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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  • Outrageous Outback

    February 2, 2020 - February 17, 2020 starting at $6,899

    Take in the best of Australia and New Zealand — destinations of thrilling contrasts and incredible scenery. Your adventure begins in Sydney and concludes in wonderful Auckland. In between you’ll sail to sleepy seaside towns and dynamic cities — discovering cultural wonders, fascinating wildlife, and celebrated scenery all along the way.

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  • Panama Canal and Costa Rica

    February 19, 2020 - February 27, 2020 starting at $4,995

    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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  • Dead Sea

    Israel: Land of Treasures

    February 23, 2020 - March 3, 2020 starting at $3,995

    Discover an inspiring nation showcasing rich history and spiritual milestones.

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  • Legends to Lagoons

    March 5, 2020 - March 15, 2020 starting at $6,299

    Settle into laid-back island life as you encounter the South Pacific’s pristine beaches and glistening lagoons cruising aboard the luxurious Regatta. Spend a day exploring Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia in the tropical paradise of Tahiti. The island’s volcanic peaks overlook lush rain forest, black-sand beaches, and cascading waterfalls. Sail to verdant Moorea, and take […]

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  • Egypt and the Nile Valley

    March 13, 2020 - March 26, 2020 starting at $5,995

    Wander the fabled land of pharaohs and kings — where colossal pyramids, legendary tombs, and towering temples cascade across the terrain. An unhurried, 14-day journey down the Nile River reveals seemingly limitless vistas of vast deserts contrasted by metropolitan cities. From biblical times through to modern day, Egypt has been the site of monumental historical […]

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  • Singapore, Thailand, Angkor Wat

    March 22, 2020 - April 4, 2020 starting at $6,995

    Discover the diversity of Southeast Asia on this adventure from the modern metropolis of Singapore to the ancient Khmer temples at Angkor. Tour Singapore’s top attractions and experience its Peranakan heritage through traditional cooking and handicrafts. Bask in the luxury of the golden age of train travel aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express. Take in […]

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  • Riviera di Levante

    April 1, 2020 - April 17, 2020 starting at $3,395

    Stretching from the maritime city of Genoa to the Cinque Terre, the Riviera di Levante is a legendary swath of coastline bathed by the beautiful Ligurian Sea.

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  • Japan in Bloom

    April 2, 2020 - April 13, 2020 starting at $6,499

    Discover the shores and shrines of the land of the rising sun aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Nautica. Embark in Tokyo, a city that balances tradition and modernity, then sail to Shimizu where you can bask in the serenity of the woodlands or view the majestic Mount Fuji. In Kyoto, Japan’s old imperial capital, walk through […]

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  • Dutch Waterways

    April 7, 2020 - April 15, 2020 starting at $2,895

    From the thatched farmhouses and footpaths of fairy-tale Giethoorn to the medieval landmarks of Antwerp, fall in love with the Netherlands and Belgium as you relish their intimate waterways.

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  • Cloisters of Culture

    April 28, 2020 - May 9, 2020 starting at $3,399

    Aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera, experience the beauty and culture of the western Mediterranean. Begin your voyage in Barcelona, the sun-kissed capital of Spain. Sail on Riviera to Palamós and stroll its narrow medieval streets lined with brightly painted buildings. In Marseille, see the beautiful Cathédrale de la Major Marseille and Notre Dame de la […]

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