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Pure Exploration outdoor adventure programs have you experience travel in a completely unique way. Be immersed in spectacular landscapes and train in a multitude of outdoor skills, with our twelve-week programs offering industry standard qualifications.
Each program is designed to build confidence, encourage personal development and, ultimately, prepare you for a career in the outdoors. Our programs aren’t exclusive for those looking to become an adventure guide, for many it's a comfortable place to begin independent travel or to break up some everyday monotony whilst trying something new, it’s an opportunity to pursue personal challenge and create purpose.
• Adventure Travel
• Education & Qualifications
• Wilderness & Outdoor Experiences
• Personal & Leadership Development
Get to know a country or region like a local whilst gaining rock climbing and hiking qualifications over a 12-week period. If you are taking a gap year, a career break or looking for a way to enter the outdoor industry, our Adventure Guide Programs are a great option for you.
This practical 24-week training program makes you outdoor industry-ready! Offering hiking and rock-climbing qualifications, you can put your training to the test with high-quality work experience and real-world guiding experience.
On this program, you will explore the South Island's awe-inspiring mountains and vast landscapes as you work in Queenstown's iconic ski fields and hike, climb and raft in New Zealand on a 6-week roadtrip!
Nepal students Matt, Tucker, Michael and Ollie share their experiences from the Nepal AGP Program. Next Nepal program kicks off 13th September 2023. You still have time to sign up, get training and organise a payment plan - get in touch today!
Congratulations to our recent AGP grads - here's some feedback from our recent students.
"If you're considering this program, just go for it! I've always wanted to come to NZ, this course was the perfect opportunity to come here but also further my adventure career goals. If you push yourself, this course will help you get where you want to go."
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Here’s a snapshot of the best hikes in New Zealand.
Hiking in the Himalayas evokes long lines on Everest, donkey trains teetering on cliffsides and faded prayer flags flapping in the wind.
Liz Lucas participated in our Queenstown Adventure Guide program a few years back and has since gone on to work for Pacific Discovery as an Instructor and a multi-day backpacking guide all over the US.
Our field instructors are inspiring people who provide a safe and transformative experience for our students.