Luxury travel for the wild at heart

Experts in custom private travel

We travel differently. Extraordinary Journeys creates one-of-a-kind luxury and life-changing travel experiences. Tell us about the trip you’re dreaming of taking — we will make it a reality.

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Top destinations

Explore our top African destinations

Years of living and working in Africa have instilled founders Marcia and Elizabeth Gordon with a sure sense of what makes a memorable safari. It is a sensibility that is shared by our team, most of whom have traveled extensively and lived overseas. We truly believe that you can “have it all” on our best safari – comfort, adventure, and style.

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How about a safari in the United States?

The United States is a patchwork of national parks, national forests, public lands, state preserves, and thousands of private lodges, camps, and ranches. Even though we might be itching to stamp our passports, now is time for a great reminder that our own country has some of the most diverse, isolated, dramatic, and beautiful terrains in the world. Find your best safari close to home!


In response to past clients asking us to send them on the best safari “somewhere as life-changing as Africa,” we have distilled the essence of an extraordinary journey out of Africa: incredible natural environs that offer exclusivity, personal service, expert guiding, and commitment to the local communities and conservation. In short — Travel that nourishes the soul.

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What We Do

We handle every detail so you can enjoy the journey, carefree and present

Thanks to our lasting relationships with over 200 partners and suppliers on the ground, you can rest assured that your dollar goes further, every one of your experiences is top-notch, and the places where you stay play an active role in conservation and community support.

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Browse some of our sample trips

swimming pool overlooking the ocean and palm trees seen on Australia safari
  • Itinerary

Exploring Australia’s Cities, Reef, and Mountains

Trendy Melbourne, wondrous Great Barrier Reef, sprawling Scenic Rim, and must-see Sydney

14 Days
Tortoise at Galapagos safari camp
  • Itinerary

Ecuador Highlands and Galapagos

Mountainous highlands, historic haciendas, cruising the Galapagos Islands

12 Days
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An Ultra-Luxurious Safari in Botswana

Conservation and luxury go hand in hand in this classic Okavango Delta itinerary

10 Days | $15,900 per person


We are passionate about travel, conservation, nature and people.

A mother-daughter team with decades of experience living and working in Africa to help you plan a tailor-made safari for you.

About our history

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Ready to start planning your own incredible adventure? We make the process stress-free and enjoyable.

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