on the adventure of a lifetime

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