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

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(1) - Level 1

(2) - Level 2

(3) - Level 3

A

Abseiling (3)

Acrobatics(1)

Aerial safari* (2)

Aerobics (1)

Air guitar (1)

American football (2)

Angling (ice fishing) (1)

Anglng (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles) (1)

Angling (beyond 3 nautical miles, deep sea fishing) (1)

Archery (1)

Athletics (1)

Au Pair / Nanny ( paid ot volunteer childcare) (1)

Australian Rules Football (AFL) (1)

B

Badminton (1)

Ballet (1)

Ballooning (hot air) (1)

Ballroom dancing (1)

Banana boat rides (1)

Bar work (hospitality, manual work) (1)

Baseball (1)

Basketball (1)

Bicycle polo (2)

Black water rafting (cave tubing)* (2)

BMX(on road, no tricks or jumps) (1)

BMX(off road/on track/cross country) (3)

Boating (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles only) (1)

Boating (beyond 3 nautical miles) (2)

Bobsled (in snow) (3)

Bobsled (non-snow track) (1)

Bobsleigh* (3)

Bouldering (3)

Bowling (lawn or ten pin) (1)

Bungee jumping* (1)

Bungy jumping* (1)

Bushwalking up to 2000 metres (1)

Bushwalking up to 6000 metres (3)

Bushcraft (1)

C

Camel riding (single ride) (1)

Camel trekking (overnight / main mode of transport) (2)

Camping up to 2,000 metres (1)

Camping up to 6,000 metres (3)

Canoeing (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles, grades 1-5) (1)

Canoeing (beyond 3 nautical miles) (2)

Canyon swing* (2)

Capoeira dancing (1)

Cave Tubing* (grades 1-5) (2)

Cavern diving (qualified to 40 metres)*# (3)

Caving (spelunking)* (3)

Caving (sightseeing/tourist attraction*(1)

Cheerleading (1)

Clay pigeon shooting* (3)

Cricket (1)

Croquet (1)

Curling (1)

Cycling (incidental to the trip; independent touring; on organised tour) up to 2000 metres in elevation (1)

Cycling (incidental to the trip; independent touring; organised tour) up to 6000 metres in elevation (3)

D

Dance (1)

Darts (1)

Deep sea fishing (2)

Deepelling (3)

Dirt boarding (1)

Diving (Scuba to 30 metres)# (1)

Diving (Scuba to 40 metres)# (2)

Diving (unqualified /learn to dive course/discover dive with qualified instructor)* (1)

Dodge ball (1)

Dog sledding (1)

Dragon boating (1)

Dune buggy *#(1)

E

Elephant riding (1)

Elephant trekking (overnight / main mode of transport) (2)

F

Fell running (1)

Fishing (ice) (3)

Fishing (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles) not including rock fishing (1)

Fishing (beyond 3 nautical miles) including deep sea fishing (2)

Fitness training (1)

Floorball (1)

Fly by wire* (2)

Flying (as a passenger in a licensed scheduled or chartered aircraft or helicopter) (1)

Football (1)

Frisbee (1)

Fruit picking (WWOOFing, general farm work, manual work) (1)

G

Glacier walking (ice walking) (1)

Go karting * (1)

Golf (1)

Gymnastics (1)

Gridiron (2)

Gym training (aerobics, spinning, zumba, body pump, weight training, cross training, crossfit) (1)

H

Handball (1)

High diving up to 10 metres (excluding cliff diving/deep water soloing) (1)

Hiking up to 2,000 metres in elevation (1)

Hiking up to 6,000 metres in elevation (3)

Hockey (1)

Horse riding (equestrian, dressage, show jumping, eventing) (3)

Horse riding (leisure / social / non-competitive riding, excluding bare back) (1)

Hot air ballooning (1)

Hunting (excluding big game)*# (3)

Hydrofoiling (1)

Hydrospeeding (grades 1-5) (1)

I

Ice fishing (3)

Ice hockey (indoor) (2)

Ice skating (indoor) (1)

Ice skating (outdoor) (3)

In-line skating (1)

J

Jet boating (1)

Jet skiing* (2)

K

Kayaking (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles , grades 1-5) (1)

Kayaking (beyond 3 nautical miles) (2)

Kite boarding (on land or water) (1)

Kite buggy (2)

Kite flying (1)

Kite surfing (1)

Kite wing (land, water) (2)

Kite wing (snow) (3)

Korfball (1)

L

Lacrosse (1)

Land surfing (2)

Lawn bowling (1)

M

Martial arts (judo, karate) (2)

Martial arts (non-contact) (1)

Moped / scooter biking # (1)

Motor racing experience (passenger only) (1)

Motorbiking (off road, trail bike riding) # (3)

Motorbiking (on road) # (1)

Motorbiking (pillion passenger with a licenced driver)# (1)

Mountain biking (off road/ cross country) up to 2000 metres (2)

Mountain biking (off road/ cross country) up to 6000 metres (3)

Mountain biking (downhill) up to 6000 metres (3)

Multi-sport, triathlon, outdoor endurance (less than ultra distance) (3)

N

Nanny/Au Pair (paid or volunteer childcare) (1)

Netball (1)

O

Obstacle course / assault course / trim trail (3)

Office work (paid or volunteer clerical, non-manual work) (1)

Orienteering (1)

Outrigger canoeing (inland or coastal waters) (2)

Outrigger canoeing (outside coastal waters) (2)

Outward Bound (1)

P

Paddle boarding (1)

Paint balling / airsoft (1)

Parachuting (one jump only)* (3)

Parasailing (over water) * (1)

Potholing (caving)* (3)

Q

Quad biking (excluding travellers aged 15 years or younger)* (3)

R

Racquetball (1)

Rambling (1)

Rapelling (3)

Retail work (shop assistant/manager, general retail, manual work) (1)

Rifle range / sports shooting*# (3)

River boarding (grades 1-5) (1)

Rock climbing (bouldering / no ropes / no equipment) (3)

Rock climbing (indoor)* (2)

Rock climbing (outdoor)* (3)

Rock climbing (outdoor/ sport climbing / bolted)* (3)

Roller blading (1)

Roller hockey (1)

Roller skating (1)

Rounders (1)

Rowing (1)

Rugby (League/Union) (1)

Running (marathon distance) (2)

Running (half marathon distance or less) (1)

S

Safari tours (excluding handling of big game or dangerous animals)* (1)

Sail boarding (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles only) (1)

Sailing (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles) (1)

Sailing (beyond 3 nautical miles) (2)

Salsa dancing (1)

Sandboarding / sandskiing (1)

Scrambling (up to 2000 metres) (1)

Scuba diving (qualified to 30 metres)# (1)

Scuba diving (qualified to 40 metres)# (2)

Scuba diving (unqualified / learn to dive course /discover dive with qualified instructor)* (1)

Scuba diving (cavern diving to 40 metres) * # (3)

Skulling (1)

Sea Canoeing (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles , grades 1-5 ) (1)

Sea Canoeing (beyond 3 nautical miles) (2)

Sea Kayacking (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles , grades 1-5 ) (1)

Sea Kayacking (beyond 3 nautical miles ) (2)

Segway tours* (3)

Shark cage diving (non-qualified at surface or qualified to scuba dive to 30 metres)*# (1)

Shooting (rifle range/sports) * # (3)

Skateboarding (ramp, half pipe, skate park, street) (1)

Skeleton * (3)

Skiing (dry slope) (3)

Skiing (on piste or off piste within resort boundaries) (3)

Skiing (terrain park within resort; excluding acrobatics) (3)

Skiing (cross country / Nordic skiing on marked trails) (3)

Skiing (backcountry / outside of resort boundary alpine ski touring)* (3)

Skiing (by helicopter / snow cat)* (3)

Ski/Snowboard instructor or guide # (3)

Skiing (snowblading) (3)

Skydiving (one jump only)* (3)

Sledding/ Tobogganing/ Snow Sleds/ Snow Sleighs (on snow) (3)

Sleigh rides (horse drawn) (1)

Snooker (1)

Snorkelling (1)

Snow biking (3)

Snow kiting* (3)

Snow rafting* (3)

Snowmobiling* (3)

Snowboarding (dry slope) (3)

Snowboarding (on piste or off piste within resort boundaries) (3)

Snowboarding (terrain park within resort; excluding acrobatics) (3)

Snowboarding (backcountry / outside of resort boundary alpine ski touring)* (3)

Snowboarding (by helicopter / snow cat)* (3)

Soccer (1)

Softball (1)

Spearfishing (2)

Speed boating (1)

Spelunking (caving) * (3)

Squash/Raquet Ball (1)

Stand up paddle surfing (1)

Stilt walking (1)

Stoolball (1)

Surf boat rowing (1)

Surfing (1)

Swimming (pool; enclosed, inland, or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles only) (1)

Swimming with whales/whale sharks (inside or outside coastal waters) * (2)

T

Table tennis (1)

Tandem skydiving ( 1 jump only) * (3)

Tchoukball (1)

Ten-pin bowling (1)

Teaching (paid or volunteer, childcare, non-manual work ) (1)

Tennis (1)

Tough Mudder (3)

Trail bike riding (motorbiking offroad) # (3)

Tramping up to 2,000 metres (1)

Tramping up to 6,000 metres (3)

Trampolining (1)

Trapeze* (3)

Trekking up to 2,000 metres (1)

Trekking up to 6,000 metres (3)

Triathlon (less than ultra distance) (3)

Tubing on rivers (1)

Tubing on snow (3)

Tuk Tuk (as a passenger) (1)

U

Ultimate frisbee (1)

V

Via Ferrata * (3)

Volleyball (1)

Volunteer manual work (hospitality, retail, general farm work ) (1)

Volunteer manual work (teaching , clerical, childcare) (1)

Volunteer manual work (any work with power tools or working at height under 5 metres) (2)

Volunteer instructor or guide ( ski, snowboard, scuba dive) # (3)

Volunteer instructor or guide ( in other covered activities) # (3)

W

Wake skating (1)

Wakeboarding (excluding jumps) (1)

War games (online gaming) (1)

Water polo (1)

Water skiing (barefoot) (2)

Water skiing (excluding jumps) (1)

Weight training (see also gym training) (1)

White water kayaking (inland coastal waters within 3 nautical miles, grades 1-5) (1)

White water rafting (grades 1-5) (1)

Windsurfing (inland or coastal waters within 3 nautical miles only) (1)

Windsurfing (beyond 3 nautical miles only) (2)

Work - manual work (any work with power tools or work at height under 5 metres) (2)

Work - manual work (hospitality, retail, general farm work) (1)

Work - non-manual work (teaching, clerical, childcare) (1)

Work - instructor or guide (ski, snowboard, scuba dive) # (3)

Work - instructor or guide (other covered activities) # (3)

WWOOFing (general farm work , fruit picking , manual work) (1)

Y

Yoga (class, alone/home practice) (1)

Z

Zip line * (2)

Zorbing (1)

* or # Some of these activities may have specific restrictions. Please check the policy wording (Section 8) for details.

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Last Updated: Jul 06, 2016 12:44PM AEST