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Adventure Guide Intern Update - Technical Training & Road Trips!

The latest update from Kaylee Pickett, one of our adventure guide interns based in Queenstown:

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Adventure Guide Intern Update - Mid-course - Cyril Delteil

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Adventure Guide Intern update - Orientation & Rock Climbing

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Why New Zealand is the best place for adventure travel

One of our upcoming Adventure Guide Interns, Kaylee Pickett, has been loving her time NZ.

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3 sure-fire ways a semester abroad will improve your life

It’s not difficult to make the argument to go abroad.

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Long haul travel hacks

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Sustainability in Overseas Community Projects

The concept of volunteering overseas is one that has grown in popularity in recent years, as has the profile of international development as a discipline.

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Epic Outdoor Kiwi Adventure – Travel, Train and Earn!

The fire crackles away happily on the soft pebbled beach and as the sun drops behind the stunning New Zealand high country mountains that surround you, you huddle in closer to your new mates and laugh about the days’ activities.

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The Summer break you hadn’t thought of...yet!

Sure, university summer breaks in Spain and Thailand are fun!

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10 Reasons You Should Take a GAP Year

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Pure Exploration loves using adventure, nature and outdoor sport as opportunities to build our participants self leadership.

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German Bloggers' Visit NZ!

Four German travel bloggers have discovered that a winter adventure in New Zealand offers so much more than snow and skiing, after visiting in June.

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We're Coming To You Soon!

Any Students from Germany interested in Work and Travel; Adventure Travel; International Programmes; English language or just having fun?

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Development Activities & University Admission

recent research undertaken in the UK has identified an increasing role in 'soft skill' development, and extra-curricular activities, in the admissions to university and the likelihood of success in studies.

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18th January 2018

Good buddies and lots of stoke on the trail! #optoutside

18th January 2018

Kaylee is better than any tour guide! Learning some top tips about Lake Wakatipu on Orientation week

17th January 2018

Start making steps towards your dream life in New Zealand today. Every cent counts ✌️ https://www.backpackerguide.nz/15-ways-cut-expenses-can-afford-travel/

16th January 2018

Road trippin' with my two favorite allies Fully loaded we got snacks and supplies It's time to leave this town it's time to steal away Let's go get lost anywhere (outside) the U.S.A. Let's go get lost, let's go get lost....

13th January 2018

Would you be confident enough to set up your own kit and wander over the edge of a cliff like Kaylee does here? Our course will give you the skills and confidence, no matter the height!

12th January 2018

Annnnd paddle! A uniquely kiwi experience with the inspiring Waka Abel Tasman team.

11th January 2018

Endless good times in NZ!

8th January 2018

Emergency medical care, rescue, and managing critical incidents are fundamental to guiding. Our Critical Incident Management module is a practical and experiential week focused on helping you gain the skills and confidence needed to deal with any scenario.

7th January 2018

Before you come to New Zealand, this is probably the type of thing you'd expect to see. You're right!

5th January 2018

Our New Year resolution is to spend more nights under skies like this! What's yours?

31st December 2017

2018.... Let's go! Be bold this year... make it one to remember!!

30th December 2017

Where will you be exploring in 2018? Have you taken some time to think about what you'd like to achieve in the next 12 months? No-one but you has the power or motivation to change your course in life. Don't be afraid to take a chance!

30th December 2017

Not a bad spot to call home for the evening, in the heart of Mt Aspiring National Park. Not another person for miles around!

26th December 2017

Kaylee leading a team to beautiful Rob Roy Glacier on one of our training days. Living the dream!

24th December 2017

It's been a big year for us at Pure Exploration - and its so nice to sit back at Christmas and be grateful for it all. Merry Christmas to all our interns and their families, to friends and loved ones and to everyone who follows us! Here's to a relaxing holiday season and an action-packed life-changing revitalising 2018! 🍾🍷🍹🎇🎄🎈🎉

24th December 2017

Just another scenic lunch spot

23rd December 2017

Practising river rescues in the Shotover river. Save him Cyril!

21st December 2017

Travelling is all about making new friends!

20th December 2017

Another day, another unreal climbing spot.

19th December 2017

Oh mannn this video makes me want to go to New Zealand!! Wait.. I live here.. ha! What's your excuse? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6Pvo2x_F64

18th December 2017

Have you experienced winter in the Southern Hemisphere? Our Winter Academy is perfect for those looking to explore some of NZ's finest shredding spots, fine tune their riding and nab their back country avalanche and safety qualifications. Get the full itinerary here https://goo.gl/rq5Pfb

17th December 2017

Whether you are a #lotr fan or not, the home of #Eisengard is actually an unreal place called Paradise near Glenorchy. You gotta get here!

13th December 2017

And just like that, 3 months of training is over and the crew has passed their NZOIA Rock, Abseil, and Bush Leader awards! #adventureguideinternship #worktravelnz

11th December 2017

Current adventure guide intern Cyril talks us through his experience so far! Learn more about this program here http://bit.ly/2Acu2HW