Join Kew experts on an expedition to Central America
Discover the remotest corners of Central America and the Caribbean with Kew scientists on a small expedition ship. An amazing discovery and adventure opportunity for members and Friends of Kew.
10 Nov 2011
Visit remote coastal areas and beautiful islands in small tour groups (Photo: Amelia Dalton Travel)
Don't miss this unprecedented opportunity to discover some of the remotest corners of Central America and the Caribbean in the company of Kew scientists. On a fascinating two-week voyage you will see tropical plants and wildlife in their natural habitats, explore far-flung coral islands and learn about some of the vital work that Kew carries out overseas.
Kew’s partners for this exciting trip are the Ultimate Travel Company and expedition leader Amelia Dalton.
We’ve got a really strong relationship with our partners in the Cayman Islands and our collaboration truly exemplifies what Kew is all about...Colin Clubbe, head of conservation training and the UK Overseas Territories programme at Kew
The expedition route
Visit otherwise inaccessible coasts and far-flung coral islands travelling to Costa Rica, Panama, Grand and Little Cayman, Belize and Honduras. You will also sail through the spectacular Panama Canal with its richly forested slopes. Accompanying you throughout the trip will be a knowledgeable team from Kew, as well as a marine biologist.
Get a unique insight into Kew's work overseas on Grand Cayman. En route from the Pacific to the Caribbean snorkel and swim on coral reefs, enjoy nocturnal walks, see tropical plants in their natural habitat and encounter a wide range of wildlife, such as manatees, turtles and many colourful bird species.
The voyage, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the opening of Kew’s Temperate House also includes exclusive visits, such as a trip to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, based on a private island on the Panama Canal.
Book your place on this amazing expedition
- Date: 23 February - 10 March 2013
- Tickets: Call or email for prices and to book
- Contact details: Phone Emily Pontifex at the Ultimate Travel Company on 020 7386 4664 | Email - email@example.com
- Website: www.theultimatetravelcompany.co.uk
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