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Extreme Activities

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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Go to extremes!

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!

Extreme activities in Australia

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!

Adrenaline fun in Asia

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!

Extreme action in New Zealand

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!

Adrenaline adventures in Africa

Africa has no shortage of adrenaline activities on offer. Sign up for our fun, 2-week South Africa 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!

Get your pulse racing in Central or South America!

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!
 

34 or 35 days

Explore the wonders of Africa on this epic overland adventure tour. Discover South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania en route!

from £2,309.00

26 days

This inspiring 26-day group tour travels through 10 exciting European countries. Have fun as you discover the wonders of Western & Eastern Europe on this top trip!

from £1,849.00

14 days

Discover Costa Rica on a budget with this fantastic 2-week tour!

Explore mist-soaked forests and rocky canyons, relax on spectacular white and black sand beaches, and see some incredible wildlife such as monkeys, lizards and red poison-dart frogs!

from £729.00
£656.00

7 days

Discover the best of South Africa on this week-long Garden Route Adventure. Go on a game drive in Addo National Park, head underground at Cango Caves and sample some of South Africa’s world famous wines on Route 62!

from £489.00

8 or 10 weeks

Go wild in South Africa on this incredible 360 combo trip, including an African wild adventure, a breathtaking road trip, community volunteering in Cape Town and wonderful wildlife sanctuary projects!

from £2,649.00
£2,569.00

1 - 3 weeks

Become a marine conservation volunteer in fabulous Fiji. Make a difference and scuba dive around the stunning Yasawa Islands on this unique volunteer experience. 

from £1,359.00

7 days

Spend 7 days in beautiful Cairns and earn your PADI Open Water certification in the incredible waters of the Great Barrier Reef! 

from £699.00

22 days

See Africa in 22 days on this overland adventure, from the spice island of Zanzibar to Lake Malawi, Victoria Falls and Kruger National Park and more!

from £1,729.00

7 days

Spend 7 days exploring Peru's Sacred Valley and trekking the iconic Inca Trail towards the magical ruined city of Machu Picchu on this incredible Incan adventure.

from £729.00
£583.00

7 days

Take the Marangu Route and scale to the highest point in Africa at the summit of Kilimanjaro, trekking through majestic rainforest and stunning snow-scape scenery.

from £1,699.00
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