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 R36,825

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

28 Days From R64,730

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

21 Days From R47,925

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,...

Apr 20, 2018

8 essential spots to visit on Iceland’s South...


Southern Iceland was my favorite region to explore during my one-week trip to the...

Mar 10, 2018

Reykjavik by night: A guide to the city’s best...


Having spent two weeks exploring Reykjavik’s dining scene, I discovered that the...

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3. Camp out at Grand Canyon National Park

11 Days From R21,100

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

18 Days From R61,308

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

18 Days From R40,621

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

10 Days From R14,733

Travel through the south of the USA and visit San Antonio, the Carlsbad Caverns and the...

 

4. Walk along the Great Wall of China

12 Days From R18,390

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

14 Days From R35,830

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 R12,832

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

10 Days From R32,340

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

12 Days From R28,888

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

8 Days From R16,064

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

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6. Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef 

 

7 Days From R27,021

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

14 Days From R42,270

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

May 29, 2018

Australia for all seasons


No matter what time of the year you want to travel, Australia’s mild climate and...

May 17, 2018

What to expect on an Australian overland adventure


Craving wide open spaces, blockbuster beaches, out-of-the-way campsites and nights...

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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 R10,884

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

10 Days From R12,325

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

15 Days From R20,688

Escape to Cuba on an exotic getaway through the sizzling streets of sultry Havana, soak...

18 Days From R21,432

Travel into the heart and soul of Indochina on this comprehensive tour of Vietnam and...

10 Days From R42,805

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

15 Days From R12,872

Adventure through Central America's vivacious Mexico on an enthralling journey from the...

15 Days From R15,108

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

15 Days From R17,690

Travel to India and visit the romantic Rajasthan region. Tour from Delhi to Pushkar...

10 Days From R39,600

Experience the best of Northern Spain’s incredible food and wine culture on this 10-day...

15 Days From R33,412

Discover Peru's sacred land of the Incas. Visit Lima, the Amazon, Cusco, Puno, Lake...

15 Days From R25,792

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

3 Days From R8,370

This 3 Day Uluru Adventure is the ideal short trip for those wanting to experience the...