GWOA - The Arkaba Walk 3

Why You Should Do a Great Walk of Australia

You get to the gym a few days a week. You hike on the weekends, and even go backpacking a couple of times a year. You know your way around a trail map and a campfire. So, why do a Great Walk of Australia? Why do you need to embark on a guided multi-day hiking... Read More

Which of the Great Walks of Australia Should You Do?

You know why you should go on a Great Walk of Australia, so now it's just a matter of picking one. Our first suggestion - all of them. But yeah, we realize that's probably not doable in the short term. Instead here are five journeys with very different intentions to help you narrow it down. Happy hiking!... Read More


Dense evergreen forests sweep down into the ocean, mountain peaks break through the clouds, and glacier carved islands dot the horizon. British Columbia is a magical place. Step out of your comfort zone and into an adventure in this providence of Canada where wild and wonder await. Give one of these 5 not-to-be-missed adventures in... Read More
Jake in Namibia

Five of our Favorite Namibia Travel Experiences

Evergreen Escapes founder and owner, Jake Haupert, spent a month in Africa, traveling to Namibia and Zimbabwe. Here Jake shares how Namibia first captured his imagination and reflects on his favorite Namibia travel experiences, all features of our  Ultimate Namibia Safari trip. “Magic, mojo, je ne sais quoi…” Some places have it, that intangible quality that draws travelers in, while other... Read More

Darwin, Kakadu and Litchfield – Crocs & Rock Art in Australia’s North

By Stuart Jenner Darwin, Australia is at the “top end” of the country.  It takes about the same amount of time to fly from Darwin to Sydney as it does to fly from Darwin to Manila or Singapore. Darwin is remote. So why visit Darwin on an Australia vacation? There are at least three reasons:... Read More

5 Ways to Escape the Winter Blues with Summer in the Southern Hemisphere

As temperatures drop in the United States, foreshadowing the long winter to come, there is a whole half of the world that is just starting to heat up! All of Australia, most of South America, and a third of Africa are part of the Southern Hemisphere, where the summer months are December, January and February.... Read More

10-Year Anniversary – 10 Ways Seattle Has Become A Better Place To Visit

Evergreen Escapes started in Seattle, and while we now have bustling base camps in Portland and San Francisco, the Emerald City still holds a special place in our heart! We've grown up with this city and have witnessed its explosive growth. Many of our own employees have washed in with the wave of transplants, pulled into the tide by Seattle's... Read More
Oregon Coast

10-Year Anniversary – Our Favorite Travel Experiences

Travel is our passion. Over the last decade, we've been exploring, challenging our abilities & perspectives, and discovering new favorite spots from our own backyard to far-flung corners of the world. We're not ones to hold out on you, so without further adieu, here are some of our favorite travel experiences and memories! Carrie Culp, Africa... Read More
Naturalist Guide Mt St Helens

10-Year Anniversary – Our Staff’s Favorite Memories

Working at Evergreen Escapes leads to a lot of great memories. Every day is different; shaped by the unpredictable wonders of nature and the unique perspectives of our amazing guests. Those factors often conspire to form magical moments that stay with us and make us proud to do what we do. As we reflect back on our ten years, we asked our staff... Read More
Hiking the Great Ocean Walk

5 Amazing Experiences Along Australia’s Great Ocean Road

To learn more about Australia's Great Ocean Road join us for our Sep 29th Travel Talk on the topic with Australian native Grant Charlesworth   Australia's Great Ocean Road winds 150 miles along the southern Victoria coast. While the drive is accessible in a day from Melbourne, the pounding surf, endless ocean vistas, rainforest canopies, and... Read More