Outside GO's Base Camps that will blow your mind and thrill you beyond belief.
Definition of Basecamp - the place whereby expeditions start and end. A place to call home away from home, a place where noble troupes gather. Most our basecamps are owner-operated, off-the-grid and ingeniously creative with hospitality galore. Find your ultimate basecamp.
- East Africa
- Luxe Safari Lodge
- South Africa
- New Mexico
- British Columbia
- North America
- Central America
- Bush Homes
- Nimmo Bay
- New Zealand
- South America
Tucked into a native lenga forest with jaw-dropping views of Torres del Paine National Park, these twelve contemporary villas constructed of wood and glass are a modern reinvention of classic estancia outposts.
Rwanda is a compelling place where a turbulent past is today reconciled with thriving local cultures, a burgeoning tourism scene, and of course, the deeply treasured Volcanoes National Park.
CHYULU HILLS, KENYA
Campi ya Kanzi means "Camp of the Hidden Treasure" in Kiswahili, and it is truly that. Located in Hemingway's Green Hills of Africa, this award-winning ecolodge is far removed from the hectic pace of the modern world.
The exclusive Chem Chem lies in the migration corridor between the immense savannahs of Tarangire National Park and the bird-rich waters of Lake Manyara in its own nearly 10,000 acre private land concession.
VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA
The fragile Clayoquot Sound plays host to this summer-season Northwest wilderness escape. Get closer to the stars than ever before at the newly opened Cloud Camp, or stay in a canvas tent down below for a coastal retreat.
Privately owned and operated, the Cliff House is a five-star hotel situated right next to Ireland's iconic towns of Cork and Waterford.
MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE, KENYA
Recalling an era of luxury and quality, Cottars 1920's Safari Camp harkens back to the original spirit and essence of safari, reminiscent of a golden era—one of romance, professional guiding, elegance, and above all else, adventure.
Check Iceland off your bucket list with an epic week of heli-skiing fresh tracks, straight down to the shores of the Arctic at the stunning and brand new Deplar Farm.
The brand new Duba Expedition Camp sits in the heart of classic Okavango Delta habitat in Botswana. A matrix of palm-dotted islands, flood plains and woodland, the 77,000-acre private concession typifies the region’s unique landscape.
TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK, CHILE
If there's anything cooler than staying under the towering Torres del Paine in Chile, it's staying in other-wordly ecodomes like the ones at EcoCamp Patagonia.
WOLGAN VALLEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA
Emirates Wolgan Valley is Australia's first conservation-focused luxury resort, and it perches lightly on a private 4,000-acre wildlife reserve.
LAIKIPIA PLATEAU, KENYA
Sitting in the shadow of Mount Kenya, Enasoit Game Sanctuary is a beautiful home-away-from-home where classic safari adventure meets ultimate comfort.
NGORONGORO CRATER, TANZANIA
Perched on the wild side of the rim of Tanzania's Ngorongoro Crater, Entamanu Ngorongoro is a destination unlike any other.
SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE, KENYA
This eco-lodge in northern Kenya was founded by one of the most passionate conservation families in all of Africa. Here, elephants are the stars of a show that is played out against the backdrop of the wild and rugged Samburu lands.
SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, GALAPAGOS, ECUADOR
This tented camp evokes the safari spirit of Africa, with aquatic adventures fit for the incredible islands Darwin made famous.
Imagine sailing down the shoreline of Lake Tanganyika, one of the few unspoiled ecosystems on the planet, to find what may be one of the most unique camps in the world. This is Greystoke Mahale.
Set amidst the giddy heights of the Andes at 9,600 feet, Hacienda Zuleta has been in the family of the late Galo Plaza Lasso, a former president of Ecuador, for more than 100 years.
MANA POOLS NATIONAL PARK, ZIMBABWE
Walking is the name of the game at John's Camp, located in the renowned Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe.
OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA
Kwetsani Camp was designed by water, accommodating the ebb and flow of the floodplains below. It is one of the most remote camps in the entire Okavango Delta.
LEWA CONSERVANCY, KENYA
Lewa House is located in Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2013. Set on top of a hill with panoramic views, the outpost overlooks the sacred mountain of the Samburu—Ol Lolokwe.
SABI SAND GAME RESERVE, SOUTH AFRICA
Our quest for the ultimate stargazing camps begins in South Africa at Lion Sands Private Game Reserve and its three perfectly positioned, architecturally inspiring treehouses.
HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, ZIMBABWE
Set in a private concession within Zimbabwe's largest game reserve, at Little Makalolo you'll enjoy all the benefits of an immense national park without the crush of crowds.
OLARE OROK CONSERVANCY, MASAI MARA, KENYA
Imagine a camp set right in the heart of some of the greatest apex predator country in all of Africa. This is Mara Plains.
QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND
Spectacularly located on Lake Wakatipu you'll find Matakauri Lodge, set in one of the world's most serenely beautiful landscapes with stunning views from every angle of the Remarkable, Cecil, and Walter Peak mountain ranges.
The newest way to experience your own private island, this week-long immersion in the Nosy Ankao archipelago will leave you dreaming of ocean breeze and salt on your rim for years to come. Miavana blends barefoot beach luxury with historic European renaissance style for a truly memorable experience in remote island paradise.
MADIKWE GAME RESERVE, SOUTH AFRICA
Molori Safari Lodge borrows its name from the Setswana word meaning "to dream." You would have a difficult time finding a word that better captures the essence of the place.
LAMAI SERENGETI, TANZANIA
Mkombe's House Lamai is a single structure perfect for groups up to ten, designed specifically with families in mind.
SUMBA ISLAND, INDONESIA
On far-flung Sumba Island, Nihiwatu beckons intrepid travelers to explore its shores. Here you step into a world of such complete bliss you'll wonder why leaving is even an option.
WEST COAST OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
The Pacific Northwest is known for lush evergreen forests, soaring totem poles, and misty outdoor endeavors. Nimmo Bay fulfills these expectations and over-delivers with stunningly beautiful landscapes and beyond-cushy accommodations.
CHYULU HILLS, KENYA
Ol Donyo Lodge is situated on the slopes of the rolling Chyulu Hills between Tsavo and Amboseli with access to a quarter of a million acres of one of the few remaining corners of wild Africa.