Bucket lists don’t have to be cliché. They’re a way to catalog living life to the fullest – a master directory where you can aspire to sleep under the stars, write a novel or compete in extreme ironing (yes, that’s a thing) all in one place. Every list should be different. But some experiences deserve a place on everyone’s.

That’s why we’ve come up with our very own: the ultimate travel bucket list. In our (nearly) 30 years of experience, we’ve picked up a thing or two that could come in handy when making yours. These are our top experiences from each of the 7 continents. Ready for some inspiration?

1. Trek with gorillas in Uganda and the Republic of Congo

16 Days From R35,847

The ultimate African adventure tour. See lions in Kenya's Lake Nakuru National Park,...

28 Days From R61,617

Get closer to Africa’s incredible wildlife on this journey through Kenya, Uganda,...

21 Days From R43,643

Visit Africa and travel to Kenya for an overland tour to spot gorillas and rhinos in...

9 Days From R81,349

Get up close and personal with the lowland gorillas in Odzala-Kokoua National Park on...

 

2. See the Northern Lights in Iceland

6 Days From R16,495

Discover the unique beauty of Iceland. Visit the Gullfoss waterfall, touch the...

10 Days From R87,700

Fly from Iceland to Greenland and encounter breathtakingly beautiful landscapes,...

Aug 31, 2018

What it’s really like watching the Northern...


Suddenly, quiet coos of delight and gasps of amazement break the silence and I...

Jul 31, 2018

Why planting trees will be the highlight of...


For the most part, Iceland is largely void of trees. But all that’s about to...

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3. Camp out at Grand Canyon National Park

11 Days From R24,400

Jump from nature to the city and back again. Keep your cool in Joshua Tree National...

18 Days From R62,636

This is the best of the West. Trek through the diverse scenery of parks filled with...

18 Days From R50,500

Travel from Los Angeles up to San Francisco, passing through Las Vegas, the Grand...

 

4. Walk along the Great Wall of China

12 Days From R16,551

Travel to China on a getaway from Beijing to Shanghai. Visit Xi'an and Huangshan, see...

14 Days From R26,872

Travel to the land of the dragon and explore Beijing, Xi'an, Yangshuo, Chengdu and Hong...

Jan 16, 2018

China’s top attractions worth going out of your...


China is a big country, with some BIG attractions. Here are our favourites that...

Sep 21, 2016

Which section of the Great Wall should you visit?


China’s Great Wall stretches for over 6000kms, all the way from Jiayuguan in the...

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5. Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

7 Days From R12,622

Travel to Peru to discover the Inca, Peru's ancient civilisation. Trek or train to...

8 Days From R17,068

Travel to Peru and retrace the steps of the Inca, Peru's fascinating ancient...

12 Days From R28,254

Travel from the heights of the Andes to the exotic Amazon rainforest on this best of...

10 Days From R25,226

Travel to Peru to discover the Inca, Peru's ancient civilisation. Travel by foot, bike...

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6. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef 

 

14 Days From R49,730

Travelling from Sydney to Cairns, soak up the best of Australia’s east coast beaches,...

7 Days From R31,790

Discover Fraser Island, the Whitsundays, Great Barrier Reef, Tully Gorge National Park...

Sep 05, 2018

A trip to Mawurndaddja, the best-kept secret of...


Hidden from the world until now, this Arnhem Land treasure has rock art dating...

Aug 26, 2018

Heading to Darwin? Here’s what you should see,...


The Northern Territory's capital is more of a big country town than a city, and it...

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7. Kayak alongside glaciers in Antarctica

12 Days From R104,690

Soak up the essence of Antarctica on a mid-summer expedition aboard the brand new MV...

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15 Days From R12,027

See the best of Morocco from Casablanca to Marrakech. Admire the city of Fes, see the...

10 Days From R12,818

Travel from historic Hanoi to modern Ho Chi Minh City. Tour down the Mekong, visit...

8 Days From R15,660

Escape to Cuba on an adventure to this exotic Caribbean island and explore the sultry...

7 Days From R12,622

Travel to Peru to discover the Inca, Peru's ancient civilisation. Trek or train to...

10 Days From R47,500

Travel to Iceland and tour this North Atlantic island. Visit Reykjavik, the Golden...

13 Days From R17,690

Journey into Morocco’s heart, from Casablanca to Marrakech, taking in the like of Fes,...

8 Days From R9,279

Visit India and tour the famous Golden Triangle of Dehli, Agra and Jaipur. One of the...

6 Days From R16,495

Discover the unique beauty of Iceland. Visit the Gullfoss waterfall, touch the...

15 Days From R16,518

Go trekking in Nepal on an adventure that takes you to Mt Everest Base Camp. Explore...

15 Days From R40,830

Get set for pure adventure on this tour of the Canadian Rockies. Travelling from...

15 Days From R25,965

Travel to Costa Rica and discover a tropical playground of immense natural beauty....

8 Days From R17,775

Taste mystery and intrigue on a revealing tour of Russia – from the cultural city of...