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We’re Still Dreaming – and Talking – About Adventure Travel!

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Even as the pandemic continues, we look forward to adventure travel and a time when we can share the most remarkable destinations on earth once again.

Regardless of the future of this pandemic and COVID-19, we know we’ll be back in action, safely guiding small groups to the furthest reaches of our remarkable world.

While we know it’s not happening soon, we’re confident that international travel will, once again, be a favourite vacation activity for many, and that includes adventure travellers — whitewater rafting, trekking, and other Bio Bio activities.

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Bio Bio Expeditions – Safety, Sensitivity, and Flexibility During COVID-19

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Our company is founded on customer service and safety – for our clients, staff, and partners. During this time of COVID-19, our founding principles take even greater priority.

We always strive to provide memorable adventures with safety as our primary concern.  In this climate of COVID-19, we continue to make the best decisions for our clients, employees, and partners around the world in accordance with the CDC recommendations and regional governments where our trips are operated.

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The 2 Ws of Ultimate Adventure: Water and Wildlife. Your Guided Travel Excursion of a Lifetime!

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Imagine your ultimate guided travel excursion – incredible scenery and wildlife viewing. That’s the BBX experience!

Cruise the epic Galapagos Islands. Take in lush tropical rainforests, gorgeous beaches, and world-class rafting in Costa Rica. Sea kayak the azure waters of the Sea of Cortez off the coast of Baja, Mexico. Gorgeous scenery to be sure, but also incredible opportunities to view the local wildlife in its natural habitat.

A Bio Bio guided travel excursion offers the best in not only outdoor and water adventure, but tremendous wildlife viewing as well. Return home with memories to last a lifetime but photos, too!

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3 Bio Bio Expeditions Guided Rafting Adventures You MUST Add to Your Vacation Bucket-List

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Get dreaming! Check out these three bucket-list Bio Bio Expeditions guided rafting adventures to add to your vacation plans.

The thrill of running whitewater, trekking in the footsteps of ancient peoples, and sharing adventures with new friends – Bio Bio Expeditions offers an incredible selection of guided rafting adventures that everyone should add to their bucket-lists.

Our Futaleufu, Peru, and Zambezi rafting expeditions offer a view of the world by raft, foot, mountain bike, or on horseback with the most expert and experienced guides in the world. Our guides are handpicked, highly trained in wilderness skills, and exceptionally experienced river runners, entertainers, chefs and many are local area experts. Most importantly, they are friendly, open, and compassionate individuals who simply love sharing their passion for travel and adventure with you.

Immerse yourself in each destination’s unique history, culture, and ecology as you enjoy hot tea or coffee delivered to your luxurious tent door every morning.

Join us, ready to expect the unexpected – a condor soaring over the Apurimac River near Machu Picchu in Peru, the strum of your guide’s guitar as he directs your attention to the Southern Cross in the night sky, a rainbow over Africa’s Victoria Falls, or a lesson in salsa dancing. Bio Bio Expeditions guided river adventures guarantee a journey that will take you well beyond your expectations.

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Peru Adventure Travel in 2020: the Ultimate in History, Treks, and Whitewater!

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Bio Bio Expeditions enjoys a long, diverse and exhilarating history in Peru, offering the ultimate in Peru adventure vacations.

The turn of the decade is almost upon us and we know there’s nothing better way to celebrate the turning of a new page than with an extraordinary adventure – memories to last a lifetime and a reinvigorated spirit as you head back to your everyday life.

One of the most remarkable locales that Bio Bio has the pleasure to host trips is the varied and magical country of Peru.

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Adventure Travel of a Lifetime: Multi-sport on the Futaleufu River!

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If you are in search of adventure travel of a lifetime, Bio Bio Expeditions multi-sport on the Futaleufu River, world-class rafting & active adventure, brings the very best!

Deep in the heart of Patagonia, Chile, high adventure awaits! Come for the Class II-V whitewater but enjoy a variety of other activities on the Futaleufu River such as horseback riding, hiking, daily yoga classes, fly-fishing, and mountain biking!

And relaxation, too! Our deluxe riverside camp offers the best in luxurious winding down after active days – sunset bar, wine tasting, hot tub, massage, and so much more!

The ultimate in multi-sport adventure travel, the Bio Bio Expeditions Multi-sport on the Fu, is truly the dream vacation of a lifetime – wonderful memories in which to revel and share for years and years to come.

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5 Reasons Your Next Trip Should Include a Travel Guide

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Choosing a trip that includes a travel guide could save you time, stress, and money – the best vacation you’ll ever have!

While exciting, planning your dream adventure can be overwhelming. Vacation planning, particularly when there’s excursions, activities, and adventures to be had, is often a time-consuming and stressful undertaking. You want to make sure you’ve crossed all your Ts and dotted the Is to ensure that your travel is safe and secure, doesn’t go over budget, and is, most of all, fun.

To help you get the most out of your travels and your budget, plan your next vacation with a travel guide, or a guided tour company.  Let experienced professionals manage all the moving parts! You get to enjoy all the wonder and joy of travel without the headache of planning – issues of safety, navigating language barriers, and all the other variables of travelling abroad.

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Why 2020 is a Great Year to Plan Your Family Vacation with BBX!

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2020 is your year to make some serious memories and plan THE family vacation – a one-of-a-kind BBX rafting adventure – no one will ever forget!

When people think of international rafting adventures or any rafting adventure for that matter, it’s typical to assume that the world-class rapids we tour are so challenging and dangerous as to be only for athletic, risk-seeking adults.

Not so! While some of our trips are better suited to those with more experience on advanced whitewater, many of the adventures we offer are perfect for the whole family – kids of a certain age, of course!

So, as you ponder your family vacation options for 2020, we urge you to consider a trip that takes you off the beaten track. Plan a vacation that has it all and will be sure to thrill and delight the spouse and kids!

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Bucket List Rafting Adventure BONUS: the Incredible Upper Klamath Rafting Safari

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We recently compiled a Bucket List of rafting must-dos. Once we posted… it just seemed a little incomplete.

Really, any of our excursions could make it on to a bucket list. But, we felt this one deserves special mention – a quickie getaway to outdoor luxury that’s sure to thrill!

Our Upper Klamath Rafting Safari combines the luxury and comfort of glamping with rafting big summer flows down rapids that are over a football field long. Oh, did we mention mountain biking, trail running, inflatable kayaking, and fly fishing?

No? Well, read on.

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Your Bucket List Whitewater Rafting Adventure!

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Looking for the adventure of a lifetime? There’s nothing like rushing waters to get the adrenaline pumping and memories making!

Our international rafting adventures offer spectacular scenery, the thrill of world-class whitewater, and the extraordinary experience of venturing to exotic locales that few ever do.

While we love ALL of our adventures, each unique and exciting in their own way, we’ve compiled a few faves to add to your bucket list. Break out your dry bag and strap on the sunnies, ‘cause you’re in for a fun and wild ride!

 

Futaleufu River Rafting Multi Sport

Futaleufu Chile, Patagonia Adventure

Experience the unforgettable!

One the world’s most acclaimed rafting rivers, the Futaleufu in the heart of Patagonia, Chile offers rapids (rated from Class II-V) of glorious turquoise water beneath towering snow-capped mountains and breathtaking glaciers.

For nine days, our gorgeous Futaleufu Adventure Base Camp overlooking the river will become your home-away-from-home, nestled into the cliff overlooking the river.

Comfort is key and with all that’s in store you’ll need a good night’s rest! Enjoy your own luxurious “safari-style” tented bungalow, complete with comfy mattresses and cozy down comforters.

Look forward to waking up each morning to a hot cup of coffee or tea, delivered to your luxurious “safari-style” tented bungalow door, as you anticipate the day’s fun!

Anticipate an exciting combination of activities guided by some of the most accomplished and talented international outdoor guides.

And it’s not just about the rafting! While we know that’s what brought you, there are a number of other great things to try and do on the water: inflatable kayaking on the Rio Azul, fishing for Patagonia rainbow trout, or take a lesson in whitewater kayaking.

Ready for some fun on shore? Take advantage of hiking or horseback riding up pristine valleys and mountain biking the wide range of trails available – ox-trails and single track.

There’s also plenty of time for R ’n R at our deluxe Base Camp. Enjoy some great lounging time during your stay with hot tub, sauna, massage, wine tasting, sunset bar, gourmet cuisine, and more!

Did we mention the Salsa dancing under the Southern Cross? Or, just simply relax by the campfire with a cup of tea. It’s up to you!

To learn more or to BOOK this vacation of a lifetime, visit the Futaleufu River Rafting Tour page.

 

Zambezi Explorer

Zambezi River Rafting Adventure

A once in a lifetime African adventure!

This beautiful and memorable twelve days will have you braving the epic rapids of the Zambezi River, exploring the game parks of Zimbabwe and Botswana, while getting your much needed rest in the comfort and elegance of safari lodges and camps.

Internationally acclaimed as one of the best locations for white water rafting, the mighty Zambezi, a quintessential African river – immense whitewater while being warm and friendly – meanders from Angola to the Indian ocean. It is best experienced towards the end of the dry season, August through October, where you can witness a variety of animals and game making their way to the riverbank to drink, swim, and frolic in the shallows.

We’ll visit Zimbabwe and Botswana, exploring the many facets of the Zambezi watershed in the region. There is a rich history of game viewing and preservation in this uniquely “veldt” like terrain.

With a highly evolved and protected national park system, the wildlife of Botswana is allowed to thrive and the elephant herds of Botswana and Zimbabwe are among the largest and most protected in Africa.

The opportunities to view game in this area are abundant and, at the same time, you’ll not find yourself overrun by the enthusiastic herds of tourists often found in East Africa.

This experience is truly spectacular. From your first dip into the Devil’s pool overlooking Victoria Falls, to watching elephants roam wild, to the massive rapids of the river, your rich and vibrant Zambezi adventure is sure to provide you with stories and memories to last a lifetime!

To learn more or to BOOK this vacation of a lifetime, visit the Zambezi River Rafting Explorer page.

 

Costa Rica Multi Sport

Costa Rica Wildlife Adventure

Explore, relax and get to know the real Costa Rica – a journey to paradise!

Another multi activity adventure that easily makes the bucket list is a journey to one of the most friendly and beautiful little countries in the Western Hemisphere: Costa Rica, or in English, aptly, Rich Coast. Truly paradise!

Eleven wondrous days of travel off the beaten path with world-class rafting on the magical Pacuare River. Through lush tropical rainforests to secluded wilderness lodges and beaches, there’s no better way to explore the unspoiled parts of this precious gem of a nation.

Touching down in the capital, San Jose, we fly directly to world-famous Corcovado National Park and the Cano Island Biological Reserve. Identified by the National Geographic Society as “one of the most biologically intense places on earth”, this area is truly a paradise of tropical wilderness and picture-perfect beaches.

Abundant with spectacular wildlife which includes crocodiles, exotic parrots, toucans, and several species of monkeys, you will enjoy guided hikes by resident naturalists and boat excursions with snorkelling.

Your home for the Corcovado leg will be the spectacular La Paloma Lodge, one of the best regarded eco-lodges in Costa Rica and only a short walk from secluded black-sand beaches and the cool waters of the Agujitas River.

Off to Rafiki Jungle Lodge, inspired by deluxe wildlife lodges of Africa, in the scenic and beautiful Sevegre River Valley. Here, among activities such as hiking with a naturalist, horseback riding, bird and wildlife watching, your first whitewater experience will be a beautiful class 3 paddle down the Savegre River.

This raft should prepare you for the piece de resistance of Costa Rica whitewater rafting: the Pacuare River. Rated one of the top rivers in the world, you’ll enjoy experiencing the rainforest up close, with warm waters, cascading waterfalls, and the spectacularly lush rainforest with its brilliantly coloured plants, animals, and birds – truly a treat for all the senses!

Rest ’n relax at remote eco-lodge, Rios Tropicales, nestled in the rainforest on the banks of the Pacuare River. Here you can appreciate luxury complete with hydro-powered electricity, the model of ecotourism and deluxe accommodations.

To learn more or to BOOK this Central America vacation of a lifetime, visit the Costa Rica Adventure Sport & Travel page.