Patgonia AGP 3
Nepal AGP 5
Queenstown Packrafting

Adventure travel as it should be.

Engaging. Immersive. Unforgettable.

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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.





All Pure Ex programs include:

• Adventure Travel
• Education & Qualifications
• Wilderness & Outdoor Experiences
• Personal & Leadership Development


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Outdoor Program Comparison

Adventure Guide Program

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.

Outdoor Instructor Program

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.

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Queenstown AGP 2022

Lauren, Jeff and Nina

Congratulations to our recent AGP grads - here's some feedback from our recent students.

Exciting & Adventurous Times!

Dana Ester - Florida, USA

"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."



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!