Snorkel With Manatees

Snorkel With Manatees

I will never forget the time I spend snorkeling and swimming among a group of very friendly manatees in Florida. These massive animals spend the winters in the “warm” waters of certain rivers, and close encounters are virtually guaranteed in the season. Getting this close to a wild animal that is more than 3 meters long and weighting over half a ton is just incredible. Read more

Brown Bears in Finland

Brown Bears in Finland

In Finland close encounters with wild brown bears have turned into a very interesting niche in the tourism industry. Bait is put out in a small clearing in the forest and then you wait in the safety of a small wooden structure for the bears with your camera ready. Quite often a number of bears show up – and sometimes even a wolverine will join the party. Read more

Bison in Yellowstone

Bison in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park boasts a wealth of wildlife and beautiful nature. We have chosen to list the park for its vast herds of bison, but it could be listed for its wolves, bears, geothermal wonders and many other interesting things. The bison in Yellowstone are great in the way that sightings are virtually guaranteed, and it is hard to find a more beautiful setting with free roaming herds of bison on earth. Read more

Anacondas near Rurrenabaque

Anacondas near Rurrenabaque

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Jaguars in Pantanal

Jaguars in Pantanal

The jaguar is a mighty beautiful creature that normally hides well out of sight of humans. We went to the Brazilian part of the Pantanal which is one of the very few reliable places for jaguar spotting. The area is every nature lovers dream and we were treated with several sightings of this very elusive feline. Much other wildlife was spotted as well and bird lovers are also in for a treat. Read more

Shoebill

Shoebill

The holy grail of African birding has to be the iconic Shoebill. This odd looking bird calls the vast swamps with papyrus in the heart of Africa home – and that makes a great setting for a fantastic birding adventure. No other birds look quite like it and much is still not fully understood about their secretive way of living. The lakes of Uganda is one of their last major strongholds. Read more

Blue Whales

Blue Whales

The Blue Whale - the biggest creature that has ever lived on earth has for many decades been the impossible target for whale watching tourists. However, a few places now offer very reliable sightings of Blue Whales if one comes in the right season. Mirissa in Sri Lanka is one of the best places on the planet to get a glimpse of this mythical giant. Read more

Wombats on Tasmania

Wombats on Tasmania

Tasmania is a great place for a number of reasons – and one of them is the ease with which one spots native Australian wildlife. In the far Northeastern corner of the island lies Mount William National Park and the coastal heathlands here are a great place to spot the iconic wombat. The park is also a good place to spot a number of other marsupials. Read more

Elephants in Chobe

Elephants in Chobe

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Orangutangs in Borneo

Orangutangs in Borneo

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Black Rhinos in Etosha

Black Rhinos in Etosha

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Emperor Penguins

Emperor Penguins

“It is cold out there”! Yes, but also incredibly beautiful. Getting to Antarctic waters is a once in a lifetime experience for most of the people who go there. Spotting Emperor Penguins – the tallest of all penguin species - can only be done here. Almost as high as a 6 year old child they stand staunchly and look after their offspring in one of the harshest climates on earth. Read more

Sand Dunes of Sossusvlei

Sand Dunes of Sossusvlei

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Ethiopian Wolf

Ethiopian Wolf

The highlands of Ethiopia are home to the most rare carnivore of Africa - the Ethiopian wolf. I was trekking in the Simien Mountains for five days and managed to see it on four occasions in this stunningly beautiful landscape. Only an estimated 400 individuals are left in the wild. Read more

Snorkel the Bonito Rivers

Snorkel the Bonito Rivers

The rivers in the area around Bonito in Brazil have extraordinarily clear water. It was an intense experience drifting slowly in the glass clear river through schools of big fish. Looking under the water many different fishes could be seen – on the river banks the immensely green forest completed the picture. Read more

Dive with Sunfish near Bali

Dive with Sunfish near Bali

The Oceanic Sunfish, also known as the mola mola, is generally a tricky species to plan targetted dives for. Only very few places offers reliable sightings - and the waters off Bali in Indonesia is one such place. To be precise the best mola mola dive sites are around a small group of islands close to Bali. The most accesible of these is called Nusa Lembongan. Read more

Whale Sharks at Ningaloo Reef

Whale Sharks at Ningaloo Reef

A close encounter with the biggest fish of the ocean is high on many nature enthusiast wish list. In Western Australia there is a beautiful ecosystem called Ningaloo Reef where you in season have a very high likelihood of swimming with these gigantic plankton eaters. The day in July I visited I snorkeled with four different specimens! Read more

Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

Mountain Gorillas in Uganda

To stand face to face with a group of mountain gorillas in the jungle in the heart of Africa is a truly unique experience. It is one of these wildlife encounters one can only dream of, but in Bwindi in Uganda you actually have a very good chance of making this dream come true. Read more

Find your next natural wonder to visit!

Select when you would like to go travelling next time and what your areas of interest are! You will then see dots on the map with suggestions for truly amazing nature destinations. The wonders we select have a very high likelyhood of success. We do our utmost to try to direct you to the right destination in the right season!

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