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ADVENTURE DIRECTORY

Working in an office environment does not suit all of us, so if you would like to make the great outdoors your place of work, and you would like to earn a wage by teaching people how to take part in a wide range of land and water based outdoor pursuits, then you need to find out who is recruiting. You also need to know about their reputation and how they treat their staff. The companies below have worked with us for a number of years and we have got to know them very well. We would not hesitate to recommend any of the following if you are considering a career in the adventure industry. To find out about them, and their current course and job opportunities, please click on any of the links below.


adventure jobs with manor adventure

Manor Adventure

Manor Adventure recruit instructors with or without previous experience for our four UK activity centres and two French chateau centres. You will get full training, receive a good wage, and gain valuable NGB awards, while teaching outdoor pursuits to school groups.
Manor Adventure

adventure jobs with PGL

PGL

PGL is widely recognised as the UK's original and biggest operator of summer camps. In this context our name became known as Parents Get Lost, but we now also operate a programme of family holidays so that parents can come too! With the help of our staff, we make sure that every year we continue
PGL

adventure jobs with In 2 Action

In 2 Action

The standard of training and activity provision delivered by In2action is held in very high regard within the travel and leisure industry. Many of the leading companies such as Center Parcs, Hoseasons and First Choice work with In2action to improve their delivery and create brochure highlights. W
In 2 Action

adventure jobs with Voyager

Voyager

Voyager's commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our groups is second to none. Safety is always our number one priority and we never compromise on it. Our tried-and-tested procedures, backed up by both internal and external auditing, epitomise industry best practice.
Voyager


adventure jobs with UKSA

UKSA

We focus on three areas: personal development, schools and group visits, and professional maritime training, which makes us unique. We don't just offer certification and training, as a youth charity we can offer that bit extra and make sure we really look after our young people. Our careers students
UKSA

adventure jobs with Club Correze

Club Correze

CLUB CORREZE offers a warm and reassuringly safe environment for the development of each child's social skills. Fellowship and teamship are developed and encouraged between the children and their group and activity leaders. * Travelling to a new destination * Exposure to a different culture
Club Correze

adventure jobs with JCA

JCA

To help grow our reputation as a leading provider of high quality residential activity holidays, at JCA we recognise that our centre staff and instructors are among the most vital parts of our business. As an activity instructor you have daily contact with our guests and it is your dedication and e
JCA

adventure jobs with New Reflexions

New Reflexions

We can offer: •A company culture where people are valued, supported and their contributions are recognised. •A Working environment that can be challenging at times but also extremely rewarding. You can make a real difference to the lives of others. •Industry-leading training, including a
New Reflexions


adventure jobs with Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre

Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre

HOAC prides itself on being a small charity run centre with excellent links with-in the local community. Many of our summer staff have come through our in-house training program. Introduced to water activities from age 8, becoming Young Leaders from 14 and then graduating to instructors once they ar
Hillingdon Outdoor Activities Centre

adventure jobs with Avon Tyrrell

Avon Tyrrell

We believe in creating memories that last a lifetime. Our staff are dedicated to providing a high quality, friendly and personable service. Our skilled team of activity instructors play a large role in the success of the centre, supporting and encouraging individuals to realise their potentia
Avon Tyrrell

adventure jobs with Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

Located next to the area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cannock Chase Beaudesert is a magical place where our staff make adventures happen.
Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre

adventure jobs with Wire & Sky

Wire & Sky

We bring adventure to the city. The venues we operate from are iconic and the views from our sites are totally unique. Our aerial adventures offer a stand out combination of adrenalin and city sightseeing.
Wire & Sky


adventure jobs with CRS Adventures

CRS Adventures

Geographically we are in the best location in the South West to offer a range of seasonal outdoor activities. These include kayaking, canoeing, climbing, caving, walking, mountain biking and whitewater rafting. We also have an extensive selection of on-site tree-top activities including a very large
CRS Adventures

adventure jobs with CMC Adventure

CMC Adventure

We are located in an idyllic position with the Rhinog Mountain Range behind us and Llandanwg Beach in front of us. One of our centres is located on the Artro Estuary and therefore we have immediate access to the water for water sports, and or other centre, Bryn-y-Moel, just 3/4 of a mile up the hil
CMC Adventure

adventure jobs with Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre

Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre

Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre specializes in offering fun packed, mixed programs of outdoor and environmental courses for primary aged pupils. We aim to give pupils a taster of challenging, exciting and interesting activities that will shape their life choices.
Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre

adventure jobs with Gapforce

Gapforce

At Gapforce we work with communities to provide help and support in many different forms. Because of this we have divided our programs into the following distinct groups: Our GreenFORCE programs concentrate on conservation and ecological work. You will find everything from marine protection sch
Gapforce


adventure jobs with BF Adventure

BF Adventure

As a charity, we work with disadvantaged and disabled children and adults, as well as family groups, work groups wishing to experience first class team building events, and school groups. We pride ourselves on the guidance and encouragement that we offer to our guests, aiming to inspire, challenge
BF Adventure

adventure jobs with Plas Menai

Plas Menai

We have been teaching watersports and adventure courses for over thirty years and were the first centre in the UK to offer a "gateway" course to Careers in the Industry. Our Waterfront location provides a stunning backdrop to our activities, coupled with an unrivalled diversity of training locati
Plas Menai

adventure jobs with Manor House Activity Centre

Manor House Activity Centre

Apart from the amazing courses we run another reason that our guests return to us year after year is that when you come to stay with us, generally you will have the Manor all to yourself. Sole Occupancy is available to groups over a certain size.
Manor House Activity Centre

adventure jobs with Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Bear Grylls Survival Academy

Here at The Bear Grylls Survival Academy we offer a variety of courses at different extremity levels and for all audiences from kids to outdoor enthusiasts to hardcore adventurers. With courses popping up all over the globe we need to recruit freelance instructors to work as a part of the team. We h
Bear Grylls Survival Academy


adventure jobs with Galileo Maritime Academy

Galileo Maritime Academy

Galileo is recognised internationally for supplying first class superyacht crew. We recruit, train, certify and place you on the finest superyachts around the world. Our speciality is entry level crew who wish to join this highly paid career working as crew on the yachts of the rich and famo
Galileo Maritime Academy

adventure jobs with Newlands Adventure Centre

Newlands Adventure Centre

Newlands Adventure Centre is an interdependently owned Centre that strives to allow Instructors to take that next step in their career.
Newlands Adventure Centre

adventure jobs with YMCA

YMCA

We inspire young people The YMCA is all about welcoming, listening, caring and inspiring. We help young people and families to belong, contribute and thrive. In a busy world, we always make time for the individuals who come to us. We make memories that last a lifetime We create exciting and act
YMCA

adventure jobs with Mark Warner

Mark Warner

With 40 years’ experience we have grown into one of the most highly regarded independent travel companies in the UK. We have received numerous accolades and are very proud to have recently been voted ‘Best Family Tour Operator, Best Activity & Adventure Operator, Best All Inclusive Operator’ a
Mark Warner


adventure jobs with Galloway Activity Centre

Galloway Activity Centre

Our fantastic staff of course!
Galloway Activity Centre

adventure jobs with Allnatt Outdoors

Allnatt Outdoors

Over 90 years of industry experience. Allnatt founded the first ever School Journey Centre back in 1924. We are holders of the Learning Outside the Classroom and Adventure Mark badges and members of the British Activity Providers Association (BAPA). Direct links with our Heads of Teaching at both
Allnatt Outdoors

adventure jobs with Seafarer Holidays

Seafarer Holidays

We are an independent company, with the broadest range of flotilla holiday destinations, giving more choice for our customers. Our flotillas are smaller on average than our competitors, allowing us to provide a more intimate, personal service for our clients.
Seafarer Holidays

adventure jobs with Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest

Walesby Forest Adventure Activity Centre is a not-for-profit organisation and our aim is to ensure young people have the opportunity to develop in a safe secure environment to help them achieve their full potential.we also provide a wide range of educational and adventure activity programmes for sch
Walesby Forest


adventure jobs with Xplore

Xplore

At Xplore we are dedicated to ensuring our staff are happy and enjoy working for us.
Xplore

adventure jobs with Equity

Equity

Our fully equipped ClubHotels, of which we have five, are situated within some of the most idyllic settings in the world. Being of such close proximity to the slopes, the snowy mountains are literally on your doorstep. You can take full advantage of the skiing facilities whether that be to chillax a
Equity

adventure jobs with Pure Exploration

Pure Exploration

We are everyday Kiwis, helping you have extraordinary experiences. Real travel isn’t just about box-ticking guidebook recommendations or Instagram shots, it’s about authentic experiences spent with new friends who inspire you to think about the world and yourself in new ways. Through travel
Pure Exploration

adventure jobs with Calvert Trust Exmoor

Calvert Trust Exmoor

Working at Calvert Trust Exmoor is all about enabling people with disabilities to achieve their potential through the challenge of adventurous activities in the countryside. Our guests can be any age (3-103!) and have a range of disabilities; the important thing for us is tailoring what we do to
Calvert Trust Exmoor


adventure jobs with Harmeny Education Trust

Harmeny Education Trust

Harmeny Education Trust Limited is a charitable organisation, providing a range of high quality services in the areas of care, education, outdoor learning and staff development. Our core service – Harmeny School – offers specialist education services, both on a day and all-year-round resident
Harmeny Education Trust

adventure jobs with Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

You get to throw axes regularly!
Whistle Punks Axe Throwing

adventure jobs with Stubbers Adventure Centre

Stubbers Adventure Centre

Stubbers has the widest range of activities in the South East including Jet skiing, 4x4 driving, Stand Up Paddle boarding and All Terrain Boarding. We are renowned for providing excellent customer service through a friendly, engaging and professional team who challenge the individuals within the gr
Stubbers Adventure Centre

adventure jobs with Ardentinny Outdoor Education Centre

Ardentinny Outdoor Education Centre

Ardentinny centre, situated on the west coast of Scotland is superbly placed within the range of Argyll mountains and sea lochs to provide outstanding Outdoor Learning.
Ardentinny Outdoor Education Centre


adventure jobs with Wild Survivor

Wild Survivor

All of our courses are designed by military special forces veterans and offer customers a unique insight into bushcraft, survival, teambuilding, navigation and much much more.
Wild Survivor


More Outdoor Adventure Articles


Climbing awards

Climbing awards

In an effort to find out more about why people choose to take the rock climbing courses that allow you to introduce other people to the sport, namely the Climbing Wall Award (CWA), and the Single Pitch Award (SPA), we spoke to a couple of professionals who have achieved these NGBs and who are now aiming to progress their climbing careers. Click through to read about how these industry standard qualifications allow you to supervise other climbers, and tips for passing the exam.

Climbing awards >>

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is a hugely popular sport and the level of interest has not showed any signs of slowing since the initial boom in the early 1990s. With so many people getting involved, it is hardly surprising to find instructor opportunities available for those people wishing to get involved beyond the purely personal level. So how do you get the right qualifications that will allow you to teach other people? And should you go the MIAS route or the MBLA route? We look at everything you need to consider, and speak to some industry insiders for a low-down on each qualification.

Mountain Biking >>

Highest Salaries

Highest Salaries

Perhaps you want to spend a season working in outdoor adventure as a way of filling the time between college and university, or on a temporary basis before you start working towards that 'proper' job that your parents want you to get. Or maybe you are serious about getting on and making as much money as you can, which still enjoying a career in outdoor adventure. If you are wondering which roles are going to give you the highest disposable income then take a look at this article as we bring you details of eight well paid jobs.

Highest Salaries >>

Climbing & Mountaineering Career Guide

Climbing & Mountaineering Career Guide

In the latest of our career guides, we take a detailed look at rock climbing, hill walking and mountaineering. Although it is quite possible to teach climbing without any recognised qualifications, with some aspirational and high quality courses on offer, it is no surprise that if you do want to get anywhere, most companies will insist you take part in the Mountain Training scheme. Whether you stick with the entry level Single Pitch and Climbing Wall awards, or take it all the way to the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate is up to you. This article will tell you all about training courses and the types of jobs they could lead to.

Climbing & Mountaineering Career Guide >>