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Welcome Passport member! Looking for your next adventure? You came to the right place! Originally from New Zealand, through the years we've extended our playground to South America, the Himalayas, Europe, Africa and more recently, North America. We believe that you can't truly experience a country through a bus window, or on the tourist trails that you read about in Lonely Planet. Sure, we'll include some of those 'bucket list' hikes and locations, but we're all about getting 'off the beaten track' and up close to the culture and people that make a destination and travel experience so special.

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Trips Departing in the Next 100 Days

Central & South America

Ultimate Galapagos Islands Adventure

4.84

  • Duration 10 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

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Get a fresh perspective of life on the Galapagos Islands as you land-hop from island to island, filling your days with hiking, biking, cruising, snorkeling, and swimming. Relax each night on land and get to know the local way of life.

Trip Start: Quito Trip End: Quito

Europe

Tour du Mont Blanc

4.81

  • Duration 12 days
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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Experience Mont Blanc in an unparalleled way – by hiking, biking, and kayaking your way around the massif. You’ll delve deep into the history, culture, and cuisine of France, Italy, and Switzerland with plenty of time to soak in the views.

Trip Start: Geneva Trip End: Geneva

Central & South America

Costa Rica Guanacaste Adventure

4.82

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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No two days are the same as you explore the volcanoes, cloud forests, beaches, and jungle waterfalls of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province. Action-packed days feature ziplining, hiking, and more while the evenings are all about relaxing.

Trip Start: Liberia Trip End: Liberia

Europe

Ultimate Iceland Adventure

4.80

  • Duration 11 days
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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Roam Iceland's vast landscapes on this 11-day adventure, hiking to view puffin colonies, exploring a lagoon in Vatnajökull National Park, and admiring famous waterfalls, before starting a three-day hike through the Eastern Fjords.

Trip Start: Reykjavik Trip End: Reykjavik

Europe

Classic Iceland Adventure

4.84

  • Duration 7 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

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Journey along Iceland's Golden Circle and venture further afield to remote glacier lagoons and otherworldly volcanic landscapes. This seven-day adventure reveals the best of Iceland’s dramatic landscapes and dynamic culture.

Trip Start: Reykjavik Trip End: Reykjavik

Europe

Camino de Santiago Adventure

4.59

  • Duration 9 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

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Trek in the footsteps of pilgrims, who, for thousands of years, made their way along the same routes to Santiago de Compostela. As you hike, you'll be met with rich traditions still very much alive today in these Celtic regions.

Trip Start: Bilbao Trip End: Santiago de Compostela

Europe

Croatia Adventure

4.88

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

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 ADULT ONLY

Sea kayak in pristine waters, bike through medieval towns, and spy the iconic burnt-orange hued roofs and vibrant blue waters of the Dalmatian Coast. Embrace the vibrant Mediterranean culture on this six-day Croatia adventure tour.

Trip Start: Split Trip End: Dubrovnik

North America

Mighty Five Adventure

4.96

  • Duration 9 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

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 ADULT ONLY

Explore the best of Utah’s National Parks; including Canyonlands, Arches, Capitol Reef, Zion, and Bryce Canyon National Parks. You'll discover countless canyons, soaring pinnacles, crimson-colored hoodoos, and cascading waterfalls.

Trip Start: Grand Junction, Colorado Trip End: St. George, Utah

North America

Arches & Canyonlands Adventure

4.89

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

    Read more about the Active Range

 ADULT ONLY

See for yourself why Utah is known across the globe as an adventurer's paradise. Explore the jaw-dropping landscapes of Arches & Canyonlands National Parks on foot, on two wheels, and with a paddle in hand on this six-day trip.

Trip Start: Grand Junction, Colorado Trip End: Grand Junction, Colorado

New Zealand

New Zealand Winter Adventure

4.85

  • Duration 5 - 14 days
  • Activity Level Level 4 
    • Activity Level 4

      Challenge Accepted

      I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.

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Discover the South Island without the crowds. Enjoy a sunrise cruise on Milford Sound, soak in hot pools at Welcome Flats Hut on the Copland Track, hike the Kepler Track, Mt. Aspiring National Park, and Aoraki/Mt. Cook National Park.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch
Cobranded Fourth Travels Free

Book three, fourth travels FREE!

Book three guests and the fourth travels FREE on ANY trip departing before June 30, 2025.

You may have been dreaming of a trip together, or perhaps you’d like to surprise your friends or family with an extra special vacation this year. Choose from ‘adults only’ or specially designed family trips, all with experienced and knowledgeable guides to take care of you and your loved ones every step of the way.  

Ends February 29, 2024. Our departures regularly sell out, so secure your family or friend group booking so the fourth person travels for FREE.

Terms and conditions: 

Offer valid for new bookings made through February 29, 2024 (11:59pm US Pacific Standard Time). Offer applies to departures before June 30, 2025. Offer applies to the pre-tax trip cost for the youngest member of the booking where four guests are booked in one room. Child rates apply for children who are 12 or under at the time of travel and are sharing a room with 1 or more adults. Not combinable with any other offers. Other restrictions may apply. Use the code 4THGOESFREE at the time of booking. 

Safe travel v3

Keeping you Safe: COVID-19 Safety Measures

We believe our small group, off-the-beaten-track adventures are the safest way to travel. To keep you, your fellow travellers, our guides and the communities we travel in safe, all adults over the age of 12 (i.e. 13 years and above) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

To keep you healthy during your trip, we follow all ATTA, WTTC, Qualmark and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) health and safety guidelines, as acknowledged by their stamps.

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Hear from our Happy Guests
4.85/5 Rating | 6,500+ Reviews

Reviews From our Guests

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Ultimate North Island Adventure - February 2024

The answer is always yes

"I'm not usually a "tour" type of traveler. I joined the North Island Adventure trip because I was traveling solo through NZ and thought Active Adventures would help get me to places I couldn't get myself. Over the ten days, there was not a moment I questioned my choice. Our guides -- Katie and Branden -- were all about generosity of spirit, pride, and knowledge about the country they lovingly call home. Every activity, accommodation, and meal was seamlessly organized and full of joy -- and in some cases mischievous surprises. There was even laughter on the long bus rides. What I really appreciated the most about the trip was the flexibility and thoughtfulness. I never felt like the "extra" as a single traveler and I, or any other of my fellow trip mates, wanted to change up our day or try something different, the answer was always "yes". Should you join an Active Adventure trip? My answer will always be "yes"!

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"I'm not usually a "tour" type of traveler. I joined the North Island Adventure trip… read more

"I'm not usually a "tour" type of traveler. I joined the North Island Adventure trip because I was traveling solo through NZ and thought Active Adventures would help get me to places I couldn't get myself. Over the ten days, there was not a moment I questioned my choice. Our guides -- Katie and Branden -- were all about generosity of spirit, pride, and knowledge about the country they lovingly call home. Every activity, accommodation, and meal was seamlessly organized and full of joy -- and in some cases mischievous surprises. There was even laughter on the long bus rides. What I really appreciated the most about the trip was the flexibility and thoughtfulness. I never felt like the "extra" as a single traveler and I, or any other of my fellow trip mates, wanted to change up our day or try something different, the answer was always "yes". Should you join an Active Adventure trip? My answer will always be "yes"! read less

5 Stars (371 reviews)

W Wendy | February 2024

Great Walks of New Zealand - February 2024

Our guides

"Ashley and Alisha were amazing. We were very lucky to have only 6 in our party of the same relative ages.

They looked after our every need.

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"Ashley and Alisha were amazing. We were very lucky to have only 6 in our… read more

"Ashley and Alisha were amazing. We were very lucky to have only 6 in our party of the same relative ages.

They looked after our every need. read less

5 Stars (27 reviews)

L Lynn | February 2024

Patagonia Hiking Adventure - February 2024

Spectacular Patagonia

"Incredible experience visiting the wonderful National parks of Patagonia in both Chile and Argentina. Spectacular scenery, great leaders and a lovely group of people. Perfect

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"Incredible experience visiting the wonderful National parks of Patagonia in both Chile and Argentina. Spectacular… read more

"Incredible experience visiting the wonderful National parks of Patagonia in both Chile and Argentina. Spectacular scenery, great leaders and a lovely group of people. Perfect read less

5 Stars (368 reviews)

J Janet | February 2024

Patagonia Hiking Adventure - February 2024

Excellent logistics handling

"For those considering if booking with Active is worth it... Well, in short, yes. They absolutely handle the logistics during the trip and handle them well. The booked transfer services, lodging, and guides were excellent and worth the cost. My particular trip was to Patagonia. Doing privately would / could have been challenging and potentially frustrating. There are a lot of complexities in Patagonia and the Active team absolutely handled that very well.

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"For those considering if booking with Active is worth it... Well, in short, yes. … read more

"For those considering if booking with Active is worth it... Well, in short, yes. They absolutely handle the logistics during the trip and handle them well. The booked transfer services, lodging, and guides were excellent and worth the cost. My particular trip was to Patagonia. Doing privately would / could have been challenging and potentially frustrating. There are a lot of complexities in Patagonia and the Active team absolutely handled that very well. read less

5 Stars (368 reviews)

B Bart | February 2024

Patagonia Hiking Adventure - January 2024

South Patagonia

"Amazing adventure lead by an amazing team to the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen. Thank you!

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"Amazing adventure lead by an amazing team to the most beautiful scenery I have ever… read more

"Amazing adventure lead by an amazing team to the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen. Thank you! read less

5 Stars (368 reviews)

F Francoise Guillo, | January 2024

New Zealand Biking Adventure - January 2024

John Winters

"A most excellent adventure! Blessed with excellent weather, extremely competent and fun guides, and a wonderfully varied itinerary of hiking and biking, this trip is a bucket trip must.

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"A most excellent adventure! Blessed with excellent weather, extremely competent and fun guides,… read more

"A most excellent adventure! Blessed with excellent weather, extremely competent and fun guides, and a wonderfully varied itinerary of hiking and biking, this trip is a bucket trip must. read less

5 Stars (59 reviews)

J John | January 2024

Northern Patagonia Adventure - January 2024

Fabulous Northern Patagonia Trip

"We thoroughly enjoyed our Northern Patagonia trip. Endless beauty, perfect mix of hiking and kayaking, unique accommodations, fascinating flora and fauna, lovely lakes, plus yummy wine to sip at the end of the day! Everything lived up to the Active Adventure experience we have always enjoyed. Terrific trip...Highly recommend.

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"We thoroughly enjoyed our Northern Patagonia trip. Endless beauty, perfect mix of hiking and kayaking,… read more

"We thoroughly enjoyed our Northern Patagonia trip. Endless beauty, perfect mix of hiking and kayaking, unique accommodations, fascinating flora and fauna, lovely lakes, plus yummy wine to sip at the end of the day! Everything lived up to the Active Adventure experience we have always enjoyed. Terrific trip...Highly recommend. read less

5 Stars (36 reviews)

L Lori | January 2024

Classic South Island Adventure - January 2024

New Zealand South Island Class Tour

"This was our first active type tour and we are SO glad we chose Active Adventures! Everyday was memorable, well-planned, active fun. We feel like we hit all the highlights of the South Island. At the end of the day we often said, "Wow that was the best day! That was probably the highlight, only to be followed by another amazing day that was even better." We loved everything and we definitely plan to do another Active Adventures tour!!

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"This was our first active type tour and we are SO glad we chose Active… read more

"This was our first active type tour and we are SO glad we chose Active Adventures! Everyday was memorable, well-planned, active fun. We feel like we hit all the highlights of the South Island. At the end of the day we often said, "Wow that was the best day! That was probably the highlight, only to be followed by another amazing day that was even better." We loved everything and we definitely plan to do another Active Adventures tour!! read less

5 Stars (528 reviews)

K Kimber | January 2024

Patagonia Hiking Adventure - January 2024

Patagonia W-trek

"Fantastic trip that is one for the books. It was filled with exciting worthwhile activities such as biking to the caves, sea kayaking in Lake Grey, glacier hiking (extra cost not included in package) and of course hiking. Trekking was challenging at times but the summits with the views were well worth it. This was my second trekking trip with Active Adventures and once again the trip leader (Zac) and guides (Andrea, Camilla and Lucy) were top-notch. Excellent interpersonal skills (where does Active Adventures find these people?!!!) and knowledge of the local flora and fauna and areas. They quickly brought a diverse group of people together into a cohesive unit. A lot of laughs and mutual support.

Food was very good with a mix of nice restaurants and refugio dinners. Accommodations in the hotels and refugioes were as billed - clean and comfortable..

Shout out to Big Foot outfitters at Lake Grey. Their staff led the sea kayaking and glacier hiking. Friendly, professional guides with updated equipment. I'm so glad I splurged on the extra cost for the glacier hiking. It was an experience of a lifetime and worth every penny.

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"Fantastic trip that is one for the books. It was filled with exciting worthwhile… read more

"Fantastic trip that is one for the books. It was filled with exciting worthwhile activities such as biking to the caves, sea kayaking in Lake Grey, glacier hiking (extra cost not included in package) and of course hiking. Trekking was challenging at times but the summits with the views were well worth it. This was my second trekking trip with Active Adventures and once again the trip leader (Zac) and guides (Andrea, Camilla and Lucy) were top-notch. Excellent interpersonal skills (where does Active Adventures find these people?!!!) and knowledge of the local flora and fauna and areas. They quickly brought a diverse group of people together into a cohesive unit. A lot of laughs and mutual support.

Food was very good with a mix of nice restaurants and refugio dinners. Accommodations in the hotels and refugioes were as billed - clean and comfortable..

Shout out to Big Foot outfitters at Lake Grey. Their staff led the sea kayaking and glacier hiking. Friendly, professional guides with updated equipment. I'm so glad I splurged on the extra cost for the glacier hiking. It was an experience of a lifetime and worth every penny. read less

5 Stars (368 reviews)

K Kevin | January 2024

New Zealand Biking Adventure - January 2024

Outstanding tour company

"Active Adventures is an outstanding tour company. Every single thing is done professionally. The routes we rode were stunning. The guides were so helpful, kind and fun. It couldnt have been a better experience.

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"Active Adventures is an outstanding tour company. Every single thing is done professionally. The routes… read more

"Active Adventures is an outstanding tour company. Every single thing is done professionally. The routes we rode were stunning. The guides were so helpful, kind and fun. It couldnt have been a better experience. read less

5 Stars (59 reviews)

R Robin | January 2024

New Zealand Biking Adventure - January 2024

Carole

"We were a small group of 5 with 2 guides very attentive.. It was easy and joyful. The itinerary that already met my expectations was respected. An organization…wow!…accomodation, food, transport, bike…! During this journey, every day was filled with delight!

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"We were a small group of 5 with 2 guides very attentive.. It was… read more

"We were a small group of 5 with 2 guides very attentive.. It was easy and joyful. The itinerary that already met my expectations was respected. An organization…wow!…accomodation, food, transport, bike…! During this journey, every day was filled with delight! read less

5 Stars (59 reviews)

C Carole | January 2024

Ultimate South Island Adventure - January 2024

Beth from Georgia, U.S.A.

"The entire 14-day experience was incredible from start to finish. Our guides, Liana and Kelly, were superb! Their professionalism, knowledge, experience, meal preparation, hike selections, music playlist, mythical stories, and friendliness made for a memorable adventure. Their love for New Zealand was palpable and generated much excitement within our group. Experiencing New Zealand through them was a gift I will cherish for years. While our safety was their number one priority, they ensured we got the most out of every activity. I would hike with Liana and Kelly and Active Adventures again!

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"The entire 14-day experience was incredible from start to finish. Our guides, Liana and… read more

"The entire 14-day experience was incredible from start to finish. Our guides, Liana and Kelly, were superb! Their professionalism, knowledge, experience, meal preparation, hike selections, music playlist, mythical stories, and friendliness made for a memorable adventure. Their love for New Zealand was palpable and generated much excitement within our group. Experiencing New Zealand through them was a gift I will cherish for years. While our safety was their number one priority, they ensured we got the most out of every activity. I would hike with Liana and Kelly and Active Adventures again! read less

5 Stars (905 reviews)

E Elizabeth | January 2024

Ultimate South Island Adventure - January 2024

Fantastic trip !

"What a great way to see the best that the South Island of New Zealand has to offer! Everything about the trip was great, from the itinerary itself to the excellent staff. This was one of our best ever holidays- totally full-on, so not for the lazy or beach lovers, but it packed so many great experiences into 2 weeks. Highly recommended.

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"What a great way to see the best that the South Island of New Zealand… read more

"What a great way to see the best that the South Island of New Zealand has to offer! Everything about the trip was great, from the itinerary itself to the excellent staff. This was one of our best ever holidays- totally full-on, so not for the lazy or beach lovers, but it packed so many great experiences into 2 weeks. Highly recommended. read less

5 Stars (905 reviews)

A Adam | January 2024

Classic South Island Adventure - January 2024

South Island Adventure

"Our 8 days with Active Adventure was more than we could have imagined. Our guides were Holly and Noah. Holly was a fantastic driver, storyteller and organizer. Noah was our chef. He created delicious breakfasts, snacks, picnic’s and suppers. Not only can he cook, he can hike mountains with ease and educate us on the flora. Our tour guides were companionate and adaptable for each one of us on the team. My husband was unable to participate do to illness. They made him feel apart of the group and also respected his need to lay low. Highly recommend Active Adventures.

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"Our 8 days with Active Adventure was more than we could have imagined. Our guides… read more

"Our 8 days with Active Adventure was more than we could have imagined. Our guides were Holly and Noah. Holly was a fantastic driver, storyteller and organizer. Noah was our chef. He created delicious breakfasts, snacks, picnic’s and suppers. Not only can he cook, he can hike mountains with ease and educate us on the flora. Our tour guides were companionate and adaptable for each one of us on the team. My husband was unable to participate do to illness. They made him feel apart of the group and also respected his need to lay low. Highly recommend Active Adventures. read less

5 Stars (528 reviews)

D Danette | January 2024

Classic South Island Adventure - January 2024

Fantastic trip, in spite of the weather

"Holly and Noah were nothing short of amazing. They were great. When the weather cancelled two of our events, the alternatives they came up with were GREAT. Holly's stories on the bus rides were really enlightening and entertaining. We learned a bit about the history, Maori culture, and the geography. Noah was also a great source of information, especially out on the trail. Noah should be a chef. The meals were superb. The boat ride in the fiord on the last full day was truly outstanding (again, in spite of some intermittent cold and rain).

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"Holly and Noah were nothing short of amazing. They were great. When the weather… read more

"Holly and Noah were nothing short of amazing. They were great. When the weather cancelled two of our events, the alternatives they came up with were GREAT. Holly's stories on the bus rides were really enlightening and entertaining. We learned a bit about the history, Maori culture, and the geography. Noah was also a great source of information, especially out on the trail. Noah should be a chef. The meals were superb. The boat ride in the fiord on the last full day was truly outstanding (again, in spite of some intermittent cold and rain). read less

5 Stars (528 reviews)

J Jesse | January 2024

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Experience adventure the way you want

You’ll be inspired and exhilarated, enjoying mind-blowing scenery on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike - all at your own pace.

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We're proud of our Kiwi roots and you’ll love our professional and warm style of hosting. We’re always here to help with planning... even hiking boot recommendations!

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Every detail covered, to maximise your time

We've got everything covered – top-notch meals, comfortable transport, superb accommodation, amazing guides and INCREDIBLE service.

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Group travel for those who aren’t ‘group travelers’

With an average of 12 guests per departure and an industry-leading average 6:1 guest-to-guide ratio, you'll get to know your fellow travelers and have the flexibility to go at your own pace.

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All our carefully selected guides are highly experienced and have deep personal connections to nature and culture. You’ll enjoy an authentic local experience.

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We could hang around all day telling you how wonderful our trips are... but the best people to hear it from are our guests themselves.