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.

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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  • Stunning Scenery of Alaska

    June 12, 2019 - June 19, 2019 starting at $2,149

    Book by Sept. 13 to get an OLife Choice of significant savings or perks. Explore the astounding glaciers, native traditions, and awe-inspiring scenery on this cruise along the Alaskan and Canadian Pacific coast. Embark on the Regatta in Seattle, and sail up the Inside Passage: a stunning waterway edged by verdant forests, mountains, and glaciers; […]

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  • Normandy (75th Anniversary)

    June 21, 2019 - June 29, 2019 starting at $3,195

    The original departure of September 20-28, 2019 has sold out and new departure dates have been added. From rolling, green hills to the beautiful sea, discover the essence of Normandy as well as its pivotal role in history. On this seven-night journey, experience classic Norman culture. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel, where a medieval monastery seemingly rises out […]

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  • Gaelic Glory

    June 26, 2019 - July 5, 2019 starting at $3,899

    Immerse yourself in history and tradition as we sail through the Emerald and British Isles, aboard Oceania Cruises’ Nautica. Embark Nautica in Dublin, and head back in time to Viking-founded Waterford, the oldest city on the east coast of Ireland. Admire nature’s bounty in the delightful fishing town of Cobh, and take in the unparalleled […]

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  • Cruise the Rhine

    July 8, 2019 - July 16, 2019 starting at $2,995

    Bring the whole family along on this seven-night Rhine River adventure that will delight travelers of all ages! Introduce the youngsters in your life to the iconic Rhine Valley aboard the MS Amadeus Silver III, an exclusively chartered first-class ship. Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, and explore the beautiful city of Cologne. Tailor this journey […]

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  • Scotland: Edinburgh

    July 15, 2019 - July 23, 2019 starting at $3,395

    Explore the heritage of Scotland during a seven-night stay in Edinburgh. Experience both city life in the Scottish capital and country life as you explore the Borders in scenic southern Scotland. Learn about the tartan tradition from a kilt maker, and taste award-winning craft ales at the brewery of a 900-year-old estate home. Explore the […]

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  • Canadian Rockies

    July 19, 2019 - July 25, 2019 starting at $3,995

    Head north during summer for a peak-season journey to Canada’s glorious Rocky Mountains, relaxing at legendary resorts including Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. Each resort offers a range of outdoor activities to choose from: canoe, golf, or walk nearby trails to take in the fresh air, inspiring […]

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  • Northern Frontiers

    July 22, 2019 - August 4, 2019 starting at $5,099

    The majesty of northern Europe awaits you as you embark on Marina in Norway’s sophisticated capital of Oslo. Travel to Skagen, where the Baltic and the North Sea meet, and see the stark beauty of the north: its crisp, blue sky; golden-sand beaches; and picturesque white windmills. Visit the town of Haugesund, once the royal […]

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  • Circumnavigation of Iceland

    July 31, 2019 - August 8, 2019 starting at $6,495

    Discover the ethereal Land of Fire and Ice — one of the world’s most enchanting and distinctive destinations — on this specially designed, seven-night circumnavigation cruise of this stunning Nordic island nation. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, five-star small ship LE CHAMPLAIN, featuring only 92 suites and staterooms and the world’s first multisensory underwater observation […]

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  • Discover Southeast Alaska

    August 2, 2019 - August 9, 2019 starting at $3,495

    Head out on a summertime expedition through some of nature’s more secluded landscapes as we discover the remote inner reaches of Alaska’s Inside Passage aboard the 66-guest Admiralty Dream. Enjoy the agility and flexibility of small-ship travel, up-close encounters with wildlife, stunning scenery, cultural experiences, and the guidance of two expert naturalists, including an Orbridge […]

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  • Swiss Alps

    August 7, 2019 - August 15, 2019 starting at $2,995

    Surround yourself with the beauty of Switzerland — storybook villages, craggy mountains, green forests, and turquoise lakes — on this seven-night program ideal for active travelers. Venture out on daily adventures, including hikes through the spectacular Bernese Oberland region, funicular and gondola rides, and a visit to the Swiss capital of Bern. Travel on the […]

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