Seneca Park Zoo Travel Program

Embark on an adventure of a lifetime!

Travel with the Seneca Park Zoo to some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Our all-inclusive expeditions are once in a lifetime experiences, with fascinating itineraries, incredible food, and deluxe lodging.

Amazon River Expedition

Date: October 12, 2024

Discover the natural wonder of the Amazon River Basin, Earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem. Your journey begins with 2 nights in Lima and continues with a 5-night, guided river cruise through the tributaries of the Peruvian Amazon and the Pacaya‑Samiria National Reserve—the world’s largest wetlands refuge. Enhance your voyage with the Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley Post-Program Option. Download PDF Brochure

  • 2024 Departure: October 12, 2024
  • 9-day, 8-night natural history journey aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe river boat Zafiro 
  • From approximately $5,575 plus air 
  • Discover the natural wonder of the Amazon River Basin, Earth’s most biodiverse ecosystem.
  • Explore the tributaries of the Peruvian Amazon
  • Wake up in the heart of the Amazon Basin
  • All-inclusive
  • Tour the historical center of Lima, Peru’s capital city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and vibrant Iquitos, an important rubber boom city in the 19th century.
  • Navigate through the remote tributaries of the Peruvian Amazon and the Pacaya‑Samiria National Reserve— the world’s largest wetlands refuge.
  • Wake up in the heart of the Amazon Basin, where the jungle teems with the greatest diversity of plant and animal life on Earth.
  • See endemic butterflies, endangered pink river dolphins, squirrel‑sized tamarins, resplendent birdlife, and enormous blooming water lilies alongside English-speaking expert naturalist guides.
  • Gain further insight into the indigenous culture of the ribereños during visits to two Amazon villages.
  • Enjoy a picnic breakfast and participate in a tree-planting ceremony dedicated to ensuring the sustainability of the rainforest.
  • Transfers and luggage handling abroad if you made your air arrangements through
    Gohagan & Company. (If you made your own air arrangements, transfers and luggage handling
    are not included.)
  • Experienced, English-speaking local guides for included excursions.
  • Gratuities to local guides and drivers on included excursions and transfers.
  • Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom and on excursions.
  • Hospitality desk.
  • Experienced Gohagan & Company Travel Directors at your service.
  • Automatic $250,000 flight insurance policy for each participant ticketed on flights by Gohagan & Company.
  • Deluxe exploration vessel.
  • Specifically designed for the Amazon; able to cruise into remote tributaries.
  • Carries 36 guests. Spacious yet intimate. 
  • Air-conditioned, river-view suites and staterooms.
  • Naturalist-led small boat excursions.
  • Lectures by naturalists on board ship.
  • Expansive, open-air observation deck.
  • Peruvian and international cuisines.

Galapagos Expedition

Date: November 8 - 17, 2024

Experience the astounding biodiversity of the UNESCO‐inscribed Galápagos archipelago, preserved much as it was when Spanish colonists arrived in 1535. Home to unique reptiles, birds, plants, and aquatic life, Darwin’s “living laboratory of evolution” continues to inspire the thrill of original discovery in every visitor. Cruise for seven nights aboard our small, upscale expedition‐style ship, Silver Origin, featuring a fleet of panga boats and everything you need to explore the islands. Download the PDF brochure here!

  • 2024 Departure: November 8, 2024
  • 10-day, 9-night natural history journey aboard the exclusively chartered, sustainable luxury expedition vessel Silver Origin
  • From approximately $13,995 plus air (early booking through October 9th, 2024).
  • Experience the astounding biodiversity of the UNESCO‐inscribed Galápagos archipelago  
  • Cruise for seven nights aboard our small, upscale expedition‐style ship 
  • Silver Origin, a sustainable luxury expedition vessel 
  • These legendary islands, each with its own ecosystem, named Darwin’s “living laboratory” 
  • Experience the astounding biodiversity of the UNESCO‑inscribed Galápagos archipelago, preserved much as it was when Spanish colonists arrived in 1535. Home to unique reptiles, birds, plants, and aquatic life, Darwin’s “living laboratory of evolution” continues to inspire the thrill of original discovery in every visitor.
  • Cruise for six nights aboard our small, upscale expedition-style ship, La Pinta, featuring a fleet of panga boats and everything you need to explore the islands.
  • These legendary islands, each with its own ecosystem, teem with endemic flora and fauna, including the flightless cormorant and the marine iguana, without the threat of large land-based predators.
  • The wildlife is uniquely receptive to up-close human company.
  • The Galápagos Islands archipelago features more than
    2,000 creatures found nowhere else on Earth.
  • Transfers and luggage handling abroad if you made your air arrangements through
    Gohagan & Company. (If you made your own air arrangements, transfers and luggage handling
    are not included.)
  • Experienced, English-speaking local guides for included excursions.
  • Gratuities to local guides and drivers on included excursions and transfers.
  • Complimentary bottled water in your suite or stateroom and on excursions.
  • Hospitality desk.
  • Experienced Gohagan & Company Travel Directors at your service.
  • Automatic $250,000 flight insurance policy for each participant ticketed on flights by Gohagan & Company.
  • With state of the art technology designed for the Galapagos Islands, the Silver Origin is the most elegant, sustainable ship to explore this unique ecosystem. Discover the wonder of these islands in luxury with onboard amenities not found anywhere else. 
  • Immerse yourself in the rare flora and fauna of the Galapagos with the interactive Basecamp hub of discovery. In addition to the included Zodiac excursions and marine activities, enjoy gourmet farm-to-table Ecuadorian recipes made with the freshest local ingredients, accompanied by regional wines in the ship’s restaurant and grill. Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, 24-hour in-suite service and unlimited Wi-Fi access are also available throughout the cruise.  

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Every day is a great day to visit the Zoo. Experience life on the wild side, enjoy up-close animal interactions and support global conservation efforts—right here at the Zoo. Reserve your tickets now for quick and easy entry, and enjoy more time connecting with wildlife.

April 1 through October 31

Zoo opens at 9:30 a.m. for our Zoo members.
Open all year long. Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.