Get closer to nature. From the jungles of India to the African bush, our small group tours take you to the heart of nature. From elephants silhouetted against an Africa sunset to orangutans swinging in the treetops high above, spotting wildlife in any part of the world is a thrilling way to spend your time.

That’s why we’ve created trips that focus on wildlife viewing and get right into the heart of an animal’s world. Stay in a range of accommodation, from safari lodges to wilderness camps for a truly wild experience. We only use expert local guides.

Tips for being a wildlife-friendly traveller

Intrepid travellers are known for their caring and responsible approach to travel, especially when it comes to visiting animals in the wild. So learning to become a wildlife friendly traveller is easy, and we want to pass on some very simple tips to ensure your next wildlife adventure is 100% animal friendly.

Find out more on how to be a wildlife-friendly traveller

Watch a video on the protection of elephants in Thailand, find out what to avoid when souvenier shopping, 5 essential questions to ask when visiting wildlife, and how to view wildlife responsibly.

 

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Traveller reviews

Our wildlife trips score an average of 4.74 out of 5 based on 701 reviews in the last year.

The Masai Heartlands, August 2017

Lawrence Federman

Vic Falls to Cape Town, July 2017

Janne Waldin

Explore Southern Africa, July 2017

Sarah Geary

Gorillas & Game Parks, July 2017

Helen Wylie

Explore Southern Africa, July 2017

Ruth Jones

Sabah Adventure, July 2017

victoria frank

Articles on wildlife travel

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