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For over 25 years, Zegrahm Expeditions has taken inquisitive travelers to the ends of the earth. Come explore with us!

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Trobriand Islands, Melanesia | Photo Credit: Karen Sinclair

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The Nature Conservancy

Partnering for the Planet

Zegrahm Expeditions is proud to partner with The Nature Conservancy to support its mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Together, we will work towards protecting our planet as we introduce travelers to the wonders and value of nature. 


Beyond the Destination

The Zegrahm Blog: Your World. Our Perspective.

  • What is the Silk Road?

    Spicing Things Up Along the Silk Road

    April 29, 2016 | Blog Post

    Gourmands who liberally grab for the pepper or nutmeg might take pause to think, that at one time in history, those seasonings were worth more than their weight in gold. Spices were such a precious commodity that many a war were fought over them; they helped to build—and topple—vast empires, and led to the great Age of Discovery and founding of new worlds.

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    Galapagos by Land & Sea

    My First Trip to the Galapagos

    April 29, 2016 | Blog Post

    Katie Stevens works in the Accounting Department of Zegrahm Expeditions. Having worked here for two years, she was thrilled when she got the opportunity to join her first Zegrahm expedition to the Galápagos Islands. 

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    Batumi, Georgia

    Captivating Georgia

    April 26, 2016 | Video

    Olga Eggert was born in Crimea, Ukraine. Currently living on the Isle of Man, she has traveled with Zegrahm Expeditions for years as a lecturer, with an emphasis in the Black Sea region. Watch as she describes recent architectural growth in Georgia, and the overwhelming friendliness and positivity of the locals. 

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  • Asmat Villages, Papua New Guinea

    The 'Big Men' of Papua New Guinea & Their Western Counterpart

    April 20, 2016 | Blog Post

    Shirley Campbell is a social anthropologist with a special interest in the indigenous peoples of Australia, Melanesia, and the Pacific. After growing up in California, she has widely traveled and experienced firsthand the ways in which communities form and develop distinct, yet interrelated cultures. 

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    South Georgia

    The Anatomy of Penguins [Infographic]

    April 20, 2016 | Blog Post

    There are 17 species of penguins in the world, all of which live in the southern hemisphere. These adorable ambassadors of the Antarctic are uniquely suited to life at sea—while most birds have hollow bones, making them lighter for flying, penguins have solid bones, making it easier to dive underwater for food.

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    Fortuna Bay, South Georgia

    A Circumnavigation of South Georgia

    April 19, 2016 | Video

    In 2015, we explored the pristine shores of South Georgia, its spectacular landscapes a photographic feast of snowcapped mountains, cascading glaciers, and stunning coves.

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  • Australia's Kimberley: Voyage through the Outback

    The Best Time to Visit the Kimberley

    April 15, 2016 | Blog Post

    Shirley Campbell is a social anthropologist with a special interest in the indigenous peoples of Australia, Melanesia, and the Pacific. After growing up in California, she has widely traveled and experienced firsthand the ways in which communities form and develop distinct, yet interrelated cultures. 

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    7 Reasons to Explore the Galapagos with Zegrahm

    April 13, 2016 | Blog Post

    1. The Most Comprehensive Itinerary

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    Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

    You're Invited: Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands

    April 11, 2016 | Video

    Meet Dan Olsen, Expedition Leader for our signature 22-day adventure to Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands.

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  • Pleneau Island, Antarctica

    Antarctica by GoPro

    April 6, 2016 | Video

    Expedition Advisor, Dan Selzer​, recently returned from our expedition to Antarctica. While his favorite species was the massive elephant seal, he managed to take quite a lot of images and video with his GoPro!

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    Guests on Zodiac

    Don't Leave Home Without Your...

    March 24, 2016 | Blog Post

    Zegrahm guests often ask how they can travel light without leaving something important behind. We reached out to our field staff to see what must-have items they can't live without on an expedition. Here are their pro tips.

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    Tari, Papua New Guinea

    Birds of Paradise

    March 24, 2016 | Blog Post

    Michael Moore is an expedition leader and naturalist who has earned a BS in biology and an MS degree in ecology, ethology, and evolution. He spent several years living in the highlands of New Guinea, working for conservation organizations and teaching field biology courses and the University of PNG. Today, he shares with us the history of the stunning birds of paradise.

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