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Latin America's best wildlife experiences exploring the Pantanal in Brazil for birdwatching, Peninsula Valdez in Argentina for whale watching, the Amazon rainforest for howler monkeys, toucans and macaws, the Galapagos Islands rich marine species with a friendly dispositions towards humans and the great Antarctica, remote white continent, Falklands and South Georgia, with penguins, whales and seals.

Latin America's amazing natural landscapes are home to a huge diversity of wildlife and birds. From the Amazon Rainforest to the wetlands of the Pantanal, the Galapagos Islands and the Cloud Forest of Costa Rica, there are wildlife watching opportunities to be found throughout the continent. Choose from our suggestions below, or contact us for more information or ideas.

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1677 Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Get up close and personal with the bizarre inhabitants of the Galapagos


Osa Peninsula & Corcovado


Monteverde Cloud Forest

Tortuguero Canals

Tortuguero Forest & Canals

Pantanal bird


Enjoy an expedition cruise in the Amazon rainforest

Iquitos Amazon Cruises

Reach deep into the biodiverse rainforest on a luxury expedition cruise

Ballestas Islands

Paracas & Ballestas Islands

Peru's Galapagos, a wildlife haven

Whale watching in Baja California

Baja California

Baja California Peninsula in Mexico

Penguins Puerto Madryn & Peninsula Valdes

Puerto Madryn & Peninsula Valdes

Get up close to whales and penguins on Argentina's craggy coastline

Caiman Ibera Wetlands

Ibera Wetlands

Glide through the open waters of a wildlife paradise

Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye

Holidays in Ambergris Caye with Veloso Tours | Latin America Specialists

Soberania National Park

Soberania National Park


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8189 Where To See Penguins In The Wild

Where to see penguins in the wild

7851 Where To See Condors In South America

Where to see Condors in South America

4686 10 Best Wildlife Holidays In Latin America

10 Best Wildlife holidays in Latin America

Wildlife holidays: 10 of the best

9563 Postcard From Peru

Postcard from Peru

9346 A Z Of Costa Ricas Bird Life

A-Z of Costa Rica's bird life

Flamingoes In Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula

Nature and Wildlife in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

5267 Galapagos Animals: What To See & Where

Galapagos animals: what to see & where

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