Trekking

Little Heroes reach Everest Base Camp

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We recently assisted the Little Heroes Foundation with planning and organising travel arrangements for their group trek to Everest Base Camp – to raise money for their Little Heroes Care program. 12 wonderful people signed on to conquer the trek and together raised over $70,000 for an amazing cause! The trekkers have now returned from […]

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Photos: Bronny in Iceland

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Peregrine Travel Centre Adelaide travel consultant Bronny is currently in Iceland, escorting a group on a 13 day walking tour. Here are some amazing photos of her trip so far. Iceland is becoming a popular destination with its scenery and beautiful fjords, lava fields, glaciers and beyond.

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Free Nepal Tours & Travel Information Night

Join Peregrine Travel Centre Founder Geoff Simpson for an informative presentation on travelling in Nepal. Imagine flying in a private jet, high above the mountains and heading straight for the colossal peaks of Mt Everest for an Everest base camp trek. Picture yourself in the midst of Kathmandu’s temple district, standing before a glittering shrine and breathing […]

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Our easy-to-follow guide for ethical animal tourism

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An encounter with some exotic animal makes its way onto many a traveller’s Bucket List. Unfortunately, all too often, the need for a unique travel experience and a great profile pic is put before animal welfare. As Wildlife Alliance have demonstrated in Chi Phat, a community based tourism project in Cambodia that is helping protect the precious Cardamom […]

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Free Trekking in Nepal Information Night

Join Peregrine Travel Centre Founder Geoff Simpson for an informative presentation on trekking in Nepal.  From easy walks to challenging treks, you’ll be inspired to ‘reach your peak’ with Peregrine. Geoff will also be presenting his new escorted group tour to Nepal in 2017. Come along and find out how you can join this special […]

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Video: South America with Peregrine

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At Peregrine we offer premium adventures, and for us that means embracing the spirit of adventure through a more immersive cultural journey. One thing we’ve learned at Peregrine – you never outgrow adventure. The spirit that drives you to get out there and see the world. Not through a coach window or with 50 strangers […]

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The spirit of adventure: how travel has changed for the Baby Boomer generation

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We’re old enough to have made a boatload of wacky decisions in our lives. Happily, two of those involved stepping away from our daily routines into the wide world of travel. We were in our 20s in the late 1970s and enjoying our September honeymoon on the north shore of Lake Superior. Under brilliant yellow […]

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Free South America Travel Information Night

Join native South American, Martin Ruffo from Peregrine Melbourne, as we present to you South America! South America is a cultural treasure trove steeped in history and full of incredibly friendly people. Join Martin and share in his knowledge and enthusiasm for South America. If you have been thinking about visiting South America this is […]

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Collecting Moments

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Collecting moments – that’s what travel is all about to many of us. It’s not just about collecting passport stamps or ticking off the bucket-list icons. It’s the bits in between that matter – the smallest details of the lives you cross, the flavours you discover, the laughs you share. It’s noticing that someone else’s […]

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Inca Trail too crowded? Trek the Quarry Trail instead

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Okay, so you want to make the trek to Machu Picchu. Nice one. But did you know there is more than one way to do that? There’s the Inca Trail, the classic route, which is justifiably famous and everything, but there’s also the Quarry Trail. Heard of it? That’s okay, not many people have. It’s […]

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Experiences make you happier than possessions, says science

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Every now and again a school by the name of ‘science’ ambles in and gets our backs, we rejoice.  And on this occasion those scientists – Dr. Thomas Gilovich and Amit Kumar would be their names, if they had names, which they do – and their research (recently published in Experimental Social Psychology) contends that […]

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Help raise money for Shree Shikhar Primary School in Swanta, Nepal

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Geoff Simpson, founder of Peregrine Travel Centre Adelaide recently took a group trekking in Nepal in November 2015. Included in the trek was a visit to a local school ‘Shree Shikhar Primary School’ in the villiage of Swanta in the Annapurna region.   The trekkers and Geoff donated some money to the school during their […]

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Louise visits Columbia

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Following my trip Cuba in 2014, I travelled onto Colombia where I joined an Intrepid Group Tour –9 day Colonial Colombia. Here are a few of my highlights from that journey. Cartagena – The old city is full of colourful colonial buildings with flowering bougainvillea cascading over the balconies to the cobbled streets below. It is a […]

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Lonely Planet Top 10 Countries 2016

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Lonely Planet have released their famous ‘Top 10’ list of Best in Travel for 2016. So, which destinations made the cut? Top 10 Countries: 1. Botswana: Democratic, progressive, enlightened – but above all, invigoratingly wild. The story of Botswana’s journey from poverty to become one of Africa’s most stable, thriving societies is inspirational; the country celebrates […]

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Salkantay Luxury Lodge Trek

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Would you like to walk to the fabled Inca ruins of Machu Picchu and NOT have to share the trail with 500 other people and NOT have to sleep in a tent every night, plus be forced to eat delicious gourmet food every day……..????  Well, have I got the trek for you! I recently took […]

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Free South America Travel Information Evening

Join native South American, Martin Ruffo from Peregrine Melbourne, as we present to you South America! South America is a cultural treasure trove steeped in history and full of incredibly friendly people. Join Martin and share in his knowledge and enthusiasm for South America. If you have been thinking about visiting South America this is […]

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The Maria Island Walk

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Maria Island, more beautiful than ever. Welcome to one of the world’s great walks. Set on Maria Island, a world heritage listed national park just off the east coast of Tasmania, this gentle four day guided walk combines rare Tasmanian wildlife, spectacular scenery, and fascinating history. Is there a better place on earth to spend four […]

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5 things to look for in the perfect travel partner

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Travelling with a loved one, whether that person is a friend or partner, spouse or family member, is often the greatest way to see the world. You have someone to share the journey with, to watch your back, to halve your worries, to laugh, to (maybe) cry, to share a sundowner and ultimately, come home […]

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Ride the rainbow: five of South America’s most colourful destinations

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You’d need a pretty extensive colour wheel to capture the full spectrum of South America. The continent tends to manifest its passion and bravado in visible ways.  There’s that flash of Quechua pink and purple in Peru, a swirl of Argentine crimson or the eye-popping glitter of Rio’s Carnival. And it’s not just the people […]

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Nepal Earthquake 2015 – Client Feedback

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ANZAC Day 2015 will always hold special meaning for me, as on that day I was trekking high in the Everest region of the Himalayas when The Earthquake struck. We were out on the trail when the whole mountain range started to shake and roll like a rag doll. It was both an awesome display […]

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Nepal Travel Guide

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For some 40 years, Nepal has been a true traveller’s destination and today offers a chance to step away from the modern world in a way that few destinations can. Peregrine Travel Centre has been sending clients to Nepal for 30 years. Owner, Geoff Simpson, has visited 6 times and trekked to Everest Base Camp […]

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