Canadian Geographic

These special-edition trips with Canadian Geographic bring you a VIP resource person and special extras not available on other trips.

About Canadian Geographic

Since 1929, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society has been dedicated to supporting, exploring and telling stories about the people, places, frontiers and conversations that are meaningful to Canadians.

Over the years, the Society has collaborated with Maple Leaf Adventures to bring meaningful, custom-curated travel experiences to our expeditions.

Canadian Geographic Expeditions With Maple Leaf Adventures

Embark on an extraordinary journey that combines the wonders of nature with the expertise of a Canadian Geographic Ambassador.
Each guest benefits from exclusive inclusions as well as exceptional experiences delivered by local guides and lauded explorers. You’ll enjoy unique opportunities to explore hidden corners and connect with local communities. These special extras offer a deeper connection to the land, its people, and its captivating stories.

When We Operate Canadian Geographic Expeditions

We operate special-edition trips with Canadian Geographic year-round. Each expedition is timed for peak experiences of natural, beauty and wildlife.


Navigate human and geological timescales in the Salish Sea, aboard Swell—or embark on cultural discoveries with a local elder of Haida Gwaii, aboard Cascadia.


Explore a world of glaciers, whales and bears in Southeast Alaska, aboard Swell, or discover Vancouver Island’s rugged Wild Side with an RCGS ambassador, aboard Cascadia.


Embark on an epic Great Bear Rainforest journey in its salmon season, capture photos or sketch incredible wildlife with a lauded photographer and artist, aboard Cascadia.

Canadian Geographic Expedition Highlights

Custom-curated travel programs that embrace the connection between people and place.

Wild Wonders Off The Roadmap

Prepare to be captivated as we delve into breathtaking regions such as the Salish Sea, Southeast Alaska, Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, and the Great Bear Rainforest.

Time To Soak Up Nature

An extra day on many Canadian Geographic trips adds more dimension to your journey.

Extraordinary Interpreters

With just a small group of guests, you’ll have access to lectures and extensive one-on-one tutoring in the field.

Supporting Canadian Discovery

For every booking made, Maple Leaf Adventures supports the impactful programming of the RCGS by contributing to the Society.

A Canadian Geographic Travel Partner

Maple Leaf Adventures has offered special-edition expeditions with Canadian Geographic for more than 15 years.

RCGS Ambassadors

By joining our special-edition trips with Canadian Geographic, you gain privileged access to a wealth of knowledge from an esteemed resource person. From cultural experts to world-renowned photographers and artists, guests are embraced by the fabric of the place, the warmth of people and diversity of culture.

On each ship, the number of guests is limited, giving you unparalleled personal attention from knowledgeable crew and guides. Previous RCGS Ambassadors include Robert Bateman and Severn Cullis-Suzuki.

What People Say

See what past guests have to say about our Canadian Geographic expeditions.

    “This was an outstanding trip! At last count, I have travelled to 32 countries – but this trip will stand out as one of the best”

    Bev Biderman, Toronto, Ontario

    “How to put into words the trip of a lifetime? The Maple Leaf crew needs to be pinpointed as the glue that held together some of the best days of our lives”

    Chris Hink, Los Angeles, CA


Wild wonders rich in culture, nature and wildlife. See where we go with Canadian Geographic.

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