Our People
  • Amy Waters snow biking Our Team

    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

  • William Dalrymple Our Tour Experts

    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

  • Liz Bonnin Heroes and Heroines

    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

Diving, cabo pulmo, national baja, california sur mexico

Dr Sylvia Earle

“Our actions over the next 10 years will determine the state of the ocean for the next 10,000 years.” – Dr Sylvia Earle.

Dr Sylvia Earle is an Oceanographer, Explorer and Author and was named by Time Magazine as its first Hero for the Planet in 1998. Dr Sylvia Earle was part of our special panel discussion at the Steppes Beyond Festival in 2017, which highlighted the extent of plastic pollution in our oceans and how we can bring about a wave of change to stem the flow of plastic waste and our consumption of single-use plastic.

Wildlife Holiday Ideas

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Thoughts. Opinions. Experiences

Frog, Amazon
What to watch on WaterBear
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
If you haven't heard of WaterBear, it is the first interactive streaming platform dedicated to the future of our planet. Whatever…
Ant, Napo, Ecuadorian Amazon
Small changes, big impact
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
Incorporating these changes when thinking about your holiday or travelling can have a big impact on our environment, the wildlife we…
Bisate Lodge, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Our Favourite Properties Creating a Positive Impact
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
When done responsibly, travel can have a real, long-lasting positive impact on the world; on the local communities, wildlife and environment,…
Aerial Road, Awasi Iguazu, Argentina
Positive impact travel in 2021 and beyond
Justin Wateridge
‘'Our planet is one in a billion, a world teeming with life. But now, a new dominant force is changing the…
Humpback whales, Dominican Republic
Steppes News
Good news stories from 2020
Jarrod Kyte
The naysayers may have you believe that 2020 was nothing but COVID, Brexit and Trump but here’s a look back on…
Black lion tamarin, Brazil
Conservation Heroes 2020 Award Winners
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
While 2020 will be remembered for many things, there will always be the prevailing sense of hope and unity that we…
Fernando de noronha island sunset
Our 2020 Frontline Heroes & Heroines
Nadia Shahanaz Hussain
This year we realised, more than ever, that heroes and heroines truly live among us right now; they are the ones…
Looking Forward at a Better World – October 2020
Justin Wateridge
As our inner worlds collide with new people, places and things, we imprint a part of ourselves on them, and them…
Mount Nemrut at sunset in Turkey
Highlights of our 2021 Expert-Led Group Tours
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Temples at sunrise, Cambodia
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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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