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Adventure Tourism

Adventure Tourism

By R Buckley, Griffith University, Australia

October 2006 / Paperback / 336 Pages / 9781845931223 £40.00 / €55.00 / $75.00
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Main Description

Adventure tourism is a new, rapidly growing area at both practical and academic levels. Written at an introductory level, Adventure Tourism provides a basic background and covers commercial adventure tourism products across a range of adventure tourism sectors.


Students of tourism and leisure and practitioners in the adventure tourism industry.


Adventure recreation research

Case study approach

River journeys

Whitewater kayaking

Whitewater rafting



Expedition cruises



Heliski and snowboard

Cross-country skiing

Ice climbing, J Johnson and I Godwin both at Montana State University, USA

Mountaineering, R Hales, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia

Hiking and bushwalking

Horse riding, C Ollenburg, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia

Mountain biking, J Schaefers, USDA Forest Service, Golden Colorado, USA

Off-road safaris


Aerial adventures

Other sectors and issues

Adventure destinations

World adventure capital, C Carter, International Centre for Ecotourism Research, Griffith University, Australia

Cross-case analyses

Product patterns


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