Natural Habitat Adventures has been a leader in responsible adventure travel & ecotourism since 1985. From our world-class polar bear tours in Churchill to our small-group Galapagos cruises, from Alaska grizzly bear adventures to African safaris, our professional guides reveal the world™s most extraordinary nature sites. As Conservation Travel Partner to World Wildlife Fund and the world’s first 100% carbon-neutral travel company, we offer eco-conscious expeditions from Antarctica to Zambia with a multitude of adventures in between!
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The Great Alaskan Grizzly Encounter (8 days)
Alaska™s Coastal Grizzlies “ This small-ship-based adventure provides the world™s closest encounters with the brown bears of Katmai! Safely walk the shores among the world™s largest coastal grizzlies as they forage and fish.
Classic Galapagos: The Natural Habitat Experience (10 days)
Galapagos Hiking & Kayaking Adventure“ Clients hike and paddle in places not included on standard trips. This catamaran-based adventure offers a very small group exclusive access to locations that are inaccessible to most Galapagos travelers.
Discover Greenland: The Natural Habitat Experience (9 days)
Discover Greenland: The Natural Habitat Experience “ An immersion in the stunning Arctic landscape of Greenland’s remote east coast from NHA™s one-of-a-kind luxury expedition camp, which debuted in 2015. Guests explore by boat, kayak, and hikes amid icebergs and tundra.
The Wild Side of China Photo Adventure (12 days)
Natural Habitat Photo Tours, led by some of the world™s best nature photography instructors and naturalist guides.
Secluded Botswana Safari (12 days)
This exclusive safari encompasses the best private wildlife reserves in the Okavango Delta and beyond, plus Victoria Falls. Guests experience wild Africa at its most remote and authentic, with just 8 travelers total.
Sailing Antarctica: The Ultimate Polar Nature Expedition (17 days)
Intrepid explorers passionate about serious outdoor adventure won’t find a more exhilarating way to experience Antarctica than on this one-of-a-kind polar expedition.
Madagascar Wildlife Adventure (13 days)
A Private Air Journey Through the World’s Most Unique Biodiversity Hotspot. Madagascar is indeed a world apart. Its rain forests are home to diademed sifakas, indris, fossas and tenrecs, while baobabs and pachypodia punctuate its desert landscapes.
Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari (13 days)
See More of the Last Frontier on Our Small-Group Wilderness Immersion. While superlatives strive to convey the grandeur of Alaska, they never quite manage to capture the reality. Our Ultimate Alaska Wildlife Safari does, though.
Ultimate Churchill Adventure (7 days)
A Total Immersion in the North, Including Dog Sledding & a Helicopter Trip to a Polar Bear Den. This Arctic expedition is our most thorough encounter with the world of the polar bear and the Canadian North.
Classic Polar Bear Adventure (7 days)
When you’re standing on the outdoor platform of our Polar Rovers, the chill Arctic air feels invigorating. But not as much as the sight of the huge polar bear that wanders up alongside. Safely elevated above him, you™re nonetheless just feet away as you peer down at his shaggy, cream-colored bulk.
Northern Lights & Arctic Cultures (7 days)
A Winter Adventure in Churchill, Canada’s One of the Best Places on Earth to See the Aurora Borealis. In the same land that hosts the brief, brilliant summer of beluga whales and the polar bears of autumn comes an amazing phenomenon that illumines the dark winter skies. The ethereal northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, meaning œnorth wind of the dawn, brighten the night sky in a mystical display of color.
We consider luxury not so much the thread count in your sheets, but the animal count outside your door! Luxury for us is close proximity to remote natural places and captivating wildlife
–Ben Bressler, NHA Founder & President
The company™s eco-conscious expeditions and nature-focused small-group tours led by renowned Expedition Leaders explore the planet™s most remarkable natural destinations. NHA has always been a visionary and pioneer in the realm of sustainability, becoming in 2007 the world™s first 100-percent carbon-neutral travel company. Today NHA offers approximately 100 nature adventures from Antarctica to Zambia. Polar bear tours in Churchill, Canada, Galapagos small-ship cruises, Alaska grizzly bear encounters and African safaris are among a wide range of artfully crafted nature journeys conducted by professional naturalist guides. Since 2003, NHA has been the travel partner of World Wildlife Fund, the world’s leading conservation organization, operating WWF™s travel programs and donating to the nonprofit™s global conservation efforts. Conservation is at the forefront of everything NHA does, and its philosophy is simple: tourism must work with and benefit local communities, which will in turn find value in protecting natural resources and wildlife. NHA is also the business partner of Lindblad Expeditions, the world™s premier small-ship expedition cruise company, since 2016.
Unique and Distinctive Itineraries
Natural Habitat travelers seek more than the standard, predictable tour most commonly offered in today™s travel marketplace. Inspired and created from years of scouring the planet for the singular and the extraordinary, NHA™s itineraries are artfully crafted, one-of-a-kind experiences that are far from œtypical.
Sampler of Adventures
- Classic Polar Bear Adventure “ Guests encounter the “King of the Arctic up close on NHA™s flagship polar bear tour, an expertly guided small-group adventure to see the world’s largest concentration of polar bears in their wild tundra habitat.
- Discover Greenland: The Natural Habitat Experience “ An immersion in the stunning Arctic landscape of Greenland’s remote east coast from NHA™s one-of-a-kind luxury expedition camp, which debuted in 2015. Guests explore by boat, kayak, and hikes amid icebergs and tundra.
- Galapagos Hiking & Kayaking Adventure “ Clients hike and paddle in places not included on standard trips. This catamaran-based adventure offers a very small group exclusive access to locations that are inaccessible to most Galapagos travelers.
- Alaska™s Coastal Grizzlies “ This small-ship-based adventure provides the world™s closest encounters with the brown bears of Katmai! Safely walk the shores among the world™s largest coastal grizzlies as they forage and fish.
- Secluded Botswana Safari “ This exclusive safari encompasses the best private wildlife reserves in the Okavango Delta and beyond, plus Victoria Falls. Guests experience wild Africa at its most remote and authentic, with just 8 travelers total.
- Great Kenya Migration Safari “ Africa’s most classic safari destination “ Kenya “is home to the massive movement of 2 million wildebeest and zebra that constitutes the Great Migration. Experience it from secluded mobile camps.
Natural Habitat Adventures™ hallmark is small-group travel that focuses on nature and wildlife. From its inception, the company has immersed guests in the diverse wonders of the natural world. In addition to its traditional nature adventures, Natural Habitat also offers programs that align with specific interests. These specialized offerings include:
- Natural Habitat Photo Tours, led by some of the world™s best nature photography instructors and naturalist guides
- Family Adventures, tailored to multiple generations, where Expedition Leaders understand the needs of all ages and abilities to ensure a fun, exciting and worry-free adventure
- Private Custom Adventures, exclusive journeys for private parties available in select destinations worldwide
Get Your Daily Dose of Nature Here:
Antarctica Webinars – Take a virtual adventure cruise to the world’s last great wilderness as we sail among seals, whales, penguins, giant icebergs, and floating pack ice.
Asia & Pacific Webinars – Discover India’s tiger territory, meet pandas up close in China and wander their wild habitat.
Africa Webinars – Learn how their small-group luxury safaris immerse you in Africa’s untamed wilderness, for the closest encounters with the world’s most legendary wildlife.
Alaska & Northern Webinars – Witness the northern lights, come eye to eye with beluga whales, watch Alaska’s coastal grizzlies gore on salmon, view glaciers calving in Greenland, and more!
Polar Bear Webinars – Close encounters with the King of the Arctic!
Adventure Cruise Webinars – Reach the ends of the earth and commune with wildlife on intimate and educational small-ship voyages to the most remote wild places on the planet.
Europe Webinars – Explore Europe’s wild side: paddle Portugal’s River of Wine, kayak Croatia’s coast, discover the Arctic from their new luxury camp in Greenland, and more!
US National Parks Webinars – Get an insider’s view of America’s most celebrated parks and learn about Natural their classic small-group safaris, including wolf-tracking adventures in Yellowstone.
Latin America Webinars – Swim with whale sharks, meet a giant tortoise, stand among thousands of monarch butterflies, cruise the Amazon with pink dolphins & scout for jaguars.
Nature Photography Lessons for Polar Regions – Polar photography includes unique considerations and challenges, and Court Whelan is here to guide you through them.
Digital World Premiere: Pebble Redux – This new short film tells the story of one of the most critical conservation battles on the planet: how the proposed Pebble Mine would devastate Alaska’s best bear habitat.
Meet Borneo’s Sun Bears & the Hero Saving Them from Extinction – Wong joins us live from Borneo, where his life’s work is focused on conserving the world’s smallest bear, endemic to this island.
Bears, Belugas & Bright Nights: Churchill Through the Seasons – Churchill, Manitoba is big on polar bears…but it also hosts the summer migration of hundreds of beluga whales, and winter northern lights!
Mexico’s Gentle Giants: Protecting Humpback Whales – Learn about the lively humpbacks of Banderas Bay — 40 tons and 50 feet long — from local naturalist guides who are passionate whale conservationists