In Search of Polar Bears and Pack Ice w/ Oceanwide Expeditions (June 17-24, 2020)

Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.

Southeast Arizona’s Birding Hotspots Express - Summer Edition (August 12-16, 2020)

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. Join us as we explore Southeast Arizona’s birding hotspots near Tucson, Nogales and Sierra Vista.

Botanical Wonders of Brazil’s Estrada Royal - Collaboration w/ Denver Botanic Gardens (Postponed to October 2021)

Brazil’s Estrada Real or Royal Road is a series of historic routes spanning the states of Minas Gerais, São Paolo, and Rio de Janeiro dating back more than 300 years. The Estrada Real offers awe-inspiring landscapes and colonial towns filled with magnificent Baroque architecture.  This area is also home to one of the most revolutionary landscape architects of all time – Roberto Burle Marx. Join Nick Snakenberg, Associate Director of Horticulture at Denver Botanic Gardens, for this unforgettable 9-day journey. 

Costa Rica's Northern Wildlife Hotspots (November 7-14, 2020)

Join R2R Co-founder Sheridan Samano for this unforgettable 8-day exploration of Costa Rica’s northern wildlife hotspots.  Highlights include Rio Celeste and Tenorio Volcano National Park, Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, and Rincon de la Vieja National Park.  This trip is scheduled to correspond to an increased likelihood of witnessing an olive ridley sea turtle arribada (“mass arrival”) at Ostional Wildlife Refuge.

Indonesia's Exquisite Birds of Paradise - Collaboration w/ Denver Audubon (November 10-19, 2020)

Whether you are a mere nestling who is new to birding, a fully-fledged birder, or a seasoned twitcher, this 10-day/9-night ornithological adventure through the remote, rainforest-clad islands of northern Raja Ampat and North Maluku is a fantastic opportunity to add some significant numbers to your life lists. No other feathered family is as beautiful, or displays such diversity of plumage, extravagant decoration, and courtship behaviour as the ostentatious Bird of Paradise.

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