Travel Insurance: activities, sports & adventures covered by World Nomads

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World Nomads travel insurance provides cover to participate in range of recreational sports and activities.

You must choose the correct plan to be covered for specific activities listed below:

(1)Standard Plan
(2)Explorer Plan, also includes cover for all Standard Plan activities
(Excluded) – Activities which are not covered under any plan.

We like to think we know most adventures World Nomads love. If a sport or activity is not listed it may have slipped by us or it may not be covered. Check with us if you’re not sure.

Note: Some of these activities have specific restrictions. Please check the policy wording (Product Guide) for details.

A

Abseiling (Excluded). For policies purchased before 12am, 29 November, 2017, abseiling is covered on the Explorer plan.
Aerial safari (1)
Alpine ski touring (2)
American football (1)
Angling, excluding rock fishing (1)
Archery (1)

B

Badminton (1)
Ballooning (1)
Baseball (1)
Base jumping (Excluded)
Basketball (1)
Biking – all styles including touring and organised tours (1)
Black water rafting (2)
Bobsleigh (2)
Bouldering (1)
Bowling (1)
Bull riding (Excluded)
Bungee jumping (1)
Bushwalking up to 6,000 meters (1)

C

Camel riding / trekking (1)
Camping under 6,000 meters (1)
Camping over 6,000 meters (Excluded)
Canoeing (1)
Canyon swing (1)
Canyoning (1)
Capoeira dancing (1)
Cave diving (2)
Cavern diving (2)
Caving (1)
Clay pigeon shooting (1)
Cliff diving (Excluded)
Cricket (1)
Cycling under 6,000 meters – all styles including touring and organised tours except on Yungas Road/Death Road (1)
Cycling over 6,000 meters (Excluded)

D

Deep sea fishing (1)
Dirt boarding (1)
Dog sledding (1)

E

Elephant riding / trekking (1)
Equestrian activities (1)
Expeditions in Antarctica, within the Arctic Circle and Greenland (Excluded)
Expeditions - check the activity you will do to choose the correct plan.

F

Fell running / walking (1)
Fencing (1)
Fishing – all types except rock fishing (1)
Fishing – rock fishing (Excluded)
Fly by wire (1)
Flying as a passenger in a licensed scheduled or chartered aircraft or helicopter (1)
Flying / piloting an aircraft (Excluded)
Football (1)
Free diving (up to 50m) (2)

G

Glacier walking in all countries except Antarctica, within the Arctic Circle and Greenland (2)
Gliding (1)
Go karting (1)
Golf (1)
Gymnastics (1)

H

Hang gliding (Excluded)
Heli-skiing / boarding (2)
Hiking up to 6,000 meters in all countries except Antarctica, within the Arctic Circle and Greenland (1)
Hiking over 6,000 meters (Excluded)
Hockey (1)
Horse riding (1) – see also Rodeo
Hot air ballooning (1)
Hunting (excluding big game) (1)

I

Ice climbing (2)
Ice hockey (1)
Ice skating (indoor or outdoor) (1)

J

Jet boating (2)
Jet skiing (2)

K

Kayaking (1)
Kite buggy (1)
Kite surfing (2)
Kite wing (2)
Kiteboarding on land (2)
Kiteboarding on water (2)

L

Land surfing (2)

M

Manual work in covered activities (2)
Martial arts - non contact (1)
Martial arts - cage fighting, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, Muay Thai (Excluded)
Martial arts - training (2)
Moped biking (1)
Motor biking (1)
Mountain biking up to 6,000 meters – all styles including on and off track, cross country, downhill, touring, except on Yungas Road/Death Road (1)
Mountaineering using specialist climbing equipment (Excluded)
Motocross (Excluded)
Motorsports - shows, races, competition or training (Excluded)

N

Netball (1)
Non-manual work in covered activities (1)

O

Orienteering (1)
Outdoor endurance (1)
Outward Bound (1)

P

Paint balling (1)
Parachuting (2)
Paragliding (Excluded)
Parapenting (Excluded)
Parasailing (2)
Parascending (2)
Parascending (over water only) (2)
Passenger in a licensed scheduled or chartered aircraft or helicopter (1)
Passenger in a private, light aircraft (1)
Professional sports where you receive a payment or wage (Excluded)

Q

Quad biking (1)

R

Rambling (1)
Rap jumping (2)
Rifle range shooting (1)
Riverboarding (2)
Rock climbing (Excluded) For policies purchased before 12am, 29 November, 2017, abseiling is covered on the Explorer plan.
Rodeo (Excluded)
Roller blading (1)
Roller skating (1)
Rowing / sculling (1)
Rugby (1)
Running of the bulls (Excluded)

S

Safari tours (1)
Sailing (coastal waters only) (1)
Sailing (outside coastal waters) (1)
Sandboarding (1)
Sandskiing (1)
Scuba diving to 50 meters (2)
Scuba diving over 50 meters (Excluded)
Sea canoeing (1)
Sea kayaking (coastal waters only) (1)
Shark cage diving to 50 meters (2)
Skateboarding (street) (1)
Skateboarding - ramp / half pipe (1)
Skateboarding - skate park (1)
Ski joring (1)
Skidoos (2)
Skiing / snowboarding – on piste, off piste (2)
Skydiving (except from a hot air balloon) (2)
Sleigh rides (1)
Sledding (2)
Snorkelling (1)
Snow mobiling (2)
Snow rafting (2)
Snowboarding – on piste, off piste (2)
Snowsports (2)
Soccer (1)
Speed boating (1)
Squash (1)
Stand up paddle surfing (1)
Stilt walking (1)
Surf boat rowing (1)
Surfing (1)
Swimming (1)

T

Table tennis (1)
Tandem skydiving (2)
Ten pin bowling (1)
Tennis (1)
Trail bike riding (1)
Trekking up to 6,000 meters in all countries except Antarctica, within the Arctic Circle and Greenland (1)
Trekking in Antarctica, the Arctic Circle and Greenland (Excluded)
Trekking over 6,000 meters (Excluded)
Tubing (1)
Tubing on snow (2)
Tuk Tuk racing e.g Rickshaw Run (Excluded)

U

Ultimate frisbee (1)

V

Via ferrata (1)
Volleyball (1)

W

Wake skating (1)
Wakeboarding (1)
Walking (1)
Walking up to 6,000 meters (1)
Water skiing (1)
White water kayaking (2)
White water rafting (2)
Windsurfing (1)
Wingsuit flying (Excluded)

Y

Yachting (coastal waters only) (1)
Yachting (outside coastal waters) (1)
Yoga (in class or alone) (1)
Yoga (yoga teacher) (2)

Z

Zip line (1)
Zorbing (1)

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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2017 05:10PM AEDT