UPCOMING GROUP TRIPS

Mexico's Wild Side - The Yucatan Peninsula (May 22-26, 2022)

White-sand beaches and turquoise waters aren’t the only stunning sights in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Mexico is home to more than 10% of the world’s species and the Yucatan is an especially prolific wildlife destination. Jaguars still roam forests, sea turtles nest along sandy beaches, flamingos wade in shallow waters close to shore, and toucans and monkeys call from treetops. In addition to incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, the Yucatan offers its visitors enriching cultural experiences.

Join Reefs to Rockies for an unforgettable wildlife adventure in Mexico.

Firefly Magic in Mexico (July 3-7, 2022)

Synchronous fireflies put on one of Mexico’s most beautiful light shows every summer. For several weeks from June to August, hundreds of thousands of fireflies in forests near Mexico City join together in a synchronous pattern of flashing all at once. Join Reefs to Rockies for this incredible nocturnal wildlife spectacle in Mexico. 

Mexico's Art, Culture and Cuisine - Collaboration with Denver Botanic Gardens (July 20-28, 2022)

Denver Botanic Gardens and Reefs to Rockies are offering an unforgettable trip this summer that highlights Mexico’s art, culture and cuisine. This 9-day journey takes you to Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca.

North Park Birding Weekend with Denver Audubon (July 29-31, 2022)

Summer in Colorado’s High Country brings baby birds, doting parents, and ID challenges in the myriad of available habitats in Clear Creek, Grand, Jackson and Larimer counties. Join Denver Audubon and Reefs to Rockies in this 3-day trip to North Park in search of colonial waterbirds, sagebrush, and forest birds. 

A portion of the proceeds from this trip help fund Denver Audubon’s school, family, and conservation programs.

North Park Birding Weekend with Front Range Birding Company (August 5-7, 2022)

Summer in Colorado’s High Country brings baby birds, doting parents, and ID challenges in the myriad of available habitats in Clear Creek, Grand, Jackson and Larimer counties. Join Denver Audubon and Reefs to Rockies in this 3-day trip to North Park in search of colonial waterbirds, sagebrush, and forest birds. 

A portion of the proceeds from this trip help fund The Jason Dahl Scholarship Foundation.

Southeast Arizona’s Birding Hotspots Express - Summer Edition 2022 (August 13-17, 2022)

Southeast Arizona offers some of the best birding in the world. The region’s diversity of landscapes, elevational range, and plant communities provide habitat for more than 400 species throughout the year. In August, summer monsoon rains continue, migration picks up, and bird diversity rises to its maximum. Numbers for most of the breeding specialties and hummingbirds peak. Shorebirds and swallows congregate at ponds and migrant warblers are common as the month ends.

Join us as we explore Southeast Arizona’s birding hotspots near Tucson, Sierra Vista, Patagonia, Tubac and Green Valley.

Swimming with Humpback Whales - Tubuai Island, French Polynesia (September 25-October 2, 2022)

The small but pristine island of Tubuai is located to the south of Tahiti in the Austral Islands. Here, where very few tourists go, the islands retain their local charm and peaceful vibe. Each year, populations of humpback whales travel north to the South Pacific and the warm waters of French Polynesia to raise their newborn calves. 

Join us for six full days swimming with these amazing giants of the sea. No SCUBA certification needed. 

Día de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico - Collaboration with Denver Botanic Gardens (October 28 - November 3, 2022)

Denver Botanic Gardens and Reefs to Rockies are offering an unforgettable trip to Mexico during its most important celebration of the year – Día de los Muertos. Join Dan Johnson, Curator of Native Plant Collections and Associate Director of Horticulture at Denver Botanic Gardens for this unforgettable experience that acquaints people with the culture, art, and food, and what makes Mexico such a unique destination.

Winter Birding in Minnesota (December 12-15, 2022)

Known among birders as THE place to find northern owls and finches in winter, the Sax-Zim Bog offers a ‘magic mix’ of habitats that attracts a unique array of species not found in other parts of the United States. Sax-Zim’s winter mix of seasonal migrants is unmatched. In addition to visiting Sax-Zim Bog, we’ll explore North Shore and Superior, Wisconsin hotspots.

Get ready for Minnesota’s winter birding wonderland!