WONDER SEEKERS is the new transnational brand for SCITOUR (Scientific Tourism). It is a development project aiming at creating a new technology-based tourism concept combining science and tourism. The project involves five partners and twenty-six associate partners from Iceland, Scotland, Finland, the Faroe Islands, Sweden, Greenland and Norway. The project partners are the University of Lapland, the University of the Highlands and Islands, the University of Iceland and Greenland National Museum.
No. WONDER SEEKERS is a collaborative marketing initiative that works with multiple small travel companies. When you book an experience, you book directly with the provider.
No. WONDER SEEKERS provides a way for small businesses working in scientific tourism to market their services. Customers are advised to take reasonable steps to research the provider before making any bookings.
The businesses listed by WONDER SEEKERS operate independently in different countries. Each will have its own policies for COVID. Please ask the provider about their policy before making a booking.
We welcome applications from small businesses that offer authentic immersive learning experiences. To submit your application, please create a business account and fill in the online form. Your application will then be reviewed by our team. We cannot guarantee that all applications will be accepted but you are welcome to get in touch to discuss your ideas before your make an application.
The businesses we work with share a number of common features and offer some of the following elements:
- Opportunities to take part in citizen science
- Hands-on learning in a subjects' natural environment
- A focus on accurate, scientific knowledge
- The ability to go beyond the superficial experiences designed for the mass market
- A passion for a subject
- The provision of pre and post-trip materials to enhance the overall experience
We expect all businesses to operate ethically and to embrace the practices of eco-tourism and sustainability.
You can find more information in the business section of our website.