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COMING SOON: ULTION PRIVÉ

Posted by on July 4th 2024 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

James Bond trip Scotland, ultimate off market James Bond experiences

It is with great excitement and pride that we are able to announce the forthcoming introduction of our ULTION PRIVÉ experience.

Via ULTION PRIVÉ, you and our VIP members are granted unparalleled access to the ultimate in Scottish adventure and landscape, combined with the very finest in luxury and attention to detail.

Absolutely unique, entirely bespoke and reassuringly exclusive. 

To register your interest and to talk to a member of the team, please email: jonny@sandgrousetravel.com  

Londolozi: A short Interview with ranger, Nick Tennick whilst at the Jewel of the Sabi Sands, South Africa

Posted by on December 3rd 2023 in Africa, Inspiration, Interviews, Luxury, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Travel Tips & Advice

Londolozi in the Sabi Sands - South Africa's best safari experience with Sandgrouse Travel
LONDOLOZI; A ZULU WORD MEANING, 'PROTECTOR OF ALL LIVING THINGS' This is a genuine family-run safari business that has truly earned its high ranking stars and stripes over the years. This is a business that to this day is run with an enduring passion. A passion that is shared by all its staff members from top to bottom including wizard-like guides and rangers, who bring to life every aspect of your time in the bush, right down to the hard-working and personable service and front...

Sandgrouse Namesake; three species of Sandgrouse in a Birding Paradise

Posted by on November 29th 2023 in Adventure & Expeditions, Africa, Ambassadors, Inspiration, Luxury, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News

Luxury Botswana Safari at Great Plains Conservation with Derek and Beverly Joubert of National Geographic

(Above: Jonny from Sandgrouse Travel together with Opie, the Bushman tracker, guide and field ranger from Derek & Beverly Joubert's 'Great Plains Conservation' in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.)

On a Sandgrouse mission across Southern Africa

The premise of this particular operation was to find, photograph and study Sandgrouse in their native heartlands across southern Africa. However, this was in fact only a silver-lining to the true call of this trip to Africa.

Solveig and Jonny from Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions...

The newest and most eco-friendly expedition ship in the Arctic

Posted by on November 28th 2023 in Adventure & Expeditions, Luxury, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scandinavia

Luxury eco-friendly Arctic Cruise
MOST ECO-FRIENDLY SHIP IN THE ARCTIC WITH SANDGROUSE TRAVEL & EXPEDITIONS

We are thrilled to announce that we are now working with the newest and most eco-friendly expedition ship in the Arctic, offering Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions clients the chance to cruise both the Svalbard archipelago and Greenland's east coast, in true comfort!

Luxurious cabins, spacious, bright and airy communal areas as well as a open to all viewing bridge, not to mention an on deck hot-tub and...

James Bond 007 Adventure: Fully Loaded Espionage Experience has arrived, 'Shaken, not Stirred'

Posted by on May 13th 2023 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

James Bond experience trips in Scotland
A James Bond Inspired Adventure, Like No Other. This is a complete off-market Scottish Highlands experience in the true spirit of '007'.  Celebrating 70-years of our favourite spy

Our 'Dossier for M' Bond experience, is unique. This particularly special Bond-inspired adventure provides our clients with an unmatched high-octane Scottish Highlands experience. With use of approximately 650,000-acres of private Scottish estates the stage is set for your thrilling double 'o' adventure.  

iPhone / Android friendly link: A James Bond Adventure

The mission involves a realistic and fun storyline woven into...

Crossing the Arctic Circle - A 650km Snowmobile Expedition into the heart of Lapland with VetRun180, UK based Military Charity

Posted by on March 15th 2022 in Adventure & Expeditions, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scandinavia

Crossing the Arctic Circle - A 650km Snowmobile Expedition into the heart of Lapland with VetRun180, UK based Military Charity

In late February of 2022 the world looked to be well on course to rapidly opening up post the Covid-19 pandemic. Suddenly travel dreams were once more obtainable desires and no longer mere pipedreams. For almost two years our dreams had lain on the backburner as a “one day when the world is back to normal” fantasy.

And so it was that the fantastic military charity VetRun180 re-approached Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions with a view...

Spem Successus Alit: Successful VetRun180 Journey to be Repeated with new Group of Medically Discharged British Veterans

Posted by on July 9th 2021 in Adventure & Expeditions, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

Land Rover Expedition in Scotland - British Iraq & Afghan Veterans

We are delighted to announce that following on from the great success of the 2020 Scottish Coast to Coast Expedition with the incredible UK-based military charity VetRun180, Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions will be leading a re-run of this challenging and unique overland journey by Land Rover.  This September will be the charity's second ever Scottish Highlands expedition and we are thilled to once again be involved from start to finish, facilitating a remarkable cross-country route.

The Group, Route & Vehicles

Scotland Coast to Coast - Successful Road to Recovery with VetRun180

Posted by on December 16th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Photography, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

VetRun180 success at Ardnamurchan Lighthouse, Scottish Land Rover expedition for UK Veterans.
ORGANISED BY CHARITY VETRUN180 AND FACILITATED BY SANDGROUSE TRAVEL & EXPEDITIONS, A GROUP OF FELLOW VETERANS SET OFF ON AN INTRIPID COAST-TO-COAST ADVENTURE ACROSS SCOTLAND

Words by Jonny Stage, edited by Craig Allen, and photography by Simon Green Photography - as per full feature in Land Rover Monthly Magazine (November 2020). 

Every so often in life the opportunity for a grand adventure presents itself that cannot be passed by. What's more, you know if you don't jump at it, the...

License to Thrill - James Bond Day Trips

Posted by on November 5th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Luxury, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Scotland

License to Thrill - James Bond Day Trips

Step into the shoes of Commander James Bond on our one of a kind Bond-inspired day espionage trips. These unique 007 days out combine off market high-octane adventure elements with a visit to a private MI6-style HQ castle for a lunch and an Aston Martin photoshoot in Glen Etive, not to mention a crash course in sniper rifles and pistols on a range with ex-forces instructors. 

Our unique Scottish Highland adventure sees clients being collected by helicopter from their accommodation...

VetRun180 - Military Charity to Travel Coast to Coast Across Scottish Highlands with Sandgrouse Travel

Posted by on August 6th 2020 in Adventure & Expeditions, Europe, Inspiration, Sandgrouse Explorers Club, Sandgrouse News, Scotland

VetRun180 - Injured Veterans Charity in Scottish Highlands

VetRun180 is a UK-based military veterans charity, formed by its founders (themselves Iraq & Afghan vets) out of a necessity. This young and hugely exciting charity takes physically and mentally injured (PTSD) veterans on challenging expeditions around the globe. It is on these unique journeys where the lucky teams are re-invoking their great sense of adventure and teamwork. VetRun180 is genuinely saving lives through the spirit of adventure - a concept that strikes a chord with Sandgrouse Travel & Expeditions.

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