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Some of Latin America's best wildlife opportunities

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

This stunning archipelago, Darwin's living laboratory of evolution, provides unique opportunities for viewing wildlife at clo…

 
Toucan

Osa Peninsula & Corcovado

Covered by pristine primary lowland tropical rainforest, the Osa Peninsula is renowned for its biodiversity & endemic wildlif…

 
Monteverde

Monteverde Cloud Forest

Monteverde boasts a huge degree of biodiversity, with hundreds of species of migrating and endemic birds, including the famou…

 
Tortuguero Canals

Tortuguero

Tortuguero is an area of lowland wet tropical forest and mangroves, famous for being the principal nesting site for various s…

 
Pantanal bird

Pantanal

Few places in the world are better for viewing wildlife than the Pantanal wetlands, a mosaic of lakes, rivers and forest.

 
Enjoy an expedition cruise in the Amazon rainforest

Iquitos Amazon Cruises

Cruise the Amazon in a luxury river boat, getting closer to abundant wildlife and indigenous communities.

 
Ballestas Islands

Paracas & Ballestas Islands

Find abundant wildlife, including dolphins, whales, penguins and sea lions, along this craggy Pacific shore.

 
Whale watching in Baja California

Baja California

Baja California is best known for its Grey whale-watching, as thousands migrate each January to its Pacific shores.

 
Penguins Puerto Madryn & Peninsula Valdes

Puerto Madryn & Peninsula Valdes

Peninsula Valdes in Patagonia is a great place to see varied sea life, marine birds and Southern Right whales up close.

 
Caiman Ibera Wetlands

Ibera Wetlands

These wetlands in the north are home to marshland deer, maned wolf, caiman, otters, and many bird species.

 
Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye

Ambergris Caye is Belize's largest island. It is set around a mangrove swamp in the centre and gives off an atmosphere of a t…

 
3989 Soberania National Park

Soberania National Park

Colourful toucans, playful monkeys, lethargic sloths and rare woodpeckers might not be the first thing that comes to mind whe…

 

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8189 Where To See Penguins In The Wild

Where to see penguins in the wild

Want to see penguins in the wild? Well South America is home to the Humboldt, Magellanic, Rockhopper, Gentoo, King and Galapa…

 
7851 Where To See Condors In South America

Where to see Condors in South America

Wondering where to see condors? Find out five of the best places in South America to see the majestic birds soaring at close…

 
4686 10 Best Wildlife Holidays In Latin America

10 Best Wildlife holidays in Latin America

Looking for your ideal wildlife holiday? Latin America is full of wonderful wildlife opportunities, discover ten of our favou…

 
9563 Postcard From Peru

Postcard from Peru

Our clients share their experiences of the Inca heartland and Amazon Rainforest and their close encounters with condors and s…

 
9346 A Z Of Costa Ricas Bird Life

A-Z of Costa Rica's bird life

Considering a Costa Rica birdwatching holiday? Discover some of its most beautiful birds and the best places to see them in t…

 
Flamingoes In Mexicos Yucatan Peninsula

Nature and Wildlife in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Discover the natural side of this historic part of Mexico

 
5267 Galapagos Animals: What To See & Where

Galapagos animals: what to see & where

From sea-going lizards to the dancing birds, get to know the extraordinary range of Galapagos animals and discover which made…

 
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