best hotels in Fairbanks Alaska

Sophie Station Suites: One of the Best Hotels in Fairbanks, Alaska

Choosing Hotels Near the Fairbanks, Alaska Airport When you are planning your trip to Fairbanks, you will probably want somewhere comfortable and convenient to relax after your long flight. You might want a hotel that has all the amenities you need so you can take it easy and not have to go into town while you are recovering from a …

Northern Lights Alaska

Fall 2017 Aurora Update + Press from Travel & Leisure Magazine

Fall 2017 Aurora Viewing Update from Fairbanks After a 2016-2017 aurora viewing season with a 100% success rate, we weren’t sure what to expect this year. Since this season is one of the last chances to see the Aurora before solar activity declines in the coming years, we were anxious to see what sort of light shows this fall would …

Aurora viewing

Best Fairbanks Aurora Viewing Spots + Exciting New Press!

What Makes a Good Aurora Viewing Spot? When choosing a location for Aurora viewing, you want to keep a few things in mind to ensure that you are getting the best of the displays and staying comfortable in this cold winter environment. Below we will list some important qualities and 3 of our favorite spots. No Light Pollution The best …

Gondwana’s Louisiana Tours Featured in the Washington Post!

Less than a year after creating our Louisiana tour packages, travel writer Diane Daniel interviewed our CEO and founder Jared Sternberg for an article in the Washington Post. This feature gives readers a personal perspective as to why he created these unique ecotours and what makes them so much different than other tours on the market. Read the Washington Post …

Ecotourism and Lake Kivu

Ecotourism Works: Travel Rwanda

Travel Rwanda, Sustainably! Gondwana has been practicing sustainable travel since our beginning, and now the rest of the world is catching on! 5 publications have featured Gondwana’s Gorilla Trekking in Rwanda trip as an opportunity to practice eco-travel while seeing some of the world’s last remaining mountain gorillas. The Lady suggests to round up your friends and family, “and charm …

Protecting Coral Reefs – Our New Partnership with Reef Safe Sunscreen

Coral reefs are unique and colorful ecosystems that give life to countless sea creatures and provide wonderful opportunities for snorkeling, scuba diving and underwater photography. With this article we hope to help raise awareness of current threats to these incredible reef systems and recommend products that are non-harmful alternatives to what is on the mainstream market. Why Are Reefs Important? …

Alaska for Nature Lovers

About Travel: Alaska for Nature Lovers

Experiential Travel A shift is happening in travel; More people are choosing to spend their vacation time and resources on experiences rather than gimmicks. “You may have heard the buzzword phrase “experiential travel,” which basically means trips that focus more on connecting with a place or with the locals, or on a personalized and immersive journey aimed at teaching you …

Alaskan Ecotour

L.A. Times Feature: Travel More in 2017

Travel More in 2017 In the new year, many people assign “travel more” as their new year’s resolution. Whether this means a domestic or international trip, visiting Alaska covers many cultural and natural delights that will impress even the most seasoned travelers. The Northern Lights Adventure by Gondwana Ecotours will kick start this new year’s resolution in more ways than …

River of Gold-A Documentary

A Story That Effects Us All There is a very clear link between high-priority news and ideas and how long those ideas remain on the table for conversation. Perhaps the longest-lasting focal point of our generation is climate change, and for good reason. On a global level, we know that climate change is one of the most pressing concerns that …

Africa’s Little Big Five

  The Other Big Five For anyone that has ever dreamed of (or gone on) a safari in Africa, the “big five” are likely to be big blips on your radar. They are the who’s-who of impressive, large, or fearsome animals in Africa that all travelers want to check off their lists. The are five fantastic beasts who occupy the …