Icons of the animal kingdom
Lions, penguins and bears – there are some special species that we all dream of seeing. Here is a selection of tours that offer you the chance to see these iconic animals in their natural habitat.
Elephant Pepper Camp
South American Adventure Tours
Tide Rip Grizzly Tours
Reef And Rainforest
Whales World Wide
Visit Namibia, the home of the last sustainable, free-roaming black rhino population on Earth. Due to the hard work of local communities and conservationists black rhino numbers have quadrupled in recent years. Join ATI Holidays on a journey of a lifetime and see these extraordinary creatures in their natural habitat.
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Travel to Antarctica with Chimu Adventures and witness up close the extensive colonies of gentoo, macaroni, adelie, rockhopper, chinstraps all living in the most pristine environment in the world. Longer voyages will take you on to South Georgia, where the king penguin reigns supreme!
☎ 0845 265 8334
Joy’s Camp is an elegant oasis in the arid lands of Samburu, set on the site of Joy Adamson’s original tented home. A verdant natural spring in front of this luxury tented camp acts as a magnet for wildlife and provides some of Kenya’s best cheetah and leopard sightings. To book your safari of a lifetime, contact Cheli & Peacock.
Churchill Wild specialises in walking tours through the polar bear inhabited regions of Arctic Canada. Offering week-long safaris these life-changing wilderness experiences take place in Arctic luxury. You’ll find unique polar bear viewing in both summer and the snowy autumn season as well as caribou migrations, beluga whales and wolves.
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The vast savannah plains of the Olare Orok Conservancy are home to an abundance of wildlife. During the migration, the teeming wildebeest make it a popular hunting ground for the resident prides of lion. Conservation and low-impact tourism are high priority. Experience day and night game drives in an area of unspoilt natural beauty.
☎ 01227 753181
WHALES WORLD WIDE
Some of the finest whale watching opportunities exist in the most difficult to access locations. From friendly gray whales to breaching humpbacks, and locations from Baja to Maui, Nic Slocum and Whales World Wide offer unique whale and dolphin encounters with some of the world’s most iconic species in some of the most stunning and sometimes remote locations.
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SOUTH AMERICA ADVENTURE TOURS
Join our exclusive expedition tours to see the giant Galapagos tortoises and Lonesome George, one of the rarest creatures in the world! Offering the best accommodation and spacious boats, so you can explore the enchanted isles in comfort and be amazed by the unique surrounding wildlife!
☎ 0845 463 3389
ELEPHANT PEPPER CAMP
Small and exclusive, Elephant Pepper Camp is set within the award-winning Mara North Conservancy within the Masai Mara. Overlooking the Mara’s vast savannah plains, elephants are a common sight from the comfort of your luxurious tent veranda. No traffic, no permanent structures, just the sights and sounds of the African bush.
REEF AND RAINFOREST
Reef and Rainforest tours have pioneered jaguar watching in Brazil’s Pantanal with a 98% success rate over the last five years. Choose from three tailor-made jaguar watching itineraries or a selection of group departures. Our small specialist team possesses expert first-hand knowledge of the best wildlife locations in 19 tropical countries.
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Wildlife Trails Gorilla Trekking tours are 20% cheaper than any other UK wildlife specialist, and provide the same high quality private tours offered on all its trails. The four day Rwanda tour includes one gorilla and one golden monkey trek, and starts at £1,370 per person based on two people, excluding international flights.
☎ 01946 841495
KNIGHT INLET GRIZZLY BEARS
For over 15 years, Tide Rip has been taking people into the magical world of the wild coastal grizzly bears of Knight Inlet, Canada. From the comfort of Coast Guard certified vessels or flat bottom skiffs, you are offered an intimate peek into the remote rainforest home of this great bear. Go for the adventure, leave with the memories of a lifetime!
☎ 001 250 339 5320
Observe and photograph the magnificent leopard in its natural habitat deep inside the famous South Luangwa National Park. We have 10 individual leopards in the areas around our two camps, Kaingo and Mwamba, making a safari with Shenton Safaris one of the best ways in the world to experience the leopard. Join us on Facebook: Shenton Safaris.