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Get up close and personal to incredible endemic species and experience breathtaking one of a kind encounters on a wildlife tour or cruise. From the plains of Africa and the rainforest canopies of Borneo to the wilds of Alaska and the shores of the Galapagos, there are 431 wildlife adventures to choose from for your next exploration of our incredible planet.

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10 Days Cape Town to Johannesburg

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18 Days Windhoek to Cape Town

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19 Days Johannesburg to Cape Town

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13 Days Nairobi to Nairobi

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Discover Popular encounters and experiences on a specialist wildlife tour

Polar Bears of Churchill

Polar Bears of Churchill

Join an expert naturalist guide in the heart of Canadian polar bear country and keep an eye out for these beautiful creatures and other amazing Arctic wildlife.

Borneo Wildlife Adventure

Borneo Wildlife Adventure

Travel through Sabah on the lookout for proboscis monkeys and pygmy elephants before melting into the big brown eyes of the orangutans at the Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre.

Spot the Big 5

Spot the Big 5

Set off in search of the Big 5 on a safari adventure through the wilds of Africa. Queue the goose bumps as you get up close to incredible species in their natural habitat.

Trek to the Mountain Gorillas

Trek to the Mountain Gorillas

Take a small group hiking adventure into the forests of Rwanda and Uganda to share an unforgettable moment with the gorilla families who call them home. A truly breathtaking experience to observe to these magnificent primates.

Island Hop the Galápagos

Island Hop the Galápagos

Discover incredible biodiversity as you island hop this beautiful archipelago on the lookout for species on land, in the sky, and beneath the surface, from marine iguanas and blue-footed boobies to sea lions and giant tortoises.

Recent Reviews What our clients are saying about their wildlife tours and cruises

Can’t wait for the next Contiki. Only have one more year.   , Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada, Feb 2022
Everything about this Contiki was amazing. The guide was amazing and we will continue to be friends long after! The people were amazing, the extras and most importantly Ecuador blew me away with its beauty! I loved everything about this trip. Can’t wait for the next Contiki!
East Africa Safari   , United States, Sep 2021
Well worth the value. Every hotel was ready for us with juice and friendly staff. The game drives were all incredible. Lots of animals, we saw everything we wanted to see multiple times. Loved learning about the culture, and the language from everyone.
Exceeded My High Expectations!   , New York, United States, Sep 2021
This trip exceeded my high expectations and then some. The staff (Haron, JB & Dennis) went above and beyond to make sure we had the trip of our lifetime. The accommodations were unique and fantastic, which contributed to the overall experience. I cannot recommend this trip enough. If you are even remotely considering booking this trip, I would 100% ...read more do it. You will not be disappointed!
Incredible Experience   , United States, Sep 2021
Without question, this was one of the best travel experiences of my life. Haron was an incredible tour manager, always going above and beyond for our group. He and his partner Denis were knowledgeable, personable, and FUN. They made the experience that much more rewarding. I took this trip during The Great Migration and would strongly recommend planning ...read more around this period. The Maasai Mara was LOADED with wildlife. We managed to see the Big Five and it was life changing. The hot air balloon ride is a must as the only pricey add-on for this trip. Absolutely worth the experience! I cannot say enough about this trip. It was well designed, perfectly executed, and more than reasonably priced.

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