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Wildlife Holidays

Visitor numbers up as Western Australia unveils new nature and wildlife offerings

Visitor numbers up as Western Australia unveils new nature and wildlife offerings

Visitor numbers to Western Australia are up nine per cent year on year, with more than 150,000 people from Britain visiting in 2013.

Enjoy a whale safari and the Northern Lights

Enjoy a whale safari and the Northern Lights

Embark on a brand new Arctic adventure to Norway with Taber Holidays this winter and witness two of nature's greatest sights while spending time at sea. With an included whale safari and Northern Lights cruise this tour is perfect for those who love being on the water.

Fall for Andalucia with an autumn sunshine break

Fall for Andalucia with an autumn sunshine break

Andalucia is a region rich with hidden gems. Whilst the high profile Costa Del Sol coastline bustles with crowds of sun-seeking holidaymakers, off the beaten track it's another world.

Leaf peeping in Switzerland: Closer than New England

Leaf peeping in Switzerland: Closer than New England

New England may have made a business out of its autumn foliage – there are websites and tour operators dedicated to watching the trees turn golden hues – but it's a long way for Europeans to go to simply admire leaves, which is why it's good to know it's not essential to cross the Atlantic to enjoy this annual phenomenon.

Turtle watching in Oman

Turtle watching in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is home to some of the most important turtle nesting grounds in the world with thousands of turtles migrating annually from the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf (and beyond) to lay their eggs on the Sultanate’s shores.

The Australian Garden Show Sydney returns this spring

The Australian Garden Show Sydney returns this spring

Officially marking the start of the spring floral and garden event season, The Australian Garden Show Sydney celebrates Australia's love of gardens and outdoor spaces with a stylish and unique event hosted by some of the world's leading horticulturalists and garden enthusiasts.

Yukon's invitation to adventure

Yukon's invitation to adventure

If your favourite view of the world is through a lens, you'll find Yukon an irresistible photo shoot.

Incredible, immersive wildlife safaris with a difference

Incredible, immersive wildlife safaris with a difference

A collection of new, exclusive safaris has been launched, giving wildlife enthusiasts the rare opportunity to be right at the heart of some of nature's great events, from snorkelling with migratory blue whales to floating among grizzly bears as they feast on the great salmon run.

Ruska brings vibrant colours to Finnish Lapland

Ruska brings vibrant colours to Finnish Lapland

One of the most underrated seasons in Finland is ruska; the Finnish term for autumn. Nowhere can the dramatic colours been seen more vibrantly than in Lapland where for two weeks the explosion of colour paints the fells, forests and hills in deep tones before the winter sets in.

Unique opportunity to see Bison 'Rewilding' in Romania

Unique opportunity to see Bison 'Rewilding' in Romania

The European bison, the continent's largest wild land mammal, used to roam across Europe until it was hunted to extinction in the wild in 1927. Last weekend (17 May 2014), however, 17 European bison were brought into the Tarcu Mountain Reserve in Romania's Southern Carpathians, with a further 10 more due later this summer, as part of a complex rewilding operation.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden's "Boomslang" is unleashed

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden's "Boomslang" is unleashed

The affectionately named “Boomslang” or Tree Canopy Walkway at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is now open to the public and offers visitors an unusual and unique view from forest floor to treetops - yet another reason to visit the Garden.

The Chobe Boardwalk & Deck, Chobe National Park, Botswana

The Chobe Boardwalk & Deck, Chobe National Park, Botswana

One of Africa's must do's. The Chobe Boardwalk & Deck - 250 meters of elevated boardwalk along the Chobe River in the Chobe National Park, home to the world's highest concentration of African Elephants.

Holiday spending helps South African conservation

Holiday spending helps South African conservation

Dollars, euros and pounds spent by international safari tourists are aiding in efforts to conserve rare and endangered species in South Africa.

Experiencing wildlife in luxurious fashion

Experiencing wildlife in luxurious fashion

A lot of luxurious venues can be a bit ‘cut and paste.’ That’s why it’s fantastic to try out something different for a change – it mixes things up a little. If you’ve ever wanted to get the safari experience with all the home comforts of rural England, then you’re in for a treat with Aspinall’s Livingstone Cottage.

Festival hopes for record breaking wild spring homecoming

Festival hopes for record breaking wild spring homecoming

Wildlife experts are hoping for a record number of birds, insects, mammals and fish species to return to their spring home in Dumfries & Galloway this year.