2013 World’s Best List

Thomson Safaris was named to the prestigious Travel + Leisure world’s best list in the category of “Top Safari Outfitters”

Hall Of Fame Active Travel Award 2012

Our Grand Traverse trek and safari extension was honored with Outside‘s Hall of Fame Active Travel award

Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth

In both 2008 and 2009, Thomson Safaris was featured in National Geographic Adventure‘s list of the best adventure travel companies worldwide

2013 Community Excellence Award

The Family Business Association of Massachusetts honored Wineland-Thomson Adventures with the Community Excellence Award for our support, not only for the local community in Boston, but for communities, cultures, and economies around the world.

Tanzania Conservation Award

Tanzania Tourist Board honors Thomson Safaris with the 2009 Tanzania Conservation Award for their community-based conservation project at their private nature refuge.

50 Tours of a Lifetime

National Geographic Traveler features a Thomson Safaris’ 12-day active adventure trip as one of their 50 Tours of a Lifetime.

World Savers Award

Thomson Safaris was one of only a handful of companies named as a finalist for Condé Nast Traveler’s World Savers Award for overall excellence in giving back to communities and conserving the environment. Other finalists included British Airways, the Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Norwegian Cruise Lines.

Best Adventure Travel Companies On Earth

National Geographic Adventure named Thomson Safaris one of the top three Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth, as judged by a panel of travel experts and a selection of past guests.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Thomson Safaris co-founder and director, Judi Wineland, won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Adventure Travel World Summit.

 Humanitarian of the Year

Presented to Thomson Safaris in 2005 for their humanitarian efforts in Tanzania.

Tour Operator of the Year

Thomson Safaris was honored to be named 2001 Tour Operator of the Year by the Tanzanian Tourist Board.

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