Adventurous Journey Hikes for the duke of edinburgh’s international award

Let your Adventurous Journey begin with AusJourney.


Our Story

The team at AusJourney is passionate about working in nature and providing our participants with a unique, challenging and memorable experience. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality adventure in a safe and meaningful way.

Whilst on a journey, participants will expand their comfort zones, develop self-confidence and learn more about the wider environment. Our aim is to provide under 25's with transferable life skills and an appreciation for nature whilst achieving The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (Duke of Ed) in a safe and controlled environment.

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AusJourney is a registered COVID-19 Safe Business. This means we completed our COVID-19 Safety Plan and are committed to COVID Safety and keeping our workers, customers and community safe.

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Duke of Ed is the world’s leading youth development program, empowering all under 25's to explore their full potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world, regardless of their location or circumstances.

AusJourney is proud to support Duke of Ed, offering supervised practice and qualifying Adventurous Journey Hikes.

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Adventurous Journeys with AusJourney

The Adventurous Journey makes up a component of the Duke of Ed Award. It stimulates a spirit of adventure and self-discovery whilst undertaking a journey within a group with an agreed objective/purpose.

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Our Adventurous Journeys

All our Adventurous Journeys meet and exceed Duke of Ed requirements.

On our Adventurous Journeys we ensure participants:

  • Have a clearly defined purpose
  • Undertake practice and qualifying journeys that are of a similar nature, duration and environment.
  • Only use simple self-catering accommodation (shelters, tents, bivvies)
  • Meet the minimum time requirements of purposeful effort for their chosen level
  • Are supervised and assessed by suitably skilled and qualified Instructors
  • Undertake preparation and training which is relevant to their planned journey and skill level

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