About Us

Adventure Canada began in 1987 when brothers Matthew and Bill Swan, and friend David Freeze began taking travellers to “off the map” destinations.

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Guiding Principles

Adventure Canada’s goal is to help every traveller become an enthusiastic ambassador for the regions and the cultures we visit. We believe travel is an opportunity to enrich people’s lives. And we believe getting to know the world is one way of becoming a better global citizen.

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Awards

Adventure Canada has been recognized as a leader in travel—at the regional, national, and international level. We are humbled by the many awards and accolades we have received. They reinforce our commitment always to be the very best we can be.

Partnerships

Adventure Canada has always believed strongly in the power of collaboration. We are able to offer better and more innovative programming thanks to the strength of our partnerships. We work closely with organizations that share our values. We are proud to count leaders of many regional, national, and international organizations as part of our team.

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The Explorers Club

The Explorer’s Club has played a significant role as the premier meeting place for explorers and scientists worldwide who have pushed the limits of discovery and human endurance. Adventure Canada is proud to to be the exclusive polar travel provider of the Explorers Club.

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Nikon

Nikon is a world leader in digital imaging, precision optics and photo imaging technology; globally recognized for setting new standards in product design and performance for an award-winning array of equipment that enables users to tell their stories through amazing photos and videos.

Media Mentions

Throughout Adventure Canada’s history, we’ve been privileged to enjoy plenty of positive attention from the media. We are grateful to share our adventures with the world. And we make the most of every opportunity to tell the stories of the places and the people we love.

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Published by: AFAR

Why a Trip to Canada's Remote Northern Territories Is Worth the Effort

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Published by: USA Today

The Best Way to Experience Newfoundland Is by Sea

Industry Memberships

At Adventure Canada, we pride ourselves in taking a leadership role in our field. We advocate for best practices as members of a number of groups that help ensure a sustainable, equitable future for adventure travel and for the communities and regions we visit.

Career Opportunities

Adventure Canada is a small but mighty operation—but we are continually growing. We are constantly seeking expert expedition team members for our shipboard trips. And, from time to time, positions become available in our office in Port Credit.

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