Wildlife Viewing Trips & Safaris

Pack your binoculars and join us for a safari in Africa, birding along the Amazon or snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos Islands.

Get ready to go wild! Pack your binoculars and join us for a safari adventure, birding along the Amazon or snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos Islands. Our expert guides share their knowledge and love of natural history and wildlife in these top travel destinations.

Africa Tours

Botswana Adventure Safari – Okavango Delta

Botswana Adventure Safari – Okavango Delta

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari

Pristine, remote, and teeming with an incredible diversity of wildlife, Botswana's Okavango Delta is considered by many to be the crown jewel of all of southern Africa's great wildernesses. This vast inland delta and its surrounding national parks and reserves support hundreds of mammal and bird species, setting the ultimate natural stage for one of the world's premier game viewing experiences. Our exciting new safari provides an unforgettable opportunity to explore the Okavango and environs through a series of game drives, bush walks, mokoro excursions and three nights of comfortable camping in the remote African bush.

Botswana Adventure Safari – Okavango Delta & Kalahari Desert

Botswana Adventure Safari – Okavango Delta & Kalahari Desert

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari

For those seeking to discover the full range of flora, fauna, and habitat found in Botswana's magnificent array of national parks, game reserves and wilderness areas, our new Adventure Safari in the Okavango Delta & Kalahari Desert provides an extraordinary adventure second to none. From the vast savannahs of the Kalahari Desert to the wildlife-rich floodplains of the Okavango Delta, this is a journey of extreme contrasts and wonderful surprises, certain to leave us with indelible memories of unrivaled natural beauty and intense wildlife encounters as the ongoing struggle for survival plays out before our eyes.

Botswana Classic Safari – Okavango Delta

Botswana Classic Safari – Okavango Delta

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari

Each year, seasonal rains and surging floodwaters flowing down from the Angolan highlands reach northern Botswana to create a magnificent water-world filled with ethereal beauty. This is the Okavango Delta, one of earth's largest and most pristine inland deltas and home to an abundance of wildlife including over 150 mammal and 400 bird species. Our new Classic Safari provides access to the region's premier game viewing areas by day and remote, deluxe safari camps each night.

Kenya Classic Safari

Kenya Classic Safari

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari, Walking

New trip! Lion, elephant, giraffe, and more abound on this classic Kenya safari. Seek out incredible wildlife at Amboseli National Park, the Laikipia Plateau, and the world-famous Maasai Mara while staying in classic safari camps. Expert Kenyan guides reveal the wonders of Africa's grasslands on bush walks and game drives.

Kenya Walking Safari

Kenya Walking Safari

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari, Hiking, Walking

New trip! Take the ultimate classic safari with a twist. Explore the varied landscapes of Kenya on a truly unique walking safari. Spend three days following a Samburu guide on foot through the Laikipia Plateau, visit remote and pristine Meru National Park, and explore the Maasai Mara—one of the premier wildlife viewing destinations in the world.

Namibia Ultimate Adventure & Safari

Namibia Ultimate Adventure & Safari

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Camping, Wildlife Safari

New Trip! Discover one of the emerging stars among African adventure destinations. From ancient desert to dramatic coastline, Namibia is a country of epic landscapes and stunning scenery. Hike through beautiful terrain, seek out amazing African wildlife, and explore Namibia's most memorable sights including the Skeleton Coast, Etosha National Park, and the giant Sossusvlei sand dunes.

South Africa & Botswana Safari Family Adventure

South Africa & Botswana Safari Family Adventure

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Snorkeling, Sea Kayaking, Wildlife Safari

New trip! Leave home far behind and take your family on the ultimate vacation to Africa! This itinerary, especially designed for the entire family, is loaded with wildlife watching, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and more. South Africa and Botswana are the perfect place for an adventure your family will never forget.

South Africa Ultimate Adventure & Safari

South Africa Ultimate Adventure & Safari

  • Days: 11
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Wildlife Safari

In providing the active adventure traveler with an alluring mix of breathtaking scenery, stirring cultural history, immense biodiversity, and a variety of exhilarating muscle-powered activity options, few destinations on earth can rival amazing South Africa. For our exciting new multisport trip, we've crafted an itinerary that showcases many of the highlights of this remarkable country, incorporating memorable opportunities to discover the land, its people, and even its wildlife during a three-day safari in one of Africa's most famous game reserves.

Tanzania Classic Safari

Tanzania Classic Safari

  • Days: 9
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari

Conjure up in your mind "African safari" in the classic sense — vast stretches of savannah, flat-topped acacia trees silhouetted against orange-purple sunsets, hundreds of animals streaming across the horizon. This trip is that image made real. In nine very full days we visit Tanzania's premier wildlife parks!

Tanzania Classic Safari Family Adventure

Tanzania Classic Safari Family Adventure

  • Days: 9
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari
  • Minimum Age: 6

Imagine the thrill your family will experience when viewing African lions stalking a herd of impala, a cheetah springing into action, or a baby elephant suckling its mother. In nine very full days we explore Tanzania's premier wildlife parks.

Namibia Ultimate Adventure & Safari

Namibia Ultimate Adventure & Safari

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Wildlife Safari

For those seeking unique adventures, awe-inspiring landscapes and the restorative solitude of remote wilderness, incomparable Namibia awaits discovery. Namibia's distinctive geography includes ancient coastal deserts that glow orange with the setting sun, vast white salt pans that serve as mineral sources for a host of native animal species, and rugged river valleys cutting through jagged mountains of metamorphic rock. Our sweeping new adventure provides access to many of this remarkable country's most captivating destinations; avoiding long days on the road by using light aircraft to transport us between our comfortable camps and lodges.

Victoria Falls – Waterfalls & Wildlife Extension

Victoria Falls – Waterfalls & Wildlife Extension

  • Days: 3
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 1
  • Activity: Trail Walking, Game Drive, River Cruise

New Trip! The cacophonous roar, erupting mist, and expansive view make Victoria Falls an iconic destination worthy of any trip to southern Africa. During our visit, we enjoy game drives, a scenic Zambezi River cruise, and take a walking tour of the Falls, stopping at viewpoints to appreciate the scale and beauty of the falls known locally as "the Smoke that Thunders." This extension provides easy access to Victoria Falls from any of our southern Africa adventures.

Antarctic Cruises

Antarctica Cruise – Classic Voyage

Antarctica Cruise – Classic Voyage

  • Days: 10-12
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking

Check Antarctica off your bucket list by taking an adventurous voyage to the White Continent. Our 10-12 day Classic Voyage is perfect for those looking to discover the best of the Antarctica Peninsula. Ride a Zodiac to land-based excursions, visit penguin colonies, and take an optional mountain hike. Kayaking and camping options available.

Antarctica Cruise – Extended Classic Voyage

Antarctica Cruise – Extended Classic Voyage

  • Days: 13-15
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking

Set sail for Antarctica—a rarely-visited continent full of epic beauty. Our 13-15 day Extended Classic Voyage is a great way to see the best Antarctica has to offer, from on-land excursions to penguin watching. Add an extra rush of adrenaline with many optional activities from kayaking to cross-country skiing.

Antarctica Cruise – South Georgia & King Penguins

Antarctica Cruise – South Georgia & King Penguins

  • Days: 19-23
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking

Take the ultimate voyage to Antarctica for a true once-in-a-lifetime adventure. This 19-23 day itinerary also visits South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, and the South Shetland Islands. Visit king penguin rookeries, spot elephant seals, see historical spots. Go kayaking, take a polar plunge, or trek up a glacier.

Chitwan Jungle Safari – Nepal Extension

Chitwan Jungle Safari – Nepal Extension

  • Days: 4
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Wildlife Safari, Canoeing, Walking

New Trip! Journey to Chitwan National Park in search of tigers, rhinos, and the other inhabitants of Nepal's subtropical lowlands. Conclude a trek to Everest or Annapurna by visiting a side of Nepal that is vastly different from the high Himalaya. Experience an elephant safari, meet the local Tharu people, and enjoy spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities from a comfortable and secluded safari lodge.

Latin America Tours

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

Amazon Basin & Galapagos Islands Family Adventure

  • Days: 10
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Rafting, Snorkeling, Sea Kayaking, Biking
  • Minimum Age: 8

This adventure is chock-full of family fun, from rafting and hiking in the jungles of the Upper Amazon to watching the famed wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Enjoy kayaking and swimming in turquoise waters, hiking near active volcanoes, biking through tortoise highlands and more.

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Northern & Western

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Northern & Western

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Walking, Swimming

Come visit the unique and exotic wildlife of Ecuador�s Galapagos. Experience the same sense of wonder as Darwin as we visit the northern and far western stretches of islands, including Genovesa, Fernandina, and Isabela islands.

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Southern & Central

Galapagos Islands Cruise – Southern & Central

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Walking, Swimming

The stupendous eco-paradise of the Galapagos Islands offers exotic animal species including giant tortoise, penguin, flamingo, and marine iguana, all enjoying full protection on this volcanic island chain off Ecuador's coast. Visit Espanola, Floreana, and more!

Galapagos Islands & Otavalo Highlands Multisport

Galapagos Islands & Otavalo Highlands Multisport

  • Days: 12
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 3
  • Activity: Hiking, Kayaking, Biking

Explore Ecuador! Kayak in turquoise waters, swim off white sandy beaches with friendly sea lions, hike near active volcanoes, bike through the tortoise highlands and snorkel in a world-class marine reserve.

Heart of the Amazon Voyage

Heart of the Amazon Voyage

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Cruising, Walking, Wildlife Viewing

Board an expedition river boat and venture far up the Rio Negro, the least-inhabited river in the Amazon Basin. Join naturalist guides for an exploration of pristine rainforest areas rarely visited by outsiders.

Peruvian Amazon

Peruvian Amazon

  • Days: 2-7
  • Activity Level: Activity Level 2
  • Activity: Hiking, Wildlife Viewing

Peru's Amazon Basin grants the adventurous traveler access to the magnificent lowland rainforests of South America and some of the most exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities on the planet.

North America Tours

Alaska's Inside Passage and Glacier Bay

Alaska's Inside Passage and Glacier Bay

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Varies
  • Activity: Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking

Remote wilderness exploration highlights this adventure. Spend days cruising among massive icebergs, hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and whale watching in Alaska's spectacular Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Alaska's Inside Passage: Eastern Coves

Alaska's Inside Passage: Eastern Coves

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Varies
  • Activity: Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking, Hiking

Shaped by massive glaciers over millions of years, the temperate rainforest of Southeast Alaska reveals wildlife-rich fjords and spectacular scenery. The Juneau to Ketchikan route includes hiking the Baird Glacier trail, kayaking in Yes Bay and Walker Cove, exploring Misty Fjords National Monument and visiting Wrangell's Kiksetti Totem Park.

Alaska's Inside Passage: Western Coves

Alaska's Inside Passage: Western Coves

  • Days: 8
  • Activity Level: Varies
  • Activity: Wildlife Viewing, Kayaking, Hiking

Explore the back passages and narrow waterways of the most remote areas of Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage. The Ketchikan to Juneau route includes kayaking in Patterson Bay, hiking the southeastern side of Baranoff Island, exploring El Capitan Cave, visiting the authentic Tlingit town of Klawock and whale watching in Frederick Sound.

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