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Safaris -- Unique Adventures

 

Safaris

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Namibia Desert Escape
Explore the pristine Skeleton Coast from above, viewing wildlife and the incredible scenery on a flight excursion.Discover the desert-adapted animals that live in this stark environment, like the unique lions and the conservation efforts to try and ensure their survival.Experience the thrill of tracking rhino with your expert rangers and learn about the work being done by Save the Rhino Trust.Enjoy Namibian hospitality at well-equipped and ideally-situated tented camps.
EXPLORING COSTA RICA: CLOUD FOREST TO THE CARIBBEAN
Exploring Costa Rica: Cloud Forest to the Caribbean
Discover the wild, rugged beauty of Costa Rica's mountains, the Caribbean coast, and much more on an inland adventure inland to a mist-shrouded cloud forest, volcano, lake, and a car-free, jungle village.
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Wild Kingdoms Of Southern Africa
Explore the "smoke that thunders," Victoria Falls, acclaimed as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.Discover wildlife galore on early morning walking safaris, night game drives in search of the nocturnal species and on boating excursions on the river.Experience the friendly hospitality of the people when you visit a local village.Enjoy authentic bush camps which blend African charm and elegance with knowledgeable guiding for an excellent game viewing experience.
Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska
Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska
Thrill at remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos-including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands and Wrangel Island-little changed since the days of Nordenskjold, Amundsen and intrepid explorers of the last century.
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Cape to Cairo
This comprehensive adventure features the most sought-after highlights on the African continent including the cosmopolitan sights of Cape Town, the grandeur of Victoria Falls and the mighty Zambezi River, the endless game viewing opportunities in Kenya's Maasai Mara and the towering Great Pyramids of ancient Egypt.
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Pearl of Africa
Explore the Kazinga Channel aboard a small boat in search of pink-backed pelicans, saddle-billed storks, buffalo, and hippo.Discover the coveted hour with Uganda's rare and endangered mountain gorillas. Watch the family - its dominant male silverback leader and protector, their attentive mothers and playful juveniles - move through their forest home.Experience the magical setting of your stunning eco-lodge, overlooking the primeval Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.Enjoy observing the animated chimpanzees as they traverse the tree canopy and forage on the forest floor.
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Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
Mandalay Bay Beach is what being a "resortist" is all about. With 11 acres, 2,700 tons of real sand, and a 1.6 million gallon wave pool it is a world-famous aquatic playground.
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
For a complete Botswana picture, this add on to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park is the perfect complement to our Best of Botswana safari.
Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn
Best of Chilean Patagonia: From Torres del Paine to Cape Horn
Optimize your Chilean Patagonia experience with a land and sea expedition. Spend three days at the superb Tierra Patagonia Hotel to savor the grandeur of Torres del Paine's sunrises and sunsets, its iconic landscapes, and profusion of wildlife.
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Indian Tapestry
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Ultimate Tanzania and Rwanda
Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators.Discover the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills' and be enchanted by the welcoming Rwandan people and their gracious hospitality.Experience that magical hour when you observe the magnificent mountain gorillas as they interact and forage in the forest.Enjoy game drives in the spectacular Tarangire National Park, known for its gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.
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Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan
Exploring the southern regions of Southeast Alaska on our expeditions is unrivalled experience, navigate narrow channels like Behm and Blake, Walker Cove in Misty Fiords, Eastern Passage and Wrangell Narrows. Discover an authentic Alaska unreachable by big white boats. Lower zodiacs to explore places like Hole in The Wall State Marine Park on Prince of Wales Island, and drop kayaks into salmon-studded waters, to trace the rugged, wildlife-rich shorelines of Kupreanof and Kuiu Islands.
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Aussie Adventure
Get ready to say G'Day with this captivating Aussie Adventure. Embark on an experience highlighting Australia's most famed regions and iconic land marks. Embrace native heritage and local wildlife as you trek through the Outback in search of your very own cultural awakening. Dive into nature's largest underwater eco-system as you step off the white sand island beaches and into the Great Barrier Reef. Wrap up your Down Under sojourn with a visit to Australia's premier city, Sydney, to explore the renowned Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
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Uganda Gorilla Trekking Adventure
This incredible itinerary leads you on a journey tracking these peaceful primates in their natural habitats as you embark upon a Uganda Gorilla Trekking Adventure. Spend days trekking and spotting these massive animals in their natural habitat. The perfect itinerary for any animal lover, this trek deep into Uganda brings you to the animals; and action!
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Australia New Zealand Encounter
A sampling of these two Pacific gems, Australia New Zealand Encounter is the perfect opportunity to see what these two have to offer. New Zealand's South Island is an adventure enthusiast's paradise. Cruise through Milford Sound taking in the panoramic views. If you're looking for a rush, take a leap of faith on bungee jump, go fast on a jet boat or opt for a helicopter tour. Spend a day at sea on a Great Barrier Reef tour; snorkeling with the local sea life or lazing on the boat. Get familiar with Sydney; take a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House, stroll along Sydney Harbour or check out one of Sydney's beautiful beaches.
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Tantalizing Tanzania
Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah.Discover the spectacular scenery created by gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.Experience the descent into the most unique caldera in the world: Ngorongoro Crater, often called the Eden of Africa.Enjoy wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara renowned for its seasonal pink flamingos coloring its shores, as for its nimble monkeys and tree climbing lions.
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India & Nepal Save the Tiger
This trip is easy to moderate. You will be touring cities, temples, ancient palaces and going on game drives and jeep safaris. While none of the activities are difficult, in the cities you will be on your feet for much of the day. Daily drives range from 2 hours to 6 hours.
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Spotlight on Southern Africa
Explore one of the world's best cities, Cape Town.Discover the majesty of Victoria Falls, followed by a unique African dinner experience at The Boma Restaurant.Experience the thrill of searching and photographing the Big Five, with twice-daily game viewing from your lodge, located on a private reserve.Enjoy one of Africa's most beautiful coastal drives while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the Cape of Good Hope and seeing the antics of an African penguin colony.
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Bora Bora Sampler
Travel to paradise and experience island living on these remote tropical havens. Discover the crystal clear waters of this beautiful island nation. Swim with reef sharks, snorkel or simply relax amid some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Watch the sunset, taste the local cuisine and immerse yourself in Tahitian culture with Bora Bora Sampler.
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Classic Southern Africa In-Style
Make your away across South Africa, Botswana and Zambia in Classic Southern Africa In-Style. Center yourself in Cape time; get to know this South African city inside and out on tours taking to you Table Mountain and to the Cape Point Nature Reserve. Get wild on safaris in search of big game and adventure. Botswana and Zambia are full of wildlife sure to get your heart racing. Lions, leopard, elephants and buffalo herds are just a few of the game you’re bound to see as you set your sights on southern Africa.
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Etosha Safari (ETOSHA BY ROAD - First Class)
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New Zealand Explorer
Action packed and ready to take you on a wild ride, New Zealand Explorer brings you to the adventure. A three day inclusive escorted tour - complete with Kiwi guides - takes you around the stunning Coromandel Peninsula. Get prepared to get outdoorsy, as you explore beautiful beaches, see spectacular scenery, famous Hot Water Beach and Karangahake Gorge. Head South to check out the mountainous Milford Sound and the grand glaciers at Franz Josef. These 11 nights will be sure to show you what makes New Zealand such a stunning natural phenomena.
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Icons of Western Canada & Knight Inlet
From learning intriguing bear facts from a local bear expert, to witnessing the movement of celestial bodies in Jasper National Park’s Dark Sky Preserve, feel closer to nature than ever before on this unforgettable itinerary.
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All Over New Zealand
Explore some of the most amazing scenery, attractions and culture as we take you All Over New Zealand. See what this wonderful country has to offer in a 17 night all-encompassing itinerary taking you to remarkable cities and showing you stunning scenery; a perfect combination of rural town traversing and outdoor exploring. Pump up your adrenaline on a jet boat, climb on the rugged Franz Josef Glacier and go deep into the Waitomo Caves. Wind down in Wellington, Dunedin and Queenstown and fall in love with New Zealand.
Whales & Wildness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez
Exploring the Sea of Cortez: A Living Sea & Desert Isles
The Sea of Cortez in spring is among the best times and places to see a great variety of whales-humpback, sperm, fin, Bryde's, and blue whales-plus large aggregations of dolphins. Sail the Sea of Cortez, exploring its many islands free from tourist infrastructure and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
South Luangwa Experience
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Magnificent Canadian Rockies & Rail
Magnificent Canadian Rockies & Rail
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Kiwi Highlights
Natural beauty and culture are in full effect on this Kiwi adventure, a 10 night itinerary showcasing the highlights of the Kiwi way of life. Envelope yourself in culture with a “Hangi” dinner and concert and a Twilight Cultural Tour. Become one with nature as you transcend into the grand Waitomo Caves filled with phenomenal glowworms, marvel at the overwhelming beauty of the glaciers at Franz Josef and take in the sweeping vistas at Milford Sound. Get adventurous as you journey through Kiwi Highlights.
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All Over Australia and New Zealand
See the best of what Australia and New Zealand have to offer in this comprehensive tour that takes you All Over Australia and New Zealand. Get in touch with nature in New Zealand. From small towns to stunning valleys, adventure tours and relaxing days, there is a lot of diversity to discover in this cultural country. Cruise off to the Great Barrier Reef, watch the sun rise and set in Uluru and act like an Aussie in some of the country’s world class cities. There’s no shortage of activities on this action packed 18 night journey.
Alaska - Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest
Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest: Native Culture & Wildlife in the Land of the Spirit Bear
Sail into the narrow, winding fjords of northern British Columbia and enter the domain of the rare Spirit Bear. Hike along its salmon-rich streams, enter forests of towering cedars, and see the protected region's abundant wildlife
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Amazon Brazil: Ecopark Jungle Lodge
A natural pool, a private beach, a chill-out zone with hammocks…picture yourself in a rainforest paradise. Possibilities for adventure abound with excursions available that include a canoe trip to the confluence of the Amazon and Negro Rivers, a walk through the Monkey Forest and visiting an indigenous community.
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Highlights of Tanzania
Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah.Discover the spectacular scenery created by gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.Experience the descent into the most unique caldera in the world: Ngorongoro Crater, often called the Eden of Africa.Enjoy wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara renowned for its seasonal pink flamingos coloring its shores, as for its nimble monkeys and fabled tree climbing lions.
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Alaska Glacier Bay Historic Ship Adventure Cruising
1 hour guided walks will average 1 mile on shoreline beaches or forested trails with little to no elevation gain. Sea kayaking excursions (1-1.5 hours) are optional. Steep ladders on the ship for getting between decks. You should be comfortable doing wet landings from the inflatable tender with help from the crew.
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Kenya in Style
Explore the scenic splendor of Samburu National Reserve, known for its rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy's zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx.Discover the thrill of tracking Africa's wild herds across the savanna, with the possibility of seeing Africa's greatest spectacle on Earth, when millions of wildebeest and zebra cross the Mara River on their annual migration.Experience monitoring and gathering vital research on a lion tracking exercise while at Ol Pejeta Conservancy.Enjoy country club living at the luxurious Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club set in the foothills of majestic Mount Kenya.
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Remote Mauritius - Constance Prince Maurice
Visit this volcanic Indian Ocean island, surrounded by turquoise water, deepening to indigo, with palm-fringed beaches of white sand.
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Magical Madagascar
Explore a place unlike any other, fantastically beautiful and diverse, where half the fun is getting to these incredible attractions.Discover the joy of waking to the distant singing of the local Antandroy tribe as they fetch water from the river.Experience the thrill of spotting your first mouse lemur on a nocturnal forest walk.Enjoy a one of kind adventure, tracking more than a dozen species of lemurs in forests of every kind - rain, dry and spiny.
Norway''s Fjords and Arctic Svalbard
Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard
Follow Norway's fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild. Explore Tromso and Bear Island on the way to Svalbard in the high Arctic, where polar bears prowl and walruses haul out on rocky shores.
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11-Day Fairbanks Denali Express - Northbound Cruisetour
For enthusiasts with limited time looking to discover Alaska's historic and extreme ways of life. This tour features a Denali Park visit, overview of Alaska's Golden Heart City and moderate hotel properties.
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South African Splendor
Explore the premier Manyoni Private Game Reserve. The Big 5, endangered African wild dog, and regal cheetah are just some of the incredible wildlife you will encounter on your safari drives.Discover the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, nestled between the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range and perched above the Atlantic Ocean.Experience the romance of a classical safari in your luxury tented suite with all the modern comforts including your own private pool.Enjoy the magnificent views of the Indian Ocean from the charming Oyster Box in Durban, voted the #1 Hotel in South Africa by TripAdvisor. Extend your stay and enjoy a complimentary third night at the Oyster Box.
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Society Islands Explorer
Experience the full flavor of the Society Islands' elegant communities and perpetual sensuality on Society Islands Explorer. Marvel at the beauty of Moorea as you horseback ride along the beach, hike to hidden waterfalls or rest in the tranquil waters. Find yourself as you relax in Bora Bora, a tiny emerald island set amidst the truly turquoise waters. Swim with the sea life, taste the local flavors and feel inspired by the allure of these Pacific island treasures.
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Simply South Africa (First Class)
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Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda
A truly exhilarating experience, Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda allows you to come face to face with the largest primates in the world. Take in the sights of Rwanda’s picturesque countryside, visiting Volcanoes National Park, and catching a glimpse of gorillas in the wild and the Virungas, 9 impossibly steep volcanoes, while traversing on foot. Enjoy knowledgeable guides, giving you all the information you need to know about these incredible animals.
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9 Day Contrasts of New Zealand
Experience the contrasts of New Zealand’s two distinct islands.
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Wild California Escape: Channel Islands National Park
Almost every national park in the U.S. is easy to get to, but the Channel Islands are separated from the mainland by miles of ocean. What we offer you is unique and effortless access-to wild beauty and pristine nature- for 5 days/4 nights, using our ship as a base camp.
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World's Greatest Show & Safari - Serengeti
Explore Ngorongoro Crater, hailed as one of the Natural Wonders of the World, and home to both predator and prey.Discover the beauty of Amboseli with its famous large tusked elephants and views of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.Experience the thrill of tracking Africa's Big Five and watching millions of wildebeest and zebras during their annual migration crossing the Mara River.Enjoy aerial game viewing as you fly between locations maximizing your safari time each step of the way.
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Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region's iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially carved fjords, and raft to an ancient Alaska native village-all with our nimble expedition ship as your moving basecamp.
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Ecuador Galapagos Adventure Cruise on Galaxy/Integrity
7 Days of swimming, snorkeling, and easy walking and hiking on terrain that is varied and uneven, plus one day of touring in Quito.
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The Essence of Southern Africa
Explore the Selinda Reserve, one of northern Botswana's most prolific wildlife areas, with staggering wildlife populations year-round.Experience the essence of luxury, refinement and exceptional service at the elegant Ellerman House.Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the unreachable, wilderness regions of the Okavango Delta, a World Heritage Site.

 

October in South Africa

October 9 - 17, 2017 (7 Days/6 Nights in Southern Africa)

with Optional Extension to Victoria Falls

October 16 - 20, 2017 (4 Days/3 Nights in Southern Africa

with Optional Extension to Chobe

October 19 - 22, 2017 (3 Days/2 Nights in Botswana)