Calling all thrill-seekers! Are you looking for extreme adventures abroad? Take your travel adventures to the max! Sign up for some extreme activity trips abroad. There are awesome extreme activities on offer around the world. Try adventure trekking and scale the heights of some of the world's most spectacular mountains. Enjoy extreme sports in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. Or have extreme wildlife adventures in Africa as you go on safari or cage dive with sharks. Enjoy the ultimate in exciting, adrenaline-fuelled gap experiences!
Go adventure sailing in Australia, surf from stunning beaches in Bali or go skydiving. Learn to scuba dive in dream destinations or try extreme activities in Asia. Go white water rafting, hot air ballooning, kayaking or river tubing. Have extreme experiences ziplining, canyoneering or bungee jumping! Try these and many more buzzing extremes, anywhere you want in the world. With so many incredible extreme adventures waiting for you around the globe, you'll be spoilt for choice!
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Dare to take up a new challenge as you sign up for some extreme adventures abroad. There are so many unique extreme activities on offer around the world. Try adrenaline activities, wild watersports, go hiking or have horseback adventures. Go to the extreme on your gap year and have an adventure you’ll never forget!
Australia is a thrill-seekers dream destination. A trip Down Under offers every type of extreme activity you can imagine. Sample scuba diving or whitewater rafting, go skydiving or have horseback adventures in the outback. Don't forget the nation’s favourite pastime; surfing! Why not learn to dive at the Great Barrier Reef or skydive above Sydney? Or sign up for a combination of adrenaline activities on our amazing Cairns Adventure; try white water rafting, kayaking, hot air ballooning and more!
Asia is one of the most popular destinations for gap travellers. There is plenty of extreme fun to be had here! Join our bestselling Thai Adventure tour or learn to scuba dive from the idyllic island of Koh Tao. Head to the remote mountains of China to learn martial arts. Surf from the beautiful beaches of Bali or go wild in Cambodia or Vietnam!
New Zealand is known for its extreme adventures. Queenstown has even earned the label ‘the adventure capital of the world’! Try some bungee jumping, go skydiving, kayak along river rapids or trek across the famous Tongariro Crossing. You can even train to become a ski instructor in the majestic mountains of New Zealand!
Africa has no shortage of adrenaline activities on offer. Sign up for our fun, 4-week South African Wild Adventure, which includes extreme activities and safari experiences. Cage dive with sharks, get up close to incredible wildlife on safari adventures or set yourself the ultimate African challenge and climb Kilimanjaro!
With its mighty mountains, lush jungle, stunning beaches and sweeping scenery, Central & South America is the perfect place to seek out extreme adventures. Do it all on an Ecuador experience or get your blood pumping with adrenaline activities such as ziplining in Costa Rica. Make tracks for Peru and trek the legendary Inca Trail to the hidden city of Machu Picchu!
Enjoy extreme activities all around the world for an adventure you’ll never forget!
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.
21 days or longer
An unforgettable intro to Thailand and Bali
Combine our two most popular intro tours and enjoy an incredible introduction to Southeast Asia. Explore party hotspots and beach paradises in Thailand, before jetting across to Bali for surfing, dolphins, and massages!
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!
18 days of adventure in stunning Ecuador!
Learn about local culture with homestays in indigenous communities, carve through the Andes on the spectacular Devil’s Nose train, and experience the explosive colours of Otavalo market. An unforgettable taste of this beautiful country!
35 days minimum
A massive combo of top Aussie adventures!
Explore Australia's East Coast on this ultimate tour, which includes some of our most popular Aussie programmes: Have fun in Sydney, learn to surf, travel with hop-on-hop-off pass and enjoy adrenaline adventures in Cairns!
16 days or longer
See it all along the Aussie East Coast on a 16-day tour!
Spend 16 amazing days exploring Australia’s East Coast from Sydney to Cairns. Add in a 4-day Cairns Adventure package or a 6-day learn to dive package at the Great Barrier Reef!