Definition of adventure travel in English:

adventure travel

(also adventure tourism)

noun

  • [mass noun] A type of tourism involving travel to remote or exotic locations in order to take part in physically challenging outdoor activities:

    ‘the search for a brush with danger is not confined to Africa and Asia where adventure tourism is booming’
    • ‘Adventure tourism has entered the picture in recent years, with customers paying steep prices to visit the undersea wreck.’
    • ‘He expanded the program to include summertime adventure travel, including rafting in the Grand Canyon and kayaking at Lake Powell.’
    • ‘For someone used to self-sufficient adventure travel, this level of service is an anomalous leftover from the days of the British Raj.’
    • ‘He wanted to explore the possibilities of adventure tourism in this wild and extreme land, home to 2.3 million people and 5 million free-roaming horses.’
    • ‘There is also plenty of scope for adventure tourism, such as trekking and rock climbing.’
    • ‘Travel journals are great travel accessories and travel gifts for student travel, family vacations and adventure travel.’
    • ‘Though technology is often seen as the adversary of adventure travel, it's actually a love-hate relationship.’
    • ‘Adventure tourism supports the active, fit, and somewhat daring traveller.’
    • ‘Whether it's adventure travel or a mental-health break during reading week, they'll help you get out of town.’
    • ‘I have done my share of adventure travel: White-water rafting on the North Fork of the Salmon River, hiking the Milford Track in New Zealand, scaling Sedona's heights.’