Travel with WAA

Connecting Badgers to the world and to each other.

WAA Travel offers journeys of discovery — expanding global perspectives and fueling intellectual curiosity. And all the while alumni and friends share new memories, enjoy Badger spirit, and make lasting friendships.

2018 Tour Catalog

2018 Tour Catalog is Here

Badger travelers, the 2018 WAA Travel catalog is packed (pun intended) with 57 world-class trips! Watch for a print copy to land in your mailbox. Otherwise, check out a complete online version of the catalog now.
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WAA Travel — what a trip!

To learn about specific tours, you can check out descriptions for all our upcoming trips. But to really get a sense of what makes traveling with WAA special, it helps if tour experiences, stories, and adventures come from the mouths of Badger travelers themselves. So discover the Badger difference by watching this video.

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Departure Month

  • Israel: Land of Cultural Treasures

    January 20, 2018 - January 29, 2018 starting at $3,895

    Discover an inspiring nation showcasing rich history and spiritual milestones.

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  • Tanzania

    Tanzania Migration Safari

    January 24, 2018 - February 4, 2018 starting at $6,995

    The annual movement of wildebeest and other grazing herbivores across the Serengeti Plains is one of the greatest spectacles of the natural world.

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  • Baja California and the Sea of Cortez

    January 27, 2018 - February 3, 2018 starting at $6,590

    Travel aboard the 62-guest ship National Geographic Sea Lion to get up close with whales, snorkel and stand-up paddleboard among sea lions, and hike the pristine desert islands dotting the Sea of Cortez.

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  • Rainforest and Relics

    Rainforests to Relics

    February 10, 2018 - February 28, 2018 starting at $3,999

    Itinerary Update: Georgetown, Grand Cayman has been replaced with Havana, Cuba!

    Marvel at the exotic wildlife, historic cities, and ancient ruins of Central and South America on this luxury cruise aboard the Sirena.

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  • Mountains over the water in New Zealand

    Cruise Coastal New Zealand

    February 20, 2018 - March 7, 2018 starting at $3,820

    Set sail aboard the deluxe Azamara Journey. Begin in Auckland, New Zealand; cruise to colorful ports; sail the pristine Milford Sound; and experience Sydney, Australia.

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  • Tropical view in the South Pacific

    Sparkling South Pacific

    February 24, 2018 - March 7, 2018 starting at $4,299

    Embark aboard the Marina for your luxury cruise around the tropical paradise of the South Pacific.

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  • Costa Rica’s Natural Heritage

    March 8, 2018 - March 19, 2018 starting at $3,281

    In this small Central American democracy kissed by nature, your small group enjoys a relaxed yet comprehensive exploration of four distinct regions, encountering staggering biodiversity from cloud forest to rain forest; Central Valley to Pacific Coast.

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  • Cuba

    Cuba: Art, Culture, and People

    March 11, 2018 - March 19, 2018 starting at $5,695

    Discover Cuba’s highlights, architecture, music and culture during stays in Miami, Havana, and Cienfuegos.

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  • Animals in the Seas of Australia

    Australian Splendors

    March 16, 2018 - March 29, 2018 starting at $5,595

    Discover the cosmopolitan cities, fertile wine country and native wildlife that form Australia’s fascinating culture and heritage.

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  • Egypt and the Eternal Nile

    March 19, 2018 - April 2, 2018 starting at $4,297

    Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, your small group journey begins in vibrant Cairo, revealing antiquity’s treasures with a three-night Lake Nasser cruise and a classic four-night Nile cruise from Aswan to Luxor, before you encounter Old Cairo. Discover “rose-red” Petra on an optional 5-day/4-night post-tour Jordan extension.

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