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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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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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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As a volunteer or part owner, we are looking for people to bring their talents in website building/marketing, teaching skills, yoga, self defense, language, cooking, permaculture, sustainable design, architecture, construction, surfing, art, backgammon, p ...
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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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Semester at Sea is a global study abroad programme taking students around the globe aboard the MV Explorer each fall and spring semester, and on shorter, regional voyages each summer. The MV Explorer has been equipped as a floating university. The Univers ...
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Rainforest Cruises works extensively in the ecologically-sensitive but economically-underdeveloped Amazon region and we have many years' first-hand experience of life in Latin America. Our mission is that our trips benefit local communities as much a ...
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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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Discover the natural beauty, environmental diversity, culture and history aboard our fleet of explorer-style small ships. Our unique itineraries take you to places where mainstream tourists rarely venture and where you can meet the locals. Our Day Tour an ...
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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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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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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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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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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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Tangent Expeditions Limited leads expeditions to Greenland and provides a comprehensive website guide to mountaineering and ski-touring expeditions to Arctic Greenland. 20 years of research, planning, guiding and expertise, unrivalled experience, focus an ...
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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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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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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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Crewseekers offers postings for professional work on yachts that are looking for crew all around the world. Crewseekers helps both amateur and professional crew of all ages and experience levels who share a common and keen interest in sailing. Beginners a ...
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Odyssey Expeditions offers sailing, scuba diving, marine biology and island exploration on adventures exploring the British Virgin Islands and Windward Islands. The service, education and adventure voyages feature focused adventures with hands-on marine e ...
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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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