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Wildlife holidays

On our wildlife holidays, we'll take you to the region's most astounding natural habitats, where excursions led by expert guides offer the chance to observe these extraordinary creatures first-hand.


From the giant tortoises of the Galápagos to the penguins of Patagonia, from thriving Amazonian ecosystems to Costa Rican cloud-forests reverberating with birdsong – wildlife is at the heart of so many of Latin America’s great holiday experiences.

This continent of breathtaking biodiversity and kaleidoscopic extremes of geography is home to the largest rainforest, the greatest river, the longest mountain range and the driest desert. The vast variety of environments makes for a staggering array of animal and bird life – in fact a new species is discovered every three days in the Amazon, and over 50% of the world’s total bird species call Latin America home. On our wildlife holidays, we'll take you to the region's most astounding natural habitats, where rewarding excursions led by expert guides offer the chance to see some of these extraordinary creatures first-hand.

Find out more about bird watching in Latin America here.

Our holidays

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Falklands seagull

Chile and the Falklands Wildlife Holiday: Penguins and albatrosses

Private journey

14 days from £5,731pp

Ipanema Beach

Signature Brazil: Brazil at a glance

Private journey

12 days from £2,923pp

Peruvian Spectacled Bear

From Paddington to Peru

Private journey

14 days

Galapagos Islands

Luxury Galapagos Islands Cruise

Private journey

11 days from £6,150pp

Tailor-made holidays

We specialise in creating bespoke holidays designed according to your specific requirements.

Our tailor-made holiday service includes:

  • • A dedicated and friendly specialist to guide you through the planning process
  • • Our unrivalled knowledge of the region based on over 36 years' of expertise
  • • Access to the widest range of accommodation and activity options
  • • Your perfect itinerary, crafted exclusively for you

Speak to an expert 020 8747 8315

Types of Wildlife holidays

Weddell Seal Antarctica

Antarctic adventures

galapagos iguana

Discover the Galapagos Islands

Monkeys Amazon Ecuador

Explore the amazon

Amazon Lodge Brazil

Wildlife lodges

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Spot Wildlife in the Amazon

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Jaguar

Go jaguar spotting in Belize


Get Closer to Nature

Visit Pico Bonito National Park

Flamingos

Visit the flamingos of Celestun

Journey with the UK's NO1 specialist in travel to latin america

The Leading Specialists

  • Since 1980
  • The original pioneers in travel to Latin America - the first and still the best
  • Award-winning holidays, crafted with care
  • Nobody knows Latin America better

Travel with the Experts

  • All our staff are in-depth Latin America specialists
  • Our team shares  a unique insight into Central and South America
  • Get the inside track with expert advice based on first-hand experience

Choice and Flexibility

  • The widest range of options
  • No limitations on how you can travel
  • A genuinely personal service geared to understanding your needs
  • The journey you'll love, in a style to suit you
Wanderlust

Food and Travel Magazine Readers' Awards - Tour Operator of The Year 2016

Selling Travel Agents Choice Awards - Best Tour Operator to Latin America 2016

Sunday Times Travel Magazine - Editor's Award 2013

Guardian and Observer Travel Awards - Top Ten Small Tour Operator: 2012

Sunday Times Travel Magazine Awards - Best Value Tour Operator 2011

Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Awards - Top Ten Specialist Tour Operator 2016

Wanderlust Readers' Travel Awards - Top Ten Tour Operator 2015

British Travel Awards - Best Small Tour Operator to Central and South America 2012

Latin American Travel Association - Award for Customer Service 2012

Sunday Times Travel Magazine Awards - Best Specialist Tour Operator 2011

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