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Safaris -- Unique Adventures

 

Safaris

Ultimate Botswana Luxury Safari
Explore Cape Town and the surrounding wine regions of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek on privately guided sightseeing tours.Discover the wonderful Linyanti Reserve, well known for its predators and large herds of elephant. Go on morning and afternoon 4x4 drives, nature walks, and for a unique perspective, spend some time in the underground hide.Experience a scenic helicopter flight over the Delta's labyrinthine waterways. Keep your eyes peeled for those special sightings, maybe you will spot a shy sitatunga antelope.Enjoy exclusive, unrivaled flexibility at Xigera Safari Lodge in the heart of the incredible Okavango Delta, with no set times, no itineraries, just the unique chance of explorin...
Borneo Rainforests & Villages Family Adventure
This is a family trip designed for children six and up. You will enjoy leisurely walks through rainforest and nature reserves. There will also be opportunities to swim, kayak and snorkel.
Victoria Falls (victoria Falls Hotel, Standard Room)
The Galapagos by Land + Highlands of Ecuador
Our exclusive combination of the Ecuadoran Highlands and an up-close land-based exploration of the Galapagos Islands features go-any-day flexibility. Discover the natural wonders and enduring traditions of the Andes and then fly to the Galapagos for a 3-night stay at our inviting resort. We include a choice of excursions by land and water so you can experience the amazing flora, fauna and geology of the Galapagos.
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.
African Romance
Explore Cape Town, one of the world's most beautiful cities; soak up her breathtaking scenery and vibrant, cosmopolitan culture.Discover the white sand beaches and turquoise waters of Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago and indulge in four days of idyllic relaxation.Experience the wildlife rich savanna plains on guided nature walks and open 4x4 day and night safari drives.Enjoy the flavors of the Cape Winelands with a classic Cape cuisine tasting tour of Stellenbosch and a farm to fork lunch at Babylonstoren.
Maasai Mara
Enhance your exploration of Africa with our 4-day Kenya safari deep in the fabled Maasai Mara. Enjoy 3 nights at your choice of luxury safari camp with all meals. Then set out on morning and afternoon game drives with our expert guides for adrenaline-rushing, up-close wildlife sightings.
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.
Colors of Australia
Regale in the Great Barrier Reef's most exclusive luxury haven where you'll revitalize and energize. Cairns, Sydney and the Great Barrier Reef are the spotlights showing you the true Colors of Australia. Feel the aura of Daintree at Silky Oaks Lodge, nestled inside the oldest living rainforest on earth. Jet set to Lizard Island set on the world's largest reef, a spot renowned for diving and catching a glimpse of the elusive Moray Eel. This private paradise is an exclusive environment perfect for slipping away from the world. Fall in love with Sydney, a cosmopolitan city unlike any other. People watch on trendy Oxford Street or get lost exploring all that this booming metropolis has to offer.
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.
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.
Under Kenyan Skies
Explore two distinct iconic wildlife regions, Laikipia and the Masai Mara in open vehicle day and night game drives, guided walks, horseback safaris, and visits to community and conservation projects.Discover the unique customs, colorful adornments and evolving culture of the friendly Maasai and Samburu tribes.Experience the serenity of sleeping under the endless night sky in handcrafted four poster beds on raised wooden platforms.Enjoy meeting your orphaned foster elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (online adoption required).
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.
Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay
Spend several extraordinary days in the company of majestic gray whales in Mexico's Bahía Magdalena, one of the best places in the world to witness interactions between gray whale mothers and their curious calves. On this compact trip, we'll navigate the length of the bay aboard our nimble expedition ship, and set out by Zodiac for thrilling, up-close encounters.
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.
Alaska Alsek River Rafting
This is a moderate to strenuous river rafting trip. You should be comfortable rafting up to 15 miles over the course of 4 hours per day for 11 days on class II – IV rapids. Previous river rafting experience is recommended, and you should be in good physical condition. Due to the remote nature of this trip, no vehicle support is available during our activities.
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.
Moorea and Bora Bora Sampler
Turquoise waters, emerald vistas and pearly corals make our Moorea and Bora Bora Sampler a breathtaking masterpiece. Uncover the spectacular bays, white sand beaches and crystalline lagoons of Moorea, a South Pacific gem. Unearth Bora Bora, getting up close and personal with reef sharks, snorkeling off the shore and basking in the sun, the perfect way to spend your days in this picturesque paradise.
Mombasa - Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa
South Africa Three Kingdoms Multi-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.
Kenya Highlights
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.
Botswana In Depth
As you awake to the trumpeting elephants and the graceful pink flamingoes, you will find the essence of Africa in this exciting 8-day adventure. This itinerary captures the spirit of safari with stops in Kenya's majestic game reserves including Samburu and the world famous Masai Mara.
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.
Spectacular South Africa + Victoria Falls
Delightful + Unique! Our exclusive itinerary combines a vineyard stay in the Winelands and our complete Cape Town experience with a 4-day safari at Kruger and the thrill of Victoria Falls. With the finest guides and wonderful meals, our Original Journey is also enhanced by unique activities that you won't find on other tours or safaris.
14-Day Authentic Alaska - Southbound Cruisetour
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.
Victoria Falls (ilala Lodge, Deluxe Room)
Rwanda Primate Adventure
The hikes to see the mountain gorillas can last anywhere from 30 minutes to 7 hours over moderately steep, thickly forested, and uneven terrain, and the climate will be hot and humid.
World's Greatest Show & Safari - Mara
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.
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.
14-Day Authentic Alaska - Northbound Cruisetour
​​​​​​​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.
Baja California: A Remarkable Journey
A Remarkable Journey offers the most comprehensive Baja California and the Sea of Cortez experience available. It is a photo expedition that begins in the gray whale birthing lagoons on the Pacific side of the Baja Peninsula and then ventures into the Sea of Cortez for over a week of exploration.
Discover Rwanda
Explore the land of a thousand hills and its magnificent mountains.Discover how planting a tree leaves a lasting legacy in Rwanda.Experience a fascinating walk through a tea plantation and learn what makes the perfect cup of tea.Enjoy epic panoramic views from a scenic helicopter flight.
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.
Kiwi Culture
Become enlightened in Maori history and modern culture through this expansive Kiwi Culture tour. Drive yourself around the North and South islands to experience New Zealand first hand. Get outside and do as the Kiwis do; hike, bike and enjoy the great outdoors. If you're feeling gutsy, get high with a bungee jump or take to the sky and see New Zealand from above. The opportunities are endless as you chauffeur yourself to quaint towns, through beautiful mountains and across scenic valleys.
Imperial Cities Of Morocco (deluxe Class-7 Days)
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.
Ultimate Australia and New Zealand
Endless exploring in buzzing cities, charming villages and hidden reefs, Ultimate Australia and New Zealand takes luxury to the next level. A private helicopter tour over Milford Sound, a luxury cruise through Sydney Harbour and endless spa retreats are what are in store for you on this unrivaled itinerary. Escape to the Great Barrier Reef at qualia, an exclusive lodge set in the idyllic Whitsunday Islands. Stimulate your senses in Sydney, get outdoorsy in New Zealand and laze away on the islands. Combine the best that these two unique countries have to offer for one perfectly crafted luxurious journey.
Panama Canal to the Costa Rican Highlands: A Central American Odyssey
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.
Swain's Southern Africa
A ten-night immersion into the best that South Africa has to offer. The first three nights are spent in Cape Town, touring the iconic Table Mountain and seeing the African penguins at Cape Peninsula National Park. Next, the trip moves to Kapama Private Game Reserve where you will see the renowned Big Five--lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalo, and elephants--in their natural habitat. Watch lions stalk the plains and elephants bathe in watering holes. Afterward, spend a night in Johannesburg, the "City of Gold," taking in the eclectic, local culture. Conclude your journey by visiting the thunderous Victoria Falls--one of the Seven Natural World Wonders.
Brazil Amazonas Wildlife River Cruise
The aim is to deliberately observe rainforest wildlife. This tour is not strenuous. Travelers can choose activity options that suit their interests and can stay on the vessel at any time. Participants on forest walks should be able to comfortably walk for two or more hours at a time in a hot and humid climate on uneven ground.
Discover New Zealand and Australia
Discover the best of what both New Zealand and Australia have to offer. Bare witness to ancient natural wonders in New Zealand as you journey through this modern-day middle earth. Then, head Down Under and tour Australia's iconic sights and energetic cities. Stay active while enjoying a variety of authentic and adventurous activities mixed with ample relaxation, all while retreating to the comfort and hospitality of some of the most luxurious accommodations as you Discover New Zealand and Australia.
Kenya + Tanzania: The Great Migration
Our luxury bush camps and lodges have been handpicked to get you closer to Africa's amazing variety of Big Game - and the Great Migration! Encompassing East Africa's finest game parks and reserves and timed to coincide with the peak Migration months, our exclusive wing safari is highlighted by the unfolding drama of the Greatest Show on Earth!
Wild + Wonderful Southern Africa: Botswana, Zimbabwe + Victoria Falls
For the safari purist, this value-packed luxury safari explores two of Africa's most game-rich regions, Botswana's Okavango Delta and Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park as well as Victoria Falls!
The Last Refuge
Explore the bush from your intimate camps, whose locations and gracious staff welcome you in authentic African style.Discover the varied terrain and wildlife of the Okavango Delta, by traditional mokoro canoes and open-sided safari vehicles.Experience the thrill of small bush plane flights between camps - a chance to view game from the air. (Flights between camps are included.)Enjoy the antics of amusing meerkats as they forage and cautiously watch out for predators.
Ghana Explorer (first class)

 

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)