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

  • Music of America

    October 29, 2017 - November 6, 2017 starting at $1,699

    From Nashville to Memphis, celebrate classic country and blues music on a voyage aboard the American Queen, the largest and most opulent riverboat in the world.

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  • Cuba: People, Culture, Art

    November 5, 2017 - November 13, 2017 starting at $5,495

    Marvel at Cuba’s magnificent colonial architecture; see cigar makers create Cuba’s most famous export; ride in a classic convertible; and visit the beautiful countryside.

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  • Medieval Masterpiece

    November 5, 2017 - November 14, 2017 starting at $2,199

    Incredible medieval monuments and spellbinding scenery intertwine on this Mediterranean voyage aboard Riviera, Oceania Cruises’ elegant masterpiece.

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  • Music City Christmas

    Music City Christmas

    December 3, 2017 - December 10, 2017 starting at $2,799

    Join us on the American Duchess riverboat on a tour includes a one night stay at The Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville before cruising to Dover, Paducah, and Clarksville.

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  • Holiday Markets featuring Munich

    December 4, 2017 - December 12, 2017 starting at $2,795

    Enjoy the start of the festive season when towns along the Rhine prepare for the holidays and open their charming Christkindlmarkts.

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  • 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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