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For all things creepy, crawly, bouncy, fury, cuddly, exotic and more, explore your wild side with wildlife focused travels.

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Overview: South America

South America is an amazingly diverse continent, stretching from the balmy Caribbean coast in the north to wild Patagonia in the south; the variety of cultures, climates, and landscapes across 13 countries really has to be experienced to be believed. There are ample opportunities for...

Tiger Safari in India

An eerie silence blankets the jungle, it has frozen in time.  We are waiting, hoping to hear the warning call of the Spotted Deer, alerting us to a tiger nearby.   There it is, and suddenly we’re off, hurtling along in our open-air jeep.  We round a corner and come to a...

Kalahari Desert a sea of dunes

It’s the most unusual address that I’ve ever stayed at – !Xaus Lodge, Dune 91, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Mier, Northern Cape, South Africa. That address is correct.  We did have to cross 91 sand dunes in the Kalahari Desert, no road, just tyre tracks that our driver...

8 tips for gorilla trekking

Many will remember the popular 1988 film ‘Gorillas in the Mist’ for its heart-wrenching narrative about the plight of Mountain gorillas living in the African jungle areas of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Based on the book with the same title by renowned...

Overview: Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands is a group of volcanic islands located in the Pacific Ocean 973km off the west coast of South America.  The islands have some of the most diverse wildlife in the world making it a paradise for diving, bird watching and all nature lovers. Small ship Galapagos...

Get close to wildlife at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is an educational experience that is a must visit attraction on the Gold Coast. Located at the Southern end of the Gold Coast, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is an outdoor venue that connects people with nature and wildlife, providing not only an educational...

Bear witness

The sighting of a grizzly bear in Canada’s Banff National Park heralds the start of spring and the end of winter hibernation. Large male bears typically emerge mid-March to search for food, while females with young are generally not sighted until late April or May. Bear watching from a...

Overview: Rwanda

You could be mistaken for being in a different country when visiting Rwanda. It is unlike other African countries, maybe even unlike any other country in the world. You can forget the raw, authentic and traditional Africa. The roads are impeccably maintained, rubbish is nearly non...

Akagera National Park

Located in North Eastern Rwanda, at the country’s border with Tanzania, is Akagera National Park. Named after River Kagera, this National Park is dominated by swamps and small lakes that flow in the wake of River Kagera. These water sources create a spectacular backdrop for the rolling...

Nyungwe Forest National Park

Catching a glimpse of Nyungwe forest, tucked away in the middle of tea Plantations and rolling hills, it’s vastness can be deceptive. The largest tropical afro Montane rainforest east or central Africa, Nyungwe forest is probably the most preserved forest in Africa. Nyungwe Forest...