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When swept up in the hustle and bustle of everyday life, wildlife holidays provide an opportunity to escape and reconnect with yourself and the awe-inspiring beauty of this planet. Whether you’re into wildlife photography, bird watching or walking holidays, there is nothing more exhilarating than scaling foreign lands and seas in search of wild animals eating, playing and interacting with each other in their natural environment.

Wildlife, in wild places…

If you’re an animal lover, african safari holidays are undoubtedly king of the jungle when it comes to a wildlife adventure. Travel to Tanzania for the Great Annual Migration and feel the earth tremble beneath your feet as thousands of buffalo stampede across the Serengeti. Seeing Africa’s Big Five is also one to tick off the bucket list whilst on an african safari holiday. Book a jeep tour through Kruger National Park and prepare for the ultimate safari adventure, binoculars and camera at the ready.

Our back to nature holidays cover every corner of the globe as far as Australia. Head down under for our ultimate 23-day wildlife tour which takes you from north to south and over to beautiful Tasmania. Receive expert guidance on all the best nature spots, with the choice to take a self-drive option so you can explore all there is to see on your own terms. Get up close and personal with koalas, kangaroos, crocs and emus by taking a nature trek through some of Australia’s best known national parks.

For the perfect conservation holiday, travel to Alaska where you are guaranteed to have one of the best wildlife viewing experiences of your life. Alaska is well known for its abundant wildlife, with large spans of undeveloped, pristine land that hosts the perfect breeding ground for some of the most unique creatures on this earth. Why not walk on the wild side and book a tour around the Alaska wildlife conservation centre? Home to over 16 species of wildlife including bears, moose, wolves and elks, you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable wildlife experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What nature tours do you recommend?

Our Nature of Borneo tour includes a visit to the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, where between 60 and 80 orphaned orangutans roam free. Our safari holidays come highly recommended, too – try tracking the Big Five in Africa for animal encounters you’ll never forget.

Where can I see elephants in their natural habitat?

You can see elephants in a variety of different habitats like Botswana, Kenya, Thailand, Sri Lanka and India. A game drive is a great way to see these incredible creatures, and a visit to an elephant sanctuary is a must. Plus, at some resorts such as Anantara’s Golden Triangle Resort in Thailand they’ll simply roam free outside your hotel window.

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Why choose Hayes & Jarvis for…Wildlife Holidays?

Our tours will get you up close and personal with all the wildlife on your chosen wildlife experience. We offer unique and unusual wildlife experiences such as rainforest eco-lodges to hot air balloon rides. We believe in responsible tourism, protecting natural habitats for future generations. Our Destination Specialists are wildlife lovers too and can help you put together the perfect wildlife trip.

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