Natural Habitat Adventures has repeatedly been recognized for our outstanding trips, our unyielding commitment to sustainability, and for creating an exceptional work environment.
TripSavvy Best Adventure Travel Companies of 2023
TripSavvy recognized Nat Hab as the Best Nature Travel Company of 2023 and praised the company for putting "conservation at the heart of its travel experiences."
TimeOut Best Sustainable Travel Companies 2023
Conservation through exploration is the credo of Natural Habitat Adventures, the official travel partner of the World Wildlife Fund.
Newsweek Future of Travel Awards 2021
Newsweek's expert panel chose Nat Hab as a Future of Travel Award winner in recognition of our pioneering World's First Zero-Waste Adventure and positive impacts on local communities.
AFAR 2020 Travelers' Awards
AFAR chose Nat Hab as a finalist for "Best Wildlife Encounters" and "Best Photography Expeditions."
USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice 2020
USA Today 10Best chose Nat Hab as a finalist for "Best Adventure Travel Company" in recognition of our partnership with World Wildlife Fund and our leadership in responsible adventure travel, ecotourism and sustainability.
AFAR 2019 World’s Best Trips & Destinations
AFAR readers chose Nat Hab in recognition of the company's sole focus on the outdoors for 35 years and travel partnership with World Wildlife Fund since 2003.
PURE Life Experiences 2019 Travel Awards
"An immersive, perspective-shifting itinerary that challenges and inspires the sophisticated traveler on a deeply personal level...transforming their life for the better."
Outside Magazine Best Trips of 2019
"On Natural Habitat Adventures’ new seven-day Yellowstone safari, composting is as essential to the experience as camping or hiking...the hope is that the trip will inspire you with the landscape and wildlife while fostering habits you can take home."
USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice 2019
USA Today 10Best readers chose Nat Hab as a finalist for "Best Adventure Travel Company" in recognition of our partnership with the World Wildlife Fund, and leadership in responsible adventure travel, ecotourism, and sustainability.
Virtuoso Sustainable Tourism Leadership Awards
International luxury travel network Virtuoso selected Nat Hab as a finalist for its prestigious Sustainable Tourism Leadership award.
Outside Magazine Best Place to Work
Natural Habitat Adventures has been named one of the world's best places to work by Outside magazine eight times in the past 12 years.
Virtuoso Awards 2017
International luxury travel network Virtuoso recognizes Natural Habitat Adventures for its innovative Churchill polar bear adventures.
Luke's Circle Companies to Circle 2017
"Natural Habitat was chosen as 'the most exciting company in Colorado' during a sold-out Colorado Companies to Circle awards hosted by Luke’s Circle (a Denver-Boulder professionals’ community)."
Virtuoso Awards 2015
International luxury travel network Virtuoso grants Natural Habitat Adventures its prestigious Sustainable Tourism Leadership award.
Outside Magazine 2015 Travel Awards
"Natural Habitat Adventures’ brand-new eco base camp...is as close to a luxurious safari-style camp as you can get in these parts."
National Geographic Travel Best Winter Trips of 2015
"Natural Habitat Adventures' Kingdom of the Monarchs tour...includes ground transportation, lodging and meals, and naturalist-led butterfly hikes."
Outside Magazine 2014 Travel Awards
"A six-day adventure on foot and horseback into the forested Sierra Madre of central Mexico looking for monarch butterflies in their wintering grounds."
Outside Magazine 2013 Travel Awards
"The...company's goal has been to immerse clients in wilderness and employ naturalists to show them the world's most charismatic megafauna."
Travel + Leisure 2011 Readers' Choice Awards
Natural Habitat Adventures was voted as a "Top Tour Operator & Safari Outfitter" by Travel + Leisure readers in 2011.
National Geographic Travel 2009 Tours of a Lifetime
Natural Habitat Adventures' Grizzlies: From Kodiak to Katmai was voted a "Tour of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler readers.
National Geographic Adventure 2009 Readers' Choice Awards
Natural Habitat Adventures was voted Best Adventure Travel Company by National Geographic Adventure readers.
Travel + Leisure 2009: 40 Trips That Will Change Your Life
"Led by a seasoned naturalist, search for the elusive Brown Kiwi on Stewart Island and trek to Westland National Park—a World Heritage Area."
Travel + Leisure 2009 World's Best Awards
Natural Habitat Adventures was voted as a "Top Tour Operator & Safari Outfitter" by Travel + Leisure readers in 2009.
Travel + Leisure 2008 World's Best Awards
Natural Habitat Adventures was voted as a "Top Tour Operator & Safari Outfitter" by Travel + Leisure readers in 2008.
National Geographic Adventure 2007 Travel Awards
"In 2008, [Natural] Habitat will offer the first carbon-neutral voyage to Antarctica."
National Geographic Adventure 2006 Travel Awards
Natural Habitat’s polar bear expedition was voted one of the "25 Best Trips on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure readers in 2006.
National Geographic Traveler 2006 Trips of a Lifetime
Natural Habitat's Wolves of Yellowstone Expedition was voted one of National Geographic Traveler's "Trips of a Lifetime" in 2006.
Conde Nast Traveler 2006 Travel Awards
Natural Habitat Adventures was honored by for its work in green practices by Conde Nast Traveler in 2006.