Our most important relationship is the one we have with our customers and we are very proud of the high level of client satisfaction!

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We also value the relationships we have established with local guides and companies in the area's traveled. In addition to many resident guides and local experts, whose knowledge is invaluable and indispensable - Explorations is proud to have worked with and learned from many leading scholars over the years.

We have operated programs with such scholars as:


Rob Rachowiecki, author Peru, Lonely Planet guidebook

Roger Harris, author The Amazon, Bradt guidebook

Dr. James Albert, U of MI

Dharmika Henshel, OR S U

Kai Ann Coshow, U of WA

Brian Aucone, U of TX, Denver Zoo

Dr. Dustin Becker, U of IN

Daniel Brooks, Houston Zoo

Dr Russel Burke, Museum of Zoology, U of MI

Dr Richard Coles, Harvard U

Kai Ann Coshow, U of WA

Dr Cathleen Cox, Los Angeles Zoo

Dr James Danoff-Burg, U of KS

Dr Janet Darrow, U of TX

Dr Robert Fernau, U of CA

Laura Gill, U of MD

Dr Rick Gillis, U of WI

"Dharmika" Judith Henshel, Cornell U

Dr James Hunt, U of MO

Dr Palma Ingles, U of FL

Dr Moises Kaplan, U of MI

Thomas Lemieuz, U of CO

Dr David Maher, U of FL

Rodney Mauricio, Duke U

Dr David Mehlman, U of NM

Gary Michael, Louisville Zoo

Lloyd Morrison, U of CA

Dr Robert Norton, U of FL

Dr Linda Rayor, Cornell U

Dr. John Reiger, U of OH

Dr James Roper, U of PA

Dr Peter Sherman, U of AZ

Dr Irene Shonle, CO S U

Charles Siegel, Dallas Zoo

Gregory Simmons, U of AZ

Dr Dennis Thoney, NYZS Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation

Dr Michael Wallace, Los Angeles Zoo

Dr Alíce Warren, U of FL

Dr. Eric Young, U of FL

Dave Meade, Columbia College, CA

Glen White, Columbia College, CA

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In addition to planning and operating tours for individuals, travel agencies, family groups, alumni groups, businesses, and private parties, we have a long history of arranging custom itineraries for varied institutions and organizations - including:

Florida Native Plant Society

Southwest Florida Archaeological Society

Audubon Society of Southwest Florida

Florida Gulf Coast University

SierraQuest, CA

Franklin College, IN

Wofford College, SC

Calusa Nature Center, FL

Friends of the Fine Arts & Communication, Texas State University

Friendship Force

Lake Worth Christian School

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Some of the Travel Agencies we have worked with include:

Hunter Banks Company
American Express Travel, CA, MN, MO, PA, FL
AAA Travel, AZ, CA, MN, MO, PA
Camelback Odyssey Travel, AZ
TEN Travel, AZ
A Bit of Travel, CA
All Cruise Travel, CA
Anaheim Key to Travel, CA
Giselles Travel Bureau, CA
Kelly World Travel, CA
Maxima Travel, CA
Montrose Travel, CA
Pacific Heights Travel, CA
Pescadero Travel, CA
Revel Travel Service, CA
Silver Lake Travel, CA
Tickets to Paradise, CA
Travel Connoisseur, CA
Travel Store, CA
Travelmar, CA
Vineyard Travel, CA
Whitmor Travel, CA
RMA Travel & Tours, CO
Largay Travel, CT
Advantage Travel, FL
Brilliant Of Hollywood Inc., FL
Tailored Travel, FL
CWT Palm Travel, FL
Good Buy Travel, FL
Kings Point Travel & Tours, FL
Marina Travel Service, FL
Mini Vacations Inc., FL
Premium Travel of Naples, FL
Tailored Travel, FL
Travel Connection, FL
Travel Team, FL
Kona Coast Travel, HI
The Travel Center, IA
Blackhawk Travel, IL
Borgsmiller Travels, IL
La Salle Co. Travel Agency, IL
CPW Great Escape Travel, IL
Lindstrom Travel, IL
Travel Royale, IL
Citizens Travel Center, IN
World Travel, IN
International Travel & Tours, KY
Groups By Design, KY
Masters Travel, MI
Passageways Travel, MI
Elk River Travel, MN
Global Travel International, MN
Preferred Adventures Ltd, MN
American Royal Travel, MN
MSP Travel Group, MN
Aero Travel, MO
A-1 Travel & Tour Service, MO
Travel Planners, MO
Life of Riley Travel, NJ
Key Travel Associates, NJ
Travel World, NJ
Canaltown Travel, NY
East Norwich Travel, NY
Orleans Auto Club Inc, NY
Travel Ease, NY
Ultimate Travel, NV
Cedar Center Travel, OH
Groups By Design, OH
Embassy Travel, OK
Willamette International Travel, OR
AAA East Penn, PA
Pennsylvania Travel, PA
Preferred Travel & Incentives, PA
Vacationwired.com, PA
CUC Travel Services, TN
Eagle Travel, TN
Hanover Travel, TN
A Travel Center Inc, TX
Carlson Travel Network, TX
Clockwork Travel, TX
Dillard's Travel, TX
First World Travel, TX
Jetway Travel, TX
Rennert World Travel, TX
Travel Access, TX
Travel Masters, TX
Vacations to Go, TX
IMS Travel, VA
Turner Travel, VA
Donnas Travel and Cruise, WA
Leisure Life Vacations, WA
A-One Travel, ONT
Pauwels Travel, ONT


I am learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma. ~Eartha Kitt