Outdoor Adventure Guides


Outdoor Adventure Guides direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in outdoor adventure activities such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting.
Outdoor Adventure Guides
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks

  • meeting members of a tour on arrival and making introductions
  • organising and supervising groups involved in outdoor adventures such as bungy jumping, fishing and hunting, mountaineering, trekking and whitewater rafting
  • setting up and maintaining equipment, and ensuring that equipment is safe and in working condition
  • demonstrating and providing instruction in the use of equipment and techniques required for participation
  • providing advice on safety measures, and ensuring that activities are conducted in a manner to minimise risk to participants
  • responding to emergencies by providing first aid assistance and taking appropriate further action if required
  • answering questions and advising on local interest points within a specific region
  • may maintain written reports of daily activities and carry out other administrative work

Job Titles

  • Bungy Jump Master
  • Fishing Guide
  • Hunting Guide
  • Mountain or Glacier Guide
  • Outdoor Adventure Instructor
  • Trekking Guide
  • Whitewater Rafting Guide
  • Outdoor Adventure Guides

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Tourism, Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
  • Certificate III in Guiding, Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation
  • Certificate IV in Guiding, Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation

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