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 Looking for a fun fundraising challenge?

 

Have you thought about what challenges to take on next year? Maybe you're thinking about fundraising for a special charity or just looking for a totally awesome event to conquer in 2019, we have your answer!

 

The Marathon Walk London is back bigger and better in September 2019 and YOU are invited to join the action!

 

Check out the challenge

 

The DA team have been hard at work putting the wheels in motion and considering all the helpful feedback we have received to make this upcoming event more awesome than ever before.

 

The nitty gritty details and exciting touches are almost ready to reveal and we can't wait to show you the incredible stuff we have lined up!

 

So, register your interest by filling out the form below and we will let you know as soon as the show is on the road and ready for you to feast your eyes on!

 

You won't want to miss this...

 

 

Request your brochure for 2019-2020

Written by  Holly 30 August 2018

 

Hey Adventurers,
 
We’ve got some exciting news!
Our freshly-sourced, jam-packed, shiny new brochure is almost ready to reveal! And you can put your name down to be the first to feast your eyes on a mecca of adventures.

 

Our brochure is being lovingly created by the DA team of adventurers, packed full of new and exciting challenges for you to delve into.

 

Hear from our experienced guides and leaders about their favourite trips and their adventure history, as well as getting their invaluable advice on training for trekking and cycling challenges. This brochure really is the go-to for handy tips and tricks to prepare you for the journey ahead, providing expert guidance and the latest info on all things adventure. Who better to hear it from than the ones who’ve created, tried and tested our action-packed challenges?

 

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 Whether you’re getting itchy feet to go trekking into the wild or you’re eagerly awaiting the next cycling escapade, we’re putting together an adventure bible you’ll want to be in line for.

 

The brochure is being released in October but you can get your name down to be the first to receive our shiny new brochure as soon as it is ready!

  

Sign up and we will post your copy of our 2019-2020 DA brochure straight to your door.

 

Looking for an adventure like NOW? Check out our challenges and thrilling destinations in all corners of the globe in our present brochure. You can still order a copy of our 2018 brochure until October!

 

REQUEST YOUR NEW BROCHURE

 

Remember to live the adventure.

 

Over and out!

 

Trek to Ancient Petra

 

 

Gold at the British Travel Awards

Written by  Steph 24 November 2016

In 2015 we were very pleased to take home Silver, but this year, we fully embraced our 'Know No Limits' spirit to go for Gold! And thanks to all our customers and clients who voted we were both proud and humbled to walk away as winners of Best Small Escorted Adventure Travel Company at the prestigious 2016 British Travel Awards.

Jonathan Bryan, our Founder and Managing Director said of the award, ' Wow - what an endorsement. The British Travel Awards are fantastic in recognising companies across the travel British Travel Award Goldindustry and are one that I am pleased Discover Adventure is a part of. I am exceptionally proud of our team - both in the office and our wider team of crew and medics who work with us across the globe to deliver the trips of a lifetime for our customers. The fact we have won this award based on votes from our clients alone means a great deal to us and will continue to motivate us to provide the best adventure challenge experiences to all customers for many years to come. Thank you to everyone who has supported Discover Adventure!"

Together, we're re-building Nepal

Written by  Steph 08 April 2016

YOUR SUPPORT

Together, we have donated over £4,500 to our friends in Nepal. Following the devastating earthquakes that struck last April, Discover Adventure made a pledge to donate £150.00 for every booking made on one of our challenges based in Nepal.

Your desire to help and motivation to take on a challenge has helped to raise much needed funds that will now contribute to the purchase of raw materials required to rebuild homes in some of the affected districts.

Our donation will help to fund the raw materials for the rebuild of Nuwakot Bazaar. Nuwakot is set between the sub tropical lowlands and the upper regions of the Himalayas and was severly affected by the earthquake. More than 3000 homes were rendered un-inhabitable following the quake and as a result a huge rebuild effort has begun, spearheaded by Niraj Shrestha.

#WEDIDIT

Written by  Steph 24 December 2015

This year we wanted to celebrate all that you had achieved and in the run up to Christmas we have been sharing your ‘WE DID IT!’ moments from the last 12 months.

Whether they made you laugh, cry, whether it was the place you were in, the people you were with, it has been great sharing them all with you.

"The biggest failure in life is the failure to try”

How do you spend an hour of your spare time? Shopping, surfing the web and buried in Facebook? Walking the dog, meeting up with friends, doing the ironing or chilling in front of the TV? So many ways so spend an hour. So, how about donating an hour of your time?

I heard about the charity ‘Inspiring the Future’ on the BBC Breakfast news; I can’t remember exactly when but it peaked an interest in me about showing the next generation that there are options out there which are slightly different to the norm. The news piece was about promoting the initiative to a wider audience and about trying to recruit more women to sign up and take part.

We all live busy lives, trying to fill every minute with one thing or another. I too live a busy life, by choice, but not so busy that I can’t give up an hour of my time and go and chat with teenagers about what is out there for them. All the initiative asks for is one hour a year.

I registered on the website – www.inspiringthefuture.org – not expecting to be overwhelmed by requests to talk and no, I didn’t hear anything straight away. However, I was eventually invited to a school to talk as part of their careers day. Unfortunately I couldn’t make the day so I had to decline. That’s the beauty of this initiative, you are not obliged to say yes and as a volunteer, it must fit in with your schedule.

This summer I was contacted by All Saints School in Weymouth. They wanted someone to speak to their Year 11s, on their first day of their final year at school (pressure!) and to kick start the day with something a little different. Unfortunately I was away on a trip when Miss Hegarty’s request initially came through but we kept in contact. Then, towards the end of August, she contacted me again to say that her speaker had dropped and would I be able to step in – ‘Yes!’ I said.

Julio Ludago: Kilimanjaro World Record attempt

Written by  Steph 24 September 2015

You could say that you’re either one of two people in life; one who has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro or one who has it firmly on their bucket list.

For those of you who have climbed this iconic Mountain with DA (or indeed have it booked in the diary for the coming months!) you will know how important the crew are to keeping you motivated, and our local crew are especially important in supplying boundless enthusiasm, motivation and songs to keep you going during those tough moments.

The climb to Uhuru Peak (5896m) will usually take you between 5 and 7 days and its no mean feat!

So, how about making it up AND back in under 7 hours? Impossible you say?

Not for Professional Mountaineer Julio Ludago.

Julio is one of our Ground Crew based in Tanzania with Ahsante Tours, who has worked with us for many years, supporting and encouraging many of you to Kilimanjaro’s summit.

He is now taking on his own personal challenge, by attempting a new World Record for the fastest ascent and descent of Africa’s highest mountain. The existing World Record is held by Swiss-Ecuadorian Mountaineer Karl Egloff who complete the challenge in a mere 6 hours and 42 minutes in August 2014.

This is the time Julio is preparing to beat.

Motivated by the desire to keep the record for the climb to the roof of Africa in Tanzania and by the mentality of ‘why not me?’ Julio will embark on this immense challenge on 27th September 2015 and we will be supporting him all the way – we hope you will too!

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