Adventure Tourism in the Surveyed Polish Adventure Tourists' Opinion - Outline of the Problem


Tourism is a kind of human activity, which has the ability to simultaneously satisfy a wide human needs' range and develop people's personality. Adventure tourism term is a type of tourism able to fulfill these types of human needs. The aim of the study was to know the Polish tourists opinion about the adventure tourism in Poland. The study involved 50 people, taking into account their gender, age, education and occupational status. The research tool was a survey questionnaire. The study indicated that it is not a popular form of tourism in Poland. Its proponents, the information about places and facilities derive mainly from the Internet. The most popular forms are trekking, tramping, caves exploration, paintball, windsurfing, bungejumping and rafting. Rather average possibility of practicing the adventure tourism in Poland is associated with multitude barriers, mainly financial investments, lack of free time, as well as fear and general fear of some of its forms.


Tourism; Tourism research; Touristic travel

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Published : 2014-12-31

Cieślik, E., Siembida, A., Kościej, A., & Górecki, A. (2014). Adventure Tourism in the Surveyed Polish Adventure Tourists’ Opinion - Outline of the Problem. Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development, 34(4), 53-67. Retrieved from

Ewa Cieślik 
Uniwersytet Rolniczy im. Hugona Kołłątaja w Krakowie  Poland
Agnieszka Siembida
Uniwersytet Rolniczy im. Hugona Kołłątaja w Krakowie  Poland
Anna Kościej 
Uniwersytet Rolniczy im. Hugona Kołłątaja w Krakowie  Poland
Adam Górecki 
Górnośląska Wyższa Szkoła Handlowa w Katowicach  Poland

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