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!
10 days or longer
Fun in the Philippines on this action packed 10 day tour!
Spend 10 days touring the beautiful island landscapes of the Philippines! Experience authentic island living in seafront tents, and soak up fascinating local culture in isolated villages. Plus - enjoy perfect beaches and gorgeous turquoise waters. An unforgettable experience!
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!
Live a life of luxury in beautiful Bali!
Spend 12 days travelling around Bali in style. This flashpacker tour is jam-packed with awesome inclusions, such as a surf lesson and a dolphin-spotting boat cruise, and includes 11 nights of stunning hotel accommodation! Bliss!
Bounce along Australia’s epic East Coast on this brilliant 14-day tour from Sydney to Cairns, or reverse. Have fun on Fraser Island and sail the Whitsundays. Add on a Cairns Adventure package for extra adrenaline fun!
Exploration and discovery in Southeast Asia!
Explore the very best of Southeast Asia on this epic 4-country trip. Spend 33 days travelling with a group and guide, and experience the beautiful landscapes and buzzing cities of this incredible part of the world!
Your perfect introduction to NZ!
Enjoy awesome activities on this group tour through Auckland and the Coromandel Peninsula. Visit Hot Water Beach, Cathedral Cove, New Chums Beach, Kauri Forests and much more on this awesome intro week in New Zealand!
Up to 12 months
Get a guaranteed paid ranch job in Oz
Aged 18-30 and looking for paid ranch work in Australia? This 9-day package includes 4 days relaxing in the beautiful beach resort of Noosa, 5 days ranch training and a guaranteed paid ranch job in the Oz outback, with wages typically £8.50 to £15 an hour!
Los Angeles, San Francisco & everything in between!
Spend 14 days exploring the West Coast of America! From the star-studded streets of L.A., to the barren wastelands of Death Valley, this group tour takes in everything this incredible stretch of coastline has to offer!
Unforgettable 18 days exploring New Zealand's North & South Islands!
A fantastic adventure tour of New Zealand. Explore all the main sights of both the North and South islands, including Auckland, Tongariro National Park, Fox Glacier and Queenstown.