Specialist insurance cover for thrill seekers
Adventure travel insurance from Columbus Direct is tailored for those who don't want to just laze on a beach during their holiday. You will be automatically covered for many sports and activities, all of which will be listed on your Policy Wording document. Many other sports and activities can be added by calling our customer services team on 0845 888 8893 who will be happy to help.
Summary of our adventure travel insurance
At Columbus Direct our travel insurance doesn't just cover you for cancellation and lost baggage - we cover a wide variety of sports and activities as standard in our policies, including bungee jumping, scuba diving to 30m, surfing, water skiing and horse riding. As well as standard adventure activities we can also provide an option to cover you for mountaineering, rock climbing, kite surfing, and many more. We've a huge range of activities available, so if you're travelling and want insurance for some of your more adventurous activities then you're in the right place.
Check the list below for the sports and activities that are covered. Many others can be added by calling our customer services team on 0845 888 8893 who will be happy to help.
Details on the full range of sports and activities we can cover
You can include cover for hazardous sports and activities to any policy offered by Columbus Direct, including annual travel insurance policies. We cover more than 80 sports / activities as standard and you can arrange for another 60 sports and (hazardous) activities at an additional cost:
Sports and activities covered as standard:
Aerobics, Archery *, Banana Boating, Beach games, Body boarding/Boogie Boarding (only on inland waters or coastal waters within a 12 mile limit from land) *, Bungee jump ‡, Camel Riding, Climbing (on climbing wall only), Cycling (excluding BMX and mountain biking) *, Dinghy/Hobie Cat sailing (only on inland waters or coastal waters within a 12 miles from land) *, Flying as a passenger in an aircraft (private plane, small aircraft, glider or helicopter), Football/Soccer, Fruit or vegetable picking (under 3 metres), Go karting *, Golf, Gym – Fitness, Hiking/Fell Walking/Rambling/Trekking (below 2,000 metres), Horse riding (maximum 7 days, no polo, hunting or jumping) *, Hot air ballooning, Hydro zorbing, Ice-skating (rink only), Jet skiing *, Martial arts (non-contact training only), Motorcycling (maximum 125cc, with appropriate licence held) *, Non-manual work (excluding animal sanctuary/refuge work) *, Paintballing *, Parascending/Parasailing (over water), Pilates, Pony trekking, Rafting/Canoeing/ Kayaking (including white water up to grade 3 and in coastal waters within 12 miles from land) *, Roller skating/Blading/In-line skating (no stunts), Safari (not involving use of firearms), Sailing (including Yachting and catamaran, within European waters, no racing) *, Shark diving (in a cage) ‡, Skydiving (one jump and tandem only) ‡, Sledging/Sleigh riding (as a passenger only, pulled by horse, reindeer or dogs), Snorkeling, Surfing *, Swimming (in a pool, inland waters or coastal waters within 12 miles from land), Swimming with dolphins, Sydney Harbour Bridge walk, Tennis, Trampolining, Tree top trekking, Trekking/Hiking/Walking (between 2,000 and 4,000 metres altitude, no overnight stay), Tubing/Ringos, Water skiing (only on inland waters or coastal waters within 12 miles from land, no jumping) *, Wind tunnel flying ‡, Windsurfing/Board sailing (only on inland waters or coastal waters within 12 miles from land) *, Yoga, Zorbing.
Any marked with ‡ are not covered under the Personal Accident section, any marked with * are not covered under the Personal Liability section.
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