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Popular Experiences

Outdoor adventure in Montana's mountains and meadows

Escape to Montana’s utterly breathtaking rural countryside where vibrant orange mountains contrast with endless wildflower meadows. Engage in a myriad of activities including horseback riding, white water rafting, fly-fishing, ATV riding and more.

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Royal Rajasthan on Horseback

Translated at the ‘Land of Kings’, Rajasthan boasts timeless splendour and a rich royal history. Set out upon a horseback journey across Rajasthan’s unique landscape of hills, deserts and fertile land. Riding upon animals whose origins are entwined with local folklore, you will encounter local communities and discovering ancient traditions on this intimate journey.

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A Caledonian Odyssey in the Scottish Highlands

Embark on a breathtaking drive across this compelling landscape, delving into the deserted valleys and connecting with the wildlife, heritage and the natural beauty of this country. Enjoy the freedom of dictating your own route as you journey through the ever-changing scenery, marveling at the spectacular coastal views and remote wilderness.

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Get back to nature in British Columbia

Reconnect with the wonders of nature and explore an abundance of wilderness and wildlife from land, sea and sky. Stretching for more than 250 miles along the coast of British Columbia, discover the unspoilt landscape of the Great Bear Rainforest.

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An Icelandic Family Adventure

Shaped by its extraordinary geothermal topography, Iceland boasts turquoise geothermal lagoons, ice-covered volcanoes, and epic waterfalls. Adventure through this wild and rugged landscape on a series of high-octane and action-packed experiences, perfect for the whole family.

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Kenya Fly Fishing

Below the towering peaks of Mount Kenya, the untouched rivers and streams swarm with an abundance of trout species, providing the most serene and tranquil fly-fishing experience. Expect catches up to 12lb in size!

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The Ultimate Cultural Exploration of Japan

Japan, a volcanic archipelago, combines striking northern mountains and tropical southern beaches. However, beneath its modern facade, traditional culture thrives with Buddhist temples, ryokans, and Geishas. This destination blends scenic landscapes and superb food with a seamless fusion of ancient traditions and contemporary life.

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"These former British Army captains are taking luxurious adventures to the next level."

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Recent Inspiration

India in the Spotlight

Nothing can prepare you for India—a melting pot of landscapes, cultures, and people. Our bespoke experiences, uniquely tailored to your preferences, aim to transform your perspective of this magnificent country, allowing you to discover the true essence of India in an entirely new way.

Africa: Beyond The Safari

Booking a safari through Pelorus means getting a truly bespoke, immersive, and expertly planned experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

Unique and Remote Ski Experiences

Pelorus is always looking for new and exciting ways to experience remote locations, and there's no better way to escape than. by heading to the mountains.

2024 Adventure Agenda

Be inspired by our annual bucket list of the most epic experiences and top destinations to discover.


“During their time as Captains in the British Army, Geordie Mackay-Lewis and Jimmy Carroll led desert patrols and helicopter operations for soldiers.

Now, they plan rainforest camp parties, desert treasure hunts, and Top Gear-inspired expeditions for the super-rich.”

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Popular Destinations

New Zealand

New Zealand has one of the most diverse geologies and is a haven for adventure. Spend your days heli-biking, rafting, paragliding, hiking, or canyoning over the Southern New Zealand Alps.

Immerse yourself into the native culture with a local Maori tribe, off-road over remote tracks and dive waters that offer a wealth of wrecks and fjords as you spot whales, orcas and dolphins. Venturing to New Zealand’s vineyard country, visit world-class wineries and go in search of endemic species alongside experts.

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Kenya

Explore the African Bush as you aid vital animal conservation, embark on a horseback or quad biking safari, or interact with remote tribes and discover an ancient way of life.

Helicopter over Kenya's vast landscape to national parks that house an array of exotic wildlife, before retreating to a luxury lodge in the evening.

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Scotland

Characterized by awe-inspiring landscapes and ever-changing scenery, Scotland is a remarkably dramatic location of overwhelming beauty. From rugged mountainous peaks and vast tranquil lochs, to the enchanting coastline of beaches and striking islands, Scotland is a mesmerizing landscape that captures the heart and offers endless adventure for those who seek it.

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Norway

Norway boasts a spectacularly rich and diverse topography brimming with adventure and wildlife. The Lofoten Islands sit far above the Arctic circle and are known for traditional fishing villages, rugged mountains, windswept beaches, and phenomenal wildlife. Further south explore the coastal and fjordland regions of Møre and Romsdal. Discover the highest single drop rock face in Europe, glacial valleys and picturesque harbors as you explore off the beaten track.

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Iceland

Iceland is one of the most remote and volcanically active countries on the planet, with mesmerizing mountains, lava fields, glaciers and fjords.

Bathe in hot springs and snorkel in glacier meltwater to swim between tectonic plates. Heli-ski the west fjords, off-road in national parks, and ice climb across glaciers. Whatever adventure you're looking for, Iceland will deliver.

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Japan

Discover this diverse and unique landscape, with volcanic mountains, lush forests, and an intriguing culture that merges tradition with hyper-modernity.

From samurais and geishas in bustling Tokyo and brown bears in Teshikaga to skiing in Niseko and climbing the iconic Mount Fuji to experience an unrivaled sunrise, there's something for every traveler.

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Recent Articles

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Soaring Across New Zealand: A Father-Daughter Heli Trip

Hear from Pelorus Co-Founder Jimmy about his trip to New Zealand, hosting a father-daughter duo on a whirlwind tour of the country, from volcanoes in the north to glaciers in the south and everywhere in between.

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Aurelia's Family Adventure Across Rajasthan

Hear from Aurelia, our Director of Travel, about her experience travelling across India with her 18-month-old son. Despite having been many times before, she got to experience India in a new way – from the eyes of her child.

Founder's Note: Why a Military Background Helps

Attention to detail, contacts in remote places, and the ability to mitigate risk – these are just a few of the benefits to a military background.

Charlie's Search for Awe and Wonder through The Kingdom of Bhutan

Hear from Travel Operations Manager Charlie about his journey through the Kingdom of Bhutan, which took him deep into the heart of the Himalayas, through valleys of emerald green rice fields and up to the stark, glacial peaks.

How Luxury Travelers Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

Whilst climate change is dominating headlines, most consumers don’t think about the impact of travel abroad. And, if they do, they’re often not met with much help or guidance on ways to reduce their carbon footprint.

Unique & Remote Ski Experiences

Here is a shortlist of our favourite remote ski holidays that offer the chance to escape, as well as to enjoy exceptional experiences in luxurious surroundings with friends and family.

The Ultimate Giftable Experiences

Splurge on that special someone with one of Pelorus’ life-changing experiences. Memories are priceless and last a lifetime, so gift your loved ones something even the most discerning relative will approve of.

Off the Beaten Track in Iceland with Jimmy

Pelorus’ Co-Founder Jimmy Carroll recently hosted Financial Times journalist Sophy Roberts and her family on a trip to Iceland, inspired by a travel book of poetry from times gone by.

Exploring the Pura Vida: Lyndie's Costa Rican Escape

From visiting a regenerative coffee plantation near San Jose, to exploring the remoter jungle and river regions of Pacaure and Tortuguero, and ending at a wildlife mecca on the Pacific coast, Lyndie uncovered the very best of Costa Rica’s beauty and hospitality.

TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE


The efforts of our charitable arm, Pelorus Foundation, have given rise to numerous exclusive and thrilling chances for guests to engage with conservation initiatives that hold a special place in our hearts.

By combining your travel with Pelorus Foundation, you can be sure that your vacation will make a meaningful contribution to the conservation and protection of wildlife and their habitats.