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.