Frontier Connect Projects

Frontier Connect Projects

 

When you're looking through the website, you'll notice that there are three kinds of project to choose from: Frontier Partner projects, Frontier Group Projects and Frontier Connect Projects.

 

WHAT IS A FRONTIER CONNECT PROJECT?

 

As the pioneer of eco-volunteering and ethical gap year travel, we have been approached by many organisations over the years for assistance with conservation and humanitarian projects across the globe as well as endless exciting travel opportunities. Frontier Connect projects aim to connect you with some of those amazing adventure travel providers and development NGO’s that we work with around the world.  In this capacity Frontier Connect acts as an agent for suppliers seeking to promote their volunteering, internship and adventure travel opportunities on and through our website, as we help them to recruit enthusiastic participants.  Once we have put you in contact with our partner NGO and confirmed your booking it is then down to you to coordinate your own travel, visas and arrival arrangements directly with the local supplier. 

 

At Frontier, we're very careful about the organisations and projects we affiliate with and you can be confident that all projects promoted by Frontier meet our highest standards.

 

The Connect service attracts a registration fee for the booking service which enables Frontier to offer these fantastic programmes at incredibly competitive prices!

 

We advise that these projects are best suited to experienced travellers, mature individuals and group bookings. 

 


WHAT CAN I EXPECT ON A FRONTIER CONNECT PROJECT?

 

Staff

On a Frontier Connect project, you will be welcomed and supported by the staff of the supplier and local community representatives. Host community members will offer advice and support and you will be looked after by your homestay family, a volunteer housekeeper, or landlady.

 

Food

Depending upon which project you have signed up to, and what the supplier states is included in the cost of your project, you may either be offered delicious, authentic, home cooked meals, prepared by your homestay family / volunteer cook, or you may have the opportunity to sample local specialities from a street market or cook along with other project volunteers in the volunteer house. Please refer to the ‘What’s Included’ section of your project description on the Frontier website. 

 

Location

You'll be welcomed by the local community and encouraged to adopt the local customs, culture and traditions of your host country. We have a wide variety of both rural and urban locations for you to choose from so there is something for everybody.

 

Accommodation

You will have a bed in a volunteer house or in a welcoming homestay with access to a shower and other amenities.

 

Entertainment

You'll have free time to explore the sights, sounds and smells of your host country and enjoy the hospitality of your hosts.

 


Last but not least!

This information is designed to give you ideas and inspiration for your project abroad with Frontier. It's intended as a guide only and although details are correct at time of publishing, all projects are subject to change.

 

Just remember...

Part of the excitement of a gap year experience is the unpredictability of life in a remote location and the thrill of the unknown;

  • Changing weather conditions may mean you need to relocate in order to avoid floods or cyclones!
  • Seasonal variations in wildlife populations may affect what animals and plants you are likely to encounter.
  • The immediate needs of a local community may affect what types of community development work is the priority.
  • Term times, local festivals, and holidays will affect the number of children in schools.
  • Accommodation arrangements may vary depending on availability.

Remember to check our website regularly to find the most up-to-date project information and perhaps even discover a new project you haven't considered before.

 

Alterations

As the time of your project approaches, please ensure that you are in direct contact with the supplier to coordinate your arrival. The supplier will be more than happy to help answer any queries that you have as you make your final preparations. With this in mind, you can be sure to have an unforgettable and rewarding gap experience!

Frontier Connect Projects

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Tanzania Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Challenge yourself with one of nature’s ultimate tests, reaching the awe-inspiring summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and gaze down at the vast Tanzanian Savannah below.
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  • Prices: from $2,645
  • Region: Africa
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Project code: TMK

Welcome to Sydney

This 7 day tour is absolutely packed to the brim with awesome activities; the ultimate welcome package when you land in Australia!

  • Prices: from $945
  • Region: Australasia
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Project code: AST

Canada Kayak with Orcas

Journey through one of the most amazing kayak routes in North America, explore ancient ruins and enchanting islands while keeping an eye out for the majestic and awe- inspiring Orca!
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  • Prices: from $1,445
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Project code: CKO

Bolivia Extreme Downhill Mountain Bike Adventure

Bring out the adrenaline junky in you and mountain bike down “The World’s Most Dangerous Road” in Bolivia!
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  • Prices: from $195
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: AdvSports
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Project code: BED

New Zealand Adrenaline Junkie

Explore the magnificence of New Zealand’s South Islands on this jaw-dropping, heart-pumping adventure!
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  • Prices: from $1,195
  • Region: Australasia
  • Activity: AdvSports
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Project code: NAJ

Peru Machu Picchu Adventure

For nearly a century Machu Picchu has intrigued archaeologists and visitors alike. Make the pilgrimage the easy way to enjoy the breathtaking views from the city in the sky.
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  • Prices: from $695
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Project code: PMP

Nepal Extreme White Water Rafting Adventure

Raft down one of Nepal’s most exciting rivers on a thrilling adrenaline adventure, past stunning scenery, temples and beaches
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  • Prices: from $245
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: AdvSports
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Project code: NAR

New Zealand Adventure Tour

Embark on your own epic adventure and experience the magnificence and beauty of New Zealand and its people!
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  • Prices: from $2,145
  • Region: Australasia
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 16 days
  • Project code: NZE

New Zealand 6 Mountain Ski Safari

Conquer 6 majestic mountains over 7 days and explore the best runs and powder stashes that New Zealand has to offer on this 6 Mountain Ski Safari adventure!
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  • Prices: from $1,595
  • Region: Australasia
  • Activity: AdvSports
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Project code: NZM

Peru Inca Trail

Venture into a land of lost cities, rising through the mountain mists like ghosts. The Inca Trail is the most famous trek in South America and the highlight of any trip to Peru.
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  • Prices: from $895
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Project code: PIT

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