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This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river journeys; whitewater kayaking; whitewater rafting; seakayaking; sailing; expedition cruises; diving; surfing; heli-skiing and snowboarding; cross-country skiing; ice climbing; mountaineering; hiking and bushwalking; horse riding; mountain biking; off-road safaris; wildlife watching; and aerial adventures. The book will appeal to those studying tourism, leisure, recreation and adventure tourism management and also to practitioners in the adventure tourism industry. The book has 27 chapters and a subject index.