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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!

6 days

Spend five days swimming through our PADI scuba diving course, mastering your submarine skills in the idyllic waters of Koh Tao Island. Spot gorgeous underwater wildlife and gain a qualificaiton that will let you dive all around the world!

from £479.00

18 days

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.

from £1,860.00

20 weeks or longer

Travel the whole world with this incredible package trip! Tick off South Africa, Thailand, Singapore, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, USA, and Brazil - you’ll have seen and done it all!

from £6,259.00

3 days

Live on board a gorgeous cruise vessel and explore exclusive dive spots in the Outer Great Barrier Reef. See breathtaking underwater architecture and vibrant marine life with up to 11 dives in this spectacular location. Includes two enchanting night dives!

from £619.00

2-4 weeks

Spend up to four weeks mastering your Muay Thai fighting skills on this intensive Thai boxing training course. Train hard with expert trainers, then cool off in the idyllic island seas of Koh Tao! Perfect!

from £479.00

9-30 days

Spend 2-4 weeks on this awesome shark and whale conservation project in stunning South Africa; go on research and cage diving boat trips and get up close to amazing marine wildlife!

from £699.00

3 days

Spend 3 days skiing in Andorra! Hit the Pyrenees slopes and ski, party and relax. Do weekends get any better?

from £269.00

15 days

Trek to Everest base camp and have the adventure of a lifetime on this 15-day trekking adventure in breathtaking Nepal.

from £1,119.00

7-28 days

Go off the beaten track in beautiful Belize. Enjoy a marine conservation and dive adventure and stay on an idyllic island in the Caribbean Sea!

from £919.00

4 days

Hurl, lob and squish juicy tomatoes in this Spanish food fight on the streets of Bunol! Grab a fistful of the red stuff and prepare to do battle! Includes 3 nights of camping, your ticket to the festival, and all the tomatoes you can get your hands on!

from £209.00