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Wildlife Holidays

Some of the destinations we offer boast habitats that are some of the most biodiverse in the world and are brimming with animals and birdlife. For example, Guyana is hardly touched by tourism and offers tapirs, monkeys, armadillos, the most spectacular birds and butterflies, and you may even be lucky enough to spot the elusive jaguar. Wherever you are, we can arrange for you to go out with the very best local natural history guides. You will not be disappointed with the sights and sounds that you will experience on one of our nature holidays.

Panama Coast to Coast Holiday

Panama Coast to Coast Holiday

Explore Panama’s most fascinating features, including the Panama Canal, both the Caribbean and Pacific coasts, as well as the forests and wildlife of Central Panama, on this wonderful suggested itinerary. We have chosen some of the most delightful, individual boutique accommodation that Panama has to offer, at the four locations that you will be visiting, and this itinerary can be extended to also include a few days at idyllic Tranquilo Bay on the Northern Caribbean coast, should you wish.   ...

Trinidad & Tobago Birdwatching Small Group Tour

Trinidad & Tobago Birdwatching Small Group Tour

Our two-centre bird watching tour to Trinidad & Tobago offers the perfect introduction to South America’s wonderful birdlife, as well as a welcome escape from mid-winter. Join us for 5 nights birding on Trinidad staying at the world famous Asa Wright Nature Centre, followed by 5 nights at Cuffie River Nature Retreat, an idyllic eco-lodge situated at the edge of the Main Ridge Rainforest on Tobago. You will travel as part of a small group with a maximum of 10 fellow travellers and will be led by the very best, knowledgeabl...

Panama Small Group Birdwatching Tour

Panama Small Group Birdwatching Tour

Panama offers some of the most fabulous and easily accessible bird watching in Central America, with nearly 1000 bird species including Harpy Eagle, Resplendent Quetzal, Blue Cotinga, 5 Macaw species and 52 hummingbirds. On this tour you will discover many of these species in the company of a small group of like-minded travellers. In addition, every year during October and November many species of raptors migrate South. Raptors conserve energy during migration by riding columns of warm air that only form over land. Because the I...

Colombia – Birds, Nature & Culture Holiday

Colombia – Birds, Nature & Culture Holiday

This suggested Colombian itinerary will show you a country full of surprises, beauty, geographical extremes, biological and cultural diversity and some of the nicest people in Latin America. You will have many opportunities to interact with the local people, while visiting their colonial towns, unspoilt villages and coffee plantations. You will have the time to marvel at the unique treasures to be found in the very different cities of Bogota and Cartagena. You will be amazed by the abundance of birds, as about 1,900 species are fo...

St Lucia Nature Holiday

St Lucia Nature Holiday

This is a flexible twin-centre holiday that is ideally suited to enthusiastic birders and naturalists, as well as those that want to enjoy a more relaxing holiday in truly beautiful surroundings. Both hotels we have chosen are situated in peaceful locations, close to some of the most spectacular scenery and habitats on the island. There will also be plenty of opportunity to soak up the interesting history and culture of this captivating island, while discovering the delights of its exotic flora and fauna. You can plan your own itinera...

St Lucia Birdwatching Holiday

St Lucia Birdwatching Holiday

St Lucia is an exciting birding destination and this is an outstanding itinerary, based at the lovely Anse Chastenet Resort, where you will have many opportunities for birdwatching all around the resort’s 600 acre estate, bordering two soft sand beaches. This is especially true in the Anse Mamin plantation part of the estate, where the guides are also trained in birdwatching. Not only do you get a World Heritage Site anchored by the twin peaks on land, the resort’s two crystal-clear bays are part of a designated marine reserve...

Jamaica Nature Holiday

Jamaica Nature Holiday

Although Jamaica is best known for its beaches and coffee, this island has much more to offer naturalists. It is ranked 5th in biodiversity among the world’s islands and many of its animal and plant species are found nowhere else in the world. On this easy paced itinerary, we aim to show you all 27 of the island’s endemic bird species, as well as Jamaica’s most prized natural treasures, its 3000 flowering species, 100’s of orchids, nearly 600 ferns and a miriad of butterflies as you drive through a diverse countryside. In addi...

Trinidad and Guyana Birdwatching Holiday

Trinidad and Guyana Birdwatching Holiday

Guyana combines well with Trinidad & Tobago as they are connected by regular short flights. There are many options available, but Guyana’s little explored interior is particularly recommended for the intrepid traveller, avid birdwatcher and adventure seeker. The following is a comprehensive birding holiday combining 8 days in Guyana with 4 days in Trinidad and can be extended to also include a few days in Tobago. ...

Guatemala Birds, Nature & Culture

Guatemala Birds, Nature & Culture

Guatemala is a fantastic destination for birding with over 720 species recorded, 35 of them being regional specialities, such as their national bird, the stunning resplendent quetzal, as well as the Azure-Rumped Tanager, Horned Guan, Pink-Headed Warbler, Blue-Tailed Hummingbird and White-Breasted Hawk. The best places to find these birds are locations with strong cultural connections, where in addition to observing birds, you will have the opportunity to interact with Mayan cultures, visiting their marketplaces and ancient sites a...

Guatemala & Belize Highlights

Guatemala & Belize Highlights

Guatemala & Belize have so much to offer the nature loving traveller, who is seeking to discover marine as well as terrestial wildlife. Added to this, there is the rich Mayan heritage, which is more alive in Guatemala then anywhere else in Central America, with traditional lifestyles, authentic markets and ancient cities. This incredible 15 day itinerary begins in Antigua, one of Latin America’s oldest and loveliest colonial towns and travels through the beautiful  scenery of Lake Atitlan to the stunning Mayan site of Tikal ...

Guatemala & Belize Birdwatching Tour

Guatemala & Belize Birdwatching Tour

This wonderful 16 day holiday will give you the opportunity to visit two very different and unique Central American countries where you can do some excellent, relatively easy Neotropical bird watching, whilst exploring splendid Mayan ruins, colourful traditional villages and stunning scenery. In both countries, amazing Mayan pyramids at sites such as Tikal, are hidden by luxuriant tropical rainforest full of wildlife and birds. Guatemala boasts of no fewer than 720 species and bird life is also abundant in Belize, with over 500 specie...

Dominica Nature Holiday

Dominica Nature Holiday

This suggested itinerary will show you some of the natural wonders of this beautiful island at a leisurely pace, whilst staying in very comfortable and unique small hotels. The holiday can be extended in Dominica, or alternatively we would recommend combining this tour with another island such as Antigua, Barbados or St Lucia. On this tour you will explore gardens full of rare and beautiful plants, swim in sparkling cold rivers, snorkel in the warm Caribbean Sea and soak in volcano-fed hot mineral pools. You will also visit the last...

Dominica Small Group Tour

Dominica Small Group Tour

This exciting itinerary combines all the best that Dominica has to offer and will suit you if you prefer a more active holiday, love birds, flora and fauna, and would like to learn a little of the culture and people of the ‘Nature Island’ of the Caribbean. On this small group tour you will get to know this beautiful island with like-minded travellers, but if you prefer not to travel as part of a group, we can tailor-make a similar Dominica experience for you. Some of the activities that you will enjoy on this tour ...

Costa Rica Discovery Holiday

Costa Rica Discovery Holiday

This wonderful itinerary will give you a real taste of the astonishing range of habitats, bird and wildlife that is Costa Rica. It moves at a fairly gentle pace, giving you time to stop and enjoy each area with some included trips and some time for doing your own exploration and also to relax in between activities. You will stay at four very individual hotels and lodges in very different parts of the country, but travelling distances are relatively short. This is truly a wonderful holiday at a very affordable price. ...

Costa Rica Ultimate Birdwatching Holiday

Costa Rica Ultimate Birdwatching Holiday

Costa Rica is justly well-known for its national parks, wildlife and for being one of the best areas for birding on earth, with some 900 species, nearly 70 of which are found nowhere else. It is an intensely beautiful country of volcanic peaks separating quite distinct ecological zones, each with its characteristic flora and fauna. It would be impossible to cover all of this in a couple of weeks, but we aim to give you the best possible experience on this carefully designed itinerary. You will stay at top quality small hotels and l...

Costa Rica Bespoke Holiday

Costa Rica Bespoke Holiday

On this gently paced Costa Rican itinerary you will have the opportunity to explore some of the most outstanding locations for wildlife, gardens and nature in general, but you will still have time to relax and enjoy them. This itinerary will ideally suit those who wish to see all the key sights of this amazing country, while avoiding the crowds and staying in some of the very best boutique hotels and wildlife lodges. ...

Costa Rica Birds & Nature Holiday

Costa Rica Birds & Nature Holiday

The sheer diversity of Costa Rica’s exotic flora and fauna is staggering, so whether you are exploring the cloud forest, humid Caribbean lowlands, arid mountain peaks, dry Pacific forests or mangroves, wildlife is highly accessible. On this wonderful 16 day tour, you will explore some of the best locations for birding and wildlife that this amazing country has to offer, while keeping away from the overly touristy areas. The itinerary can be tailor-made for you,  which gives you the flexibility to travel when you want and with a ...

Costa Rica Birds & Nature Small Group Tour

Costa Rica Birds & Nature Small Group Tour

Though relatively small in size, Costa Rica is home to one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world, but the country’s natural wealth is no accident. In the mid-20th century, Costa Rican leadership realized the importance of conservation for the future of the nation and today, 27 percent of Costa Rica is officially protected. The sheer diversity of its exotic flora and fauna is staggering, so whether you are exploring the cloud forest, humid Caribbean lowlands, arid mountain peaks, dry Pacific forests, mangroves or coral ...

Cuba Birdwatching Holiday

Cuba Birdwatching Holiday

Cuba is a fantastic birding destination as well as being a fascinating island to visit. There is a long list of both resident and migrant birds to be found in a variety of habitats including approximately 25 endemic species, about half of which are endangered. This suggested itinerary will provide an opportunity to see all of these as well as many other Caribbean and North American species. You will travel through a great variety of landscapes and habitats, from lush forests to craggy hills, vast wetlands and coral beaches. This is a ...

Colombia Birdwatching Tour

Colombia Birdwatching Tour

Colombia has almost 1900 bird species, more birds than any other country in the world and this number is growing every year through new discoveries and range extensions, but it is not only the sheer number of species that are impressive, but also the extraordinary number of endemics found within its boundaries. Although it has not always been the case, most areas of the country are now stable and safe for birders to visit. It is still however, a very new destination and very few birders have ventured here so far. There is so much to o...

Colombia – Birds, Nature & Culture Holiday

Colombia – Birds, Nature & Culture Holiday

If you have a genuine love of travel, this is the time to discover Colombia! We can tailor-make an itinerary that will exactly match your interests but this exciting suggested itinerary, will give you a taste of what is possible. From the high Andes Mountains to the Caribbean coast, this will be an adventure of a lifetime to a unique destination that is not yet overrun by tourists. You will discover a country full of surprises, beauty, geographical extremes, biological and cultural diversity and some of the friendliest people in La...

Lesser Antilles Nature Holiday

Lesser Antilles Nature Holiday

This is an amazing opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean, to enjoy the best of their natural attractions, to look for the endemics and rare birds on each one, as well as having an opportunity to whale watch in Dominica. If you would like to add extra days on to any island, this could be easily arranged. This tour could also be extended to include Montserrat, St Vincent, Grenada, Barbados or could even be combined with one of the Trinidad & Tobago tours. ...

Trinidad & Tobago Birdwatching Holiday

Trinidad & Tobago Birdwatching Holiday

The twin island country of Trinidad & Tobago is described by experts as being the most densely populated in the world for birds, having in excess of 470 species documented within the combined area of under 2,000 square miles. Based at the world-famous Asa Wright Nature Centre in Trinidad, with a few days of relaxation and birding in Tobago, this tour is the perfect introduction to Neotropical bird life. Combine this with good accommodation and food, excellent local guides and friendly English speaking people and you have the reci...

Trinidad & Tobago Nature Holiday

Trinidad & Tobago Nature Holiday

This relaxed and easy paced twin centre holiday will offer an eco-adventure experience, while still offering you every comfort staying in individual and charming hotels. The suggested sample itinerary provides the perfect opportunity to see the best that Trinidad & Tobago has to offer including the finest birdwatching, giant leatherback turtles in season and the most gorgeous tropical plants and scenery. However everything is flexible and can be changed to suit the individual. ...

Trinidad & Tobago Special Offer 2017

Trinidad & Tobago Special Offer 2017

We are pleased to offer a 12 night, twin-centre holiday in these unique islands at an incredibly low price from May – November 2017. This holiday provides plenty of opportunity for active birding, as well as relaxation. Trinidad & Tobago lie just 7 miles off the coast of South America, which helps to explain the extraordinary diversity of flora and fauna to be found here. The islands provide the perfect introduction to neo-tropical birding and with over 450 species of birds recorded, this is one of the richest birding count...

St Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago Nature Holiday

St Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago Nature Holiday

This fantastic holiday, featuring three beautiful Caribbean islands, is ideally suited to enthusiastic birders and naturalists, as well as those that want to enjoy a more relaxing holiday. The itinerary can be tailor-made to suit your individual requirements. The birding on both islands is easy and accessible, with Trinidad & Tobago boasting over 450 bird species and St. Lucia 167, six of which are endemic. As well as birds, you will have the opportunity to discover all the amazing flora and fauna to be found on these islands, ...

Trinidad & Guyana Small Group Tour

Trinidad & Guyana Small Group Tour

On this tour to Trinidad and Guyana you will discover countries full of surprises, beauty, geographical extremes, biological and cultural diversity. You will have many opportunities to interact with the local people, while visiting their villages and jungle lodges. You will have the time to marvel at the unique treasures to be found in the very different areas of an undiscovered country, such as the Iwokrama reserve and Surama Lodge – where you may be lucky enough to see an active nest of Harpy Eagles. There will even be a chance t...

Trinidad & Tobago Special Offer Small Group Birdwatching Tour

Trinidad & Tobago Special Offer Small Group Birdwatching Tour

This is a great opportunity to experience our classic best-selling birdwatching tour to Trinidad & Tobago at a very special price. You will spend 5 nights at the Asa Wright Nature Centre in Trinidad, followed by 5 nights in Tobago at Blue Waters Inn with flights, accommodation, key tours and transfers included as described. You will travel as part of a small group of like-minded travellers and will be led by the very best local guides when in the islands. This tour will run 24th November – 5th December 2017 ...

Trinidad & Tobago Small Group Nature Tour

Trinidad & Tobago Small Group Nature Tour

This relaxed and easy paced twin island itinerary provides the perfect opportunity to see the best that Trinidad & Tobago has to offer, including the finest birdwatching, nesting giant leatherback turtles and the most wonderful tropical plants and scenery. The holiday will offer an amazing eco-adventure experience, while still offering you every comfort, staying in very special and individual hotels and lodges. This small group tour is running on the following dates: 24th April – 9th May 2018 ...

St Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago Small Group Nature Tour

St Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago Small Group Nature Tour

This fantastic holiday, featuring three beautiful Caribbean islands, is ideally suited to enthusiastic birders and naturalists, as well as those that want to enjoy a more relaxing holiday. The birding on both islands is easy and accessible, with Trinidad & Tobago boasting over 450 bird species and St. Lucia 167, six of which are endemic. As well as birds, you will have the opportunity to discover all the amazing flora and fauna to be found on these islands. The dates for this tour has been planned to coincide with peak nesting ...