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!
Care for endangered pandas and explore China!
Get involved with some super-rewarding wildlife volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda Research Centre, before journeying through China with a group and guide. Includes a Kung Fu lesson in Shaolin and a night camping on the Great Wall of China!
Up to 12 months
Hop along the Aussie East Coast with this flexible travel pass!
Explore Australia’s East Coast from Sydney to Cairns with this flexible travel pass, valid for 12 months. Have adventures off the beaten track and book your travel with an easy-to-use app!
Up to 12 months
Find paid work, earn, travel and explore New Zealand!
Work and travel in New Zealand! This paid work and travel package includes a week of fun in Auckland & the Bay of Islands, 12 months of job support and a brilliant, flexible bus pass! Expect to earn between £7 and £11 an hour, and then spend that well-earned cash on the road!
Up to 12 months
Combine adventures in Thailand and paid work in Australia on this top trip!
Combine our top two gap travel programmes in one unforgettable trip! Go on a 18 day or 29 day Thai Adventure, followed by our Absolute Oz paid work package in Australia, which includes one week of fun in Sydney, and the chance to typically earn £10 to £15 an hour!
Up to 12 months or longer
Our most popular round-the-world trip – in reverse!
Head west across the globe and explore 5 fantastic countries. See the USA, New Zealand, Fiji, Australia and Thailand in one perfect round-the-world package!
75 days or longer
A spectacular Asian combo!
Discover the very best of Asia on this awesome combo experience. Bringing together 3 of our most popular Asian tours, this fantastic package will see you journeying through Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, China and Japan!