About Oyster Worldwide

Oyster Worldwide are the specialists in gap year and responsible travel. Our friendly and dedicated team have been running our programmes since 2006. Offering a personal service and getting to know our participants well before departure is really important to us.

What makes Oyster different?

We offer demanding yet worthwhile and fun programmes in over 25 destinations around the world. Our dedicated travel experts manage your booking from start to finish and will get to know you well before departure. You can expect to be briefed and trained on what to expect thoroughly before departure. When in-country you will receive excellent support from our long serving overseas staff including an orientation course and language training, where necessary.

Our programmes range from 1 week – 12 months in duration so if you are looking for a full gap year / career break or just wanting to take a worthwhile 2 week holiday with a difference, Oyster will likely have something for you!

Paid work

If you are looking for paid work overseas, Oyster are the experts. We have great relationships with employers in Canada, Australia and Thailand.

If you want to have a guaranteed job, earn a local wage and have a fantastic gap year or career break, paid work overseas with Oyster could be just what you are looking for.


With worthwhile overseas volunteer programmes available for a minimum of 1 week, up to 6 months, we have something for you. If you are short on time and looking to make the most of a holiday, our animal welfare and conservation projects are ideal as we can ensure you hit the ground running and start making a positive impact on day 1.

Oyster are specialists in:

  • Paid work in Canadian ski resorts
  • Paid work in the Australian Outback and Sydney.
  • Animal welfare and conservation
  • Sports coaching

Oyster is an active member of the Year Out Group and offers full financial protection to our participants. Projects booked without flights are covered by IPP (International Passenger Protection) and projects booked with flights are covered by our ATOL (number 9598).

Latest Listings at Oyster Worldwide
Oyster Whistler Listing
Train and work as a Whistler Ski Instructor Course - with job

Gain a qualification, earn money and enjoy the instructor lifestyle in Whistler BlackcombWant to spend your gap year skiing in the beautiful, snowy mo

  • C$20 per hour - cost of programme £5495
  • Provided
Oyster Rockies Listing
Hotel Job and Ski in the Canadian Rockies

Spend the winter living, working and skiing in the stunning Canadian RockiesEver fancied working a ski season in The Canadian Rockies? If you have a ‘

  • Cost: £2195. Earn $20+ per hour
  • Provided

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