Head to New Zealand for 12 weeks of adventure travel to rival any other. Whether you are looking for a foot in the door to an adventure tourism career or the ultimate adventure holiday, this program will perfect your outdoor survival skills, surround you with awesome like-minded travellers and showcase the most unreal New Zealand back country locations. Be prepared to fall in love with kiwis and Aotearoa – the land of the long white cloud.
The Adventure Guide Program – so what’s it all about?
Over twelve weeks of adventure and travel, you’ll find yourself on the top of the highest peaks, meandering down enormous glacier-driven river valleys, exploring new golden sand beaches by kayak, hanging from rock faces with your new mates supporting you all the way. New Zealand’s diverse and spectacular outdoors will be your classroom, with lessons on leadership, new outdoor skills and strategies to help in every area of life.
You’ll also complete world-recognised outdoor adventure guiding certifications, real world industry work experience and gain invaluable networking connections to help get you into the dream job.
Our New Zealand program, based in Queenstown (or Nelson) specialises in the following guiding disciplines:
What makes Pure Exploration different?
Real travel isn’t just about box-ticking guidebook recommendations or Instagram shots, it’s about authentic experiences spent with new friends who inspire you to think about the world and yourself in new ways. We also know that finding a job when you are travelling overseas is tough. It’s competitive and often skill specific. We’ve worked closely with adventure tourism operators in New Zealand to develop a range of programs that not only help people get a foot in the door to a great adventure tourism jobs in Queenstown, but also provide knowledgeable and competent employees to local companies. We are everyday Kiwis, helping you have extraordinary experiences.
June – August is New Zealand’s winter. We have chosen to run our NZ programs in the stunning Nelson region over this time, as it is less affected by snow and freezing temperatures Queenstown receives at that time. Nelson is a stunning region with beautiful native bush, high mountains and golden sand beaches. We offer sea kayaking as an activity and qualification to those on this awesome intake.
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