Seeing animals in the wild — from spy-hopping whales to dancing blue-footed boobies to lunging lions running full speed in the chase — is an unforgettable and breathtaking experience that can transform lives. It’s clear that we love watching animals and discovering their secret worlds.
Beholding the artistic accomplishments of our ancestors, from exquisite mosaics, jewelry, ceramics and woodwork to mind-straining cathedrals, temples, castles and palaces, broadens our sense of human accomplishment and possibility. Adventure Collection offers a spectrum of tours that enhance our appreciation of art and architecture.
Exploring by canoe and sea kayak allows for an intimate appreciation of a place, at a slower, gentler and more interactive pace. Adventure Collection companies recognize the value of canoeing and kayaking and incorporate them into a wide variety of their itineraries.
One of the prime pleasures of travel is discovering new tastes and scents, unfamiliar ingredients and news ways of using familiar ingredients. Travel opens appetites as it opens our minds, and we recognize that wonderful cuisine is an essential part of an unforgettable travel experience.
Are you fascinated by the history and culture of foreign destinations? Do you love exploring ancient sites? Adventure Collection offers exciting history tours to immerse you in the culture of some of the most fascinating locations throughout the world.
When you choose an Adventure Collection leadership-training course, you’ll learn from some of the most highly rated outdoor educators in the world. They’ll help you gain the skills that will support you in your profession in the natural settings that you’re passionate about.
If you want a serious in-the-field education in mountaineering, we have what you’re looking for. Ranging from 14 to 135 days, our wilderness workshop-tours impart the technical and experiential lessons needed to enable participants to live and travel responsibly and efficiently in challenging mountain terrain.
If you want in-the-field education on how to live safely in the backcountry – whether on a snow-whipped peak, a balmy beach, or a river-threaded wilderness valley – we have an outdoor skills journey-workshop for you: from rafting to rock-climbing, horsepacking to backpacking, fly-fishing.
Adventure Collection offers exciting photography trips for thrill-seekers who always have a camera by their side. If you’re ready to document the trip of a lifetime, check out our many photography adventures, which are ideally suited to developing and refining your photographic skills.
Exploring the world by small boat gives you access to treasures — of the natural and human kind — that larger ships simply can’t offer you. These sorts of intimate adventures allow you to make one-of-a-kind discoveries not possible when traveling on other kinds of vessels.
If you dream of skiing or snowboarding absolutely pristine terrain in the middle of nowhere, with only a small circle of fellow adventurers to share the exhilaration, you need to take a backcountry skiing course with Adventure Collection member NOLS.
Small-ship tours give you the best of both traveler worlds: a new destination to explore every day; with a safe, familiar, home-away-from-home place to sleep each night. And small-ship cruises will take you into off-the-beaten-waterway areas that bigger cruise ships aren’t able to visit.
Are you fascinated by what lies just below the water’s surface? Adventure Collection offers exciting SCUBA and snorkeling tours that are perfect if the sea is one of your favorite places to be! Browse our various trip locations to discover your next aquatic adventure!
On an Adventure Collection walking adventure, you’ll notice things that those taking faster, less reflective forms of locomotion undoubtedly miss. You might wander deep into the bush in Botswana or trek into the mountains of central Mexico to see hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies.
From Alaska to Colorado to Costa Rica, on Adventure Collection’s white-water rafting trips and kayaking tours, you’ll not only get your paddling strokes in tune with a great river’s movements but you’ll commune with riparian environments around the globe.
If your goal is to master the principles and practices of wilderness medicine, Adventure Collection companies can help you achieve it. We offer a number of extended trips that include extensive backcountry training — and all in some pretty amazing locations.