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!
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!
A week of discovery in beautiful Brazil!
Explore lively Rio de Janeiro, the forests of Ilha Grande, and the cobbled streets of Paraty on this action–packed week in Brazil! Including city tours and an island-hopping cruise, this unguided adventure is the ultimate introduction to Rio!
Volunteer by day, relax or party by night
Make a real difference to the lives of local communities in beautiful Cape Town. Choose from a range of fantastic volunteer projects, and transfer vital skills to local settlements, schools, and crèches. An unforgettable experience!
Adrenaline activities on an Oz adventure
Have an Australian adrenaline rush as you pack in four days of fun-filled adventure activities Down Under. Includes whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef, and an unforgettable hot air balloon ride over the Atherton Tablelands!
Up to 12 months
Adventure travel + paid work on the Aussie East Coast
Travel and work on Australia's East Coast on our Big Aussie Adventure. Includes awesome travel along the East Coast from Cairns to Sydney, plus a paid work package so you can earn on average £10 to £15 an hour in Oz – amazing!
Have an awesome elephant experience in stunning rural Thailand
Get up close to these amazing creatures at an elephant project and live in a rural Thai village community. Help bathe the elephants, plant crops and harvest bamboo, and get involved with local community projects. A magical experience!
46 days or longer
7 amazing weeks in Thailand!
Enjoy a month of unforgettable volunteer experiences and an action packed 18-day group tour. Care for elephants, teach children and explore the Thai islands on this fantastic combo adventure!