Sustainable Travel International

Natural Habitat Adventures


Natural Habitat Adventures is the world’s premier nature and wildlife responsible travel company, dedicated to providing guests with unique international nature expeditions. Based in Boulder, Colorado the company has a long-standing commitment to ecotourism principles and sustainable business practices.  In 2012, Natural Habitat decided to pursue STEP tourism certification, and has demonstrated a slate of outstanding results in key areas like resource and supply chain management, destination management, community based traveler’s philanthropy, and communication of impacts and solutions.

Sustainability Wins

  • Increased the presence of sustainability messaging on the website, while including more information on pre-and-post trip materials.
  • Expanded and documented existing sustainability policies, helping to institutionalize long-term operational efforts.
  • Recovered 65% of all waste from going to the landfill and sourced 46% of the supply chain from local or eco-friendly options in 2012.
  • Began development of the Natural Habitat Foundation, a philanthropic arm of the company designed to give back to the destinations visited.
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