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Safaris -- Unique Adventures

 

Safaris

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Wild Tasmania
You should feel comfortable hiking 4 miles per day and at least 4-5 hours per day through lush rainforest and on coastal paths. You will spend an afternoon kayaking for 3 hours in a harbor. No previous experience is required but participants should have a generally good level of fitness. There is an optional hike to the summit of Mount Amos with 1,400' elevation gain.
Exploring Russia''s Far East & Wrangel Island
Exploring Russia's Far East & Wrangel Island
This fascinating exploration of the remote Siberian coastline promises rich culture and an astounding wealth of wildlife. Meet indigenous artists known for their intricate walrus ivory carvings, take in dramatic bird cliffs teeming with puffins and guillemots, then forge farther north, well above the Arctic Circle to Wrangel Island Reserve.
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Zambia - Leopards, Lions and Tiger Fish
Explore the unspoiled South Luangwa National Park in search of elephants, leopards, wild dogs and a myriad of wildlife.Discover a new perspective of the bush as you walk with your armed scout and get up close to the grazing game and the abundant birdlife.Experience unparalleled game viewing, the finest Zambian hospitality and a diversity of activity from your perfectly positioned tented bush home on the Zambezi River.Enjoy a fusion of modern European and African cuisine at your well-appointed lodging.
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Panama: Journey Between the Seas
This trip involves walks in flat terrain and short hills. In Darien Jungle, the walk to the Village can be between 20–30 minutes. In the Chagres River, the visit to the Fort San Lorenzo can be around 30 minutes walking up a short hill while observing fauna and flora. The kayaking activities vary.
8 Day Alice Springs Discovery River
8 Day Alice Springs Discovery with Melbourne
Alice Springs is a remote town in Australia's Northern Territory, halfway between Darwin and Adelaide. It's a popular gateway for exploring the Red Centre, the country's interior desert region. Its 1872 origin as part of the Overland Telegraph Line (linking Darwin and Adelaide) is preserved in the vintage buildings and equipment at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve.
The Canadian Maritimes and Newfoundland
Our Newfoundland and Canadian Maritime cruises allow you to embark on the National Geographic Explorer and sail into Eastern Canada's breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Newfoundland's little known, astonishing Viking past. Your journey of pure discovery ventures to the legendary islands of Cape Breton, Saint Pierre, and the Isles de la Madeleine.
Alaska - Railroad, train, cruisetour
11-Day Denali Express - Northbound Cruisetour
One of our best value land tours for time-conscious guests offering an up close Denali experience.
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Enticing North India - Category A
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE FALKLANDS
Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands
For most travelers, visiting Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. So, for those with the luxury of time, including the Falklands and South Georgia Island cruise just makes sense. And makes for a genuine experience-of-a-lifetime. This voyage has it all.
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Regal Rajasthan
Panama To Costa Rica + Monteverde, Arenal Volcano & Tortuguero
Panama To Costa Rica + Monteverde, Arenal Volcano & Tortuguero
Experience all the wildness and beauty of Costa Rica and Panama on a sweeping adventure through the canal, along the coasts, and inland to a mist-shrouded cloud forest, volcano, lake, and a car-free, jungle village.
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Amazon Peru: Reserva Amazonica Lodge
This is the rainforest adventure of a lifetime set in a paradise of exotic birds and butterflies. Discover the enchanting splendor of the Amazon surrounded by lush tropical trails, unique wildlife and an invitation to experience a thrilling treetop canopy bridge and a variety of amazing jungle treks.
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Wings Over Kenya
Soak in Kenya’s diverse wildlife and indigenous cultures far and wide. Track the Big Five as you safari through Kenya's famed National Parks. Find yourself admiring savannahs rich with big game, timeless cultures unchanged by the modern world and equatorial forests. Don’t miss the animals that are all around; herds of elephants, giraffes and rhinos, to name a few. Join us on Wings over Kenya for endless opportunities for adventure, discovery, and relaxation.
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Australia Uncovered
Discover the hidden heritage of Down Under as you travel to unique Aussie locations and link up with Aboriginal guides. Visit the chic city of Melbourne and explore her metropolitan highlights as well as encounter unique Aussie wildlife on the outskirts of the city. Marvel at the magnificent Ayers Rock, a sight sure to overwhelm all of your senses as you begin to understand why it's so treasured by the local cultures. End your adventure in the iconic city of Sydney as you explore the famed sights and landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge.
8 Day Darwin & Kakadu National Park Kakadu View
8 Day Darwin & Kakadu National Park with Sydney
Explore the best of Australia's Top End including Kakadu National Park and Darwin. This package includes a stay at Cooinda Lodge Kakadu which is your gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park.
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15 Day Outback Adventure
Discover the legendary Australian outback on a fascinating northbound journey from Adelaide, through the Red Centre and onto tropical Darwin in the Top End. The stunning beauty of Australia's vast and varied landscapes including the rugged Flinders Ranges, ancient Uluru and Kata Tjuta and the lush wetlands of Kakadu National Park will provide memories to last a lifetime.
10 Day Thailand City Jungle and Beach Escape Khao Sok National Park
10 Day Thailand City, Jungle and Beach Escape
Experience the unique and fascinating country of Thailand starting with their capital Bangkok, the jungles & temples of Chiang Mai and then the island parades of Phuket. History and culture is woven throughout this breathtaking city and the world class cuisine will have you planning your next trip back!
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Pearls of Polynesia
Offering an abundance of majestic views, stunning ocean water and cultural sights and sounds, the Pearls of Polynesia, Bora Bora, Tikehau and Moorea, are sure to amaze even the most well traversed traveler. Unearth the elegance of Tahiti on some of the most beautiful islands in the South Pacific. Dive in with reef sharks, snorkel with schools of fish or take a trip out to sea. The physical allure of these three unique islands are sure to give you an unforgettable taste of Tahiti.
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Circle Australia
Prices shown reflect $535 in savings per person if booked by March 31,2020.On this all-encompassing journey around the Land of Oz you’ll experience all the highlights of Australia, hitting Melbourne, Uluru, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef, and Sydney – a full circle for a one-of-a kind Aussie adventure. Culture is what makes Melbourne unique; spend your time sampling restaurants, checking out galleries or experiencing a local sports game. Next you’re off to Uluru Kata Tjuta National Park. Here you’ll watch the sunset over Uluru, Australia’s icon of the Outback, and listen to the “sounds of silence” while enjoying a traditional meal set under the...
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Three Kingdoms of South Africa Adventure
This trip includes 4X4 safaris, a 3 hour scenic cycling tour, and guided nature walks of varied length. The 6-8 hour hike to the top of Amphitheatre includes 1,800 feet of elevation gain. Activities are optional, and no previous experience is required.
Ningaloo Reef and Shark
18 Day Australia West Coast Adventure
Value Plus escorted tour through the stark, natural wonders of Australia's West Coast and Top End.
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Uganda Gorilla Safari
The hikes to see the mountain gorillas can last anywhere from 30mins to 7 hours over moderately steep, thickly forested, and uneven terrain, and the climate will be hot and humid. There are some long driving days over rough roads and dusty dirt tracks. Morning and afternoon game drives in our 4WD vehicles.
Wild Coastal Wine Adventure Wine and Cheese Tasting
8 Day Wild Coastal Wine Adventure
Experience everything New South Wales can offer in Sydney and beyond with a focus on ultimate winery experiences. On this itinerary you will have a tour and tasting at the unique Urban Winery Sydney and possibly spot the humpback whales on their winter migration from the beautiful NSW South Coast.
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Ultimate Southern Africa Safari
Visit the best big game reserves in all of southern Africa to see the planet’s most unbelievable creatures on the Ultimate Southern Africa Safari. Discover the ultimate safari experience in ultimate luxury. Staying at some of the most fabulous lodges in Africa, you will be surrounded by the African plains and big game. There will be no shortage of safari drives, relaxation and excellence as you uncover the beauty of southern Africa. Please note, from January until 31 May for the Greater Chobe National Park DumaTau will replace Kings Pool as Kings pool is closed for refurbishment. From 1 June, Kings pool will reopen and the package will then continue with that camp.
Alaska - Icy Strait Point, cruisetour
11-Day Fairbanks Denali Express - Southbound 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.
Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent
Explore Antarctica in expedition style, aboard an authentic expedition ship is an incomparable experience and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Lindblad Expedition's pioneering polar heritage and 50 years of experience navigating polar geographies is your assurance of safe passage in one of the wildest sectors of the planet.
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE FALKLANDS
Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond
Explore from the Antarctic Peninsula to the Ross Sea, including Australia's Macquarie Island & the New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands.
Snorkel seal South Australia
13 Day East Coast Islands & Rainforest
Explore the epic Eastern Australian coastline on a journey that takes you spectacular Sydney to the glamorous Gold Coast. Cruise to pristine Fraser Island and the Whitsundays, and head to tropical Cairns to discover the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef. There are hinterland experiences too - you'll taste premium wines in the Hunter Valley and tour a remote Rockhampton cattle station.
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9 Day Cape Town, Winelands & Safari
<br>Enjoy a front-row seat and watch the sun cast its golden hue across Africa’s endless savanna as the local wildlife begin their daily parade. Track wildlife on safari drives, explore Cape Town and the Winelands, stay at exclusive properties, and more.
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14-Day Authentic Alaska - Northbound Cruisetour
&#8203;&#8203;&#8203;&#8203;&#8203;&#8203;&#8203;The most complete tour of Denali and Alaskan life in the past and present. For the active, outgoing guest, this tour offers spectacular vantage points of Mt. McKinley with time to purchase an optional all-day fishing excursion.
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Treasures 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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Livingstone, Zambia Extension
A journey filled with animal interaction and astonishing nature, Livingstone, Zambia, is your gateway to adventure. Cruise down the Zambezi River taking in the incredible vistas of the raw African Bush. Marvel at Victoria Falls as 650 million liters of water crash into the chasm below. There is no shortage of animals to lay your eyes on; be on the lookout for crocs, hippos and diverse bird life. This extension is the perfect addition to your Swain Destinations African itinerary.
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Golden Triangle and Ranthambhore - Category B
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Golden Triangle and Ranthambhore - Category D
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Classic Galapagos Adventure Cruise
7 Days of swimming, snorkeling, and easy walking and hiking on terrain that is varied and uneven, plus one day of touring in Quito.
Ningaloo Reef Experience Shark
9 Day Perth, Rottnest Island and Ningaloo Reef Experience
After relaxing in your beautiful one bedroom apartment you will experience a marine biologist guided snorkel with the world famous 40-foot whale sharks, hundreds of fish, mantra rays and sea turtles. There are a variety of unique wildlife experiences that can be done in Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef.
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Golden Triangle and Ranthambhore - Category C
Sydney
21 Day Highlights of Australia and New Zealand
A perfect mix of modern cities and ancient landscapes across Australia and New Zealand by luxury coach.
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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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.
Baja California and the Sea of Cortez
Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Each year California gray whales pause during their migrations to birth and nurse their calves in the Bahía Magdalena lagoons.
Sydney - Couple
10 Day Luxury Sydney, Rock and Reef
Sydney, Rock and Reef is the perfect itinerary for the first time visitor to Australia and will definitely provide inspiration for many more visits in the future. Even though this is a well-traveled path, there is every opportunity to experience small group tours, luxury hotels, wildlife encounters and this tour ticks every box.
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Galapagos Adventure Cruise Express
7 Days of swimming, snorkeling, and easy walking and hiking on terrain that is varied and uneven, plus one day of touring in Quito.
Sydney
21 Day Highlights of Australia and New Zealand
A perfect mix of modern cities and ancient landscapes across Australia and New Zealand by luxury coach.
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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.

 

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)