Adventure Travel and Immersive Education Specialists

Our Mission

Pure Exploration is an Adventure Education and Travel company, headquartered in Queenstown, New Zealand. Our mission is to facilitate transformative experiences through immersive educational programs spanning 6 to 28 weeks in New Zealand, Patagonia, Nepal, and Costa Rica.

At our core, we offer a diverse array of experienced-based programs tailored to cultivate outdoor Instructors and mentors. This includes our signature 6-week Adventure Travel Programs spanning the globe, our comprehensive 12-week Adventure Guide Programs specialising in Hiking and Rock Climbing, designed to equip participants with the NZOIA Rock and Bush leadership qualifications, our unique 24-week Work and Train Program that provides a blend of outdoor training coupled with hands-on paid work experience alongside adventure tourism company AJ Hackett Bungy NZ, and our accelerated advanced 28-week Outdoor Instructor Program crafted so students can achieve their NZOIA Rock 1 & Bush 1 Qualifications and gain experience as an instructor.

We aspire to cultivate a community of like-minded individuals — consisting of our esteemed staff, students, and alumni who unite under the values of wilderness stewardship, educational excellence, leadership development and safety. Through our programs, participants not only gain the skills to thrive and educate in the outdoor industry but also learn the importance of responsible wilderness practices with a focus on Rock Climbing and Hiking.

Why Travel With Us?

  • We have over 20 years of industry experience running global programs
  • We excel at providing experienced based outdoor adventure programs
  • Industry recognition, we train you to the NZOIA qualification standards
  • Cultural immersion and local experiences within the locations we visit
  • Explore natural environments and learn about their unique ecosystems
  • Blend personal growth with professional development
  • Live like a local as the program instructors lead you to their favourite off the beaten track locations

Our Programs

We offer a diverse range of programs encompassing adventure travel and immersive education. Designed to have you upskill in the outdoors while exploring an epic location.

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Why Travel With Us

Our team has over 20 years global experience guiding groups and teaching technical outdoor skills. With a passion for travel and the outdoors, our experienced instructors will have you learning from the ground up.

Meet Our Guides
Male rock climbing on a coastal crag in Dunedin New Zealand

Contact Us

202 Glenda Drive,
Queenstown, New Zealand.

USA: + 1 (888) 417 6026
UK: +44 (808) 303 4684
AUS: + 61 (4) 8209 4249
NZ: +64 (3) 288 2393

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