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Welcome to Active Adventures & Austin Adventures!

With over 60 years of combined experience, our goal is to set the standard for inspiring, all-inclusive, small-group adventures in the most breathtaking regions of the world. Our teams across New Zealand, North America, Peru, Nepal, and the Netherlands create a global network for a consistent experience for your clients. Hand-picked guides with a wealth of experience and local knowledge navigate the details so guests have the freedom to relax and explore the great outdoors, enjoy exclusive accommodations, and experience the best of each region with unique activities.   
 
There’s a trip to suit everyone - for families with children to more challenging bucket-list adventures for couples, friends, or solo travelers. We focus on creating adventures of a lifetime and take care of every detail so your clients can sit back, relax, and have the time of their lives. 
 
We also bring that same level of service to our travel advisors. Read on to find out how! 

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Your clients are our guests and in good hands with us.

We believe going the extra mile for our guests is part of the journey. Here’s what your clients can expect on every one of our trips: 
 

  • Totally all-inclusive and consistent experience. All meals, accommodations, activities, transportation, guides, local experts, and permits are included in the price. 
  • Customizable activities. We offer various options within each itinerary to suit different tastes and abilities. Our guides will make sure your clients have an experience that truly exceeds their expectations. 
  • Generous loyalty and referral program. Between special recognition, exclusive discounts, gifts and much more, your clients will love this program. 
  • 6:1 guest-to-guide ratio. Our industry-leading ratio means that our guides can give guests highly personalized attention and care. 

Our best-selling adventures

New Zealand

Ultimate South Island Adventure

4.54

  • Duration 8 - 14 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

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We'll take you on a journey exploring our mountains in Mount Cook National Park, walking the West Coast rainforest and coastlines, getting up close to glaciers in Franz Josef, cycling incredibly scenic trails, hiking sections of our Great Walks, and even sea kayaking Milford Sound.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch

Central & South America

Ultimate Galapagos Islands Adventure

4.59

  • Duration 8 - 10 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Hike, cycle, snorkel and swim the Galapagos Islands. On this 10-day tour we’ll give you a fresh perspective as we land-hop from island to island, soaking in the Galapagos culture and wonderful wildlife.

Trip Start: Quito Trip End: Quito

Europe

Ultimate Iceland Adventure

4.45

  • Duration 11 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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Roam Iceland's vast landscapes on our 11-day Iceland hiking tour. With Kiwi guides and local experts leading the way, you'll hike to view puffins colonies, sea kayak on a lagoon in Vatnajökull National Park and admire famous waterfalls, before starting a three-day hike through the Eastern Fjords.

Trip Start: Reykjavik Trip End: Reykjavik

New Zealand

Great Walks of New Zealand

4.46

  • Duration 5 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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You'll hike samples of three of New Zealand's Great Walks (Kepler Track, Routeburn Track and Milford Track), stay the night not only on the Fiordland Navigator in Doubtful Sound but also in the highly sought after Milford Lodge Chalets and enjoy top-notch service every step of the way.

Trip Start: Queenstown Trip End: Queenstown

Europe

Tour du Mont Blanc

4.66

  • Duration 12 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

    Read more about the Active Range

Experience unmatched beauty as you hike, bike and kayak on our Tour du Mont Blanc. While most trips circumnavigate the Mont Blanc massif by foot, we've taken it a step further to also explore the history, culture and cuisine of France, Italy and Switzerland.

Trip Start: Geneva Trip End: Geneva

Europe

Dolomites Adventure

4.71

  • Duration 9 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

    Read more about the Active Range

Explore charming villages and breathtaking landscapes on our Italian Dolomites Adventure. You'll immediately fall in love with the enchanting refugios we'll stay in every night and indulge in local cuisine as you explore one of the most stunning mountain ranges in the world.

Trip Start: Venice Trip End: Venice

New Zealand

Alps to Ocean Biking Adventure

4.73

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

    Read more about the Active Range

A New Zealand bucket-list ride from the foot of New Zealand's tallest mountain (Mt Cook) to the roaring Pacific Ocean at Oamaru, including a scenic flight. Six days of stunning landscapes, vast mountains, lakes, rolling countryside and us taking care of every detail.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch

Central & South America

Patagonia Hiking Adventure

4.56

  • Duration 8 - 14 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Find out why everyone raves about the W-Trek and take your own enviable photos of Monte Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre as you hike, bike and kayak Patagonia.

Trip Start: Punta Arenas Trip End: El Calafate

New Zealand

West Coast Adventure

4.5

  • Duration 5 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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From the picturesque Pancake Rocks and the otherwordly Tatare tunnels to the dynamic Franz Josef glacier and the wildlife-filled Okarito Lagoon, you'll discover why the West Coast is a geological marvel changing with time. We'll finish the adventure with a scenic flight to Milford Sound.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Queenstown

Central & South America

Costa Rica Tortuguero Adventure

  • Duration 9 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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Starting in San José, you'll embrace the Pura Vida (pure life) over the next nine days as you hike, bike, and kayak through the Tortuguero National Park and the Cahuita National Park. By evening, relax with a cold drink in hand at premium eco-lodges.

Trip Start: San Jose, Costa Rica Trip End: San Jose, Costa Rica

North America

Yellowstone, Big Sky & Paradise Valley Adventure

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Journey through Montana's vast wilderness and geothermal wonders on our 'Bison' Big Sky & Yellowstone Adventure Tour. You'll explore Gallatin National Forest, hike to Grand Prismatic Hot Spring, horseback ride into the Absaroka Mountains and spot magnificent wildlife in Hayden Valley. 

Trip Start: Bozeman, Montana Trip End: Bozeman, Montana

Central & South America

Machu Picchu & Amazon Adventure

4.5

  • Duration 10 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

    Read more about the Active Range

Hike in the footsteps of the Incas to Machu Picchu via the Classic Inca or Lares Trail, cycle through Andean villages and explore the Amazon jungle.

Trip Start: Cuzco Trip End: Cuzco

North America

Yellowstone in Winter

4

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Discover bubbling geysers, frozen landscapes, and fascinating wildlife without the crowds while staying in cozy accommodations in Yellowstone National Park.

Trip Start: Bozeman, Montana Trip End: Bozeman, Montana

North America

Glacier National Park Adventure

  • Duration 6 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Pristine turquoise lakes, forested valleys, grand green meadows and endless jaw-dropping scenery are yours to enjoy on our Glacier National Park vacation.

Trip Start: Whitefish, Montana Trip End: Whitefish, Montana

North America

Yellowstone, Glacier & Grand Teton Adventure

  • Duration 8 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Explore the renowned landscapes of Yellowstone, Glacier and Grand Teton National Parks on one grand adventure, filled with bucket list moments.

Trip Start: Jackson, Wyoming Trip End: Whitefish, Montana

Wyoming

Jackson Hole Adventure

  • Duration days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Explore Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks via hiking, biking, rafting, horse riding and kayaking on this incredible 5-day adventure.

Trip Start: Jackson, Wyoming Trip End: Jackson, Wyoming

North America

Kenai Fjords & Denali Adventure

  • Duration 8 days
  • Travel Style
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Earn Your Lunch

      I stay active on vacation and love the feeling of relaxing after a busy day on the go. I season my trips with a little fresh exercise.

    Read more about the Active Range

Seek out epic scenery, thriving wildlife and untamed beauty on this Kenai Fjords and Denali National Park 8-day adventure. Raft the Kenai River Canyon, hike to the Exit Glacier, explore the rugged Denali Highway, and more.

Trip Start: Anchorage, Alaska Trip End: Anchorage, Alaska
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Travel professionals mean the world to us.

We’ve worked with travel professionals for decades and appreciate the hard work you put in every day. Our goal is to try to make the road just a little easier for you. Register with Active Adventures & Austin Adventures and get: 

  1. 24/7 access 

    • We have a dedicated team that’s always available to answer any questions that you or your client may have. We are only a phone call, chat, or email away from answering any questions. 
  2. End-to-end service 

    • We’re here to help you better serve your clients from the initial research phase to the return home. For example, we have a detailed pre-booking form to share your clients’ dietary, rooming, medical, pick-up and drop-off preferences, and/or any other helpful information to create the trip of a lifetime. 
  3. In-depth training and support 

    • We’re happy to provide tailored in-house trainings to educate you and/or your agency on anything you’d like to know. We want to make Travel Advisors look like stars by providing all the details you need to confidently sell your clients on the right adventure for them. 
  4. Advisor protection 

    • Should your client call us directly to book another adventure, we’ll pay you a commission for their booking. Our only requirements are that the client approves and that you take over the reservation within 30 days of the guest’s date of deposit. 
  5. Marketing collateral 

    • Drop down: Our Marketing team has images, ads, and video available to help you promote trips and destinations on your own website, social platforms, and in email marketing. 
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Active Adventure Assurance

Our Active Adventures Assurance

If your plans change or you decide to travel to another destination, you can change your trip to any of our departures in any destination or request a refund (less deposit) up to 90 days out from your original trip start date.

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We are proud to be featured and reviewed on leading online travel market places such as Tour Radar and Stride Travel (check out Active Adventures profile here or our New Zealand tours to see what type of information we can provide you with). If you operate an OTA and would like to feature our trips, we'd love to hear from you! Whilst we support direct bookings, we are also more than happy to enable our customers to book through other verified 3rd party sites.

Why Travel With Us

benefit group size

Just-right group sizes allow you to get off the beaten path

With an average of 12 guests per departure and an industry-leading 6:1 guest-to-guide ratio, you’ll enjoy a highly personalized experience with the perspective of an insider.

benefit guides

Award-winning guides lead the way

It’s so much easier to relax and enjoy your adventure when you have fun, caring guides who know the land, are experts in motivation, sweat all the details and whip up incredible meals, too!

benefit inclusive

You’ll never need to sweat the details

When we say all inclusive, we mean it! Meals and snacks, activities, lodging, transportation, guiding services and more. Every detail is handled; all you need to do is show up!

benefit safety

Enjoy freedom to push your boundaries – safely

Every aspect of your trip is thoroughly considered for your safety, from highly vetted vendors and well-maintained equipment to extensively trained guides and our seasoned operations team at headquarters.

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Decades of expertise mean you’ll experience only the best

Family travel and North American National Parks are our specialty. We’ve perfected our itineraries and sustained relationships for decades, ensuring you'll experience your destination to the fullest.

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"Wow Moments” take your trip from enjoyable to extraordinary

For us, the extra mile is never extra, it’s part of the way! Count on special touches throughout your trip that will amplify your experience. If we’ve done our job, they’ll have you saying “wow!”