Travel & Adventure

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The Program Is Jampacked With Exciting Travel Opportunities And Adventures Across Our Beautiful Province. During The Program You Will Travel To:

Gap Year Odyssey:

  • Sodwana Bay - Scuba Diving, Surfing, Freediving, Yoga, and Fishing

  • Big Five Game Reserve - Hiking, Tracking, Guided Game Drives, and Endangered Species Interaction

  • Wild Coast - Hiking, Fishing, Surfing, and Diving

  • Wilderness Survival Adventure - Learn to Survive on Your Own on the Beach – Forage For Food, Get Your
    Own Mussels, Get Your Own Oysters, Spear Your Own Dinner, Make Your Own Shelter, Sleep On the Beach

  • Tugela Valley - Kayak the River, do Agricultural Work, Fireside Chats with Traditional Healers, Community
    Service, Foraging, and Camping at Natural Hot Springs

  • Plus - Many More Day Trips and Overnight Stays at a Variety of Local Venues in KwaZulu-Natal

  • Visit Durban - SUP in the Ocean, Ice skate, Surf the Piers, Bike the Beachfront

  • Surf the Beaches of KwaZulu-Natal - Visit Different Beaches to Surf, Bodyboard, and Train As a Lifeguard. Get Stoked on Our Beach Culture, Laid Back Attitude, and of Course, Surfing Lifestyle

  • Travel to the Site For Races Such as Mudman, Midmar Mile - Will Depend On When You Do The Course

  • Visit Ballito - Surf the Beaches, Skate in The Park, Play Laser Tag

  • Go Hiking Through The Beach and Forest To a Spot Under The Stars Beside an Unspoiled River - Sleep In a
    Hammock, and Return Home Along The River by SUP or Kayak

 

​MasterClass:

  • Big Five Game Reserve - Guided Game Drives and Endangered species Interactions. Observe and Photograph Wildlife, Watch a Rhino or an Elephant Charge, a Giraffe Drink and Explore Scenic Places and Natural Wonders.

  • Visit Durban - SUP in the Ocean, Ice Skate, Surf the Piers, Bike the Beachfront

  • Surf KZN - Visit Different Beaches to Surf, Bodyboard, and Train as a Lifeguard. Get Stoked on Our Beach Culture, Laid Back Attitude, and Of the Course Surfing Lifestyle. Join Other Surf Enthusiasts From Beginners to Pros and Experience What It’s Like to Be a Real Surfer

  • Travel to Races Across The Province eg. Mudman and Midmar Mile -  (Will Depend On When You Do The Course)

  • Visit Ballito: Surf the beaches, Skate in The Park, Play Laser Tag Go Hiking Through The Beach, and Forest To a Spot Under the Stars Beside an Unspoiled River. Sleep in a Hammock, and Return Home Along The River by SUP or Kayak

  • Many Other Adventures to a Variety of Local Venues in KwaZulu-Natal

TRAVEL OPPORTUNITIES AFTER GRADUATING FROM THE PROGRAM:

 

After Completing a Course at Sugar Bay International Academy Your Career Possibilities Will Be Endless. You Will Be Able To Earn Money And Explore New Continents, Countries, And meet New People. Use Your Newly Acquired,

Highly Sought-After Skills: 

  • Aupair - Aupairing Is a Very Popular Way To Travel, Work With Children, And Experience a New
    Culture And Earn Money. Your Apprenticeship Qualifications And Experience (First Aid, Lifeguarding,
    Swim Training Instruction, Teaching, and Child Psychology) Will Put You Above The Rest Of The Crowd.
    Boost Your CV Further By Getting References And Work Experience As Working As a Counselor.

  • Teaching English Abroad - Expand Your Passion And Gift For Teaching Children, And Travel After Graduation, By Teaching English In a Foreign Country. Many Graduates Furthered Their Teaching Experience By Doing a TEFL or TESOL Course And Traveling To Remote Corners Of The World As Teachers. An Incredible Way To Earn Money While Traveling, And Also Making a Difference In The Lives Of Young People.

  • Sports Instructor - Combine a Love For The Sport, With a Passion For Children And a Gift For Teaching, And
    Become a Sports Instructor. Whether It's Teaching Swimming, Surfing, Or Scuba Diving, Many Graduates
    Have Gone Onto Becoming Sports Instructors Either As a Short-Term Way To Earn Money While Studying Or
    As a Career. Sports Coaching Allows You a Special Glimpse Into The Heart of The Locals And Will Leave a
    Lasting Impression On All involved. Sports Coaching Jobs Abroad Is a Great Way To Use Your Skills To
    Help Those In Need. Inspire Passion And Drive In Those You Coach And Help Them Gain Your Same Love Of
    Sports. Use Sports Coaching As An Opportunity To Mentor Youth In The Community And Feel Fulfilled By
    Your Addition To Community Development.

  • Teaching Profession - Many Of Our Other Graduates Have Gone On To Realize Their Passion For Children And Education By Doing a Professional Teaching Qualification. You Will Be Fulfilling a Major Need By Helping Educate, Inspire And Uplift The Young People Of Our World.

  • Work on International Yachts - After Doing The Skippers Course, Sports Instructor Courses, Lifeguard Course, And Deckhand (Boat Launching, Handling & Loading, Towing a Skier, Engine Trouble Shooting, and Practical Skipper Hour) Many Graduates Travel To Work On The Yachts. The Deckhand The Course Was Designed To Prepare You For This Course And To See If You Would Enjoy This As a Short Or Long Term Career Path. We Bring In Professionals To Speak To You Who Have Worked On The Yachts For a Few Years, And Others Who Have Made Careers Out Of Working On The Water (eg. International Yacht Captains).

 

  • Work As a Professional Lifeguard - Many Of Our Lifeguards Have Gone On To Work All Over The World. The South African SPA Qualification Is Highly Prized In Other Countries And Lifeguards Have Had No Trouble Landing Positions In Dubai, Australia, and the US. 

  • Work As a Counselor Abroad -  Use Your Training As a Counselor Here To Get a Job Overseas. There Are Over 15 000 In The US and Camps All Over The World – Canada to China, New Zealand, The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Thailand, And Ukraine. Many Of Our Counselors Chase The Sun And Travel To Summer Camps All Over The World.