The right partners. We only work with tour operators that share our mission. As a result, we’re collaborating with some of the top U.S.-based leaders in tourism conservation.
Quality time. On our tours, you spend time in one destination, rather than hop from country to country. By focusing on one place, you decrease flying time and get to know that region better.
Supporting sustainable tourism. We often go to places where communities are empowered to run sustainable tourism ventures and protect wildlife. And we patronize lodges and hotels that are eco-friendly.
Well-trained guides. We help train guides at some of our destinations, emphasizing WWF’s work in that region and how tourism, when done properly, can be vital to that region flourishing.
Small ships, smaller footprint. Our voyages use small ships. Aside from the wholeheartedly better travel experience they provide vs. large cruise ships, they have a smaller carbon footprint.
Smart marketing. We are now providing the majority of information about our tours via our website, email newsletters and special email offers. That means fewer brochures in your mailbox. When we do create brochures, they're printed on recycled content paper made from sustainably sourced trees and use soy-based ink. Not on our email list yet? Send us an email to sign up today.
Encouraging carbon offsets. Our travel partner, Natural Habitat Adventures, is the world’s first carbon neutral travel company. That means it offsets 100% of the greenhouse gas emissions its trips, its office and all operations associated with running its business. We are working with our other tour operators as well to make all WWF tours carbon neutral in the future. In addition, we encourage travelers to consider offsetting their travel emissions when participating on a WWF tour.
Supporting WWF's work. A portion of your tour cost (between 5% and 10%) is directly contributed to WWF’s general fund, to support conservation work around the world.