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Awards & Accolades

T+L 2023 World's Best Tour Operator

Travel + Leisure

Adventure Unbound has secured the impressive 8th position in the 2023 Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Tour Operator awards! Achieving an outstanding score of 98.15 out of 100, the ROW Adventures Family of Companies takes pride in orchestrating transformative travel experiences across the world!

T+L 2018 World's Best Tour Operator

On July 10th, 2018 Travel + Leisure announced their 2018 list of the World's Best Tour Operators. Adventure Unbound, the international arm of ROW Adventures, was selected as #4 with a total score of 96.11 out of 100.

National Geographic Traveler "50 Best Tours of a Lifetime"

"Corsica Unbound" Awarded National Geographic Traveler "50 Best Tours of a Lifetime"

Our "Corsica Unbound" trip was selected as a National Geographic Traveler’s “2015 Tours of a Lifetime!” Now in it's 10th year, the 2015 list features 50 of the world's best guided trips chosen by the editors of National Geographic Traveler. Norie Quintos, acting editor in chief of National Geographic Travel magazine said that "the 50 best guided tours selected this year offer authentic travel experiences that are sure to leave participants engaged and ensconced in culture," and that "the types of immersive and experiential trips...

2013 Outside Travel Awards

The 2013 Travel Awards

Outside Magazine has selected ROW Adventures for not one, but TWO awards in the 2013 Outside Travel Awards. ROW's Bruneau River Trip was honored as one of the "Best River Trips" and the latest Albania trips were honored with the "New Frontiers" award.

National Geographic Best Adventure Destinations 2012

Bruneau and Jarbidge River Trip

Just when it seemed impossible to find untrammeled singletrack in Europe or snorkel uncharted waters in Australia, National Geographic awards their 2012 Best of the World and our Bruneau and Jarbidge trip made the short list... 

World's Best Tour Operator

Travel + Leisure 2012

On July 6, 2011, Travel + Leisure announced that ROW Adventures separated itself from the world’s most renowned tour operators, standing alone as #1 on the list of Top Tour Operations with an overall score of 97.97 out of a possible 100... 

National Geographic Tour of a Lifetime

Traveler Magazine's 2012 Tours of a Lifetime

Wild rivers make our Middle Fork of the Salmon Rafting tour one of the best tours in North America--and a trip of a lifetime. 

Best Adventure Travel Companies On Earth

National Geographic Adventure Ratings 2009

For the second time in as many years, ROW Adventures is ranked at the top with the best adventure travel companies on earth. This year ROW Adventures jumped all the way up to #2 under the water adventure category...

National Geographic Traveler’s "50 Tours of a Lifetime"

"Peaks of the Balkans" Awarded National Geographic Traveler "50 Best Tours of a Lifetime"

ROW Adventures' brand new "Peaks of the Balkans" trip has been selected as one of National Geographic Traveler’s “50 Tours of a Lifetime.” The selection process was competitive, with the National Geographic editorial team working long and hard to find 2013’s most authentic, most innovative, most immersive, best-guided, and most sustainable tours. “This year marks the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic Society. The tours we selected capture that spirit of exploration,” says executive editor Norie Quintos.