Attention all thrill-seekers - are you ready for some serious adventure travel? 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, or mix it up with some combo round-the-world experiences. 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!
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! Alternatively, you could seek out adventures in Australia, New Zealand, & America. Looking for wildlife adventures? Africa is the place to go for an adventurous safari.
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 from £414 £429414
Have fun & make friends on a New Zealand working holiday!
Combine travel and paid work in awesome New Zealand with this 2 or 7-night comprehensive working holiday package. Experience the wonders of this incredible country whilst earning typical New Zealand wages of between £7 and £11 an hour and making friends!
21 days from £1,324 £1,3491324
The perfect introduction to Vietnam and Cambodia!
Explore Vietnam and Cambodia on this fantastic 21-day trip. Journey from Hanoi in Vietnam to Siem Reap in Cambodia, and discover all the biggest and best highlights in between!
Up to 12 months from £534 £549534
Hop on this New Zealand bus tour and hop off the beaten track!
Snap up this flexible hop-on-hop-off bus pass, valid for 12 months, and see all the highlights of New Zealand’s North & South Islands on this amazing Kiwi adventure.
13 days from £1,4191419
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 from £534 £549534
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 from £1,289 £1,3391289
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 from £1,714 £1,7891714
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 an exciting 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!
2-12 weeks from £464 £479464
Hands-on rehab project with cheeky primates!
Join monkey rehab for 2 - 8 weeks, & have a swinging sanctuary time helping to support and return apes, monkeys & other animals to the wild.
5-9 days from £434 £449434
Master surfing on this fun course
Spend 6 or 8 nights on a surf camp spectacular between Sydney and Byron Bay. Hang ten and learn to surf and ride the waves from some of Australia's most stunning beaches - brilliant!
2 - 4 weeks from £949 £979949
Head to the edge of the Amazon and help care for wildlife!
Calling all animal lovers in search of an Amazonian adventure! Help care for wildlife at a rescue centre in the amazing Amazon jungle in Ecuador.