Pure Exploration offers expertly designed experiential travel adventures to 5 continents, immersing participants in unique cultural environments, educating them, and encouraging personal development.
Our outdoor adventure courses have you experience travel in a completely unique way, whether it is taking in the landscapes of New Zealand or Patagonia whilst dangling from a rope or camping with your crew in the middle of a multi-day hike in the Himalayas.
These programs are the perfect steppingstone into a career as an adventure guide or travel guide, but many also use them to gain rock climbing or hiking qualifications, to experience epic outdoor adventures, or to challenge their own understanding of what it takes to take on the wild.
• Adventure Travel
• Education & Qualifications
• Wilderness & Outdoor Experiences
• Personal & Leadership Development
Explore an epic country or region while gaining rock climbing and hiking qualifications during this 12-week course. 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.
This global and practical 36-week training program makes you outdoor industry-ready! You will gain hiking and rock climbing qualifications, and put your training to the test with an quality internship and real-world guiding experience.
"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."
The highlight of the course so far for me is learning to climb multi-pitch by myself, or with a friend, and knowing what to do. If you are into the outdoors and thinking of becoming a guide, do this course! It's based in beautiful New Zealand and you'll learn a lot.
Want an international, exciting and constructive work option to get you around the globe on adventures? Whether it's for a career starter into the outdoor industry, or a fun way to skill up and earn while you travel, our outdoor training programs are a great option.
Are your office hours getting you down? Want better work stories? A career break might just be the thing for you! On our outdoor programs, you will open your eyes to new experiences, build confidence in yourself, gain new skills and meet some amazing people.
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Rather than writing a blog chronicling my day-to-day experience and meandering thoughts while trekking, a task I leave to my fellow team members, I’ve opted instead to share some of my observations or learnings from the Annapurna Circuit.
This last week our team of 12 plus a new guide drove out in our van to the Kepler track, one of New Zealand's Great Walks.
Our field instructors are inspiring people who provide a safe and transformative experience for our students.
So you've decided that you want to lock in an epic adventure in New Zealand, but you're not quite sure how to stretch the bank to make it work?