Learn about the tough issues facing our planet today and what we can do to make our world a better place
Our Environmental Issues expeditions are curated to provide in-depth experiences focused on finding solutions to the environmental issues we are facing today as a global community. Students partner with local experts to better understand the interaction between humans and their environment. Choose from a variety of destinations to learn how environmental science in the lab integrates and shows up in the physical and biological world around us. Students participate in interviews with local experts, conservation efforts, urban planning, and sustainability programs. Envision snorkeling the coral reefs surrounding the Abaco islands in the Bahamas to measure human impact or taking water samples from the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar. Choose from destinations like Iceland, Germany and the Bahamas.
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A Magical Week in Finland
Finland is a land of pristine wilderness, crystal clear lakes, and a populace focused on sustainability. To top that all off, it’s also a magical place to visit! There will be no doubt that you aren’t in Kansas anymore when you arrive on an excursion to study sustainability in the country with a way of life so perfectly suited to the Finnish topography and terrain.
A Week in Ancient Greece
Greece is considered by many to be the cradle of Western Civilization. Its history has captured hearts and imaginations the world over. A visit to Greece as you travel abroad offers visitors a deeper understanding of where the human race has come from, and a glimpse into where it’s headed.
Aboriginal Journey through the Australian Outback
Welcome to the Land Down Under! On this radical journey you will camp in the Australian Outback and experience pure adventure. Hear stories of the aboriginal people as you discover ancient cave paintings. Get ready for campfires and nights under a blanket of stars in this magnificent desert region.
Agriculture in Coastal California
Arrive in San Francisco, depart from Santa Barbara and delight in the wonder of Coastal California. Engage with experts in the fields of agriculture and aquaculture. Relish fresh, coastal cuisine, and gaze at the unparalleled vistas.
Alaska Arctic Tour
Take a ride on the Aurora Winter Train during Spring break Learn about climate change first hand along the Alaska Railroad starting in Anchorage and concluding in Fairbanks. Enter the arctic circle for 2 days on this incredible adventure and enjoy a grey whale watching tour, a visit to one of the northernmost cities, explore the Anchorage Museum, flightsee in Denali, witness the aurora borealis and trek Fairbanks by dog sled.
America’s Pacific North West
Wilderness, Volcanoes and Marine Life – Oh My! The states in the U.S. geographic region informally known as the “Pacific Northwest” encompass a surprisingly large number of national parks, monuments and areas preserved for historical, cultural and natural purposes. Come journey with us to discover the history and science behind protecting and preserving wildlife in Washington!
Animal Science Tour in New South Wales
Eco adventures in New South Wales, Australia is unlike any other. The huge variety of unique fauna is enough to make the trip memorable, but the breathtaking views and intriguing Aboriginal history add so much more. See wallabies, koalas, reptiles, and more while gaining a deeper understanding of their delicate ecosystem.
Argentina, Tip of the World Tour
Welcome to the very tip of the world! On this adventure, you’ll explore by sea & land. Visit Tierra del Fuego National Park, Lake Fagnoano & Escondido, and the Beagle Channel. With sea & land animals galore, off-road adventures, and environmental wonders, this is a trip to not be missed!
Aspen’s Historic Redstone Castle in Colorado
Redstone Castle sits in the wondrous Crystal River Valley in Redstone, CO, just outside of Aspen. The environment is full of exciting eco adventures, impact opportunities, and jaw-dropping beauty. Come along for an exciting and fulfilling trip that will leave you dreaming about the sound of the Crystal River, and the snow-capped peaks of the Rocky Mountains.
Backpacking in the Rocky Mountains
The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail is one of the most extensive trail systems in the world. It runs for 3,100 miles and goes across five states. During your eco tour backpacking in the Rocky Mountains, you’ll bravely explore a whopping 45 miles of this trail. You’ll learn about the wildlife and national structures in Rocky Mountain National Park and get a chance to experience all the beauty the trail has to offer on foot.
Ready yourself for adventure the minute the planes wheels touch ground! From temples galore to snorkeling in one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world, this short stay truly offers the best of Bali and will be sure to blow you away!
Beaches of the Dominican Republic
Spend five perfect days in the unexpected tropical paradise of the Dominican Republic, a country known for its warm people, lush mountain scenery and of course beaches galore. Wander charming cobblestone streets and discover the history of Santo Domingo, the oldest city in the Americas.
Bermuda Eco Tour
Palm trees, pink sand and perpetually blue water make Bermuda a paradise for any nature enthusiast. Whether you’re a wildlife fan, a marine biology major or an ecotourism student, your Bermuda itinerary is filled with experiences about the island’s marine life, natural attractions and environmental activities.
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Share an adventure in volunteer work with the animals at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Explore the dramatic scenery of Zion and Bryce National Parks and the serenity and magic of the sanctuary’s home in Angel Canyon. Your new buddies await you in Dog Town, Cat World, Horse Haven, Marshall’s Piggy Paradise, Bunny House, Parrot Garden, or Wild Friends!
Botany in California
Because of its diverse wildlife and extensive conservation efforts, California is a great place to study botany. And you won’t stop at just California wildlife, there’s plenty of opportunity to see plants from other places around the country and other places around the world. Whether you’re looking for a more self-guided tour or a more specialized, learning intensive tour, the botanical gardens and experiences in and around the Los Angeles area offer both.
Brazilian Wildlife Tour
Filled with an enormous diversity of plants and wildlife that includes 300 species of mammals and 1,000 species of birds, you will find among those inhabitants the elusive jaguar and the giant river otter. Travel to the Pantanal and take river and land safaris through this isolated region in search of jaguars. Experience even more of the rich biodiversity on horseback, by canoe, and walking the trails. Experience and treasure this UNESCO World Heritage Reserve and Biosphere.
California Central Coast Adventure
This Pacific expedition combines scenic travel with outdoor adventure and ecotourism. Nature enthusiasts can enjoy the gradual build in diverse landscape as the journey transitions from busy city life to giant redwoods and ocean bluff views.
Captain Cook’s Hawaii
Explore Captain Cook’s Hawaii! Your adventures will take you to the Big Island of Hawaii and the island paradise of Kauai. See the spectacular landscapes that have been the backdrop for movies for almost a century. You’ll leave part of your heart here, making sure that you return.
Capturing the Northern Lights
We’ve all seen pictures of the beautiful Northern Lights, but now it’s time to experience them. This tour will take you through prime locations to snag some fantastic shots of this natural phenomenon. Not to mention, you’ll be exploring the various charming towns and beautiful landscapes of Finland.
Central America Birding Tour
Join us on a tour of some of Costa Rica and Nicaragua’s wildest places. Accompanied by an expert birdwatcher, we’ll explore through this bird-watching paradise! Pack your binoculars and hiking boots as you head to Montverde Cloud Forest, Arenal National Park, and the private rainforest reserve of the Ro Indio Maiz World Heritage National Park.
Charles Darwin Adventure in the Galapagos
Follow in the footsteps of the great naturalist and father of the theory of evolution Charles Darwin as you discover the unique variations of animals living among the rocky, volcanic islands of the Galapagos! You’ll rub shoulders with the giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies, snorkel with sea turtles and baby sharks, and maybe catch a glimpse of a dolphin or humpback whale as you go island-hopping.
Cherry Blossoms of Japan
Between late March to mid-April, most of the country celebrates the arrival of spring with cherry blossom viewings known as Hanami. Not only is this the perfect opportunity to take in Japan’s incredible culture, but it’s also an ideal time for photographers to capture some truly breathtaking images during their overseas adventures. This week-long tour is sure to give you plenty of peaceful springtime memories that you won’t soon forget.
Chile: Off The Beaten Path
Long isolated between the Andes mountains and the Pacific, Chile today is rapidly becoming a top tourist destination. Come along for an unforgettable journey into a few of Chile’s lesser-known regions and discover a world unto itself in its wildly varied ecosystems, while communing with the locals and learning from them directly!
Churchill Polar Bear Adventure
Join us for a week of exploring one of the few yet-untamed areas of the world while enjoying the rare and breath-taking opportunity to view polar bears in their natural habitat. Visit two of North America’s most beautiful and remote towns and learn about the fascinating history and culture of the Canadian North.
Coastlines and Ancient History in Cyprus
Join us for overseas adventures in Cyprus as you uncover some of the Mediterranean’s most pristine beaches, ancient Roman ruins, and traditional villages hidden from the modern day urbanization of the city. This week-long adventure has something for everyone whether you’re looking for a historical journey back in time or water adventures along the coast!
Conservation & Sustainability in Vancouver
From seeing stunning, centuries-old forests to visiting beautiful gardens reclaimed from old limestone quarries to whale watching, Vancouver Island is a must-see for people interested in conservation and who wish to study sustainability. You’ll learn about how they do it while taking in some of the most breathtaking wild sights you’ll ever witness in the raw, wild beauty of Vancouver Island!
Corn Islands Getaway in Nicaragua
Rising gently out of the Caribbean Sea, just 43 miles off the Nicaraguan coast, are the enchanting Corn Islands. Laden with vibrant Caribbean colors and blissfully underdeveloped, Big and Little Corn islands whisk you far away from reality to a primitive paradise right on the verge of becoming the Next Big Thing.
Cruise Ship Engineering in Hamburg
Hamburg’s rich history is built around its harbor and has long been a hub of trade for Northern Germany. For centuries, visitors from around the world have traversed the Hafencity, and your international travel experience is only slightly different than theirs. You, too, visited to broaden your horizons and got to witness engineering marvels of days past and present.
Desert Trek in Chile
Full of tradition and spirituality, Japan is a must-visit destination for any cultured traveler. However, the country faces issues related to industrial pollution. During your week in Japan, you will get the chance to study fashion and connect with organizations counteracting climate change along the way. This trip’s highlights include shopping for textiles along Fabric Street, Nippori Textile Town, and being photographed by a professional photographer as you wander around Kyoto in a traditional kimono.
Desert Trekking in Lanzarote
Lanzarote is a compelling island will extraordinary geology. Indeed, the location has over 300 volcanic cones, palm-filled valleys, and black lava fields to explore, making it the perfect place for an adventure. On this Lanzarote trek, you will hike the Gaurdilama Volcano, explore the Valley of a Thousand Palms, and hike among the towering Femara Cliffs. Each day is action-packed, educational, and explorative.
Fall in love with Argentina in this week long discovery. Sample some of the most enticing experiences and sites that this country has to offer. Tour bewitching Buenos Aires, visit the magical Iguaza Falls and venture to South America’s frontier of Patagonia! From culture hounds to intrepid hikers, Argentina truly has something for everyone!
Discover Big Sur, California
This Pacific expedition combines scenic travel with outdoor adventure and ecotourism. With hundreds of miles in the Central California Coast waiting to be hiked and explored, nature enthusiasts can enjoy the gradual build in diverse landscape as the journey transitions from busy city life to giant redwoods and ocean bluff views.
Discover Sri Lanka
With diverse landscapes, rich culture and pristine beaches, Sri Lanka has something for travelers of all kind. The exotic island beaches and sites of mythological epics to sacred Buddhist relics make Sri Lanka one of the most enchanting destinations in the world.
Discover the Indri Indri in Madagascar
Get ready for an animal adventure of a lifetime! On this journey through Madagascar, we’ll visit the largest lemurs in the world, called the Indri Indri. You’ll explore the rainforests to discover chameleons, reptiles, and a variety of species native to this wild land.
Discover the Moai at Easter Island
Most of us have seen photos of the famous and spectacular Moai carvings on Easter Island. Come along with us to Easter Island, as we get a first-hand look at these important statues while also finding out what else Easter Island has to offer visitors.
Discover the North Island of New Zealand
New Zealand is a land of wonder. Relatively unspoiled and unpopulated, a visit to New Zealand will open your eyes to the very best of Aotearoa, the land of the long white cloud.
Spend seven thrilling days getting to know the jewel of British Columbia! Famous worldwide for its cultural diversity and friendly citizens, Vancouver will also dazzle you with its abundance of natural beauty. Marvel at the ways Vancouver balances its metropolitan sophistication with the serenity of its nearby wilderness
Discovering Hidden Colorado
Grab your hiking boots and travel to Colorado to visit its gorgeous mountains, alpine lakes, and red rock deserts. Travel off the beaten path to hit the trails, discover local favorites in downtown Denver, and learn what sustainable travel looks like in this colorful state.
Eco Adventures in Marine Conservation in Belize
Combine your scuba diving skills with your love for the marine world on unique eco adventures to study marine sciences while you work to preserve the Belize Barrier Reef, the second largest reef system in the world! Join us in monitoring the health of the reef and its inhabitants and managing the impacts of the invasive lionfish that have no natural enemies and are destructive to the natural balance of the reef. Your efforts make a difference!
Eco Tours in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea has endless greenery, pristine coastlines, and colorful wildlife. It’s also a country rich in history and culture. On this epic journey, you’ll learn how to harvest coffee beans, dive with exotic marine life, snorkel around underwater World War II wreckage, and spot hundreds of bird species. Book your trip to study environmental sciences in Papua New Guinea today!
Eco Tours in the Philippines
The Philippines is an archipelago and home to several islands considered some of the most beautiful in the world. From unspoiled, pristine beaches, to adventure lurking around every turn, it’s sustainable travel of a lifetime that you won’t soon forget.
Ecology in Puerto Rico
From sunny beaches, lush rainforests, lovely mountainscapes, dry arid forests, lakes, rivers and various bioluminescent beaches, there is so much to explore in Puerto Rico. While this tour only scratches the surface of what Puerto Rico has to offer, it gives you a taste of all the ecotourism opportunities on the island, and more importantly, while you study environmental sciences, you are helping the local economy continue to recover from the devastation left behind by Hurricane Maria.
Ecotour in Alaska
No matter when you visit, Alaska is sure to inspire you with its incredible mountains, icy cold waters, and abundant wildlife. Summer is the most popular time to visit Alaska, but visiting in the shoulder season will allow you to see and experience things you can’t in the summer. This includes the Northern Lights, most common in the off-season (not summer) times. Alaska is a great state to explore for an eco adventure you will never forget.
Ecotourism Adventures in Norway
You won’t find a more picturesque country than Norway — it’s the perfect place for incredible overseas adventures, and your group will have the experience of a lifetime here. While you’re taking everything in, you’ll also be helping different communities and the environment during your week here. Come along and have an adventure today!
Ecotourism in Bermuda
Bermuda – a country of hidden adventures, cultural hotspots, and island adventures. The turquoise waters of the Sargasso Sea have spectacular marine life while the diverse land offers adventures at every turn, making it an ideal tourist destination. On this trip to Bermuda, you will have an educational and adventurous experience. The trip’s highlights include meeting fish during a helmet dive, sailing to hidden coves, and descending into the spectacular Crystal Caves.
Ecotourism in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is known for its harmonious combination of nature and architecture, remote rafting adventures, and craggily beautiful landscapes. The east-meets-west atmosphere exudes human warmth, breathtaking scenery, and medieval ruins. On this trip, you will have an adventurous and educational experience. The trip’s highlights include whitewater rafting into town, horseback riding through vineyards, and swimming in the Kravice Waterfall pools.
Ecotourism in Chile
Santiago de Chile – a mountainside metropolis, a land where soaring peaks meet rushing rivers, a place where nature runs wild. In a country where nature is on a colossal scale, and its culture is rich and lively, Chile is a must-see for nature-lovers and humanitarians alike.
Ecotourism in San Francisco
The Bay Area is all the activities you will look forward to all in one place while on your tour of the states. You can see the historical fun city of San Francisco from its gorgeous architecture to its great city parks to enjoying views of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. The Bay Area continues to beautiful vineyards that provide wine across the county. Also, enjoy even more gorgeous views of the beautiful landscapes of the nationals parks.
Ecotourism in the Galápagos Islands
Your five-day sail will enable you to see a cross-section of the islands, each with its own distinct geographic features, flora and fauna. Your daily excursions will bring a lifetime of memories of adventures amongst these beautiful islands and their resident wildlife. Start and finish your journey in the interesting Pacific coast city of Guayaquil, where you will get a sense of mainland Ecuador’s city life and local cuisine.
Ecotourism in Vancouver
Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in North America, and it is close to the vanguard when it comes to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Learn about the efforts the city has made in this regard, and what still must be done to lessen Vancouver’s environmental footprint. You and your group will also learn about the First Nations tribes. Come along and join us!
Elephant Adventure in Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai
Venture to Thailand’s mountainous region of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai where you will have the chance to explore temples, indulge in local customs, and make friends with the gentle giants at Thailand Nature Park’s home of rescue and rehabilitation center!
Engineering Excursion in Denmark
There are some incredible eco adventures to be experienced in Denmark. The small nation is one of the world leaders in wind energy and has made enormous strides in this area over the last few decades. Denmark is also one of the most environmentally conscious countries in the world. Come travel with us and visit one of Denmark’s foremost environmentally-focused volunteer organizations, see iconic places and more.
Environmental Biology & Math in Costa Rica
On this trip to Costa Rica, you will have an educational and adventurous experience. The trip’s highlights include hiking up the tallest volcano in the country, zip-lining through a cloud forest, and embarking on a safari through Santa Rosa National Park. Book your overseas adventure to Costa Rica today!
Environmental Tour in Belize
Belize was one of the first Caribbean countries to promote ecotourism, and the government dedicates considerable time, effort, and dollars implementing programs to educate visitors on preservation and conservation efforts. Learn all about the country’s strong protection efforts from its baboon sanctuary, to its eco-lodges and lionfish management program.
There’s so much to discover in Honduras! You’ll adventure through quaint historical towns, take in breathtaking landscapes of coffee and sugarcane plantations, and zip-line through the rain forest canopy. Of course, this trip would not be complete without visit to the extraordinary Mayan ruins at Copán.
Exploring Banff National Park in Canada
Banff is one of the most popular destinations to study environmental sciences in the Canadian Rockies. From its majestic peaks, pristine mountain lakes and welcoming mountain towns, Banff and the surrounding region have discovered what it truly means to live alongside majestic animals and to protect their species and habitats at all cost.
Exploring Monterey, California
Monterey has so much to offer visitors looking for the perfect eco tour. The area is replete with majestic wildlife including whales, sea lions and seals. You’ll also be hard-pressed to pick the spot with the perfect view of the ocean since there are so many phenomenal ones. This trip will show you all the highlights of Monterey and the surrounding area, and offers a seafood feast or two of local delicacies.
Exploring the Isthmus of Panama
Panama is still somewhat off the radar in the world of international travel. However, word is spreading, and tourists are beginning to arrive in bigger numbers. Check out this pure and unspoiled Central American destination for a trip that’s both educational and restorative while there are still very few crowds.
Fishing in Florida
On this trip to Florida, you will learn how to fish while visiting the state’s top attractions. The trip’s highlights including deep sea fishing with lessons from professional fishermen, snorkeling with wild manatees and soaring to incredible heights on a hot-air balloon ride.
Fishing Sustainably on Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island, located off the coast of Nova Scotia, is celebrated for its lush natural habitat, waters teeming with fish and incredible vistas. Join us on this incredible tour to dive deep into sustainable fishing and environmental science studies.
Futaleufú River Expedition in Chile
Located in Southern Chile, Fualeufú translates to “big river” in Mapuche. The town is truly a paradise for experience and extreme sports. From its nature to its wildlife, this destination is a must-see for those with a want for adventure and empowerment. This student tour will provide you with the life-changing opportunity to raft and kayak the Fualeufú rapids, horseback-ride through lush forests, and rock-climb up and zip-line across cliffs.
Game of Thrones Tour
On this trip to Iceland, you will visit tour numerous “Game of Thrones” filming locations while also visiting the country’s other top attractions. The trip’s highlights including swimming in the natural Blue Lagoon, meeting the Icelandic horses who starred in “Game of Thrones,” and viewing the spectacular Northern Lights.
Grand Canyon Adventure
Looking to check another national park off your bucket list? Join us on an 8-day trip to the Grand Canyon where we’ll visit the both the West and South Rims! Explore the Skywalk at the West Rim and the park’s museum and trails at the South Rim. As one of the seven wonders of the world and a favorite among Worldwide Navigator travelers, this is a trip you won’t want to miss!
Great Barrier Reef Photography Expedition
The Great Barrier Reef is the perfect place for an eco adventure due to its vast undersea landscapes and wildlife. Spend your days under the clear waters diving and snorkeling at some of the best spots in the Great Barrier Reef. Take your time to observe the busy life of the coral reefs and capture amazing photos of manta rays, sharks, sea turtles, and so much more.
Green Architecture in Portland
Portland is widely regarded as one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the United States. During this eco tour of the city, you’ll see the amazing green architecture and wonderful urban gardens. Whether you’re an aspiring architect or just someone interested in saving the environment, you’ll be astonished by what Portland has to offer!
Green Innovations in Austria
On this trip to one of the most under-rated European countries, visit historic Vienna and learn about its contributions to culture for the last few centuries and the city’s sustainability efforts. Experience the biosphere reserve and discover the country’s clean water initiative to learn why Austria is one of the world’s most sustainable countries.
Growing a Tourism Culture in China
This journey gives you some of the highlights of this vast Asian country and its culture. You will explore temples and palaces of ancient emperors, visit sites with beautiful vistas of the countryside and see some typical local homes and jobs as you visit some key cities of this amazing country. You tour will take you to Hong Kong, Macau, Guangzhou, and Beijing on this trip.
Guatemala Short Stay
This four day teaser is the perfect trip to get a taste of what Guatemala has to offer. Venture to Tikal, what was known to be the Mayan superpower dating back to the 6th century B.C. Explore the ceremonial center, temples and surrounding palaces that few have ever laid eyes on!
Ha Long Bay Cruise
Halong Bay translates to “descending dragon” and is a popular travel destination on the coast of Vietnam. This region features thousands of small islands and limestone karsts that are the product of 20 million years of formation. Each island is topped with lush vegetation making for a spectacular site of forests growing out of the sea.
Hawaiian Volcano Trek
Trek amidst the volcanoes of the Big Island of Hawaii where your adventures in travel will lead you to explore the power of fire and ice, black sand beaches, breathtaking natural landscapes, the wonders of the sea, and Hawaii’s Aloha spirit. Feel the warmth of the sun, imagine sea breezes, sea turtles, and lunar landscapes, and the turquoise waters of the Pacific. You’ll leave part of your heart here, making sure that you return.
Hike and Explore the Tetons
Grand Teton National Park creates a spectacular and memorable place to explore, learn, and experience the outdoors. Hike mountain trails, enjoy breathtaking views, discover an abundant and diverse array of wildlife, explore Yellowstone, and raft on the Snake River. Experienced naturalists share their knowledge of the wild inhabitants and natural history of the Yellowstone ecosystem and the efforts to preserve this pristine alpine environment and maintain a commitment to sustainability.
Hiking Italy’s Path of the Gods
The Path of the Gods connects two beautiful villages in one of the most stunning corners of the world – The Amalfi Coast. You’ll spend your days exploring small, picturesque villages and important historical sites before heading out on foot for the hike of a lifetime and one of the most epic adventures in travel you could hope for.
History & Climate Awareness in Hong Kong
Being a city full of contrasts, Hong Kong has a lot to offer visitors. From cultural landmarks, historical traditions and scenic natural getaways, there is nearly something for everyone. However, it is also important to be aware of the current changes taking place related to climate change, modern development and more. Travel abroad and connect with experts in the field to get a better understanding of what these changes mean for life today and years to come.
Hot Air Balloon Festival in New Mexico
Full of pristine natural beauty, culture and beyond, New Mexico is an ideal hub for any avid traveler. However, when you travel to explore new places, it’s important to remain vigilant. As you discover the highlights of an area, also be aware that there is usually other aspects which are facing environmental, political or cultural hardships.
Houseboat Living in the Florida Everglades
Houseboat living is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Live in the Florida Everglades and play on its waterways, explore the Mangrove Forests, learn about the delicate ecological balance between the birds, fish and animals and how the Mangrove Forest supports its inhabitants.
Iceland Arctic Tour
Explore the Arctic Ocean by cruise ship as it circumnavigates Iceland during your summer vacation. Embark in Rekyjavik after a guided tour with an expert in climate change and professor from Rekyjavik University. During this LNT Certified tour, make steps at UNESCO World Heritage Site Breidafjordur Bay, Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve, take part in an impact project in partnership with Ecology Project International and Travelers Against Plastic, visit islands, glaciers and see the aurora borealis.
Iceland Eco Tour
On this trip to Iceland, you will have an adventurous and educational experience. The trip’s highlights include drinking champagne in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon, spotting whales in the Northern Atlantic Ocean, and watching the wondrous Northern Lights with awe.
Iguazu Falls Adventure
The exquisite Iguazu Falls have awed tourists, locals and indigenous inhabitants for centuries. The falls act as a natural boundary between Brazil and Argentina making the forceful river a significant part of the political and geographical structure of South America.
Into The Wild in Alaska
Grazing the Arctic Circle is the untouched wilderness of Alaska, the last great American frontier. This nature lover’s paradise offers a bevy of awe-inspiring sights, a range of different animals and an unparalleled glimpse into how life was for the rugged adventurers who ventured north in search of gold. Get the best of all worlds with this seven-day itinerary that showcases all that this phenomenal state has to offer.
With its white sand beaches and brilliant turquoise waters it’s no wonder Jamaica attracts millions of tourists every year! For six glorious sun-soaked days, you’ll explore three distinct areas of the island country – from laid back Negril to vibrant Montego Bay and colorful Ocho Rios.
Jetpacking Expedition in the Maldives
With renowned luxury accommodations, white-sand beaches, traditional culture, and spectacular marine life, the Maldives makes for an ideal holiday location. On this trip to the Maldives, your group will stay at a private luxury island and engage in numerous engaging overseas adventures. From swimming with whale sharks to jetpacking lagoons to island-hopping, you’ll be sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Start planning your trip today!
Kayak With The Orcas In Washington
The San Juan Islands, scattered off the coast of Washington north of Seattle is one of the premiere destinations for whale-watching, particularly orcas. These mighty beasts pass through the islands every summer to feast on Chinook salmon, and there’s no better way to experience the tranquil majesty of these animals than by sharing the water with them while aboard a kayak.
Kayaking in Fiordland National Park
Rudyard Kipling named Milford Sound the 8th wonder of the world, and after this trip, it’s easy to see why. Fiordland is a slice of heaven on earth and offers a truly ‘unplugged’ experience as you connect with nature in its purest form on this overseas adventure.
Kruger National Park, South Africa
Kruger National Park is one of the most sought out sites in South Africa, and one of world’s most diverse Safari destinations. Come along with us on this exotic animal adventure!
Leonardo da Vinci’s Way: France and Italy
Join us, as we travel back to da Vinci’s time and learn about the master of the Renaissance, as well as how you can help reduce the impact of climate change in both France and Italy.
Linger Longer in Costa Rica
Pack your flip flops and spend five days in the laid-back Caribbean paradise of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Famous for its Salsa Brava surf break, this colorful beachside town is not just for surfers. Its cool Caribbean attitude and variety of outdoor activities make it an attractive and exciting travel option for all!
Los Angeles Star Trek Tour
You’ll tour the states as well as the stars on this voyage in and around Los Angeles. It’s exciting to see places you’ve seen on TV in the real world, and even more exciting when a series has a legacy like Star Trek does. You’ll boldly venture where no tour has gone before and see places that have been featured in every single Star Trek series.
Machu Picchu & Inca Trail Trek
Traverse this epic trail across an amazingly diverse array of landscapes, mountains, forests, jungles, OH-MY! With four days of trekking you’ll be able to take in some of the most striking wonders of the Andes. Rest and rejuvenate in the spas of Aguas Calientes before making the vertical hike up to Machu Picchu.
Feel the rush of dynamic Kuala Lumpur, with it’s bustling energy and vibrant culture. Escape to the mostly undeveloped Perhentian Islands, where time moves a little slower. Explore ancient temples and get a taste of Malaysia’s potpourri of Asian culture and history of Penang, the state known as the “Pearl of the Orient”.
Mammoth National Park Eco Excursion
On this trip you’ll get underground to fully explore Kentucky’s legendary Mammoth Cave system, the longest cave in the world. With over 400 miles of discovered pathways, you can fully satisfy your spelunking bug, enjoying underground boating, a lantern-light tour, spectacular underground hikes and more. Plus enjoy above-ground fun like horseback riding, zip-lining and more on this epic U.S. adventure! Book your trip today!
Mardi Himal Himalayan Trek
One of the newest treks offered in Nepal, Mardi Himal is something to not be missed! On this trek you can expect to experience the magnificent sites of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, and other peaks along the Annapurna range. On this trek we will learn about and practice preservation of these beautiful trails.
Marine Discoveries in the Bahamas
The Bahamas are known for its relaxing atmosphere, colorful cities, and ocean adventures. From its beaches to forests to historical towns to reefs, the country is a tourist hotspot for a reason. On this trip to the Bahamas, you will have an educational and adventurous experience. The trip’s highlights include diving to the ocean’s depths to discover lobsters, feeding sharks and stingrays, and riding ATVs across the island. Book your educational student tour today!
Marine Life Excursion in Palau
Palau is known for its warm island welcome, magical underwater world, and palm-fringed beaches. For such a tiny area of land, the Republic of Palau is full of natural wonder and is scenically magical. On this trip to Palau, you will be educated on oceanography while visiting the island’s top attractions. Its highlights include swimming with thousands of jellyfish, touring the city of Koror, and diving to the South Pacific Ocean’s depths to see an array of marine life.
Marine Science Excursion in Tuvalu
Tuvalu’s islands have endless miles of turquoise oceans, rich culture, palm-topped islets, and abundant coral reefs. As the island is currently facing rising sea levels, tourists are taking the opportunity to visit this paradise. In Tuvalu you will learn about marine science while proactively protecting the country’s coral reefs and underwater creatures. The trip’s highlights include yachting through the Pacific Ocean, studying at the Marine Training Institute, and watching the hatching of turtles.
Marine Science Excursion in Vanuatu
Vanuatu is known for its hidden waterfalls; sun, sea, and sand; and red-hot volcanoes. Its Pacific islands offer adventure, which has attracted visitors for decades and will do so for decades to come. On this trip to Vanuatu, you will learn about marine science while visiting the country’s top attractions. The trip’s highlights include flying over the Lopevi Volcano, zip-lining through the jungle, and swimming with sharks and turtles. Book your overseas adventure tour today!
Medellín: Colombia’s City of Eternal Spring
Embrace this one-of-a-kind trip to Medellín where you will learn about the history of the city that was once considered the murder capital of the world and now attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists per year due to gentrification. Explore the incredibly vast biodiversity of Colombia with trips to Parque Arví, Guatapé, Salento, and one of the many coffee regions of Antioquia where you will get to taste some of the finest coffee in the world.
Mile High City Tour in Denver
Denver supports ecotourism by promoting responsibility around traveling and creating awareness of the impact traveling has on ecology. The rugged terrain around Denver draws adventure-seekers while maintaining an ecological balance to keep the gift that is a “Rocky Mountain High” adventure for years to come. Hike Arapahoe Basin and the Flatirons, experience the hairpin turns of Pike’s Peak, Climb Garden of the Gods formations and wonder at the balance of the urban and the wild.
Montana’s Glacier National Park
With a combined area of over a million acres, Glacier and Grand Teton National Parks are among the most beautiful examples of glacial and alpine environments. We hope you join us on this alpine adventure through some of America’s most beautiful mountain ranges, where you will gain the knowledge of the environment and the impact humans have on sustaining the health of the parks!
Mountain Adventures in the Rockies
Colorado is breathtaking in any season, but this eco adventure underscores the beauty of summer out west. With warm-weather hikes, water excursions, and plenty of outdoor enjoyment, Colorado is proving the truth behind its popular local phrase: people “come for the winter and stay for the summer.”
Mt. Everest: The Top of the World
Only a tiny minority of people on Earth get to see Mt. Everest in person. An even smaller group within that minority get to experience Everest Base Camp. You’re in for the experience of a lifetime on this 7-day trek to the top of the world, a must for any bucket list of overseas adventures.
Mystical Sedona, Arizona
Sedona has become known for more than its natural beauty and outdoor activities. It’s also a world-renowned center for arts and wellness, mystical vortexes, and a place to find balance and renew your body, mind, and spirit. From towering red rock formations and rugged backcountry – to Native American rituals and ancient ruins – to legends of history and mystical mysteries, your adventures begin here as you explore the marvels and diversity of Sedona, its past and present.
Nature Escape in Costa Rica
Looking for a tropical nature escape? Look no further and join us as we tour the rainforest, beaches and small communities of Costa Rica! Take a latin dance class, visit an organic farm, zipline above the canopy lines of the rainforest, walk the trails of a lush national park and immerse yourself in a beautiful small community on this trip to Costa Rica.
New Zealand Island Adventure
New Zealand is full of amazing adventures, perfect for adrenaline seaking visitors! Hike volcanic mountains, swim in volcanic craters, shower in amazing waterfalls, soak in hot beach pools, try a seaplane ride or kayak in a glass boat.
Niagara Falls for the Photography Enthusiast
Head to Niagara Falls, New York and experience the raw beauty and power of nature, man’s unique innovations over the years, and stories from the past. Your study photography tour to this designated National Heritage area will provide you with unique photo opportunities to capture the character and power of an amazing natural wonder forming the backdrop for man-made creations, history, and culture.
Northern Lights in Canada
Seeing the Northern Lights is one of those things that’s on most people’s bucket lists, but it can be difficult to spot them. Now, it’s time for you to take a trip and make this dream a reality! It is said that you can see this phenomenon in the sky over Churchill up to 300 nights a year! Those sound like some good odds of catching this marvel.
Norway Arctic Tour
Begin your Arctic educational tour in Tromso, Norway, a certified Sustainable Destination and embarkation point for your semi-private boating adventure. Study the implications of political science on climate change action while aboard a completely unique and once-in-a-lifetime arctic tour. During your cruise, visit several arctic islands, glaciers, see the aurora borealis, enjoy a whale watching tour, visit a small fishing village and meet with experts at the University of Tromso.
Ocean Sustainability & Diving in Indonesia
With such fragile yet resilient coral reefs, marine life and local communities around the world, do your part to get educated on the subject of sustainable tourism. Learn more about the initiatives in place to help support local communities, marine ecosystems and everything in between. Eco adventures are a great way to get involved and create memories that will last a lifetime, so dive in and get involved!
Outdoor Adventure in Malta
With its stunning coastlines, pristine turquoise waters and fascinating history, Malta is a great place to take a trip abroad. Join us for an epic, outdoor adventure in this spectacular European destination. Learn about the country’s environmental management practices, culture and climate action initiatives.
Outdoor Adventures in Lake Tahoe, California
Lake Tahoe is world-renowned for its beauty. You won’t find many lakes quite like this one, and its blend of picturesque mountains and pristine water makes its an ideal travel destination. There are plenty of interesting things in the area to make for exciting student tours. You can help preserve the lake and make an impact too!
Parker Ranch Tour in Hawaii
Your adventures in travel will take you to the Big Island of Hawaii. Feel the warmth of the sun, imagine sea breezes, dolphins and sea turtles and the turquoise waters of the Pacific. Experience volcanoes and black sand beaches. Learn about the enormous influence and legacy of the Parker Ranch. You’ll leave part of your heart here, making sure that you return.
At the end of the world lies Patagonia, a wild and rugged land filled with breathtaking landscapes and eye-catching flora. Come alive as you spend seven days exploring this wild frontier, from areas of pure isolation and vast emptiness to tourist-filled camping towns and waters teeming with wildlife.
Photography in the Lofoten Islands, Norway
The Lofoten Islands are a dream destination for any photographer. The stunning natural beauty and secluded location of this archipelago make a trip to Lofoten an overseas adventure unlike any other. Experience the fjords, mountains, and coastlines while marveling at the dramatic scenery and breathtaking beauty.
Photography Tour of New Guinea
With Papua New Guinea’s tropical atmosphere and immense biodiversity, you feel like you’re walking into an enchanted country. New Guinea is the second largest island in the world and is home to somewhere between 5 and 10 percent of the total species on the planet, some of which are still unknown to science! Bring along your camera for this incredible journey and don’t miss a single shot.
Playa del Carmen Getaway
Known for stretches of white sandy beaches and endless entertainment options, Playa del Carmen, Mexico offers a perfect balance of modern sophistication and authentic old-world charm. Pack your bathing suit & sunscreen and get ready for a vacation in the sun!
Rafting in Costa Rica
Join us on eco adventures in the land of pura vida as we go on an adventure-packed week-long trip to Costa Rica! Satisfy your quench for adventure as you raft the sweeping waves in La Fortuna, zip-line through the tropical rainforest’s incredible canopies, and chase waterfalls in Arenal Volcano National Park! We hope you’ll join us on this trip not to be missed for all nature and adventure lovers!
Renewable Energy in Iceland
Discover the unique story of one of the world’s leaders in renewable and sustainable energy. Stand in awe of your surroundings while you experience the wonderland sculpted by Earth’s natural elements. Discover the delicate balance of Iceland; between fire and ice, light and dark, the natural world and man made innovation.