International Academy for Leadership through Adventure

iALA GAP year is a learning through doing & experience (experiential learning). This unique South African adventure-based leadership program is a value-based program enabling young adults to excel in their future careers. Post school and university students will find this an ideal opportunity for personal development and growth before or between their studies & future careers. Set in an outdoor adventure environment the iALA program promises an experience of a lifetime. The destinations we visit;

  • Cape Town & Stellenbosch
  • Hermanus
  • Stillbay and the EDEN District
  • Klein Karoo
  • Fish River Canyon in Namibia
  • Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth)

Ask yourself: “What does it mean to live a meaningful life?”

The sole purpose of the iALA GAP Year program is to offer all our students a learning experience to enable them to adapt to the new environment of our future.

Learn by doing

The iALA program is designed around learning by experience, mentorship from expert educators, and nature. The iALA Adventure and leadership experience enable you to kick-start your future plans by getting hands-on experience. This designed environment will help young adults, post-university students and adults in career transition to discover & develop their full potential.

iALA is Committed to…

Students and adults will finish the iALA program inspired and empower to act as leaders in their community. We focus on HOPE as a value to build upon continuously as a frame of mind. You will look towards your  future with hope!



Adventure & Skills at iALA

Open the door to new adventures. Under the guidance of your instructor, you and your group will explore some of the most stunning areas. Every adventure focuses on a key life skill.


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