Projects Abroad volunteers visit Machu Picchu on their adventure holiday to Peru.

Adventure Holidays

If the idea of a standard holiday somewhere doesn’t excite you anymore and you’re looking for something a little different and out of the ordinary, then an adventure holiday might be just what you need. And by adventure holiday we don’t just mean skydiving out of a plane at 18,000 feet or white water rafting. Adventure travel has recently been defined as any tourism involving physical activity, a cultural exchange or interaction with nature.


Projects Abroad offers volunteers the unique opportunity to get involved in meaningful projects in a variety of destinations around the world. You’ll have the option to participate in adventure activities either on the project itself or as an addition outside of volunteering hours.

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This picture shows two male cheetahs focused but resting in the shade and was taken on one of our wildlife conservation volunteer opportunities in Botswana.
Africa’s Big 5 and Wilderness Conservation in Botswana
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From €2,395
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A picture of a volunteer watching a giraffe whilst on one of our wildlife conservation volunteer opportunities in Kenya.
Giraffe & Lion Conservation in Kenya
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  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From €2,220
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A large lemur balancing on a pole in the rainforest spotted by volunteers during their rainforest conservation volunteering in Madagascar with Projects Abroad.
Lemur Research and Protection in Madagascar
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  • Anyone aged 16 or over can join
  • From 1 week
  • From €2,395
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Why adventure with Projects Abroad?

Adventure with a community of like-minded volunteers: We send over 10,000 volunteers abroad each year. You'll have a community of other travellers built right into your time abroad.


Adventure with the support of local staff: Our local staff will meet you when you arrive, help you settle in, introduce you to other volunteers. We’ll arrange a worthwhile placement for you, help you make travel arrangements, and more. Most importantly, they are available anytime you need them, 24 hours a day.


Adventure without being a tourist: Live with a host family, eat local food, and take local transportation. Truly experience the country in which you've chosen to volunteer and travel.


Adventure with a purpose: Don't just be an observer. Be part of our ongoing volunteer work. You'll have a truly useful role while you explore and you'll be travelling through the structure of volunteer work.

A volunteer goes diving with sharks during an adventure holiday in Fiji at our Conservation Project.

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