Attention all thrill-seekers - are you ready for some serious adventure travel? Our advice for any budding adventure travellers out there thinking about embarking on a gap year? Kick-start your travels and spice up your gap year with challenging and unique adventure activities around the world. When it comes to travel and adventure, the sky's quite literally the limit!
Adventure travel can take almost any form. The types of adventure activities available while travelling are endless! Want to jump from a plane on a sensational skydive? Or take to the seas on a sailing adventure? Why not take the plunge into a diving adventure? Or how about trying surfing, skiing or sandboarding? Go white water rafting, bungee jumping or shark cage diving as a way to get the adrenaline pumping! Try a serious mountain climb, go adventure trekking or get hands on with wildlife. Or do the lot on an all-in adventure tour or an ultimate round-the-world adventure experience!
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The possibilities for gap adventure can seem limitless before you go travelling. Sometimes the hardest thing is deciding what to do on your gap year. If in doubt, taking part in an organised adventure tour or experience can be the best way of making sure you don't miss out. You can see it all on an epic trip to one location, such as our popular Thai Adventure. Seeking a safari travel adventure? Get up close to animals on our South African Wild Adventure. See the best of Bali on our brilliant Bali Intro tour. Hop along the Aussie East Coast on our Sydney to Cairns Adventure. You'll be spoilt for choice!
Are you an intrepid adventurer with a passion for travel? Then taking a gap trip around the world is the ideal way to pack in as much adventure travel as possible. The world is bursting with adventure opportunities at every turn. With such a wide variety of experiences on offer, sometimes seeing one place just isn't enough! Sign up for one of our awesome round-the-world 360 packages and truly go global on your gap year.
Thailand is still one of the top adventure travel locations, especially for student trips. Our Thai Adventure packs the best bits of every Thailand holiday in to one perfect package! Or enjoy adventure travel in Australia. Travel along the East Coast, explore the outback, visit the West or learn to dive, surf or skydive. New Zealand is known as the adventure capital of the world and is a must-do on any adventure seeker's bucket list. Africa is the place to go for safari adventures. Or head into the jungle in Central or South America and make sensational adventure travel memories!
If you're unsure about throwing yourself into the world of adventure travel, then don't worry! There really is something on offer to suit every adventure travel taste. Just go for it!
22 or 29 days
Beaches, Culture, Elephants, Partying, Trekking and more!
Spend 3 or 4 weeks in gorgeous Thailand on this unforgettable group adventure!
Be immersed in the rich culture of Bangkok, enjoy a breathtaking elephant experience, volunteer on Koh Samui, explore the serene northern foothills, and party on beautiful white-sand beaches on Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!
Up to 12 months
A perfect way to get your Working Holiday off to a great start!
Aged 18-30? Expect to earn £10 to £15 an hour with paid work in Oz! Start with 7 days of fun in Sydney plus 12 months of expert job offers, advice and support - awesome!
9 or 12 days
Discover the magic of beautiful Vietnam!
Spend 9 or 12 days in Vietnam on this action-packed group adventure! Explore bustling cities, go off the beaten track into stunning unspoiled scenery, and learn about local life as you travel through the lush landscapes of Vietnam.
12 days of adventure in this perfect paradise!
Combine adrenaline rushes with beach relaxation on this incredible island-hopping adventure! Discover the beautiful islands of the Philippines as part of a small group and explore breath-taking underground caves, swim with magnificent whale sharks and sunbathe on perfect white-sand beaches.
13 days of wildlife and safari adventures in South Africa!
Live on a South African game reserve, volunteer with wildlife conservation and in the local community, go on amazing safaris and explore Kruger National Park on this 13-day Volunteer & Safari Adventure!
Have fun and make friends on this unique 22-day adventure tour!
Travel the length of Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh, and take in floating villages, gorgeous green forests, and unforgettable sunsets. This epic group tour through Vietnam is not to be missed!
Up to 12 months job support
Have fun & make friends on a New Zealand working holiday!
Aged 18-30? Earn money with paid work in New Zealand! Start with 7 days of fun, adventure and Maori culture in Auckland and the Bay of Islands, plus 12 months of job advice and support. Wages are typically between £7 and £11 an hour, so get out there and start earning!