Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.
Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

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Tom Wilmer's award-winning shows travel from the Arctic to African safaris, in the wheelhouse of the Rainbow Warrior II, flying in WWII bombers, navigating a micro light above Victoria Falls, sailing around Grenada, hiking through the wilds of Malaysian jungles and exploring remote atolls and isles throughout the South Pacific.More from Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer »

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Journeys of Discovery: Laurence Rockefeller's vision lives on at Big Island resort

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Journeys of Discovery: Laurence Rockefeller's vision lives on at Big Island resort

Dolphins serve as environmental educators on Hawaii's Big Island

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Pacifica California—Highway 1 seaside paradise just 20 minutes from SFO

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