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Adventure Travel Specialists

Overview

Adventure travel specialists develop, plan, and lead people on tours of places and activities that are unfamiliar to them. Most adventure travel trips involve physical participation and/or a form of environmental education. A whitewater rafting trip, a mountain climbing expedition, or a safari are just some examples of adventure travel. Organized adventure travel has grown rapidly in popularity over the past few decades. Adventure travel specialists are also known as adventure outfitters, adventure travel guides, adventure travel planners, ecotourism specialists, and trip planners.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Athletic

Organized

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Adventure Travel Company Owner

Adventure Travel Specialist

Office Assistant or Assistant Guide