Below is a list of vetted tour operators who are commitment to ethical and sustainable travel. By traveling with one of these companies, you are committed to protecting the planet’s most vulnerable destinations by transforming tourism’s impact on nature and people. 
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Intrepid Travel

Intrepid is a small group tour company with a focus on cultural immersion, adventure, overland, active and sustainable travel.

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G Adventures

Known as the world’s #1 Adventure Travel Company, G Adventures runs small group tours all around the world with a focus on sustainable travel.

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eco africa climbing & safaris

Eco conscious climbing tours and safaris run by two brothers with a local and community focus. Specializes in Mt. Kiliminjaro tours.

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earth watch institute

Earthwatch Institute is a tour operator that engages people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.

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Cheeseman's Ecology Safaris

Cheesemans’ Ecology Safaris was founded in 1980 by Doug Cheeseman, a zoology and ecology college professor and his naturalist wife, Gail. Their passion for nature and all living creatures made them pursue safaris all around the world.

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discover corps

San Diego based tour company offering rapidly growing field of  volunteer vacations.  Operating since 2011, their trips average one to two weeks and focus on volunteering either with children and schools or animals and wildlife.

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Cabo Trek

Offers eco-friendly whale watching and diving tours in Baja California Sur.  The only tour operator in Cabo San Lucas certified by the World Cetacean Alliance for Responsible Whale Watching. 

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aqua expeditions

Founded in 2007, they operate luxury river cruises around the world. Their two luxury ships, the Aria Amazon and the Aqua Mekong Sail focuses on just the areas of the Amazon and Mekong.

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ker & downey Africa

A luxury African safari company offering personalized trips throughout the African continent from their home base in Cape Town. Their mission is to challenge, connect and to leave a positive legacy for Africa. 

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green world adventures

Costa Rica tour operator offering responsible tourism options for those who are conscious of the ecological, social and cultural imprint of travel and who believe that small actions can make a big difference.

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fat tire tours

Bike, food, segway, and walking tours with locations across Europe and the United States. Their mission is to provide fun, and unforgettable experiences that are environmentally friendly and sustainable. 

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eco ventura

Ecoventura is all about cruising the Galapagos and enriching the lives of their travelers. They are committed to providing active adults and families an authentic experience in small compatible groups, offering a safe and memorable voyage on their fleet of four expedition vessels.  

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