Adventure Travel in South America

165 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in South America


Established in 1979, Machalilla National Park covers more than 60,000 acres, encompassing the islands of La Plata and Salango, Playa Los Frailes, wet lands, dry forests, and fog forests. About 20,000 of these acres are the adjacent ocean, including the coral reef off of the coast. It’s a truly stunning landscape along Ecuador’s Pacific Coast. The ocean region of the park is a particularly ...

Amazon Conservation Ecuador

A unique opportunity to work in the depths of the Amazon Basin, developing new techniques in rain forest conservation and management. The project, located in El Tena, is one of the six stations created by the 'Ecuadorian Foundation for the protection, defense, and conservation of the natural and human environment, investigation and scientific education. Currently the reserve is 2000 hectares...

Volunteering Worldwide with Frontier

Discover South America through an adventure provided by Frontier. Participants can join a range of activities, such as those related to Environmental Studies, the local heritage, and Camping. Frontier programs also immerse participants in the local culture through interaction with the locals, introduction to the local cuisine, and visits to historical sites.

Mente Argentina - Short Courses and Sports Clinics

Experience the vibrant culture and lifestyle of South America with Mente Argentina. The adventure travel program takes place in beautiful country of Argentina. International participants may enhance their enjoyment through different cultural activities, including wine tasting, learning Tango, and photography courses.

Global Volunteer Network

Discover the best that South America has to offer with Global Volunteer Network located in Ecuador. This adventure program allows travelers to explore the interesting Ecuadorian culture as they embark on a journey through the geographical diversity of the country.

Dancers Abroad and Connected: Argentina

The Pizarts Dancers Abroad and Connected Program in Argentina is unique because it is an intimate project with a small selected group. Twelve movement participants from around the world are chosen to exchange with twelve movement participants from Argentina. Classes are taken, choreography projects are facilitated with staff, and rehearsals are organized to prepare all levels for a public showc...

Adventure Programs at Globe Aware

Travel to South America this year through the Globe Aware adventure travel program. For two weeks, international participants can explore Inca Civilization or experience an "off-the beaten path" adventure in rural ares. The program includes Native Culture Studies, Hiking, and Environmental Studies.

Volunteers For Peace, Inc. - International Voluntary Service

The volunteer projects and travel programs of Volunteers for Peace offers American participants the chance to explore South American culture and society. They provide an action packed itinerary to VFP participants for a 4 week stay in South America. Volunteers should anticipate a rewarding travel learning experience. The program is available in Argentina, Peru, and others.

IOI Galapagos

Role Overview Work as our Social Media Intern. Monitoring and actively market our fundraising and donation functions as well as continue to build our presence on Facebook, twitter, Google+, flickr plus blogging and website updates. Terms We encourage all volunteers to stay as long as possible to maximize local and personal benefit. We encourage longer commitments by heavily discounting eac...

Sea|mester Study Abroad at Sea

Sea|mester offers unique educational voyages where students spend an entire semester at sea, sailing between countries and continents. For more than 40 years, we have consistently delivered outstanding educational experiences for students. We design our programs to provide engaging learning experiences with real outcomes in ways that are impossible to replicate in the traditional classroom. ...


The Volunteer Adventure program combines 1 week of volunteering with 6 days of travel and exploration in Peru. This is an excellent program option if you are interested in learning more about international volunteering and you want to be sure you visit the most important sites and highlights in Peru. Depending on individual skills and interests, you can get involved in the following voluntee...

Internship - Sacred Valley of the Incas, PERU!

Intern abroad with us in the Sacred Valley of the Incas! Our program is located between Cuzco & Machu Picchu in the town of Urubamba, Peru. This program is ideal for people who want to go off the beaten path and have a truly immersive experience. You'll learn about the local culture of the people in Urubamba as well as the indigenous Andean communities in the surrounding areas. Participa...

Languages Abroad

Study Spanish in Ecuador in San Francisco de Quito, though commonly referred to as simply Quito, is the capital and second largest city in Ecuador. Lying in the Guayllabamba river basin, Quito is surrounded by volcanoes - a beautiful scenery to study Spanish in Ecuador. The city is also unique for being one of the highest capitals in the world at 2,800 meters as well as the closest capital to t...

CW Latin America /Connecting Worlds Argentina

If, as well as wanting to visit incredible Argentine landscapes, you’re also looking for a journey that offers a transforming experience — one that will give you everything you need to reconnect with your inner spirit or simply recharge in an area renowned for its great energy and natural beauty — you don’t need to look any further. We can organise the personalised trip you’re searching for. ...