Adventure Travel in South America

161 Adventure Travel Abroad Programs in South America


Indulge in a remarkably adventurous international program in South America with Gapforce. Individuals have the opportunity to be well acquainted with the culture of their host countries, learn more about the Spanish language, and explore the stunning spots in the region. Individuals who are at least 17 years old can partake in different types of travel such as Rafting, Climbing, and Trekking.


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 ...

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.

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.

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.


Broadreach offers experiential summer adventures for middle school, high school and college students, including scuba, sailing, multi-sport, marine biology, language immersion and community service programs that span the globe. Over the years, we've taken thousands of teenagers to some of the world's most incredible destinations -- the islands of the Caribbean, Australia, Fiji, the Solomon Isla...

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...

IOI Galapagos

Work as a Social Media Intern in the Galapagos. Help monitor and actively market IOI Galapagos donation and fundraising functions, and continue to build their presence on flickr, Google+, twitter, and Facebook. You will also take charge of blogging and website updates. IOI Galapagos encourages long-term volunteering to maximize benefits for both the locals and the volunteers. They encourage...

Pacific Discovery-Summer & Semester Programs Abroad

Discover South America with Pacific Discovery's educational travel programs in South America. Spend the summer either in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands or in Peru and participate in experiential learning adventures, including a week-long volunteer project in the Andes, mountain biking down the slopes of Mount Chimborazo, Ecuador's highest peak, and hiking up and camping out at Peru's Canyon ...

Learn Spanish and Experience Real Adventure!

We offer three types of program at two different locations/bases: 1) Travelling Classroom - Our award winning travelling classroom program is a unique blend of learning Spanish and travelling adventure. Based in a beautiful country of huge diversity with golden palm fringed beaches, exotic jungles, spectacular and mysterious mountains, ancient indigenous cultures and the beat of exotic Lati...

Projects Abroad

Travel through South America with Projects Abroad in Ecuador and have a meaningful abroad experience. Live with a host family for a month, meet new friends, and have the adventure of a lifetime. A wide range of exciting activities are offered to all international participants including island hopping, water sports, and community service.

Seamester: Transpacific, Caribbean to Tahiti - 90 days

Sea|mester offers unique educational voyages where students learn some of the most important lessons beyond academics: teamwork, hard work, and personal responsibility. 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...

Winter J-Term in Brazil (Rio + Paraty + Sao Paulo)

Summit Global Education's Winter Program in Brazil is unlike any other study abroad experience available. Not only is TRAVEL an integral part of the program but, at Summit, full cultural immersion is a must. We make sure that students have the most comprehensive, in-depth and eye-opening study abroad experience out there. Students should be willing to try new things, meet new people and ch...