We made it to America! After boarding a bus at 6am in Vancouver, we made the short trip to the US border. Before making it through customs and immigration with ease, our welcome into the US (while waiting in the line) was initiated with a looping video montage of all things ‘Merica – cowboys, BIG […]
South America is a wonderfully diverse continent from the steamy Amazon Jungle to the jagged peaks of Patagonia to the Galapagos Islands teeming with wildlife. At Active Adventures we've picked the best areas, the places we know and love the most, to share with you.
We’ve been running trips in South America for nearly a decade now and this has given us plenty of time to come up with the ultimate South America bucket list – made up of adventures in the places we know and love the most; Peru, Patagonia, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Our South America adventure […]
Working for an adventure travel company really does have its perks. You get to hang out with a bunch of incredibly inspiring people all drawn together with a common passion for the outdoors. Here at Active HQ, a Monday morning is typically filled with storytelling; who biked the new trail? who entered that race? who’s […]
We should start by saying that each of our adventure trips has been crafted with flexibility in mind; we make sure the activities we do appeal to beginners and experts alike, and in the 20 years we’ve been running these trips, we have always had great success in looking after both the ‘newbies’ and the ‘old […]
There is a raw, natural beauty that attracts travellers to Peru, the third largest country in South America. The country boasts a 1,000 mile-long Pacific coastline, fertile highlands fed by the Andes and, of course, a large swath of the Amazon Rainforest – it’s a bit like Costa Rica in terms of biodiversity – just […]