The Adventure Travel Show is the UK’s only event dedicated to travel experiences off the beaten track. It’s the place to be for any adventurous travellers looking for exclusive travel deals, inspiration and talks from industry experts. The show has been running for over 20 years and takes place over two days in January, giving you the perfect opportunity to plan for the year ahead.
The Adventure Travel Show will be held at the Olympia events centre in London, on Saturday 19 January and Sunday 20 January 2019. You’ll find over a hundred free inspirational talks, multimedia seminars, trekking workshops and travel company exhibits offering incredible show-only deals and discounts. Adventure Travel readers also get an exclusive discount, saving 10% on show ticket prices. Simply quote the promotional code ‘ADVENT’ at the checkout. Click here to book.
Here’s five reasons why you absolutely can’t miss the show this year.
All the adventure travel inspiration in one place
If you are simply looking for inspiration for your next trip, The Adventure Travel Show offers endless ideas and inspiration. Discover hot new destinations from across the worlds continents, as well as all your classic bucket-list gems. You could even plan your very own self-supported adventure with special seminars by expedition experts on motorcycle adventures and adventure planning. If you’re planning a specific trip, there’ll be over 150 specialist adventure travel operators on hand to help plan and book your dream adventure.
A chance to improve your skills
In addition to a wealth of travel inspiration, you’ll also have the chance to hone your skills by attending travel writing, photography and adventure filming sessions, which will be held throughout the weekend. Plus, The Adventure Travel Film Festival – taking place on the evening of Saturday 19 January, will be presenting a selection of the year’s best adventure travel films, including Olie Hunter Smart’s inspiring feature about his walk across India – The Road to Independence.
Incredible coverage of your favourite destinations
In the special Discover Africa theatre, there’ll be heaps of information and practical advice to help you plan the adventure of a lifetime in this remarkable continent. Whether you’re planning on tackling the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro, or heading on safari, you’ll find all the do’s and don’ts of travelling in Africa here.
Practical advice on long-distance trekking
Want to tackle a multi-day expedition, but feel a little out of your depth? Cicerone, the company behind best-selling guides for walkers, trekkers and mountaineers, will be showcasing tailored workshops from long-distance walking in the UK to trekking in the Himalayas. Essential advice on choosing gear, packing light and organising a trek will be covered, with special insights into well-trodden destinations.
Talks from legendary adventurers
Bag yourself a spot in the Adventure Auditorium for some awe-inspiring talks from industry experts and famous faces such as Levison Wood, Dave Cornthwaite, Andy Bartlett, Chris Scott, Jan Bakker, Kev Reynolds, Reza Pakravan, Paddy Dillon, Olie Hunter Smart and Rebecca Stephens MBE. Overlanding experts Lois Pryce and Austin Vince will also be hosting ‘Adventure by Motorcycle’ seminars, while specialist expedition planner Duncan Milligan and Antonia Bolingboke-Kent will be presenting an adventure planning seminar.
Want tickets to this year’s Adventure Travel Show?
We’re not surprised. Head to the Adventure Travel Show website to get your tickets in advance. Don’t forget to quote ‘ADVENT’ for your 10% ticket discount!
*Discount only applies to show day tickets or weekend tickets bought before Saturday 19 January 2019. A £1.50 fulfilment fee applies. Under 16s visit for free. On the door ticket prices are £11 day/ £18 weekend.