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Shark Diving South Africa with Trek Safaris

Shark Diving South Africa with Trek Safaris

It was with great excitement that my son and I headed out early in the morning from Mosaic Private Sanctuary Lodge in Hermanus to Gansbaai to experience our first Great White Shark dive. On arrival at Marine Dynamics we were immediately made to feel welcome. We enjoyed a breakfast and a briefing about our excursion. […]

Havana Rebounding After Hurricane Irma

Havana Rebounding After Hurricane Irma

Man, the tropics have been some kind of active this season! It seems records are being broken this year for all sorts of terrible statistics associated with these damn hurricanes. Our friends in Puerto Rico, Cuba, Eastern Caribbean, Texas, Florida and everywhere else affected by these storms are certainly in our thoughts and prayers. We […]

Bolivia Pigeon Season Wrap-up

Bolivia Pigeon Season Wrap-up

Trek’s inaugural season is in the books shooting with Mozo Vidal at his Pigeon Palace Lodge! We are happy to report a very successful first season with Mozo on a pigeon only program near the town of San Jose de Chiquitos in the Santa Cruz province of Bolivia. While this was Mozo’s seventh season operating […]

Onboard the Golden Eagle

Onboard the Golden Eagle

Waking in Juneau you immediately feel in awe of the majestic mountains surrounding you – this is Alaska! After a morning of browsing this quaint town, I headed down to the dock to find the Golden Eagle. Well, seeing this beautiful 100 ft vessel across from the large cruise ships filled me with total excitement. I knew […]

Trek Cuba Trips Remain Legal

Trek Cuba Trips Remain Legal

After reviewing President Trump’s announcement of June 16, 2017 regarding new travel restrictions to Cuba, it has been determined that trips taken under the auspices of Trek remain completely legal. To review these changes, here is a link from the U.S. Treasury Department: https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/Documents/cuba_faqs_20170616.pdf Under the anticipated new regulations, there are three requirements for an […]

Mexico White-Wing Dove

Mexico White-Wing Dove

The Success Continues on the Hunt For White Wings in Mexico This past year was Trek’s second consecutive white wing season at La Finca Lodge in San Fernando, Mexico. We could not be happier with the outcome and positive comments that came pouring in after each group. Forecasting to next season we expect an even […]

Ultimate Vacation to South Africa

Ultimate Vacation to South Africa

An adventure like no other. This luxury trip will have you experience the best highlights of South Africa. This customized itinerary will have you experiencing South Africa like never before. From world class hotels to the Rovos Rail, experience fine wines and cuisine on this deluxe safari in the world renowned Sabi Sands Private Game […]

Cortaderas Prime Season Dates

Cortaderas Prime Season Dates

Only Two Dates Remaining at The Most Deluxe Mixed Bag Hunting Lodge in Argentina. For over 10 years now, Trek Safaris has teamed with Estancia Cortaderas to offer the most deluxe mixed bag hunting lodge in Argentina. Outfitter Ariel Semenov’s philosophy is simple; offer the very best hunting while also maintaining the finest possible lodge […]

Trip to Cuba

Trip to Cuba

Join Trek on this Summer special to the famous city of Havana and the crystal blue waters of Zapata, where you will fish, tour , and relax in this untouched environment! And to make it even more appealing… You save $500 during June, July or August on this Legal Trip to Cuba! When speaking of […]

Trek Expeditions

Trek Expeditions

We are proud to launch our specialized Tour division, Trek Expeditions. With our vast knowledge of some of the best destinations around the globe we will be specializing in customized adventures for your bucket list. Trek Safaris welcomes Allana Botha to their dynamic team of travel advisors. Originally from South Africa, Allana has spent the […]

2016 Odyssey

2016 Odyssey

It seems this year has been quite a whirlwind and my AA status can account for that. Starting off with the safari club shows in Dallas and Vegas then a hop down to our southern neighbor, Cuba for one of the neatest experiences of my life (past, present and future most likely) with some great […]

US DOT Approves Airline Routes to Cuba

US DOT Approves Airline Routes to Cuba

On June 14, 2016, the United State Department of Transportation approved routes for several US airlines, including American Airlines, Frontier, JetBlue, Silver, Southwest and Sun Country, to begin service to Cuba. This is another major step for US tourism into Cuba and eases even more of the limited ways to reach the island from the […]

Trekking Across Spain

Trekking Across Spain

Here I was, hosting another couples group in some wonderful far away country. This time it was Spain in early November 2015 and I was flying solo as my wife stayed behind anticipating our first granddaughter. Fortunately the group dynamics were made up of loyal friends and clients who have been traveling with us for […]

The Best of Panama February 24 – March 2, 2016

The Best of Panama February 24 – March 2, 2016

Trek has designed a Couples trip to Panama that hits all the highlights; Canals, Jungles, Lakes and Beaches are all in play here!! Join Trek owners Milton and Cara Hanburry on this very unique trip to Panama where we will have a private cruise on the Panama Canal, tackle hundreds of Peacock Bass on Lake […]

Amazon Short Trip November 28-December 4, 2015

Amazon Short Trip November 28-December 4, 2015

Good news for those who are still looking for a break after Thanksgiving and opportunity to land a trophy Peacock Bass… 8 Spots are still available aboard the Captain Peacock on Trek’s all new Amazon short trip on the date of November 28 – December 4, 2015. For years we have tried in vain to […]

The Best of Spain November 2-10, 2015

The Best of Spain November 2-10, 2015

[two_thirds] Join us for one of the most comprehensive couples Trek-hosted trips ever designed as we spend nine days in one of the most diverse and cultural countries in Europe. We will spend a few nights touring the sights and sounds of Madrid, followed by a spectacular hunt for Red-Legged Partridge from a 19th century […]

Bolivia Cast and Blast October 1-9, 2015

Bolivia Cast and Blast October 1-9, 2015

[two_thirds]Dear Trek Client,   Two of the most exciting destinations in South America can now be taken in one adventure!! Join Trek President Milton Hanburry this fall for a little fun and adventure in the Beni Jungle and Chaco Lands of Bolivia. We will explore the remote Caño Negro on the Itenez River to catch […]

Argentina Couples Trip 2015

Argentina Couples Trip 2015

My wife Cara and I just returned from hosting the annual couples trip to Argentina, to say it was fun would be a disservice to those who participated. Not only did we all enjoy the trip we made life long friends as well. Our troops consisted of the Lear’s from Florida, the Bernard’s from Texas, […]

Traveling With Your Firearm

Traveling With Your Firearm

Recently, the State Department and Homeland Security has decided to enforce a little known policy that required anyone temporarily exporting a firearm for the purposes of hunting to file the Electronic Export Information (EEI) using the Automated Export System (AES) to acquire an Internal Transaction Number (ITN). The ITN is evidence to Customs Border Patrol […]

Good News from Mexico

Good News from Mexico

Trek has always and will continue to deliver our promise in providing the most current information on exciting hunting and fishing opportunities. Well, we’ve got some good news from Mexico as I just returned from a trip to La Finca Lodge in San Fernando where it seems things are on a roll. Since 2010, it […]

Sometimes Shorter Is Better

Sometimes Shorter Is Better

Trek is currently promoting an exciting all new shorter version of its Captain Peacock trip in the Amazon. From our own experiences, we have constantly suggested to our boat suppliers in Brazil to have a shorter version of the six and half day fishing program that takes 9-10 days to complete (with travel). We know […]

2015 Update on Shotgun Entry to Argentina

2015 Update on Shotgun Entry to Argentina

A few months ago we mentioned a new gun permitting process that the Argentina Government has initiated as of January 1st, 2015. It involves a visit to your jurisdictional Argentina Consulate to fill out some forms to obtain a consular permit. Several groups have gone through this process and while each consulate varies slightly by […]

Premier South Dakota Pheasant Hunt

Premier South Dakota Pheasant Hunt

I just returned from a wonderful pheasant hunting experience in South Dakota at Paul Nelson Farm with a group hosted by good friend John White from Swisher International Cigars. Paul Nelson’s Farm (PNF) is located about an hour north of Pierre (capital city) and east of the Missouri River amongst 12,000 acres of prime pheasant […]

Los Guaduales Comes Alive

Los Guaduales Comes Alive

Perhaps you have heard the rumors regarding a new deluxe dove-hunting lodge being constructed in the Chaco of Bolivia. Well, they are very much true as outfitter Jorge Molina and his son Jorge Jr. are putting the finishing touches on Los Guaduales (gwad-wally’s). Named after native bamboo, Guaduales will be 20,000 square feet of incredible […]

Casa Vieja Lodge adds new 35′ foot Contenders

Casa Vieja Lodge adds new 35′ foot Contenders

Casa Vieja Lodge is proud to announce the addition of two “Casa Vieja Lodge” style custom 35’ ST Contenders to their fleet. Contender is respected as the leader in the center console market. These two 35’ ST Contenders will offer anglers the best in quality, reliability, fishability, performance, and comfort. Perfect for small groups (2-3 […]

New Lodge in Uruguay

New Lodge in Uruguay

Director of Hunting, Chris Adams, just returned from a week in Uruguay and has some excellent information on a new lodge near the town of Minas. La Bellaca is a pigeon and perdiz operation only 50 minutes from Montevideo and 30 minutes from Punta Del Este. Look for photos coming soon along with a possible […]

Trophy Free Range Stag

Trophy Free Range Stag

In early March Davis Barron, and his father Rodney took a trip to Argentina for trophy “free range” stag at the Algar Safari Ranch. Davis and Rodney downed beautiful Stags measuring 284 ⅜ and  362 6/8 respectivly. Rodney’s was the second largest ever in Argentina via free range! Check out the photo featured on Field and […]

Back from Grand Slam Lodge

Back from Grand Slam Lodge

For those looking for their first Bonefish on the fly rod, Grand Slam Lodge, located 95 miles south of Cancun, can offer that and much more. Pictured here, Trek Customer Max, landed his first bonefish on fly last week. Add to that the numerous other species caught on the spinning rod, including a permit most […]

New One World Alliance Members

New One World Alliance Members

News out of American Airlines confirms TAM Airlines, the largest airline in Brazil, has joined the One World Alliance. That is great news for our Peacock Bass fisherman traveling to Manaus to visit the Capt. Peacock or our Floating Cabins in the Amazon River Basin. Also, joining the Alliance are Iberia, US Airways, British Airways and Finnair.

Reciprocity Fee Waived for Chile

Reciprocity Fee Waived for Chile

On this past February 26, Chile announced that U.S. citizens would no longer need to pay the $160 reciprocity fee that was traditionally charged for entering the country. This announcement came two days before the U.S. added Chile to its Visa Waiver Program (VWP) whereby qualifying Chileans need not pay the $160 entrance fee.

At present, […]