Water-based trips

Looking for an adventure travel experience on the water - canoeing, rafting, sailing, surfing, or ship-based travel? Find the perfect trip for you, with Verge magazine's searchable directory.

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Worldwide adventure tours, with over 150 journeys in five continents and a variety of different transportation and accommodation to choose from.
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Passage: Project for International Education offers programmes in India and Nepal and are ideal for individuals, groups, and faculty-led study abroad programs who wish to be immersed in a new culture. Passage can custom design programs with special combin ...
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Acorn Adventures provides young people with the time of their lives on adventurous activity holidays, while employees gain a fantastic experience working in great locations across Europe. Acorn Adventure is a provider of adventure holiday camps, employing ...
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Students on Ice offers unique learning expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Their mandate is to provide students from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of the earth, and in doing so, help them foster a new under ...
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Flying Fish offers courses in many water sports leading to internationally recognized qualifications. Courses are offered in skiff sailing, diving, kitesurfing, rescue and safety, skiing, snowboarding, surfing, windsurfing, yacht racing and yacht training ...
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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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Quest's 3-month gap trips to Africa and Latin America combine project volunteering and an adventure expedition. In Latin America participants get an additional language phase at the beginning of their trip. 3-month gap trips include conservation work as w ...
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The British Schools Exploring Society (BSES) Expeditions are available in three areas; Arctic, Jungle and Mountain. All programmes include some research and fieldwork component. All training is provided so there is no need to have previous mountaineering ...
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Escape the Northern Hemisphere winter for an incredible summer 'Downunder'. 2 months set amidst stunning mountain, forest and beach environments. Gain insight into Maori and Aboriginal cultures, historical and contemporary society, discover some of the wo ...
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World Challenge offers long and short term adventure travel expeditions. Expeditions take place all around the globe, and range from one to four weeks. While short term expeditions focus on adventure travel, long term expeditions incorporate volunteer com ...
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Global Routes' High School Programs allow students to become fully immersed in a foreign culture while gaining valuable volunteer and service experience. Whether volunteers are teaching English in Asia, building a community center in South America or a sc ...
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BookSurfCamps.com is a global travel website where surfers from all over the world can find, compare, and book surf vacation packages located worldwide. It is a tool that will help surfers discover the next big surf destination, or that great surf camp ne ...
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Trek Escapes is a retail Adventure Travel company specializing in small group adventures around the globe. They feature more then 2,500 departures year round. They offer last minute specials as well.
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Emperor Divers offers diving courses at all levels, from learning to dive to advanced and career courses. PADI is the world's largest diver training organization and Emperor Scuba Schools are the Red Sea's premier PADI 5 Star Career Development Centres. W ...
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Sea|mester is the premier provider of at sea programs for continuing education and gap year students. Sea|mester offers unique Caribbean and global educational adventures with a range of college accredited courses on seamanship, marine biology, oceanograp ...
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G Adventures welcomes participants to every corner of the globe with a new perspective on travel. The world is full of unique and authentic travel experiences for those searching for an alternative to standard resort and cruise vacations. Whether it be a ...
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World Expeditions offers hundreds of small-sized group adventures. They cover all continents, and have all sorts of adventure travel for all abilities and all ages. Participants have the option of traveling in a group or privately. Types of adventures off ...
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An American owned and managed travel agency based in Beijing, the China Guide aims to treat its guests like family. We organize tours throughout China entirely customized on a per customer basis. Whether you are looking for a trek through the karst mounta ...
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Africa and Asia Venture offers Gap Year adventures that combine conservation or education volunteer work with adventure travel. Placements are located in various countries across Africa and Asia and now in Mexico as well. Projects include work in local sc ...
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SEA Education Association (SEA) offers a study abroad programme that combines a sailing adventure of a lifetime with the study of the deep ocean. Programmes are available for high school students, university students, teachers and adults.
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