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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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The Divemaster Internship will allow you to work within a dive centre in Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria in order to gain the experience, skills and courses to become a professional PADI Divemaster. You will be working alongside fully qualified PADI scuba ...
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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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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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VentureCo specializes in gap year and career break adventures; all of the programmes are about working within a group, helping developing communities and exploring off the beaten track. VentureCo provides travel with a purpose in the company of like-minde ...
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For more than 30 years, Exodus Travels' adventurous spirit has kept them on the look-out for fresh itineraries, off-the-beaten-track destinations and fantastic settings specifically selected for chosen activities, yet always with the strongest emphasis on ...
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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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Outward Bound offers adventure travel and outdoor education programmes for children and adults in locations across Canada. Programmes include canoeing, kayaking, dog sledding, mountaineering, as well as various leadership and skill certification courses.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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The JST Youth Leadership @ Sea Scheme is a unique challenge on a tall ship for all adventure seekers 16-25 years old. By joining the crew of the Lord Nelson or Tenacious as a member of the crew, working in a watch of up to 10 people, participants can deve ...
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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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SeaTrek BVI – Tropical Island Adventures for Teens SeaTrek BVI’s accredited summer camp at sea programs offer jr. high, high school and college age students an opportunity to learn Sailing, Diving and Marine Science. SeaTrek BVI offers real discovery and ...
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Join Base Camp for a career break to try the adventure sport industry or spend a season abroad working towards a valuable qualification in your gap year. Others use Base Camp to fast-track into the adventure sports industry, become an adventure sports ins ...
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Coral Cay Conservation currently has a marine site based in the Philippines, and a terrestrial and marine site in Montserrat. Taking part in one of our expeditions is an amazing opportunity to see some of the most spectacular reefs in the world all whilst ...
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Come and join us to complete your PADI Open Water Certification. We will take you on a three-day adventure to learn how to scuba dive. The diving course involves 5 training sessions, 4 open water dives and theory work. You will experience what it's like t ...
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