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Adventure Canada began in 1987 when brothers Matthew and Bill Swan, and friend David Freeze began taking travellers to “off the map” destinations.Learn More About Our History
Guiding PrinciplesLearn More about 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.
Territorial AcknowledgementLearn More about Territorial Acknowledgement
Adventure Canada works and travels on the lands and waters of Indigenous peoples within Canada and around the world.
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.
- TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2023
- 2020 Cruise Vision Award
- USA Today 2023 Award
- 2018 World Nomads Winner
- National geographic best adventure travel companies on earth
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.
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.
Bird Life International
BirdLife International is the world's largest nature conservation partnership, with national partners in over 100 countries. Together, they strive for a world rich in biodiversity, where nature and people live together in harmony.
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.
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.
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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.