Q: Do you operate your own trips?
A: Alaska World Wide Adventures operates all programs except our sea kayaking adventures which
are subcontracted to a local outfitter with our same standards for excellence. Our international adventures include the culture of expert local guides in addition to our own staff.
Q: Do I need to have any experience for any of your adventures?
No experience is required. However, you need to be reasonably fit for the adventures which feature hiking/backpacking. A spirit for adventure and the challenges of outdoor life is usually all that is necessary.
Q: What are your most popular adventures?
A: Our most popular Alaska adventures are the Base camp Trekking & Kayaking and Brooks Range Paddle & Hike (Sheenjek River). Our international trips are also favorites.
Q: Do you support or contribute to any conservation causes?
Yes. We participate in an on-going program called Dollar-A-Day through the Alaska Wilderness Recreation & Tourism Association. Funds are used to pursue continuing efforts to conserve and protect our wild lands.
Q: How long has your company been in business?
Alaska World Wide Adventures has been operating small group adventures in Alaska since 1985. We are now pleased to offer the same quality
programs to Australia, Africa and the Russian Far East.
Q: Do I need a visa or any immunizations for Tanzania?
Yes. A current passport and a tourist visa are required. Please check with your local clinic for current recommended travel immunizations.
What will the weather be like on the Kiliminjaro climb and later on the safari?
The weather can be cool on Kilimanjaro and warm (70-90 degreesF) on safari. Good layered poly clothing is recommended. A detailed equipment list will be provided upon confirmation.
Q: What is the time difference from the
U.S. east coast?
A: Eight hours
Do I need a visa or any immunizations for Australia/Tasmania?
A: A visa is no longer required to travel to Australia. You will need a current passport. No immunizations
Q: Aren't the seasons just the opposite from ours in the U.S. and North America?
Yes. Their summer is December through March. Tasmania experiences a mild year 'round climate.
Q: What will the weather be like?
A: Tasmania enjoys a temperate climate with long
twilight evenings in the summer. Expect moderate temps in the southwest ranging from 55-70 degrees F and warmer temps on the east coast, what Tasmanians refer to as their Sun Coast.
Q: How many hours different from the U.S. west coast is Tasmania?
A: Tasmania has the same time zone as Sydney and is 20 hours ahead of the U.S. west coast.
Q: What clothing do you recommend for Tasmania?
A: Layered clothing and excellent raingear is essential
to your comfort while on the river. Shorts, t-shirts and cotton is fine during the rest of your adventure. A comprehensive gear list will be provided upon trip confirmation.
Q: Do you have any suggestions on packing?
A duffle bag and/or internal frame backpack is recommended for luggage. A dry bag will be provided for all river/water adventures.We recommend prepacking in stuff sacks. You may also
carry a day/fanny pack for day hikes. Keep it light! Extra luggage may be stored at the hotel or in our van. Their are weight restrictions on international flights. Guest are responsible for excess baggage
costs on personal gear.
Q: Do I need a visa or any immunizations for Russia?
A visa and passport are required. Your guide will arrange all visas as an invitation from the government. No immunizations are necessary.
What should I expect for weather?
A: May and September temperatures range from
60-70 degrees F during the day with cooler evenings. Layered clothing is recommended.
Q: What is the time difference from Alaska and the U.S. westcoast?
A: Khabarvosk is 20 hours ahead of Anchorage and
19 hours ahead of the west coast.