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“I really can’t stress enough how impressed we have been with not only Sam Sykes of Sam Sykes Ltd but the WHOLE team…Fabulous experience.”

Cooper school, Oxfordshire


Experience the magical constrasts of Iceland’s majestic scenery on this chance-of-a-lifetime expedition.

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Spain Overseas Expedition


For a country so accessible to us, Spain’s remote Picos Mountains, with its towering ranges, will provide an experience like no other.

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Combining cultural experiences with geographical challenges, our Morocco expedition will provide an unforgettable experience.

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The French Alps are one of the most exciting and inspiring settings for completion of a Gold qualifying expedition you will never forget.

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Slovakia Overseas Expedition


The Low Tatras’ mountainous landscape provides a stunning environment to challenge participants and an escape from some of Europe’s more common destinations.

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If venturing beyond the UK on overseas DofE expeditions appeals to you, our experienced team can organise a range of full packages in places such as France, Spain, Iceland, Morocco and Slovakia.

This includes a UK-based training and practice expedition followed by an overseas qualifying expedition in a range of simply stunning locations.

If you have already completed your Gold training and practice expedition, but want an international qualifying expedition, we can help. Our qualifying expedition-only options include route planning with a qualified IML at a convenient location, completion of all paperwork, logistics and kit hire. Prices start from as little as £750 per participant.


  • Full UK-based training and practice expedition 
  • Full overseas qualifying expedition
  • All in-country food
  • All in-country camp fees
  • Fuel for stoves
  • In-country support during expedition


  • Travel to and from the UK
  • Travel insurance
Slovakia Overseas Expedition
Start Your Adventure

Start Your Adventure

Six DofE participants share their experiences of their own personal DofE journeys whilst expressing their thoughts on their best and worst moments and proving that the DofE really is a chance to explore your potential and have fun!



What our customers believe motivates the Sam Sykes team.