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!
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!
5 or 11 days
A unique tuk tuk experience!
Spend between 5 or 11 days touring Northern Thailand’s most beautiful mountain scenery in your very own tuk tuk for the adventure of a lifetime.
5 days or more
An Aussie adventure with you at the wheel!
Travel the length and breadth of Australia and plan your own itinerary or simply go wherever the mood takes you, behind the wheel of your own trusty campervan.
3 fascinating countries. 1 super-affordable tour!
Explore the beautiful temples of Angkor Wat, the historical districts of Phnom Penh, and the blissful beaches of Sihanoukville on this fantastic group tour through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Unforgettable 19 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.
Up to 12 months
An incredible work and travel combo!
Enjoy the ultimate combination of travel and work in sunny Australia. Enjoy 5 weeks of backpacking along the Aussie East Coast, and then work Down Under for up to 12 months with expert support every step of the way!
37 days or longer
Discover Thailand and Bali on this brilliant combo adventure!
Our favourite Southeast Asian adventure tours smashed together to make one epic trip! Our 29 day Thai Adventure includes elephant experiences, hill treks, volunteering and Thai Island time. Then hop across for 12 days in beautiful Bali including beaches, relaxation and partying!
Action-packed adventure in Canada
Travel through the rocky Mountains and some of Canada's most breathtaking national parks on an incredible 11-day adventure starting in Vancouver. Banff and Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise, and Whistler are just some of the highlights on this Canadian experience.
40 days or longer
An epic combo tour through Thailand and Vietnam!
Explore Thailand and Vietnam over action-packed tours! Take in the buzzing cities of Bangkok, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City as well as gorgeous Halong Bay and the sun-drenched Thai islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Phi Phi!