• Bird heaven: a twitcher's guide to Costa Rica

    The world’s trailblazer in eco-tourism, more protected areas than any other country, earth’s most biodiverse country: Costa Rica should be on the first line of every nature-lover’s list of places to visit.

  • Elusive elephants and mischievous monkeys – a Bornean wildlife encounter

    Andrea Millar from our office headed off to South East Asia’s greatest wildlife hotspot, Borneo, on our 9-day Orang-utan & Rainforests tour. Here are some of her highlights.

     

    One of the main reasons I wanted to visit Borneo was to see orang-utans in their native habitat, and I certainly got that.  But what I didn’t anticipate was that the orang-utans weren’t the wildlife highlight of my trip. 

  • The ultimate Antarctic wildlife adventure

    The ultimate Antarctic Adventure

    We offer many Antarctic adventures, but for the trip of lifetime, the most varied and complete cruise of the seventh continent’s incredible sights, there’s really one option: Antarctic Peninsula, Falkland Islands & South Georgia.

    An epic 20-day exploration of the best of the bottom of the earth, below is just a taste of what makes this trip so special – for a more complete overview, go to take a look here.

  • Three endangered species in East Africa

    We are proud to support a number of community projects in Africa, one of which is the East African Wildlife Society, a non-profit organisation dedicated to conserving threatened species and ecosystems through research, conservation action programs and education.

  • Meet the locals: magical Madagascar's lemurs

    We’re big fans of the world’s fourth largest island, and our 12-day Magic of Madagascar gets among the best this fabulous place has to offer. Madagascar offers a wildlife experience different to anywhere else in Africa – or the world for that matter. Geographic isolation have allowed animals to go their own way here, turning watching wildlife into a bewitching experience of being up-close with the curious and captivating.

  • Centenaries in Antarctica - great podcast from BBC Radio 4

    Inspiring stuff this week on BBC Radio 4’s Excess Baggage travel programme – Antarctica conversation about two centenary adventures to the South Pole. 

  • A guide to photographing wildlife in Africa

    If it moves on the great plains of Africa, chances are our resident photography expert Peter Lemon has snapped it. There’s no substitute for experience when it comes to composing the perfect animal portrait – here are some of his thoughts on what makes a great wildlife photograph, and a few tips on how you can take one.  

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  • 10 fascinating giant panda facts

  • Expedition vs. Cruising to Antarctica

    This is our latest blog post from Brendan van Son:

  • Gentoo penguin, Antarctica - Image of the Week

    Image of the week: Gentoo penguin, Antarctica, by Pauline Gibbs

    Trip of the week: Crossing the Circle
    Do you like what you see? Then why not have a look at our Crossing the Circle voyage. Travel further south than any other Peregrine expedition and cruise through regions of striking beauty and abundant wildlife.

  • Taking the tribe to Africa – some special safari moments

    Spine-tingling excitement comes with the territory on the African savannah. Spotting an elusive leopard; seeing a lion stalk its prey in the gathering dawn; a camp fire under the vast night sky; suppressing nervous giggles while listening to the big beasts of the plains letting out a night-time roar or two – safaris come packed with moments that take the breath away, that linger long in the memory.

  • Day Eight – How to Photograph Antarctica

    Antarctica is an absolute playground for photographers. It is filled with wildlife willing to get up close and personal, amazing icebergs, and a landscaped blended between sea and glacier-covered mountains.  Getting good shots in Antarctica is easy; getting great shots takes a little bit more talent.  This is a guide to shooting photography in Antarctica.  And if you’re interested in my photography on the Continent, feel free to check out my gallery.

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  • Day 4 – The Mystery of Deception Island

    Day Four of Brendan’s Antarctic Explorer trip took him to the stunning sunken caldera that is Deception Island. Here's his impressions...

  • Day 2 – Surviving the Drake Passage

    Our Antarctic blogger Brendan has arrived back from his journey to world’s end on our 10-night Antarctic Explorer trip. Here’s the second blog of his adventure. You can find his first on Brendan’s website...

  • Our Antarctic 'Big Five'

    Notching up sightings of the 'Big Five' is in the back of every African safari-goer’s mind. So, in the interests of fairness, below is our equivalent list for another wildlife wonderland – Antarctica. Whether you’re taking in the sub-Antarctic Islands, Antarctic Peninsula or to the Ross Sea, the marine and birdlife of this frigid world offer memorable moments among a mesmerising land- and seascape.

    Elephant Seal

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