More than a decade of discovery

For the past 10 years, iALA has been offering an educational gap year programme for students seeking to develop their life skills through adventure and self-discovery.

Our core principles for experiential learning is based on understanding aspects that influence personal growth, promoting public good and providing meaningful purpose.


Our presenters, team leaders and contracted instructors are highly experienced in their fields of knowledge, with a hungry appetite for adventure.

Jan Heenop

iALA Executive Head, Life Coach and Adventurer

Georgine Heenop

Biokinetist and Student affairs

Braam Weyers

Instructor and adventurer