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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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.


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 one of the polar travel providers of The Explorers Club.

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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.

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

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