custom school group & youth adventure travel specialists

Why choose WYA?

Who Are World Youth Adventures?!

World Youth Adventures (WYA) specialise in custom school group adventures & youth adventure travel  experiences to some of the world’s most captivating destinations. 


Our experience in organising secondary school group adventures spans two decades. We are passionate about immersing young people in environments that offer unique experiences and which are bound to have profound, life changing effects.


But WYA takes this a step further by involving students in a ‘hands on’ project that will help an underprivileged community leaving a positive and permanent benefit for the peoples of that community. Students will experience the joy of giving without the expectation of reward or reciprocation when they give their time and physical effort to those less fortunate.


Our adventures also teach students the important values of teamwork, building self-confidence, cultural understanding and an interest in natural environments. They will experience the world beyond computers and shopping malls to where the power of an adventure experience is enjoyed in all of its components.

 

WYA tailors adventure itineraries to the requirements of individual schools. We operate with high quality services and support at an extremely reasonable price. We will provide you with a fully inclusive package, without the use of local payments, ensuring that there are little to no out-of-pocket expenses once travelling.

 

World Youth Adventures are committed to providing safe, rewarding school group travel experiences that achieve real personal development for students. We aim to provide quality ground services, exceptional value, expert advice, unique itineraries and friendly service from the concept stage through to the day you return home.

  • The safety of our travellers is our number one priority.
  • Our commitment to provide a proper duty of care guides everything we do.
  • World Youth Adventures has an unblemished record in the operation of school & youth adventures.
  • We will only operate tours in accordance with strict operational standards that have built our reputation as leaders in the
    student travel industry.
  • Every tour is underpinned by an industry leading risk assessment plan that exceeds the benchmark standard in Australia, New Zealand, the UK as well as the USA and Canada.
  • Our three decades of tailoring successful student expeditions adds another dimension to the overall student experience.
  • As a division of one of the world’s first adventure travel companies, we’re unmatched in our ability to draw on expertise both in the field and in the planning stages.
  • Our primary focus is on providing a satisfying field experience where students can really learn.
  • We’re confident that we can beat any quoted land price as well as provide the best value services on any student adventure that we operate.
  • We will only provide services that do not compromise on the quality or safety of
    the experience.
  • We will ensure you do not pay for unnecessary services that your expedition does not need.
  • By making our trips affordable you can present a more achieveable opportunity to your students allowing for a better sign up rate for your school adventure.
  • first hand experience in making a sustainable grass-roots contribution to an under privileged community; investing their time and physical effort,
  • the satisfaction of reaching fundraising goals and raising money for a worthy Community Project,
  • an appreciation and tolerance of other cultures and a broader mind,
  • the confidence to lead a group and make decisions,
  •  the skills of managing a project, setting and meeting objectives,
  • the value of working together as a cohesive team to achieve a common objective,
  • the ability to face mental and physical challenges,
  • the ability to adapt to new environments outside of their 'comfort zone',
  • to appreciate and care for the natural environment. The environments we travel through are beautiful and often pristine, invariably the students will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding about how their individual actions impact on the environment,
  • build strong friendships and bonds with their peers and also the people of their host community,
  • basic bush skills obtained on a 3-4 day trek such as personal hygiene, pitching a tent, helping to prepare meals – if applicable.
  • a certificate for completing the Community Project as well as before and after photos,
  • a plaque will be erected at the site if the Community Projects, naming their school and year the project was completed