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Celebrating 50 Years of Adventure
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild. The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, Wonderfully Wild.



January 8 - 24, 2022

For nearly two centuries, Antarctica has attracted scientists and adventurers with its unmatched natural beauty. Travel with your host Allen Monroe, President/CEO of The Living Desert, as you experience busy penguin colonies, a spectacular variety of seabirds, an abundance of seals, and magnificent whales abound. Join The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the end of the Earth aboard M/V Hondius, a brand-new, state-of-the-art green vessel.

BOOK NOW – Space is very limited!

Itinerary, conditions and registration

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For more information on this trip or to join our Travel Club, please call (760) 340-4954 or email

Our Travel Partner

For more information contact our travel partner, Holbrook Travel:

Stefanie Wolf Plein 877-910-6548 or

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