Real Life Experiences

If you’re looking for adventure, you’ve come to the right place.


For the past 25 years, we’ve been taking small groups of travellers on unforgettable trips around the world.


What makes them unforgettable? We asked our friends at Perennial Plate to encapsulate what the Intrepid experience feels like, and we think they nailed it. Take a look for yourself and discover where our adventures could take you.

Find out more about the Intrepid experience.

New tours for 2014

Vegas to San Fran

7 days, Las Vegas to San Francisco
Set out on a road trip from lavish Las Vegas to stylish San Francisco, taking in Yosemite National Park and Death Valley. 

Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia

17 days, from Azerbaijan to Armenia
Touch down in Azerbaijan's capital Baku before exploring Tbilisi, Gudauri, Kutaisi and finishing in Yerevan. 

Real Food Adventure Japan

12 days, from Tokyo to Osaka
Learn traditional recipes, see the sights, and dine on some of the world's most refined delicacies. 

Barcelona to Berlin

15 days, from Barcelona to Berlin 15 days, from Barcelona to Berlin 15 days This journey from Barcelona to Berlin encapsulates much of Europe’s old-world charm and modern culture.

The Kokoda Track

11 days, from Papua New Guinea
Hike one of the most challenging and historically enlightening trails in the world on an 11-day round trip from Port Moresby.

Hawaiian Highlights

10 days, from Honolulu to Kihei
Hit the surf in Honolulu, hike around live volcanos and sip sunset mai tais along Waikiki Beach.

Recent blog articles

The great Intrepid Photo Comp wrap-up for 2014

The great Intrepid Photo Comp wrap-up

Over the past 12 months, the Intrepid Photography Competition has been bombarded with thousands of incredible images from our travellers and we were blown away by the talent this year. Read more

6 easy tips for your Nepal trek

6 easy tips for your Nepal trek

We know the more we prepare for our Himalayan trek, the greater chance we have of successfully rising to the challenge. But how? These doable tips will help get you on the right path. Read more

Why we no longer ride elephants

Intrepid staff and travellers are a very passionate lot; unafraid to speak up about ethical and social justice issues they may be confronted with during their travels. Read more

What our travellers have to say...

When you wake up on the morning of departure not wanting to go home and a few tears well up in your eyes as you fly out over the city, that means conclusively that it was a fabulous experience, and a never to be forgotten tour.

Veronica Forsayeth

Quite honestly the holiday of a lifetime. I can't believe I loved the camping, the cooking and the showers block without electricity. All credit and thanks to Bryce and Tshepo for making the trip fun and memorable and making everyone feel like old friends.

Marie Newcombe

This is the first time I did a group trip. I am a big independent adventure traveller, but I would not have been able to do many of the experiences that we did on my own or in such an efficient manner. It was nice that I can spend as much or as little time with the group.

Greg Kaufman

Our travel styles


For travellers on a budget, our Basix trips keep inclusions to a minimum. They’re about value and lots of free time to choose the activities and extras that you want to do. Find out more


The classic Intrepid style. These trips come with some included activities and stay at more hotels than Basix trips. The perfect choice for those who want a taste of everything. Find out more


Designed for those who want more inclusions, our Comfort trips offer a higher standard of accommodation, larger, roomier vehicles and more included activities. Find out more