Natural Habitat Adventures

Conservation

Our mission is conservation through exploration: protecting our planet by inspiring travelers, supporting local communities and boldly influencing the entire travel industry.

Our Dilemma
There’s no getting around the fact that as a travel company, we are contributing to the problem of climate change. With more than 8,000 travelers annually on 100-plus adventures on all seven continents, we expend tons of CO2. And it’s warming the earth’s atmosphere, with destructive consequences. We wrestle with this quandary, especially since our product is nature travel—how can we harm the very places and creatures we take our guests to see?

Ultimately, however, we believe that what we do offers a net benefit to the fate of the planet. Our product—conservation travel—imbues value to natural habitats, bringing economic resources to local communities and inspiring them to protect wild places and the wildlife that thrives within them. And by bringing travelers deep into nature and face to face with its greatest spectacles, we allow them to feel awe, wonder and joy. When we experience the beauty and silence of wilderness, or meet an animal up close and share an inquisitive gaze, we come to understand what is at stake. In those moments, we discover what it is to love what is threatened…and we must love it, in order to protect it. Our hope is that our travelers go home transformed, as ambassadors for conservation, bent on finding political and technological solutions to address the climate crisis.

Our Response
Recognizing our contribution to environmental degradation, we are dedicated to reducing it—and not just our own impact: Since our founding in 1985, Nat Hab has been committed to global leadership to make the entire travel industry more sustainable. Our goal isn’t simply to be the most environmentally responsible tour operator in the world, however, but to continually raise the bar on sustainability, and to challenge other travel-related businesses to raise their standards as well.

Our efforts to mitigate our environmental impact are currently focused on these endeavors. Click on the boxes below to learn more!

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Carbon-Neutral Travel

Carbon-Neutral Travel

Since 2007, Nat Hab has offset all CO2 output generated on our trips and in our office operations, making important strides since to increase our commitment and lead the travel industry. Learn more about what we’re doing to mitigate our carbon impact.
Reducing Waste

Reducing Waste

In 2019, Nat Hab operated the World’s First Zero Waste Adventure. We learned a lot about how to reduce waste on our trips and in our office operations, and we’re sharing those lessons with the travel industry. Read more about these important accomplishments.
A Green Office Community

A Green Office Community

Under the leadership of our in-house Green Team, Nat Hab is consistently raising the bar on eco-friendly operations, from materials sourcing to recycling to helping our staff cycle or carpool to work—and rewarding them for their efforts! Discover all we’re doing to go ever greener.
Partnering with World Wildlife Fund

Partnering with World Wildlife Fund

As WWF’s conservation travel partner since 2003, we support its mission to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth. During the course of our relationship, Nat Hab has contributed more than $4.5 million to the work of WWF. Learn more about our important relationship.
Nat Hab Philanthropy

Nat Hab Philanthropy

In addition to our partnership with WWF, Nat Hab supports a wide variety of philanthropic initiatives in the destinations we visit. Our commitment to conservation and sustainable development inspires our leadership role in boosting grassroots efforts in places our guests have come to know and love. Check out these inspiring projects!
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Our Trips

Polar Bear Tours

Polar Bear Tours

African Safaris

African Safaris

U.S. National Parks Tours

U.S. National Parks Tours

Alaska Adventures

Alaska Adventures

Canada & the North

Canada & the North

Galapagos Tours

Galapagos Tours

Mexico & Central America Tours

Mexico & Central America Tours

South America Adventures

South America Adventures

Europe Adventures

Europe Adventures

Asia & Pacific Adventures

Asia & Pacific Adventures

Antarctica & Arctic Journeys

Antarctica & Arctic Journeys

Adventure Cruises

Adventure Cruises

Photography Adventures

Photography Adventures

Family Adventures

Family Adventures

New Adventures

New Adventures

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