Airbnb has launched a new offshoot called Airbnb Adventures, which allows travellers to book multi-day experiences hosted by local experts… so kind of like tours, right?

Airbnb Adventures is an extension to Airbnb Experiences, which launched in 2016 to provide tourists with the chance to book short tours with locals.

Vice President of Experiences, Joe Zadeh, said Adventures will make it easier for tourists to gain “access to epic and transformational travel”.

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“Like Airbnb Experiences, people can escape their day-to-day, but instead of just for a few hours, they now have the option to be fully switch-off, push themselves out of their comfort zones and have experiences that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.”

Joe Zadeh, Airbnb Experiences Vice President

Tours, sorry, Adventures will be priced from US$79 (AU$114) for an overnight trip and can go up to US$5,000 (AU$7,230) for a 1o-day trek.

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Currently, the peer-to-peer booking app has over 200 Adventures available around the world (like in Oman, Jordan, USA, etc.), including cliff camping to kayaking to cultural immersions.

Each tour is hosted by experienced locals that have “fascinating stories to share”, and because they always take place in intimate groups, guests can look to learn, make personal connections, seek challenges and grow.

 

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