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.

Unbelievable Offer on Your Next Unforgettable Journey

Book one of the following dream tours before our travel partner mails out brochures for these trips on June 26, 2018 and you can save up to $1,000! A great deal that promises even better Badger memories.
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  • Dutch Waterways, April 2019
  • Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast, May 2019
  • The Charm of the Amalfi Coast, May 2019
  • Imperial Splendors of Russia, August 2019
  • Swiss Alps, August 2019
  • Grand Danube Passage, September 2019
  • Paris featuring the African-American Experience, September 2019
2019 Tour Catalog

2019 Tour Catalog is Here

Badger travelers, start planning your next world-class trip by “paging” through the complete online version of the 2019 WAA Travel catalog. Features more than 50 tours and every continent represented!
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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

  • Ireland: Wild Atlantic Way

    May 22, 2018 - May 30, 2018 starting at $2,995

    Admire Achill Island’s rugged landscapes and cruise Killary Fjord. Visit picture-perfect Kylemore Abbey and vibrant Galway. This journey includes first-class accommodations, presentations on Irish history and traditions, and ample meals with wine at dinner.

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  • Flavors of Northern Italy

    June 9, 2018 - June 17, 2018 starting at $3,995

    Join an intimate journey to the culinary and cultural heart of Northern Italy — a region brimming with exquisite local wines, specialty ingredients, soul-satisfying signature dishes, and the wonderful Italians who conjure them with time-honored techniques.

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  • The Galápagos Islands
    (March and April Dates SOLD OUT)

    June 13, 2018 - June 20, 2018 starting at $4,495

    March and April Dates are SOLD OUT
    Explore these fascinating islands and observe the iconic species that have become exquisitely adapted to the surrounding environment.

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  • Swiss Alps


    June 13, 2018 - June 21, 2018 starting at $2,995

    Discover the majesty of Switzerland on a journey that will take you to see lush alpine meadows, charming towns and iconic mountain peaks.

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  • Ireland

    Gaelic Exploration

    June 17, 2018 - June 28, 2018 starting at $4,799

    Experience the wonders of Gaelic culture as you sail through Ireland and the British Isles.

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  • Blarney Castle, Ireland

    Riches of the Emerald Isle (Ireland)

    July 3, 2018 - July 14, 2018 starting at $2,895

    Discover the Burren on a guided walk with Tony Kirby, a local experts and personality. Gaze at the magical Cliffs of Moher, towering above the sparkling ocean. Traverse the Dingle Peninsula, a harshly beautiful landscape soaked with medieval history.

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  • England

    England’s Castles, Cottages, and Countryside

    July 5, 2018 - July 15, 2018 starting at $3,695

    Discover castles, sprawling estates and whimsical villages on this journey featuring stays in Canterbury, Woodstock, and London.

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  • Old West

    National Parks and Lodges of the Old West

    July 7, 2018 - July 16, 2018 starting at $3,995

    Enjoy spectacular scenery and overnight in extraordinary landmark lodges that are destinations in themselves as you trace the historical paths and natural splendors of the Old West.

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  • Copenhagen

    Nordic Magnificence

    July 8, 2018 - July 18, 2018 starting at $3,995

    Take a remarkable journey to explore the natural beauty and heritage of Denmark and Norway. Explore Copenhagen. Marvel at royal castles and stroll through the Old Town. Cruise overnight to Oslo. Learn of Norway’s Viking past and admire the country’s majestic scenery. Travel on the picturesque Bergen railway, and cruise on the magnificent Songefjord.

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  • Rhine River

    Cruise the Rhine River

    July 11, 2018 - July 19, 2018 starting at $2,895

    With your family, share a cruise through Holland, Germany, and France to visit Amsterdam, Cologne, Strasbourg, the Rhine Valley, and more.

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