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adventure travel in south & central america

adventure travel in south & central america
a continent of fiery spirit & astounding landscapes

Overseas adventure travel is simply the best way to see the world. You can encounter the dazzling continent of South and Central America from every angle and get the complete experience, and give yourself a journey to remember – whether it's a gap year, a career break or volunteering abroad. Volunteers can explore the innermost reaches of Venezuela on a gap year in South and Central America, or travel through the vast and exotic country of Brazil as you travel in South and Central America. Discover the captivating beauty of these countries and combine travel and volunteering in South and Central America to have an unparalleled encounter with some of the most beautiful landscapes and welcoming cultures in the world.

Take a look at all our adventure travel projects in South and Central America and discover your perfect trip:

The Americas, Adventure Travel

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Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 10 week incorporating a placement

An unforgettable adventure through Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, amongst Mayan ruins and the azure waters off the coast, with a teaching or conservation project.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$4,095

  • Prices: from US$4,095
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Project code: CAX

Peru Adventure & Community Development

Help at an under-resourced and under-funded community centre that provides a lifeline for women and children struggling to live and cope with extreme poverty, then visit ancient Machu Picchu.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$2,045

  • Prices: from US$2,045
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Community
  • Duration: 4 weeks +
  • Project code: PRA

Canada Kayak with Orcas

Journey through one of the most amazing kayak routes in North America, explore ancient ruins and enchanting islands while keeping an eye out for the majestic and awe- inspiring Orca!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,445

  • Prices: from US$1,445
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Project code: CKO

Peru Machu Picchu Adventure

For nearly a century Machu Picchu has intrigued archaeologists and visitors alike. Make the pilgrimage the easy way to enjoy the breathtaking views from the city in the sky.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$695

  • Prices: from US$695
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Project code: PMP

Ecuador Experience

Contribute towards one of our worthwhile local community initiatives before heading off into the steamy Amazon jungle for an epic adventure!
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$1,295

  • Prices: from US$1,295
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 19 days
  • Project code: ECX

Ecuador Amazon Jungle Trek

Witness the sights and sounds of the enigmatic Amazon rainforest as you trek through its dense jungle and canoe along its vast waterways
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$595

  • Prices: from US$595
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Partner
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Project code: ECJ

Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 6 weeks

Explore Mayan ruins, climb active volcanoes, ride horseback along ancient trails, swim and snorkel in the crystal clear Pacific Ocean, zip-line through the dense jungles, and dance in salsa clubs.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$3,245

  • Prices: from US$3,245
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Project code: NCX

South America Ethical Adventure Trail

South America is a haven for those seeking adventure – visit Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia and discover a land teeming with life, colour, culture and history.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$2,895

  • Prices: from US$2,895
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Project code: SCX

Fantasy Gap Year

Too many countries to choose from? Why not join this incredible 30 week adventure for the amazing discounted price of £7299! That's a saving of over 10% and over £900 off the total price.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$12,445

  • Prices: from US$12,445
  • Region: Asia
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 30 weeks
  • Project code: FGY

Central America Ethical Adventure Trail - 4 weeks

Travel through some of the most amazing countries of Central America and experience some of the incredible opportunities they have to offer you.
Read Latest Reviews Prices: from US$2,895

  • Prices: from US$2,895
  • Region: The Americas
  • Activity: Adventure
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Project code: AAT

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