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Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Journey beyond the land to experience exciting and unique adventures in the some of the most beautiful waters of our world. Snorkel, dive, and paddle your way through the waters to uncover treasures deep below the surface and discover remote islands. Contact us today to begin planning your water adventure.

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Icons of Portugal and Spain

Icons of Portugal and Spain

Discover incredible European delights, medieval history, and a warm, welcoming culture on this luxurious 14-day journey through the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal and Spain come to life with private cruises, tours of the medieval towns, and cultural excursions that peek into everyday life. Private Cruise on Douro River Take a private lunch cruise on the Douro River to see the terraced vineyards, old manor houses, and villages among one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Private Cooking Class Chef Pilar Latorre welcomes you to her home for a unique cooking class in her atelier where you’ll prepare and enjoy […]

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Australia Dreamtime

Australia Dreamtime

Take a walk on Australia’s wild side on this 19-night itinerary, perfect for the luxury adventure traveler. Discover the farthest reaches of the outback and the cultures deep within the “island” on scenic flights over the diverse landscapes, get to know a traditional Aboriginal guide, and dive deep into the Great Barrier Reef to see majestic coral formations. Read more about this incredible journey in the current issue of QUEST magazine. Scenic Flight to Rose Bay, Sydney Fly over Sydney Harbor in a restored seaplane to a beautiful restaurant perched on the water’s edge in the heart of the Kuring […]

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Big Cats

Big Cats

Majestic, thrilling, and powerful – the big cats of the world rule the animal kingdom and have long provided endless inspiration for art, film, and fiction. A safari graced by these beauties sparks the imaginations of travelers too, and today we’re sharing some of our favorite places to encounter big cats in Africa and beyond. Saruni Samburu, Kenya The Saruni National Reserve’s hilly landscape, with its ample trees and high craggy outcroppings, can be a leopard’s playground. Keep your eyes up near Saruni Samburu when looking to spot these cats. Little Makalolo Camp, Zimbabwe Head to Hwange National Park, a […]

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Golf South Africa: Exclusive Ernie Els journeys with Ker & Downey

Golf South Africa: Exclusive Ernie Els journeys with Ker & Downey

Ker & Downey is pleased to be the exclusive North American partner to Ernie Els African Experience. Only with us, take in South Africa’s wonderful golf, wine, and safaris on journeys crafted to honor one of the country’s greatest golfers, Ernie Els. Ernie Els South African Golf Experience From Johannesburg to the Garden Route to the Winelands to Kruger National Park, you’ll enjoy five rounds of golf, private access at Ernie Els Wine Farm and trophy room, and game drives in stunning South Africa. Ernie Els Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play a round of golf with Ernie Els […]

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Ker & Downey Announces Exclusive North American Partnership with Ernie Els African Experience

Ker & Downey teams up with Ernie Els African Experience to offer guests a bespoke luxury safari in South Africa. Katy, TX, April 23, 2014 – Ker & Downey, ranked amongst the world’s leading tour operators, and Ernie Els, one of the most successful and popular golfers on the world golfing stage, today announced a partnership to market, promote and sell the products of Ernie Els African Experience in North and South America. As a native of South Africa, Ernie has a life-long appreciation for the spectacular attractions of his home. South Africa is the quintessential African experience. First time […]

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Earth Day 2014: Planet-friendly Spaces to See

Earth Day 2014: Planet-friendly Spaces to See

Treading lightly when exploring our big, beautiful world doesn’t mean sacrificing the little luxuries. Check out a few of our favorite ultra-gorgeous eco-friendly properties that have reimagined existing places and taken good care of the environment they share, with future generations of travelers in mind. The Singular Patagonia Torres del Paine, Chile Housed within the walls of a former meatpacking plant, the quirky industrial feel of The Singular Patagonia has been carefully preserved. Adhering to the latest LEED certified protocols for environmentally-friendly building, the building’s historic interior became the dining room, bar, and reception area. Six Senses Soneva Kiri Koh […]

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Secrets of Northern Italy

Secrets of Northern Italy

Ker & Downey presents the Secrets of Northern Italy, a journey that uncovers some of the best art, fashion, and natural beauty Il Bel Paese has to offer. Explore fashionable and historic Milan before heading into the stunning scenery of Lake Como, a legendary luxury retreat. Cruise on Lake Como, Lake Como Take a private cruise around the inspiring coast of the lake, viewing opulent villas, townships, and fishing villages from a traditional Venetian water limousine. View The Last Supper, Milan Visit the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie and enter the refectory for an exclusive viewing of Leonardo da […]

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The Great Outdoors: Wings and Fins

The Great Outdoors: Wings and Fins

Our world is teeming with wonders to discover, and whether searching for winged wildlife by air or angling for game beneath the water, Ker & Downey encourages travelers to look beyond the land-based dwellers and expand their understanding of the wild world. Australia, Bamurru Plains Navigate the Mary River at this uniquely wild luxury camp while fishing for the great Barramundi. An airboat ride across the swamps reveals the region’s abundant birdlife – some 236 species altogether. Tanzania, Rubondo Island Camp Fish for Lake Victoria’s record-breaking Nile perch by boat or on the shore, and head into the thick jungle […]

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Giving Our Best

Giving Our Best

At Ker & Downey, we get a thrill from sending curious and eager travelers to discover the corners of our big, beautiful world. Giving our best starts with that first phone call or email, manifests in our obsession over the details, and keeps up with our commitment to hand-crafting the perfect custom journey. Check out a handful of our picks for the unique experiences our world has to offer, and contact us to share your travel dreams. Let us show you how we give our best with each experiential journey. Best Links – The Golfer’s Bucket List Balance time on […]

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