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Tour Leader Spotlight: Glenn Barrett
16 Apr

Tour Leader Spotlight: Glenn Barrett

Our travellers can't say enough good things about Glenn!
"Glenn is an excellent leader. He is so organized! He dealt with group of quite varied individuals with grace and efficiency. Can't praise him highly enough." - Jenny S., Trinidad and Tobago 2017

"[Glenn has] all the characteristics that a good group leader should have - namely, extremely knowledgeable about the subject matter, attentive to all details of the trip, respectful of the variety of personalities in the group, ensuring that everyone knew what to expect each day, unflappable in the face of unexpected events..." - Jan P., Trinidad and Tobago 2018
 
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NEW TOUR: South India Nature Explorer
10 Apr

NEW TOUR: South India Nature Explorer

This tour will appeal in equal measure to those who have already visited India’s north and would like to experience this very different part of India, as well as ‘India newbies’ yearning to experience a tantalizing variety of habitats and see interesting wildlife. Enjoy Quest Nature Tours' Director, Justin Peter's passion and knowledge of this region as he leads the group up India's southwest coast!
 
Tour Dates: March 9 – 22, 2019
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NEW TOUR: Hawaii with UBC Astrophysicist Jaymie Matthews
05 Apr

NEW TOUR: Hawaii with UBC Astrophysicist Jaymie Matthews

Hawaii is an astronomer's dream. Easily accessible peaks plus clean air mean an ideal location for stargazing. Join top UBC astrophysicist Jaymie Matthews for a very special visit to the Big Island. Enjoy special access visits to leading observatories and observe the night skies with professional telescopes.

"Join me on The Big Island for a week that spans billions of years of cosmic time, taking you from sea to sky, from Hawaiian history to global future. After this, when you close your eyes to picture Hawaii, you'll see not a big island but a bigger world."  – Jaymie Matthews

Tour dates: February 18 – 25, 2019
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Upcoming Events

WEBINAR: A Costa Rica Travelogue
24 Apr

WEBINAR: A Costa Rica Travelogue

On this tour, Jessica Linton and the group ventured from the country’s Central Valley down the Caribbean foothills into the eastern lowlands; crossed the Continental Divide to Carara National Park in the Pacific lowlands and the wetlands of the dry northwest; ascended to cloud forests, and climbed even farther up into the stark páramo above the tree line. By visiting so many unique ecoregions, the landscape was always changing, and the cast of animals and plants changed with it. Join Jessica's webinar to see her photos and hear her stories from her recent tour.
 
To learn more about the tour, click here. 

April 24 2018 2:00pm

Tour dates: March 12 - 22, 2019

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WEBINAR: New Zealand Spring Gardens
25 Apr

WEBINAR: New Zealand Spring Gardens

During this webinar, tour leader Jeff de Jong is looking forward to sharing what he's most looking forward to on this horticultural adventure in one of his favourite places in the world!

The North Island of New Zealand is bursting with colour and new life during the month of October when spring is at its peak. Perhaps the most exciting aspect of this trip is the diverse activities planned for all to enjoy. While garden enthusiasts will be thrilled by our visits to some of the most gorgeous public and private gardens, gastronomes will be rewarded by wining and dining at some very special places and learning more about its indigenous people.

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April 25 2018 2:00pm

Tour dates: October 4 - 17, 2018

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The Annual Spring Festival of Birds at Point Pelee
01 May

The Annual Spring Festival of Birds at Point Pelee

The Festival of Birds takes place each May at Point Pelee National Park, which is the most southerly point of mainland Canada and rightly considered one of the world’s best locations to watch birds during spring migration.

 
Quest leaders will be on hand once again to enhance your bird watching experience with helpful handouts and educational guided walks. Don't miss out on our draw happening at our outdoor booth as well!

May 1 2018 - May 21 2018

Point Pelee National Park of Canada  view map

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