Adventure Travel in South America

168 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.


Work with monkeys in the jungles of South America and experience South American culture up close. Brush up on your Spanish and hike the beautiful Amazon Rainforest in your downtime. Go rafting, climbing, or boating on the rivers of the Amazon as part of this Adventure Travel Program with Globalteer.

Santiago Exchange Network (SEN)

Santiago Exchange Network (SEN) is the biggest student exchange network in Chile. The organization's objective is to provide a complete service that integrates the community of international students arriving in Chile to do exchange programs, internships, take Spanish courses, or travel. SEN was founded in 2009 and currently has franchises in different countries across South America.

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 ...


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.


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...

Hospitality management paid internship in Argentina

Our Paid Jobs program guarantees a placement in a top restaurant/hotel in Argentina. Accommodation, meals and pocket money are covered. You will earn enough to cover basic expenses. We do guarantee placement but not location. You need to be flexible. You will work on average 35-40 hours per week and will have one day off. The type of position will depend on your level of Spanish, experience ...

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.

Dancers Abroad & Connected: Argentina

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 12 movement participants from Argentina. Classes are taken, choreography projects are facilitated with staff and rehearsals are organized to prepare all levels for a public showcase in Co...

Enriching Cross-Cultural Experiences in Peru

Fly to South America with Awaiting Angels and explore Peru's amazing landscapes and rich Andean history. Open to worldwide participants throughout the year. Program fees include food, excursions, and accommodation.

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. ...