ExpeditionTrips is an expedition travel company specializing in trips of a lifetime to extraordinary destinations, including Antarctica, the Galapagos Islands, Alaska, Africa, the Arctic and beyond. Expedition travel is about experiencing a destination and participation, whether it’s walking amongst thousands of penguins in Antarctica, snorkeling with sea turtles in the Galapagos, or kayaking quiet inlets of Alaska’s Inside Passage.
Ashton Palmer and Kristy Royce founded ExpeditionTrips in 1999, after more than a decade working in the field as expedition guides and naturalists. Today, our team has more than 50 years of combined experience leading and planning expeditions to all seven continents. With our in-depth personal experience and knowledge, combined with the highest level of personalized service, we offer expert advice and unbiased guidance to find, research, and book the perfect trip. Our clients include individuals, families, university groups, and travel agents, amongst others.
ExpeditionTrips has hand-selected and partnered with the best tour operators worldwide who meet our criteria of providing the highest quality trips. We offer a diverse selection of expeditions that encompass flexible schedules, education, and a range of activities, such as Zodiac tours, kayaking, hiking, whale watching, snorkeling, and camping. We also provide full-service arrangements—pre/post hotels, extensions, flights, transfers, travel insurance, etc.
Our extensive website hosts more than 250 trips and has been voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes annually since 1999. Additionally, through our Just Released Offers program, we offer and distribute substantial savings on last-minute promotions to our website members.